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Samsung Digimax 301 announced in UK

Samsung UK has released the Digimax 301, a small and compact 3.2 mega pixel digital camera for under £150.
This latest camera has a  3 x digital zoom lens and up to 150 images can be stored on the camera's 16 MB internal memory, which is upgradeable through SD cards. Captured images can be cropped, rotated or resized easily and instantly, without first needing to download them to a PC.   ...
Samsung Digimax 301 announced in UK - digital camera and photography news

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SAMSUNG BRINGS OUT 3.2 MEGA PIXELS AT UNDER £150!

December 8, 2003

Samsung has just released the Digimax 301, a small and compact 3.2 mega pixel digital camera for under £150!

This latest 3.2 mega pixel offering boats a host of useful features, such as a 3 x digital zoom to get you even closer to your subject. Up to 150 images can be stored on the camera's 16 MB internal memory, which is upgradeable through SD cards.

Various white balance and flash options ensure you capture your images at their best, in a variety of shooting conditions and environments. You can also select your own sharpness options and get creative with the touch of a button to make your images sepia or black and white.

Captured images are previewed and reviewed on the 301's bright colour TFT LCD monitor and can be cropped, rotated or resized easily and instantly, without first needing to download them to a PC.

You can capture memories in motion as well thanks to the 301's movie clip function with sound and add commentary to your still images too. A video out function makes it possible for you to share your movies and still images with others through a TV.

The Digimax 301 is available now from all good photo retailers.

Specifications

Image Sensor Type: 1/2.7″CCD
Effective Pixels: Approx. 3.2 Mega-pixel
Lens: f=5.1mm (35mm film equivalent: 33mm) F2.9, F8.0
Digital Zoom: Still Image mode: 1.0X ~ 3.0X  
Play mode: 1.0X~ 5.0X (depends on Image size)
Viewfinder: Optical virtual image viewfinder
LCD Monitor: 1.6" color TFT LCD
Focusing: Fixed focus with two steps manual adjustmentMacro: 0.19~0.21m, Normal: 1m~infinity
Shutter Type: Mechanical and Electrical shutter Speed 1/4 - 1/1000 sec. (5 – 1/1000sec.in Night Mode)
Exposure Control: Programmed AE
Metering: Multi, Spot
Compensation: ±2EV (0.5EV steps)
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto & Red - eye reduction, Slow sync, Fill-in flash, Flash Off
Flash Range: 0.2m ~ 3.0m
Flash Recharging Time: Approx.  4 - 10 sec.
Sharpness: Soft, Normal, Vivid
Effect: B&W, Normal, Sepia
White Balance: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Tungsten, Sunset, Custom
Photo Frame: 4 Frame
Voice Recording
Voice Memo on Still Image (max. 10.sec)
Date Imprinting: Date & Time, Date, Off (User selectable)
Shooting: Still Image
Self-timer: 10 sec, 2 sec., Double Self Timer (10 / 2sec.)
Movie Clip: With audio (recording time: memory capacity dependent) Size 320x240  
Movie Frame rate: Max.20fps, 15fps
Storage Media: Internal memory: 16MB flash memory
External memory: SD card /MMC
File Format:Still Image: DCF1.0, DPOF1.0, EXIF2.1
Movie Clip: AVI
Audio: WAV
Image Size: 2048x1536 pixels, 1600x1200 pixels, 1024x768 pixels, 640x480 pixels
Trimming, Rotating, Resizing
Interface: Digital output connector: USB 1.1
Video output: NTSC, PAL (User selectable)
DC power input connector: 3.3V
Power Source: 2 × AA alkaline, 2x Ni-MH, CR-V3(Lithum), I-Pack, AC adapter(Optional)
Dimensions (WxHxD): 98 x 51 x 38 mm
Weight Approx. 122g (without batteries and card)
Software: Camera Driver, Storage Driver (Windows98/98SE/2000/ME/XP, Mac OS 9.1 ~10.2 )
Application: MGI PhotoSuite, Digimax Viewer 2.0

* Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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December 10, 2003
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