|8 Megapixel - Nikon
The Coolpix 8700
is Nikon's first 8-megapixel prosumer camera. Designed
to satisfy the advanced amateur or enthusiast for whom total quality,
performance and convenience are the deciding factors in the decision to
an impressive 8.0 effective megapixels for ultra high-definition
photography, a powerful 8x Zoom-Nikkor ED lens, ensuring clarity of
images, the Coolpix 8700 also delivers an advanced ergonomic design,
which greatly enhances operational ease and comfort.
For more information -
Nikon CoolPix 8700
|8 Megapixel - Canon PowerShot Pro1
megapixel, 2/3” size CCD imaging sensor provides the highest
resolution – 3264 x 2448 pixels – of any PowerShot camera to date and
is capable of generating file sizes of approximately 23MB when images
are opened in image management programs such as Canon’s ZoomBrowser EX.
The camera’s L-series 28-200mm equivalent f/2.4-3.5 7x zoom lens is
among the fastest in its class and utilizes an Ultrasonic Motor for
high-speed zooming operation (which can be activated at the twist of a
ring on the lens).
For more information - Canon
|8 Megapixel - Sony Cyber-shot DSC-828
Equipped with an effective 8 Mega Pixels resolution, Sony's
revolutionary new 4-colour filter and utilizing the precision Carl
Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* lens, the Cyber-shot F828 delivers highly
realistic colour reproduction and fine image detail, closer to the
visual characteristic of the human eye. Styled in a chic black metal
case, the latest evolution in consumer digital still cameras provides a
truly professional photography experience.
For more information - Sony
|8 Megapixel - Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom
Designed so you can stretch
legs. You'll reap the finely-detailed, vibrantly-colored image rewards
of an 8 megapixel CCD. See the field more expansively with a 5x optical
wide angle zoom. Enjoy full manual control. Choose between 10 shooting
modes. Work as quickly as you like with the TruePic TURBOTM
image processor. Utilize the dedicated hot shoe for flash versatility.
And that's just the beginning.
For more information - Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom
|8 Megapixel - Konica Minolta DiMAGE A2
fast, innovative new 3D autofocusing (AF) system (1.5 times
faster than the DiMAGE A1) with 3D Predicative Focus Control and
Movement tracking, a fast built-in f/2.8 – 3.5 7x optical zoom lens,
Anti-shake function for still images and VGA quality movies, CxProcess
II Image Processing technology, the world's first VGA-resolution
Viewfinder (approximately 922,000 pixels), UHS Continuous Advance rate
of 7 frames per second, high-speed USB 2.0 support and compatibility
with portable and studio flash systems.
For more information - Konica
Minolta DiMAGE A2
5700 is now available at incredibly low prices, both for New and Nikon
Factory Refurbished Cameras.
If you are in the market for a high quality digital camera but don't
want to pay the normally high prices associated with these cameras, now
is the time to act. The Nikon CoolPix 5700, a five megapixel camera,
which was originally selling for around US$ 1,200. is now available
from Amazon retailers for as little as US$ 649.95 (maybe even lower by
One of the reasons this camera is being offered at such low prices now
is of course the fact that Nikon will soon be coming out with a new
lower priced DSLR body to compete with the Canon Digital Rebel.
test images (Sept. 2003)
The 'digital analog' EVF camera from Leica. Massive f2 lens, old 35mm
style manual aperture and manual shutter speed controls.
There will be a Panasonic branded version of this camera available at a
lower price. It unfortunately does not have as nice looking of a body
or the prestigious Leica name, but it is virtually the same camera and
will come in a choice of silver or black.
I hope to get at least one version of this camera for a test soon.
Should be available early in 2004
leica digilux 2
Fuji Photo Film's
first digital camera to carry the second of its two proprietary Super
CCD HR (High
Resolution) sensors. The chip provides the Fujifilm FinePix S7000, with
effective pixels to create rich, life-like images with 12 million
recorded pixel output -
the highest resolution image files available to consumers. The FinePix
S7000 also offers
advanced exposure control and wide aperture 6x optical zoom and 3.2x
digital zoom in a
compact SLR-inspired styling.
The FinePix S7000
offers 6.3 million effective pixels, which can produce images of 4048 x
3040 (12.3 million) recorded pixels for best-quality prints up to 20 x
30 inches in size.
In addition to powering the camera's ultra-high resolution, the Super
CCD HR sensor
provides the rich color reproduction and life-like detail that Fujifilm
is known for in
|Minolta DiMAGE A1
DiMAGE A1 was re-designed for today's digital photographer. With a 5
megapixel display and a 7X optical zoom, equivalent to a 28 - 200mm
35mm zoom lens, the DiMAGE offers quality and versatility in a compact,
convenient package. Offering CxProcess II, the latest image-processing
technology, this camera providing the tools to fully capture the power
of digital imaging.
The DiMAGE A1 has
the world's fastest AF speed among 5-megapixel SLR-type digital cameras
with a non-interchangeable 5x or greater optical zoom.(1) Full-time AF
continually focuses when the grip sensor is activated to reduce
focusing time as well as to continually display a sharp image on the
All cameras suffer
from a slight delay between pressing the shutter-release button and
when the image is captured. Especially at long focal lengths, this
slight delay can be significant with fast moving subjects. With
continuous AF, the DiMAGE A1 uses the new 3-D Predictive Focus Control
to track the subject from the time when the shutter-release button is
pressed until the exposure is made, all while ensuring optimal focus.
This new predictive focus control continually follows the subject
through 3D space to not only provide the sharpest images possible, but
to also reduce focusing time to catch the perfect moment.