BenQ Europe have today announced the C50 digital camera. The C50 features a 5.0 megapixel CCD, 3X optical zoom and PASM mode (Program AE, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual), offering advanced features and options for aspiring photographers. "With the C50, we've developed a feature-packed product that is both portable and fun," expressed William Wang, BenQ Vice President and General Manager of Imaging Network Business Group.

Press Release:

BenQ's new C50 Digital Camera *** So Stylish and Sophisticated, So BenQ

Europe, 17th November 2003. BenQ proudly announces the C50 digital camera. A welcome addition to BenQ’s line of stylish digital cameras, the C50 features 5.0 mega pixels, 3X optical zoom and PASM mode, offering advanced features and options for aspiring photographers.

"With the C50, we've developed a feature-packed product that is both portable and fun," expressed William Wang, BenQ Vice President and General Manager of Imaging Network Business Group, "The C50 with its stylish reflective metallic finish, allows everyone to brilliantly capture their most important moments with a user-friendly interface."

The pocket-sized BenQ C50 is designed with usability and performance in mind. It provides users with numerous options, including PASM (Program AE, Aperture Priority, Shutter Speed Priority, Manual) mode, which allows users to adjust both lens aperture and shutter speed for even greater photographic experience. Armed with a 12X zoom (3X optical, 4X digital), no detail will be missed. Additionally, the C50 features a video option and SD card photo storage for easy file sharing.

Superior performance combined with flexible operation. The C50 doesn’t only show your taste of technology, but it also redefines fashion, in a pocket-sized outfit.

Seize the day. Enjoy your best memories with BenQ

BenQ DC C50 Specifications

Total pixels 5.04M
Effective Pixels 5.0M
Sensor 1/1.8� CCD
Image Resolution 2560*1920 pixels
2048*1536 pixels
1280*960 pixels
640*480 pixels
Lens F = 7.2 ~ 21.6 mm, F2.8 / F4.7
Lens aperture F2.8 / F4.7
Focusing Range TTL Auto focus. Macro: 9 cm; Normal: 80 cm to infinity
Digital Zoom 3x
Optical Zoom 3x
Shutter Speed 8 ~ 1/1500 sec.
Exposure Control Program Auto, Aperture Pirority, Shutter Speed Pirority, Manual Explosure Compensate: +/- 2EV in 1/3 step
Shooting Mode Night Scene, Sport, Portait
Color setting Standard, Vivid, Sepia, Monochrome
Metering Spot, Average Weight TTL AE
Flash Auto/ Red - eye reduction/ Forced flash/ Flash off
White Balance Auto/ Manual/ Cloudy/ Day light/ Incandescent/ Fluorescent 1 & 2
ISO Equivalent Auto, 100, 200, 400
View Finder Optical, true image
Movie Mode AVI format. Depends on memory size
Self-Timer 2 sec, 10 sec, 10+2 sec, Interval, Delay
Storage SD card compatible (8 ~ 512 MB)
File Format Still image: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), DCF, DPOF
Movie clip: AVI format with wave sound
Connectivity Digital out: USB 1.1
AV output
DC power input: 5V
Power Source Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery / DC adaptor
LCD Monitor 1.5� Color TFT LCD
Weight 180 gr. (Without battery)
Dimensions 98x63x35 mm (W x H x D)
Battery charger Included
System Requirements Pentium 166Mhz or higher CPU
64MB RAM
CD-ROM drive
128MB free hard disk space
Available USB port
Windows XP/ME/2000/98SE/98

Specifications, system requirements and accessories are subject to change without notice

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