PC Watch have posted the specifications of Toshiba's upcoming PDR-M5, it has the fairly generic 2.14 megapixels, 3 x zoom (40mm - 120mm), up to 2 minute motion JPEG AVI video, SmartMedia and USB. More specs inside. (Anyone else think it looks like a whale?)

Toshiba PDR-M5
(Photo Courtesy of PC Watch - "The Whale" ?)

Brief specifications

  • 1/2" 2.14 megapixel CCD (1600 x 1200, 800 x 600)
  • Focus distances: 90cm (normal), 25cm (macro)
  • Burst mode: up to 1fps for 4 images
  • Motion capture: AVI (320 x 240 / 160 x 120 motion JPEG codec) up to 120 seconds
  • ISO sensitivity: 100 (up to 200/400 in high sensitivity mode)
  • Battery: supplied Lithium-Ion battery (and charger included)
  • Size: 130 x 70 x 78 mm (slighty larger than Fuji MX2900)
  • Weight: 320g (no battery)
  • Expected retail price: 90,000 YEN (US$810)
  • Optical Viewfinder