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Voigtländer announces Virtus XM 1060 and W8

Voigtländer announces two new digital cameras for Europe, the 10 megapixel Virtus XM 1060 and the Virtus W8. The model XM 1060 has the looks of the everyday digital compact camera, but the 6x optical zoom lens sets it apart from the masses. The lens covers 7.8mm - 46.8 mm (equivalent 37mm - 222mm on 35mm). The model W8 is an 8 megapixel run of the mill digital camera that offers 4x wide optical zoom ranging from 4.6mm – 18.4mm (equivalent 28-112mm on 35mm). Both cameras are available now and sell for 199 euro...
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Voigtländer Virtus XM 1060 specifications

Image Sensor CCD 10,1 Megapixel

2,8“ full color display

Color 24-Bit
Image quality Fine, Standard, Eco
Image resolution Foto: 3648x2736 / 2816x2112 / 2048x1536 / 640x480
Videomodus: 640x480
Imagestorage 32MB internal storage (26MB for photo storage)
SD Storage Card (up to 2 GB)
Image file format JPEG (EXIF 2.2), DCF , DPOF, AVI
Lens f = 7.8mm – 46.8 mm
F = 2.8 – 4.8
(=37mm~222mm / 35mm camera)
Focus range Normal:           0,3m ~ unendlich (Wide);
                        1.8m ~ unendlich (Tele)
Macro:          0,07m ~ 0,40m( Wide)
                      0,90m ~ 1,80m (Tele)
Super Macro: 0,02m ~ 0,40m (Wide)
Manual:         0,02m ~ unendlich (Wide)
                     0,70m~ unendlich (Tele)
Focusing Autofocus
Shutter speed Normal exposure 1/2 -1/1500 sec.
Image capturing Single, 3 image serie ( –0.67, 0, + 0,67 EV)
Digital zoom 1x ~ 8.5x (Capture mode)
2x, 4x, 8x 
(Playback mode)
Exposure compensation

- 2 EV up to + 2 EV (in 0.3 EV increments)

White balance Auto, Incandescent, Neon 1, Neon 2, Day light, Cloudy, Manual
Flash Auto, red-eye-reduction-mode, suppressed flash, forced flash
Self Timer 10 Sec., 2 Sec. 10+2 Sec.
Video output NTSC/PAL
Terminal DC IN 5V terminal, USB 2.0 terminal, A/V OUT terminal
Power supply Lithium Ion battery, or AC adapter (5V)
Measures (WxDxH) Approx. 91 x 57 x 25,5mm
Weight Approx 164 g


Voigtländer Virtus W8 specifications

Image Sensor 8.0 Mega pixels/2,5“ CCD
LCD monitor 2,7“ LTPS-TFT LCD
Image resolution

Still (4:3): 3264x2448/ 2816x2112/ 2272x1704/ 1600x1200/ 640x480
Still (16:9): 3040 x 1712/ 2560x1440
Video: 640 x 480/320x240


SD/SDHC storage card up to 2 GB
32 MB internal memory (approx. 26 MB for image store)

File format JPEG (EXIF 2.2, DCF, DPOF), Motion jpeg (AVI)
Lens Wide 4x optical zoom,
f= 4.6mm – 18.4mm
F = 2.7 – 5,4 (equivalent 28-112mm on a 35mm camera)
Shutter speed 1 - 1/1500 Sec.
ISO Auto, 100,200,400,800,1600
Exposure compensation - 2 EV up to + 2 EV (in 1/3 EV increments)
White Balance Auto, Outdoor, Incandescent, Neon1, Neon2, cloudy, manual
Flash Forced on, Forced off, Red-eye-reduction
Self timer

10 Sec., 2 Sec. 10+2 Sec.

Terminal USB 2.0, A/V Out (NTSC/PAL),
DC-IN, PictBridge
Power supply Recharcheable Lithium-ion battery
AC power adapter
Measures (WxDxH) 94.5x 55 x 23.1mm
Weight: 132g

Additional information: Visit the Voigtländer digital camera website
August 16, 2008
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