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The CAMEDIA C-725 Ultra Zoom takes you closer.

Olympus website


See more with this attractively priced 8x zoom digital camera

Las Vegas, 12 February 2004 – Discover what's possible with Ultra Zoom photography. The Olympus CAMEDIA C-725 Ultra Zoom delivers 8x zoom power plus a wealth of photo features at a price to tempt even very cost-conscious users. It is therefore the ideal model for newcomers to the exciting world of Ultra Zoom photography. With this three million pixel camera in your hand, you can do much more than take regular party and holiday snaps. For example, even when sitting on the beach in the sun, you can still zoom out to sea to capture a dramatic, frame-filling shot of your friend surfing.

So you can enjoy the new perspectives provided by 8x zoom power (equivalent to 40 – 320mm in a 35mm camera), this compact and lightweight model is very easy to use. With the Portrait, Sport and Night Scene programs you can quickly switch between the settings to suit the subject or situation. For example, by activating Night Scene mode, stunning pictures of a city after dusk are just a matter of pressing the button. These features plus a host of precision metering systems and the 3 million pixel resolution combine to ensure the results stand out with their sharpness and bright, lifelike colours – even when printed in A4 format. In addition, a QuickTime movie recording function allows you to capture short video sequences of your most memorable moments. And whatever the zoom power or distance to the subject, the electronic viewfinder always shows the exact scene to be captured for totally accurate framing.

The photos and movies are saved on the xD-Picture Card (a 16MB card is supplied with this camera), which offers very fast data transfer rates. Later, they can be effortlessly transferred to a computer thanks to the USB (AutoConnect) cable. The Olympus CAMEDIA C-725 Ultra Zoom is planned for release in May 2004.

The CAMEDIA C-725 Ultra Zoom – main features:

3.0 million pixels

8x optical zoom with ED lens (equiv. 40 – 320mm on 35mm camera), f2.8/3.4
Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority and Full Manual modes
Portrait, Sport and Night Scene modes
Movie recording function
Supplied with 16MB xD-Picture Card
Electronic viewfinder with 110,000 pixels
1.5” LCD with multi-language menu
USB AutoConnect
CAMEDIA Master 4.2 software provided

Additional information: Olympus website
February 14, 2004
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