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Sanyo announces the 5 megapixel Xacti VPC A5

Sanyo has announced a new digital camera in their Xacti series, the Sanyo Xacti VPC A5. The new camera comes with a 5 megapixel CCD, an internal 2.8x optical zoom lens and a two inch LCD monitor. You might think that you've seen this camera before and indeed, a closer inspection of the camera and its specifications reveal a striking resemblance to the Konica Minolta DiMAGE X50...
Sanyo announces the 5 megapixel Xacti VPC A5 - digital camera and photography news

SPECIFICATIONS


  • 5 megapixels
  • LCD screen resolution: 115.000
  • Flash range:
    0.2 to 3.2 m (Wide)
    0,1 to 1.8 m (Tele)  
  • Flash functions:
    automatic
    allways on
    switched off
    Red Eye reduction
  • Self timer delay: 10s
  • Time/date recording
  • Graphic data format:
    JPEG (DCF/DPOF compatibly)
    Motion JPEG (Mov) Wave
  • Storage medium: SD map  
  • Image sensor: 1/2.5' ' CCD, 5.400.000 pixels  
  • Picture resolution:
    2,048 x of 1536 pixels
    2,560 x of 1,920 pixels  
    1600 x of 1,200 pixels
    1280 x of 960 pixels  
    640 x of 480 pixels  
    320 x of 240 pixels
  • Video clips:
    30 pictures per second
    15 pictures per second
  • White balance:
    AUTO TTL
    manual attitude possible (4 modes)
  • Lens system:
    optical zoom shot 2,8x
    internal optical zoom
    shot 2.8 subject
    f = 6,1 - 17,1mm (37-105 mm with a 35mm camera)
    8 groups, 11 elements  
    F=2,8 (far) to 5.0 (Tele)  
  • Exposure control: 2 EV in 1/3 stages  
  • Range: 10 cm to infinite  -   6 cm macro
  • Digital zoom: 4x  
  • Exposure: 4 to 1/1000s  
  • ISO 50/100/200/400
  • LCD screen:
    5.2 cm (2.0 ") digital interface
    FT monitor with anti-reflection surface
  • Batteries: lithium ion Accu
  • Interfaces: USB, AV (PAL/NTSC)
  • Standard accessories:
    SANYO utility software
    USB and AV cable
    Bag and stretcher cord  
    Lithium-ion Accupack with battery charger
    16MB SD card
  • Overall dimensions (B x H x T) 83,5 x 62 x 23,5 mm
  • Weight 125 g
September 13, 2004
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