Concord Eye-Q 4360Z Review

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Concord 4360z


Review posted 05/17/04

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Targeted at cost-conscious consumers who want a high quality, high resolution digital camera at a low-cost, the 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. 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.

The 4360z is priced at just $199.99 and is available now.


Concord 4360z Features:

  • Compact and durable body measures only 3.9 x 2.4 x 1.5 inches
  • 4-megapixel resolution for images up to 2272x1704 pixels
  • 3x optical zoom 35-105mm equivalent in 35mm photography
  • 6x digital zoom
  • 1.5-inch color LCD, 30fps refresh rate
  • 6 Preset Scene shooting modes for a variety of lighting conditions
  • Auto exposure
  • 320x240 full motion video, 30fps, duration limited only by available memory
  • Shutter speeds: 4 - 1/2500 seconds (automatic)
  • Continuous shooting: 7 frames at 3fps
  • White balance: auto, 3 presets
  • Two AA-size NiMH 1800mAh batteries and charger included
  • 16MB memory builtin plus SD/MMC Memory Card Slot
  • Exif 2.2 compatible






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The Concord 4360z and the Pentax Optio S40.

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Concord 4360z Specifications

Sensor: 1/1.8-inch CCD, 4 megapixels
Image File Record Format: Snapshots: JPEG (Exif. Ver. 2.2)
Movies: AVI (Motion JPEG)
Recording Medium: Built-in flash memory (16MB), SD memory card/Multi Media card
Recorded Image Sizes:  
Snapshots  
Image Size
(Pixels)

Resolution

Approximate Memory Capacity
(Images) Built-in 16MB Memory

2272 x
1704

Fine

20

Normal

51

Economy

75

2048 x
1536

Fine

23

Normal

63

Economy

88

1600 x
1200

Fine

34

Normal

89

Economy

128

1280 x 960

Fine

50

Normal

127

Economy

177

640 x 480

Fine

137

Normal

307

Economy

429

Movies
 
Image Size
(Pixels)

Maximum
Movie Length

Approximate Memory Capacity
Built-in Memory (16MB)

320 x 240

not specified, limited by memory

56 seconds

   
Lens: F2.8(W) to 4.7 (T); f=7.23(W) to 21.7(T)mm (equivalent to approximately 35 to 105 mm when converted to 35mm film)
Zoom: 3X optical zoom; 6X digital zoom (18X total when optical and digital zoom are used in combination.)
Focusing: Contrast type Auto Focus; focus lock; macro mode
Approximate Focus Range: Normal: 50cm to infinity; Macro: 10 to 50cm at wide zoom setting
Exposure Control: Auto Exposure
Exposure Compensation: -1.8EV to +1.8EV (in 1/3EV steps)
Shutter: CCD electronic shutter/mechanical shutter; 4 to 1/2000 shutter speed
Aperture: Auto; F2.8/F5.6(W), F4.9/unspecified(T)
White Balance: Auto; Preset (3 modes)
Sensitivity: Auto (ISO100-400)
Recording Functions: Snapshot; Movie; Macro; Scene Selection (6 modes)
Self-timer: 10 seconds
Built-in Flash: Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Flash Off, Red Eye Reduction, Night Mode
Approximate Range: unspecified
Viewfinder: Monitor screen and optical viewfinder
Monitor Screen: 1.5-inch digital interface TFT color LCD, LED backlight, 30fps refresh
Playback Functions: Still/movie; 2x-6X zoom depending on image resolution; 9-image screen; slide show
Other: 8 language setting; copy from internal memory to card
Input/Output Terminals: Video Out (NTSC, PAL); USB (Mini-B) terminals
Power Requirements: AA size Nickel metal-hydride battery x 2; AA size lithium battery x 2; AA size Alkaline battery x 2. Rechargeable battery included.
Approximate Battery Operation: Not specified
Continuous Image Playback: Not specified
Dimensions: 3.93" (W) x 2.4" (H) x 1.5" (D) (excluding projections)
Weight: Approximately 5.63 oz (excluding batteries and accessories)
Bundled Accessories: Nickel metal-hydride battery x 2; Battery charger; USB Cable; Strap; CD-ROM; camera pouch
Specifications are as represented by the manufacturer.




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