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Konica Minolta DG-5W

By dpreview staff on Jan 12, 2005 at 11:35 GMT

Konica Minolta has today announced a four megapixel camera that is waterproof to a depth of 1.5 meters. The black and silver DG-5W is also dust proof and shock proof. It boasts a 28 - 78mm wideangle lens, a 2-inch LCD for viewing captured images (there is no optical viewfinder) and large buttons for easy operation under water. Other features include a 320 x 240-pixel movie mode at 30 fps. It is thought to be a Japan-only product and will cost ¥80,000 when it is launched in March.

Key features:

  • 4 million pixels
  • 2.8x optical zoom
  • 28 - 78 mm wideangle lens F2.0 - F5.0
  • 2-inch LCD
  • Waterproof JIS class 7 (what is this?)
  • Dust proof JIS class 6
  • SD memory
  • 4 - 1/1000 sec shutter speed
  • AVI movies 320 x 240 pixels at 30 fps
  • Rechargeable lithium ion battery
  • Dimensions: 69 x 125 x 47 mm (2.7 x 4.9 x 1.8 in)
  • Weight: 390 g (13.7 oz)

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