Minolta DiMAGE X50
Minolta DiMAGE X50
Konica Minolta DiMAGE X50 Review
By Movable Type Admin
Record Modes & Menu Options
The DiMAGE X50 is an automatic "point-n-shoot" type camera, the exposure is
handled by a Programmed AE system. The white brackets in the center indicate
where the autofocus zone is located. Other icons indicate flash mode, image
size and quality, drive mode and the approx. number of pictures remaining.
Sliding the Mode switch to the Portrait/Scene position gives you access to these
pre-programmed scene modes: Portrait, Sports, Landscape Portrait, Beach,
Super Macro, Night Portrait, and Text.
The DiMAGE X50 has a very respectable macro focusing capability. The normal
focusing range is from 3.9 inches to infinity at all focal lengths. If you
need to get even closer, simply select Super Macro mode and get as close as
The Multi frame capture mode lets you record 9 successive images with one
push of the shutter release. These images are then saved as one 2560 x 1920
Record mode menu options:
Quality - Fine, Standard, or Economy compression levels
White Balance - Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, and Fluorescent
Key Func. - Allows you to pick a function for quick access on the 4-way selector: Flash mode, Exp. comp., Drive mode or White balance.
In Movie mode you can record full motion video in 320 x 240 or 160 x 120 resolution at 15fps without audio. The length of these movies are limited only by the amount of memory on the card being used.
Movie Record mode menu:
Frame rate - Choose 30 fps or 15 fps
Movie mode - Standard movie or Night movie
SETUP menu options
Format - Format SD Card
File # memory - Remembers file number of last image captured (On, Off)
Folder name - Standard or Date form
Language - Set camera menu Language
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