If you want to be like James Bond, taking shots of your
bloggers co-workers slacking off in a covert manner to show your boss why you deserve a promotion instead of them. You might need these cameras. Don’t expect the quality of commercial digital cameras with all the bells and whistles such as flash and a high megapixel count. You might get VGA-quality photos as found on entry-level cellphones. There is no word on pricing and availability at the moment. More pictures after the jump!
Via UberGizmo and Spluch.
BenQ claims its new digicam, the X720, is the “world’s thinnest” 7.0MP camera. With at just 1.3cm thick, the camera features a 2.5 inch TFT-LCD display, 3x optical zoom, ISO 1200/1400, integrated anti-shake system, and PictBridge functionality. It goes on sale next month with the pricetag of US$318.
Here is a video that demonstrates the FinePix S6500fd’s innovative face-detection technology. It is designed to locate faces in the frame (up to ten faces) for auto focus, metering and subject tracking. This 6MP camera also features a wide-angle 10.7x lens and a super bright 2.5-inch TFT-LCD display. Need more details? Watch the video after the jump!
RegHardware wrote a review of the Rico Caplio R5, which boasts a 7.24MP CCD, large 2.5 inch LCD display, Smooth Imaging Engine II, 26MB of internal memory, an SD/MMC card slot, and a powerful 7.1x optical wide zoom lens. Measuring 96mm x 55mm x 26mm, the camera is capable of taking up to 380 shots on a single charge. More images after the jump!
The long zoom, 7.24 megapixel CCD, stunning macro, compact size and image stabilization all help the R5 to justify £250 asking price, but as a package there’s just not enough it excels at to make it easy to recommend without reservations. Good but not great.
CNet has just reviewed Canon’s PowerShot SD800 IS, it features a 7.1-megapixel CCD, 2.5-inch LCD display, 3.8X optical wide-angle zoom lens, an SD/SDHC card slot, and 8 shooting modes. Via CNet.
The Canon PowerShot SD800 IS is a great point-and-shoot camera. It’s small, it sports a stabilized, wide-angle lens, and it can pump out beautiful shots at a pretty rapid pace
Olympus has announced a prototype of three dimensional camera made from Japanese evergreen wood at Photokina 2006. It is made by three dimensional compression of the wood using latest technology. Japanese cypress wood was compressed for the model. The hardness of the compressed wood exceeds that of plastic. The camera uses microscope lens A Japanese cypress is an evergreen that grows to between 100 and 130 feet tall with a base diameter from two to five feet. No word yet on if this camera will go into production. Two more pics after the jump!