Low end 4 Megapixel digital camera with 3x optical zoom, and 30 Frames per second for movies comes in under $200
4 Megapixel digital camera under $200
Concord believes people want better digital photos for less
Concord Camera Corp. is banking that the world wants better digital photos but pay less for the camera. Unseating loyal consumers from brands like Olympus, Sony, Cannon and Nikon may be a challenge but Concord's new Eye-Q 4360z may be ready for that challenge. This new point & shoot digital camera 4 Megapixel camera sports 3x optical zoom, and 30 Frames per second for movies while breaking the $200 price point. (Pictured is the 3.1 Megapixel version.)
Targeted at cost-conscious consumers who want a high quality, high resolution digital camera at a low-cost, the Concord Eye-Q 4360z features a 4 Megapixel CCD sensor, advanced optics, a 3x optical zoom and 6x digital zoom (18x total zoom), exposure control, and 30 frames per second AVI video.
First time digital photographers will find taking great shots simple with the built-in automatic features, while more advanced users will find that the user-friendly interface allows easy and intuitive access to more sophisticated photographic controls, such as exposure and white balance control.
Capturing AVI video at 30 frames per second, the Concord Eye-Q 4360z stands far above other digital cameras on the market that offer just 15-16 frames per second. At 30 frames per second, mini-movies will look more real and exciting. Video length is determined by the capacity of the SD card and can then be replayed on your TV for the whole family to see with the included video out cable.
To save consumers the expense of buying batteries, the Concord Eye-Q 4360z includes two rechargeable NiMH AA batteries, a four battery charger and a power meter which continuously displays battery-life on the 1.5� TFT LCD screen indicating when to change batteries.
Housed in a compact body, the Concord Eye-Q 4360z offers 16MB of internal memory for picture taking even without an SD memory card and a full range of advanced photographic features, such as AVI video mode, continuous shooting mode for action shots (approximately 7 images at 3 images per second), a macro focus range of 10cm, auto & user selectable white balance and preset exposure modes for fireworks, night, party, beach/snow, sunset, and night portrait and five flash modes including auto, fill-in, red-eye reduction, flash off and night to insure great photos for every occasion.
- Available immediately at a suggested retail price of $199 through Concord retailers and is compatible with Windows 98, 98SE, 2000, ME, XP and Mac OS 9.0 and higher.
- The EYE-Q 3341z 3-megapixel digital camera is even less, at just $179 -- with 16MB internal memory, 3x optical zoom, and simple preset exposure settings.
- Concord cameras come with a multilingual user's guide and quick start guide, a mini-USB cable, a TV cable, a wrist strap, a pouch, rechargeable batteries and charger, ArcSoft Photo Impression 2000, DirectX 9.0, and Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.1.
For more information, see www.concord-camera.com, or your local camera retailer.
Reviewed by Karen Thomas for UGNN. CONCORD EYE-Q is a trademark and/or registered trademark of Concord Camera Corp. in the United States and/or other countries. The POLAROID trademark is owned by Polaroid Corporation and is used by Concord under license from Polaroid. Windows is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Mac is a registered trademark or trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All other brands and product names are either registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.
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