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Samsung DigiMax V4

By dpreview staff on Feb 10, 2003 at 21:57 GMT

Samsung have announced their new DigiMax V4, it has a 4 megapixel CCD, a 3x zoom Schneider lens (equiv. 38mm-113mm), and is capable of using an astonishing 9 power sources including AA alkaline, AA lithium, Mi-Nn,CR-V3, as well as rechargeable NI-MH , Ni-Cd, I-pack batteries, and AC Adaptor as well as the dedicated Li-on battery.

Press Release:

SAMSUNG TO INCREASE DIGITAL CAMERA RANGE WITH GROUNDBREAKING DIGIMAX V4

Samsung is set to create waves within the high resolution camera market, with the launch of the ground breaking new model, the Digimax V4.

The sleek and compact design of the V4 belies the fact that it is bursting with a range of features, making the V4 one of the most versatile cameras around. A high resolution 4 megapixel CCD produces vivid picture images and renders accurate colour tones.

The Digimax V4 boasts a high quality 3 x zoom Schneider lens (equivalent to 38mm – 113mm in 35mm format). A total 12 x zoom range is possible by using the 4 x digital zoom. Creative picture taking is easily possible by utilising the many manual settings available, such as aperture / shutter priority or fully manual exposure. You can even control focusing yourself. Exposure compensation is also possible allowing the user to change the exposure +/- 2 E.V. in 0.5 stop increments.

Customising your favourite settings is easily performed with the ‘My Set’ mode. Up to 9 different camera settings including image size, quality and ISO can be stored. This means that users can personalise the V4 and achieve the pictures they want with just one touch of a button.

The Digimax V4 is the only digital camera* in the world to be able to use 9 different power sources. These include AA alkaline, AA lithium, Mi-Nn,CR-V3, as well as rechargeable NI-MH , Ni-Cd, I-pack batteries, and AC Adaptor as well as the dedicated Li-on battery.

Other great features offered by the Digimax V4 include:

  • Designing your own loading screen
  • Enhanced movie function with sound
  • Voice memo & voice recording
  • One touch play back function, allowing instant recall of the last image taken even when the camera is turned off.
  • Macro mode – down to 6cm
  • Automatic and manual control of the high resolution TFT LCD monitor.
  • Recording images as JPEG (3 levels) or TIFF.
  • Playing back your pictures through a television (PAL / NTSC).

Whether you are new to digital photography or are looking to upgrade, the Digimax V4 is the perfect digital camera. The introduction of this highly specified and sophisticated digital camera makes a strong addition to the wide range of Samsung digital cameras. The line up goes from 1.3 megapixels to 4 megapixels thus appealing to all types of user, from first timers to experienced digital photographers. Comes with case, software etc, 32MB card.

Specifications

Image Sensor Type 1/1.8″CCD
Effective Pixels Approx. 4.0 Mega pixels
Total Pixels Approx. 4.1 Mega pixels
Lens Focal Length Schneider Lens f = 7.7 ~ 23.1mm (35mm film equivalent : 38~113mm)
F No. F2.8 ~ F5.0
Digital Zoom Still Image mode : 1.0X ~ 4.0X Play mode : 1.0X ~ 8.3X (depends on image size)
Viewfinder Optical Viewfinder Real image optical viewfinder
LCD Monitor 1.5" color TFT LCD (117,600 dots)
Focusing Type TTL auto focus, Manual focus
Range Normal : 80cm ~ infinity, Macro : 30 ~ 80cm, Super Macro : 6 ~ 30cm (Wide only)
Shutter Type Mechanical and Electronic shutter
Speed 4 ~ 1/2,000 sec. (Manual : max. 15 sec.)
Exposure Control Program AE, Shutter Priority AE, Aperture Priority AE or Manual Exposure Metering : Multi, Spot
Compensation �2EV (0.5EV steps)
ISO Equivalent Auto, 100, 200, 400
Flash Modes Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off
Range Wide : 0.2 ~ 3.0m,� Tele : 0.2 ~ 2.0m
Recharging Time Approx. 7 sec.
Sharpness Soft, Normal, Vivid
Effect Normal, B&W, sRGB, Sunset
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent
Voice Recording Voice Recording ( max. 2 hours) Voice Memo on Still Image (max. 10 sec.)
Date Imprinting Date&Time, Date, Off (user selectable)
Shooting Still Image Modes : Easy, Program, A/S/M, My Set, Night Scene, Portrait Macro : Macro, Super Macro Continuous : Single, Continuous, AEB Self-timer : 10 sec., 2 sec., Remocon (optional)
Movie Clip Voice On, Off (user selectable) Size : 288x208 (memory capacity dependent)
Storage Media SD / MMC card (up to 256MB guaranteed)
File Format Still Image : TIFF, JPEG (DCF), DPOF Movie Clip : AVI (MJPEG) Voice : WAV
Image Size Large : 2272x1704 pixels,� Medium : 1120x840 pixels, Small : 544x408 pixels,��� Photo�� : 2272x1504 pixels
Capacity (32MB) Large : Super fine 12, Fine 25, Normal 38, TIFF 2 Medium : Super fine 53, Fine 106, Normal 159, TIFF 8 Small : Super fine 225, Fine 451, Normal 676, TIFF 35 Photo : Super fine 14, Fine 29, Normal 43, TIFF 2 * These figures are measured under Samsung�s standard conditions and may vary depending on shooting conditions and camera settings.
Image Play Single image, Thumbnails, Slide show, Movie Clip
Interface Digital output connector : USB Audio : Mono Video output : NTSC, PAL (user selectable) DC power input connector : 5.0V
Power Source CR-V3 battery 2 x AA alkaline, Lithium, Ni-Mn, Ni-Zn, Ni-MH, Ni-Cd batteries Rechargeable Li ion battery : SRB-1437 or SBP-1103 (optional) AC adapter (optional)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 105.5 x 54.6x 38 mm
Weight 165g (without batteries and card)
Software Camera Driver Storage Driver (Windows98/98SE/2000/ME/XP, Mac OS 9.x or later)
Application MGI PhotoSuite, Digimax Viewer 2.0

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