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Sanyo Japan announces the Xacti DSC-S3 and Xacti DSC-S4

Sanyo Japan announces 2 new digital cameras, the 3 Mp Xacti DSC-S3 and the 4 Mp DSC-S4. The DSC-S3 features a 3x optical zoom lens, while the DSC-S4 comes with a 2.8x optical zoom. As with most digital cameras these days, both cameras have 16 MB of internal memory which allows you to start shooting right away, without a storage card...
Sanyo Xacti DSC-S4 Flash introduction (Japanese)

SPECIFICATIONS

(System translation from the Japanese version on: www.sanyo.co.jp)


 
The main specifications of DSC-S3 The main specifications of DSC-S4
The number of effective pixels About 3,200,000 pixels About 4 million pixels
撮像 element 1 / 2.7 type about 3,370,000-pixel primary color system CCD (the total number of pixels) 1 / 2.5 type about 4,230,000-pixel primary color system CCD (the total number of pixels)
Recording medium A built-in memory (16MB), SD memory card, a multimediacard
Record picture file
Format
Still picture: JPEG form (DCF, DPOF, Exif Ver2.2 conformity)
Movie clip: QuickTime Movie (Photo-JPEG)
Record
The number of pixels
Still picture 3M : 2048x1536 pixels,
2M : 1600x1200 pixels,
WEB : 640x480 pixels
8M : 3264x2448 pixels,
4M : 2288x1712 pixels,
2M : 1600x1200 pixels,
WEB : 640x480 pixels
連写 WEB : 640x480 pixels 4M : 2288x1712 pixels,
2M : 1600x1200 pixels,
WEB : 640x480 pixels
Movie 320 : 320x240 pixels, 160 : 160x120 pixels (frame rate : 15 fps) With no sound
Lens f= 5.8-17.4mm (112mm [ 37mm - ] of 35mm film conversions) Optical [ 3 times as many as this ] zoom F2.9(W) -F5.0 (T) f= 6.2-17.4mm (105mm [ 37mm - ] of 35mm film conversions) Optical [ 2.8 times as many as this ] zoom F3.0(W) -F5.0 (T)
Photography range Usual: 50cm-infinity Super broad view: 2cm(W)/50cm(T) -50cm
Shutter speed Still picture: 1 / [ 1/2 - ] 2000 seconds (time of flash luminescence time [ of 1 / / 1/30 - / 2000 seconds, and a night view and scenery mode ] 2 - 1/2000)
連写: 1 / [ 1/2 - ] 2000 seconds Movie clip: 1 / [ 1/30 - ] 10000 seconds
Digital
Zoom
Photography A maximum of 4 times
Reproduction A maximum of 32 times 3M It changes with resolution at the time of the mode. A maximum of 51 times 8M It changes with resolution at the time of the mode.
Auto focus Five TTL 測距 system (15 steps of manual focuses are possible)
Exposure control Program AE Exposure compensation: ±1.8EV (0.3EV steps)
Scene selection
Shot
AUTO / sport / portrait / scenery -- a /night view / fireworks / KOSUME / slim / monochrome / sepia AUTO / sport / portrait / scenery / night view / fireworks/-- KOSUME / slim / monochrome / sepia / composition / proof photograph
Light measurement system TTL256 division light measurement
Sensitivity setup A still picture and 連写: Auto (50 to 200 about ISO), movie clip:auto (100 to 400 about ISO)
White balance Auto: The full auto TTL, manual:fine weather / clouded sky / incandescence light / fluorescent light
Self-timer Operation time 2 second / 10 seconds
Flash Automatic / forcible luminescence / luminescence prohibition / bloodshot-eyes mitigation (at the time of a night view and scenery mode slow synchronization correspondence)
Liquid crystal display monitor 1.8 type fine reflective TFT color liquid crystal Abbreviation 85,000 pixel (rate of view about 100% and luminosity adjustment:7 stage)
Finder Optical real image formula zoom finder
Interface USB2.0 full-speed correspondence (1.1 about USB, a strike REJI class / PictBridge change)
電 Source single 3 type -- alkali dry cell x2 本 (enclosure) Lithium battery (CR-V3) x1 本 (option) single 3 type -- nickel hydoride battery x2 本 (option) AC adapter (DSA-34A option)
Number of sheets which can be photoed ※5 About 550 sheets (at the time of lithium battery (CR-V3) use)
About 340 sheets (at the time of nickel hydoride battery (2300mAh) use)
About 83 sheets (at the time of attached alkali dry cell use)
About 490 sheets (at the time of lithium battery (CR-V3) use)
About 310 sheets (at the time of nickel hydoride battery (2300mAh) use)
About 61 sheets (at the time of attached alkali dry cell use)
Size 91.3 (W) x 61.5(H) x 30.8(D) mm (projection 部含まず and depth are 最薄部)
Quality Quantity About 140g (only main part) About 185g (an attached alkali dry cell, SD memory card lump)
Environment of operation Temperature of 0-40 degrees C, 30 - 90% (don't dew) of humidity


※5: CIPA standard conformity. At the time of 64MB SD memory card use by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. A lithium battery is our product "CR-V3", and a nickel hydoride battery is at the "HR-3UB" use time of our company. The number of sheets which can be photoed is changed according to an actual operating condition.

Additional information: Sanyo Xacti DSC-S4 Flash introduction (Japanese)
May 29, 2004
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