Kyocera Japan has announced the new Finecam S3R. This is a 3 megapixel version of the S5R launched in August. As with the S5R it contains the image processor dubbed 'RTUNE' which allows the S3R to shoot at 3 frames per second until the SD card is full. This does however require a high speed SD card capable of 10 MB/sec or more. The S3R comes in 3 colours, silver, red and blue and will be available in December.
Kyocera Finecam S3R Specifications
|Sensor||1/1.8" CCD, 3.3 million pixels total|
|Effective pixels||3.1 megapixels|
|Image sizes|| 2048 x 1536
1600 x 1200
1280 x 960
640 x 480
|Movie sizes|| 640 x 480, 15/30 fps, with
audio, limited only by storage
320 x 240, 15/30 fps, with audio, limited only by storage
160 x 120, 15/30 fps, with audio, limited only by storage
|File formats|| Still: JPEG (EXIF 2.2): Fine
Movie: AVI (Motion JPEG)
|Lens|| 3x optical zoom
35 - 105 mm equiv.
F2.8 - F4.8
|Focus range|| Normal: 60 cm - Infinity
Macro: 17 - 60 cm
|Manual focus|| 0.6, 1, 1.5, 2, 3, 5 m
|Exposure modes|| Program AE
Aperture Priority AE (only two apertures)
Center weighted average
|Exposure compensation|| +/-2.0 EV
0.3 EV steps
|White balance|| Auto
|Image parameters|| Sharpness: -1 to +3
Saturation: -1 to +1
Range (wide): 0.6 - 2.5 m
Range (tele): 0.6 - 2.0 m
Modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction auto, Flash on, Flash off
|Scene modes|| Standard
Night view portrait
|Continuous|| 3 fps
Limited only by capacity of SD card *
* Requires a high speed SD card, 10 MB/sec or faster
|Power|| Lithium-Ion rechargeable
3.6 V, 1000 mAh
|LCD monitor|| 1.6" TFT LCD
|Dimensions||92 x 57.5 x 33 mm|
|Weight (no batt)||175 g|
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