Minolta DiMAGE E223 - PMA 2003
Minolta DiMAGE E223 digital camera
The new DiMAGE E223 that will be into the spotlight today is an entry-level digital camera equipped with a 2.1 Megapixel 1/2.7"  CCD. This CCD has an effective number of 2.0 million pixels, good enough for photo-quality prints of 4x6"  format. The new DiMAGE E223 will offer high-quality images, user-friendly operation and even digital video for an attractive price, in other words much for less!
The DiMAGE E223's lens is a 3x optical zoom lens with a maximum aperture of f2.9 in wide and in tele f3.0. These numbers allows the camera to be used in an all-round situation whether the light conditions are ideal or rather bad. The total optical focal length is equivalent to 38-114mm lens on a 35mm camera. Whoever needs to extend the zoom range can use the digital zoom function which gives the DiMAGE E223 combining the optical and digital zoom an attractive 9x zoom range.
Minolta DiMAGE E223 digital camera
The Minolta DiMAGE E223 is very easy to operate, exposure, focus, white balance and flash are all controlled fully automatic, just look through the optical viewfinder or use the 1.5-inch LCD display, point and shoot! The new DiMAGE E223 from Minolta can also handle movie clips with a maximum of 60 seconds with audio in a 320x240 resolution and 15fps. The data will be saved to a Secure Digital card or even on a MultiMedia card. To transfer the data from the camera to a computer the camera needs to be connected with an USB cable.
Further specifications are:
The sensitivity is set to 100 ISO, the minimum focus distance in standard mode is 60cm to infinity and in macro mode 8cm-60cm. The shutter speed range is between 1 and 1/1000e second, exposure control is fully automatic (Program AE), but to ensure the best setting 5 programs are selectable; macro, portrait, landscape, night portrait and self-timer. The built-in flash can be used in four modes; automatic, red-eye reduction, fill-in or flash of. There is a copy function that makes it possible to copy single or all images between the built-in memory and memory card.
For power two Ni-MH AA batteries or one CR-V3 Lithium battery is needed. The DiMAGE E223 weighs 200gr without batteries and recording media, the dimensions are 107x67x38mm.
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