Almost a year after Kodak announced its first 10x zoom camera, the DX6490, in August this year it announced its new flagship digital camera and second 10x zoom model, the 5 megapixel EasyShare DX7590. The SLR-styled camera boasts a Schneider-Kreuznach Variogon 38-380mm lens which can reach its optimum zoom in two seconds. The new model offers just one million more pixels than the EasyShare DX6490. The DX7590 combines fully manual operation with point and shoot ease of use, and is aimed at both beginners and enthusiasts. It offers 16 program modes, as well as a 2.2-inch LCD screen and EVF. Let's have a look at the key features.
- Professional-quality Schneider-Kreuznach Variogon 10x optical zoom lens
- 5.0 MP for stunning-quality prints up to 20x30" (50x76 cm)
- Exclusive Kodak Color Science Image Processing Chip
- 2.2" high-resolution indoor/outdoor display
- Manual and custom controls
- High-speed, low-light auto-focus
- Continuous shooting and bracketing mode
- 22 scene and color modes
- One-touch simple sharing
Kodak DX6490 vs DX7590 (major differences)
|Kodak EasyShare DX6490||Kodak EasyShare DX7590|
|Effective Resolution||4.0 million pixels||5.0 million pixels|
|Maximum Image Size|| 2304 x 1728
||2576 x 1932|
|Focus||Multi-zone, center-spot||TTL-AF; continuous AF, single AF, accessory AF; multi-zone, center-weighted, and selectable: left, center, right|
|Exposure modes||Automatic, Sport, Portrait, Night, Landscape, Close-up, Program, Aperture priority, Shutter priority, Manual||Auto, Program, Aperture priority, Shutter priority, Manual, Custom, Sport, Portrait, Night portrait, Night landscape, Landscape, Self portrait, Macro, Beach, Party, Sport, Snow, Text/Documents, Fireworks, Flower, Manner/Museum, Children, Backlight|
|Continuous Shooting||3 fps up to 6 frames||2 fps up tp 5 frames|
|Maximum Movie Size/Frame Rate||• 320 x 240 pixels at 20 fps
• Limited by capacity of external memory card
|• VGA (640x480 pixels) at 12 fps
• Limited by capacity of external memory card
|Internal memory||16 MB||32 MB|
|Weight/dimensions||• 380 g
• 100 x 80 x 81 mm
|• 400 g
• 97 x 81 x 80 mm
|Electronic Viewfinder||180K pixels||311K pixels|
Kodak DX7590 Key specifications
|Street price|| US: $480
|Sensor|| 1/2.5 " Type CCD
5.4 million pixels total
5.0 million effective pixels
|Movie clips|| 640x 480 (12 fps)
320 x 240 (20 fps)
Continuous up to 80 mins depending on the size of the memory card
38-380mm equiv.(10x zoom)
Dual sensor AF
|Sensitivity|| Auto ISO 80- 160
• ISO 100
• ISO 200
• ISO 400
• ISO 800 (at 1.8MP)
|White Balance|| Auto
• Open Shade
Color: High, natural, low
|Continuous|| • First: 2fps up to 5 images
• Last: 2fps up to 30 images, last 4 frames saved
|Flash||• Built-in pop-up
• Modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, On/Off
• Range: (wide) 4.9 m, (tele) 3.7 m
• +/- 1.0 EV in 0.5 EV steps
|Storage|| SD/MMC card
32MB internal memory
|LCD monitor|| 2.2" TFT LCD
|Power|| Lithium ion battery
Lithium ion supplied
|In the box*||
Kodak EasyShare DX7590 camera
Spot, Center-weighted & Multi-pattern metering
|Weight (inc batt)||350 g (12.3 oz)|
|Dimensions||97 x 81 x 80 mm (4 x 3.2 x 3.2 in)|
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