Concord 6340Z Review
Movable Type Admin
Review posted 4/5/2005
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Concord's new 6340z is targeted at the cost-conscious consumer who wants a high quality, high resolution digital camera and a comprehensive feature-set that gives them flexibility, greater ease-of-use, and quality results at an affordable price.
Housed in a stylish metal accented body and equipped with a 6.0 Megapixel CCD sensor and precision 3x optical zoom, the Concord 6340z produces high resolution pictures with sharp details and superb printing quality. The camera's powerful macro mode enables close-up shots as close as 5cm/1.9". Its 1.5-inch TFT color LCD makes framing and sharing photos easier and more fun than ever. The Concord 6340z also takes high quality MPEG-4 movies with sound at either VGA or QVGA resolutions.
The 6340z is powered by a proprietary 3.7v 900mAh rechargeable Li-ion battery pack that is charged in camera thanks to the included AC adapter that plugs directly into the camera. The camera offers 16 MB of internal memory and a SD card slot for unlimited photo- taking.
Concord 6340z Features:
- Compact and durable body measures only 3.9 x 1.3 x 2.2 inches
- 6-megapixel resolution for images up to 2848x2136 pixels
- 3x optical zoom 37-111mm equivalent in 35mm photography with 4x digital zoom option
- 1.5-inch color LCD with 130,000 pixels of resolution
- Zoom-coupled optical viewfinder
- Fully "Auto"matic capture mode, plus Aperture priority, Shutter priority and Manual modes
- MPEG-4 movies at resolutions as large as 640x480
- Shutter speeds: 8 - 1/2000 seconds
- Continuous (Burst) shooting modes
- White balance: Auto, 4 presets
- Proprietary Li-ion battery pack with charger
- 16MB memory built-in plus SD/MMC Memory Card Slot
- Exif 2.2 compatible
The 6340z is priced at just $229.99 and is available now.
The 6340z and a standard CD for size comparison.
Specifications are as represented by the manufacturer.
Concord 6340z Specifications
||1/1.8-inch CCD, 6 megapixels|
|Image File Record Format:
||Snapshots: JPEG (Exif. Ver. 2.2)|
Movies: MPEG-4 (.mov format)
||Built-in flash memory (16MB), SD memory card/Multi Media card|
|Image Recording sizes
|| 2448x2136 (6MP), 2048x1536 (3.1MP), 1408x1056 (1.4MP), |
||7mm(W) to 23.1mm(T) (equivalent to approximately 37 to 111 mm when converted to 35mm film)|
||3X optical zoom; 4X digital zoom (12X total when optical and digital zoom are used in combination.)|
||Contrast type Auto Focus; focus lock; macro mode|
|Approximate Focus Range:
||Normal: 80cm (2.6 ft.) to infinity; Macro: 5 to 80cm (1.9 in. to 2.6 ft.) at wide zoom setting|
Exposure Compensation: -2.0EV to +2.0EV (in 1/3EV steps)
||CCD electronic shutter/mechanical shutter; 8 to 1/2000 shutter speed|
||Auto; F2.8/F6.7(W), F5.0/F11.8(T)|
||Auto; Preset Cloudy, Day light, Fluorescent, Tungsten|
||Auto (ISO 50, 100, 200) user selectable|
||Snapshot; Movie; Macro|
||2 or 10 seconds|
||Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Flash Off, Red Eye Reduction, On + RER, Slow Sync + RER|
Approximate Range: 3m (9.75 ft.) in wide, 2m (6.5 ft.) in tele
||Monitor screen and optical viewfinder|
||1.5-inch LTPS High Resolution (130K pixel) LCD, 557x234|
||Still/movie; 1.5x-4X zoom; 6-image index screen; slide show|
||8 language setting; copy from internal memory to card|
||Video Out (NTSC, PAL); USB (Mini-B) terminals|
||3.7v 900mAh Li-ion Rechargeable battery pack, charges in-camera with included AC adapter|
|Approximate Battery life:
|Continuous Image Playback:
||101 x 34 x 56 mm (3.9" x 1.3" x 2.2"; excluding protrusions)|
||Approximately 176g (6.2 oz.) excluding batteries and accessories|
||1x Li-ion battery pack, AC adaptor, USB cable, TV cable, Wrist strap, Quick start guide, Warranty card, CDROM including drivers, software and multi-language user's guide|
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