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Pentacon announces 12 Megapixel Praktica 12-XS

Pentacon announces three new digital compact cameras. The Praktica Luxmedia 8403 and the Praktica DCZ 8.1 are both 8 megapixel entry level digital cameras. The Praktica 12-XS is a 12 Megapixels digital camera, featuring a 3x optical zoom lens and a 3.0-inch LTPS-TFT color monitor. Furthermore, the camera features different shooting modes, voice recording, video 720x400, smile detection, digital antishake, face track. It's equiped  with a direct connection to printer, 32 MB built-in memory, and an SD Card slot...
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PRAKTICA Luxmedia 12-XS specifications

Focal lenght

7.3 - 21.9 mm (35mm: 35 - 105mm) F 2.8 - 5.1

Zoom

3x optical und 4x digital

Focus system

contrast autofocus

Focus range

normal: 80 cm - infinity Macro (wide): 10-80cm (tele): 50-80cm

Sensor

1 / 2.5" CCD, 12,0 Mega pixels

Resolution

4000x3000, 4000x2666, 4000x2250, 3264x2448, 2272x1704, 1600x1200, 640x480

ISO speed

Auto, ISO 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600

Colour depth

24 Bit (RGB)

Colour effects

normal, sepia, black/white, negative, rgb filter

Picture sharpness

soft, normal, vivid

White balance

auto, 5 mode and manual

Shutter

1 sec. - 1/2000 sec.

Exposure

auto or manual +/- 2,0EV in 1/3 EV steps

Exposure control

+/- 2,0

Metering

multi, spot, center weighted

Flash

auto mode, auto mode with red eye reduction, flash off mode, flash on mode, slow sync

Flash range

0,3 - 2,5 m

Self timer

electronic, 2 or 10 sec. delay, sequenz

Display

3,0" LTPS-TFT-color monitor, diagonal: app. 7.5 cm ( 230.000 pixels )

Video resolution

320x240, 640x480, 720x400 (@30fps)

TV system

PAL und NTSC

Tripod socket

1/4" (Metall)

Additional features

resize and rotation of the pictures,mode with red eye reduction, mosaics, 10 frames, TV-OUT, built in speaker, Pictbridge function, Digital Antishake (ISO), Face tracking, smile detection

Storage

32 MB built-in memory, SD/SDHC Card

File format

JPEG, EXIF 2.2, DPOF

Interface

USB

Energy source

Li-ion-rechargable battery 3.7V/820 mAh ( BYD/NP900 )

Dimensions

97 x 58 x 21 mm

Weight

110g

Accessories

USB cable, TV cable, CD-ROM, pouch, strap, Li-ion-rechargable battery, charger

OS requirements

Windows 98SE / 2000 / ME / XP


Additional information: Visit the Pentacon Praktica website
April 12, 2008
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