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Olympus expands Camedia range

Jun 6, 2001 at 04:00 GMT

Olympus Japan have released the specifications for two new cameras in their Camedia range. The entry level C-100 features a 1.3 megapixel CCD (1.25 mp effective), 1.5" LCD display and fixed lens, the C-200Z has a 2.1 megapixel CCD (2 mp effective), 1.8" LCD display and 3x optical zoom lens. Both cameras have optical viewfinders and use Smart Media cards for storage. Update: Our friends over at digitalcamera.de inform us that the D-370, as announced in the US, is the same as the C-100.

Specifications for C-200Z

Imager 1/1.7" 2.1 megapixel CCD
Image sizes 2400 x 1800, 1600 x 1200, 1260 x 960, 640 x 480
Lens 3x Olympus zoom lens 5.4-16.2mm (35mm equivilent 35-105mm)
ISO sensitivity ISO 100/200/400 equiv.
Shutter speed 1/2s - 1/1000s (mechanical)
Apertures

Wideangle: F2.8/F5.6 Telephoto: F4.4/F8

Exposure compensation +/-2EV in 0.5EV steps
White Balance Auto + Four manual settings
Flash Auto + Four manual
Self-Timer 12 seconds
Viewfinder Optical
LCD 1.8"
Storage SmartMedia (up to 128MB)
Connectivity USB connection and DC in
A/V jack Video output
Power Supply Four AA alkali batteries
Weight (inc batt.) 240g - including batteries & SmartMedia
Dimensions 117.5 x 49.5 x 66.0 mm

Specifications for C-100Z

Imager 1/3.2" 1.3 megapixel CCD
Image sizes 1260 x 960, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
Lens Fixed 35mm equvilent
ISO sensitivity Auto ISO 100-400
Shutter speed 1/2s - 1/2000s (mechanical)
Apertures

F4/F8

Exposure compensation +/-2EV in 0.5EV steps
White Balance Auto + Four manual settings
Flash Auto + Four manual
Self-Timer 12 seconds
Viewfinder Optical
LCD 1.8"
Storage SmartMedia (up to 128MB)
Connectivity USB connection and DC in
Power Supply Four AA alkali batteries
Weight (inc batt.) 190g - including batteries & SmartMedia
Dimensions 123 x 65 x 44.5 mm

Click here the specifications from Olympus Japan (Japanese)