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Konica Minolta DiMAGE A200

Konica Minolta trims a little and adds a little relative to their top-end A2 model, delivering a strong contender in the 8-megapixel derby.

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 12/22/2004

Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Konica Minolta DiMAGE A200


Model Name:

Konica Minolta DiMAGE A200 
Model Number: A200 
Camera Format: SLR-style 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price:  
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available:  
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Wireless 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 17.8 oz (505 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 4.5 x 3.1 x 4.5 in.
(114 x 80 x 115 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264x2448, 2560x1920, 2080x1560, 1600x1200, 640x480
Movie Resolution:  
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.00
CCD Size (inches): 2/3 inch 
CCD Filter Type: RGBG 
CCD Manufacturer: Unknown CCD 
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 4
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 200 mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 2x / 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Video AF 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Auto Focus Min Illum: 0.0625
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
20.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 25 - 60 cm
10.2 - 24.5 in
Min Macro Area: 50 x 38 mm
2.0 x 1.5 in
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8 (wide) / f/3.5 (tele) - ??? 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: EVF type, 0.44" 235K pixel color LCD 
Optical VF Accuracy: 98%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 98%
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution: 134,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
ISO Settings: 50, 100, 200, 400, 800
ISO Rating Max: 800
Number of White Balance Settings: 10
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Tungsten, Shade, Cloudy, Flash, and Fluorescent x 2, Custom x 2 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time:  
Shortest Shutter Time:  
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot (center or with Flex Focus Point) 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 2 or 10
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 4
Flash Modes: Fill-flash, Red-eye reduction, Rear flash sync, Slow sync 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 3.8
Flash Range Description: Wide: 1.6 12.5 ft. (0.5 - 3.8m); Telephoto: 1.6 9.8 ft. (0.5 3.0m) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1, CompactFlash Type 2 
Other Memory Types: Microdrive 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: RAW 
CCD Raw Format: Yes 
Compressed Format: JPEG (Exif v2.21) 
Movie File Format: MotionJPEG (MOV) 
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software: DiMAGE Viewer, ULEAD Video Studio 8 SE 
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 2.500 seconds
Shutdown Time: 1.200 seconds
Play -> Record: 1.600 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 6.000 seconds
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.630 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.610 seconds
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus: 0.340 seconds
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.097 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format: 5.230 seconds
Cycle Time Max Res: 2.530 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 2.550 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 11
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 2.330
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second: 894.00
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-800 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-800 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features:  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL: Photo Gallery
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL:  

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