Flash Off • Auto Flash • Fill-in Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash
With LCD Panel
LCD Panel Size
LCD Protected Position
Without LCD Protected Position
2 Sec. • 10 Sec.
Apple Mac OS 9 • Apple Mac OS X • Microsoft Windows 2000 • Microsoft Windows 98 • Microsoft Windows 98SE • Microsoft Windows ME • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Software • USB Cable • Video Cable • 16 MB Memory Card • Lithium Battery • Lens Cap • Strap
From births to graduations, weddings to retirements, capture digital stills and high-quality video. Get closer to all the action with a 10X optical zoom lens. Capture every detail with 4.0 megapixel resolution. And never miss a moment with the unique, rotating trigger handle. The compact design fits in the palm of your hand and travels everywhere.
What I liked:
10x enclosed zoom, useable while movie shooting
very decent (up to) 4MP pics from 1/2.7 inch CCD sensor
640x480, 320x240, 160x120 at 30 and 15 fps (MP4 ; .MOV ), ~20 min from 500M SD memory at 640x480, 30fps, "best" mode
easy to use, easy menus, "many" controls
What I didn't like:
battery charges outside camera
slow start and shutter to shot times
frequent focus "hunting" during movie mode
no stabilization; shaky, fuzzy higher mag. hand held shots/movies
"lowish" sound pickup sensitivity (max. setting)
"poorish" sound playback
Somewhat unusual configuration, easily adapted. Makes very good "take along" camera for informal shots & movies. Much much better than saying "I wish I had brough along my ..."