Olympus reveals future 2.5 Megapixel SLR digicam
Olympus Reveals Future 2.5 Megapixel SLR Filmless Digital Camera; 3X Zoom Lens, Internal & External Flash
Olympus Optical Company LTD., the world leader in film and filmless photography , today revealed at CeBIT 99 in Hanover, Germany, a prototype of a future 2.5 megapixel SLR filmless digital camera, the C-2500L. The latest addition to the award-winning Olympus filmless digital camera line, the C-2500L boasts a 2.5 megapixel resolution, 3X optical zoom lens, and external flash support in addition to the built-in automatic flash in a light-weight and easy to use ergonomically designed body.
The Olympus C-2500L will feature a progressive scan 2/3`` CCD and a superior all glass 36-110mm (equivalency) lens. This high performance CCD and lens assembly combined with many advanced features never before offered in models at this price point, will team to provide a true photographic experience, in both photo quality results and camera functionality. In addition to the on-board 4-mode flash, the C-2500L can connect and control an external flash.
``The C-2500L filmless digital camera is the fifth filmless camera model Olympus has revealed in the last four months. Each model surpasses the expectations, in either features/performance or value, of the industry at large. What better demonstration of market leadership can there be than when a single company introduces products like the D-400 Zoom, the D-620L, the C-2000 Zoom and now the C-2500L,'' said Ben La Marca, Group Vice President of Digital Marketing & Development. ``Olympus is the undeniable market leader in the filmless digital camera arena.''
The C-2500L will be available during
the summer of 1999 at an expected street price in the $2000 range.
For more information, contact Olympus America, Digital & Imaging
Systems Group, Two Corporate Center Dr., Melville, NY 11747-3157,
ph: 516-844-5000 or 800-347-4027, Fax: 516-844-5262 or the Olympus
Wow, it's really begun, the roll over to fully functional SLR digicams, and it looks as though Olympus are going to try to beat Nikon to the market with this new digicam SLR.. With a 2.5 Megapixel CCD we should get a much more significant increase in resolution over older 1.5 Megapixel cameras compared to the move from 1.5 to 2.0 megapixels.
Interesting that this is an SLR, even more interesting that it's been released against Oly recent release of the C2000Z, I did have my suspicions when the C2000Z was released as a non-SLR. This should be a quality camera, if only for the 2/3" CCD and all glass lens system, if priced competively it will take the market by storm (especially against the D700). It is a different type of SLR than the new Nikon however which does have interchangeable lenses and is basically a traditional SLR with a digital back (much more preferable).
The Olympus Stand at CeBIT
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