|BenQ Announces New High-Performance, Ultra-Slim Digital Cameras|
Stylish Cameras Include the World's Smallest 6-Megapixel Camera, a 5-Megapixel Model with an OLED Advanced Display and a Versatile 8-Megapixel Model
LAS VEGAS, Nev., (January 5, 2005) - BenQ, a leading manufacturer of digital lifestyle devices, today unveiled three new additions to its digital camera lineup, the X600, C800 and E521. The highlight of the three models is the X600, the world's smallest 6-megapixel camera. All three digital cameras offer an ultra-slim, compact design and versatile feature set, and are ideal for consumers seeking a high-quality multi-function digital camera at an affordable price.
Equipped with Pentax's Super-Multi Coating (SMC) lens and a 3X optical zoom, the X600 delivers true-to-life, crisp photos with pristine clarity and superb contrast. A 2.5-inch high resolution LTPS LCD screen and VGA movie recording at 30fps with AVI (MPEG-4) format ensures comfortable viewing and super smooth movie clips. In addition, the X600 offers a smart photo-editing function that includes trimming, resizing, rotation, color filter, movie editing, all of which can be done via a touch of a few bottoms on the camera itself. The compact design and ultra-thin thickness of 1.9 cm make the X600 an ideal accessory for on-the-go consumers.
The E521 features a 5-megapixel CCD (charge-coupled device), 3X optical zoom, MPEG-4 movie format and 2.0-inch OLED advanced display screen for very sharp rendering of photos. Targeting technology "first adopters" who demand the most advanced solutions, the camera features Pentax's Super-Multi Coating (SMC) lens, a 3X optical zoom and fluid VGA movie recording at 30fps with AVI (MPEG-4) format.
The compact C800 features an 8-megapixel CCD (charge-coupled device), 3X optical zoom, MPEG-4 movie format and a large 2.4-inch TFT LCD screen for clear and comfortable photo viewing. The camera comes equipped with a Printer Mode for direct printing via a compatible printer and Burst Mode that enables four (4) shots to be taken per snap. The camera can be used as a Dictaphone and is bundled with 26MB of built-in memory.
|Resolution ||6 megapixel||5 megapixel||8 megapixel|
|Display||2.5" color LTPS LCD|
|2.0" color OLED |
|2.4" color TFT LCD |
|Movie||VGA 30fps, MPEG4||VGA 30fps, MPEG4||VGA 30fps, MPEG4|
|CIPA Power||150 shots||250 shots||80 shots|
|Size||85.5 x 53.5 x 19 mm||89 x 58.5 x 23.7 mm||89 x 60.5 x 32.7 mm|
|Pricing and Availability:||X600||E521||C800|
|Estimated Street Price||$399||$299||$229|
|Availability||Currently available||January 2006||January 2006 |