Minolta DiMAGE G400 Review

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Minolta DiMAGE G400





Playback Screens & Menus


(Excuse the poor quality of these screens but the DiMAGE G400 does not have a Video Out feature so these had to be photographed off of the color LCD.)


Minolta DiMAGE G400

A typical playback screen display. Across the top is the folder and file numbers. Time and date of capture. On the bottom is the battery condition, image # / total # of images, SD indicates a Secure Digital type memory card, this will change to "MS" to indicate Memory Stick, 4M size, and Fine quality.



Minolta DiMAGE G400

Pressing the 4-way selector up or down will display the extended image info - FILE SIZE 1591 KB, SHUTTer SPEED 1/60, F NUMBER (aperture) F3.4, FLASH AUTO ON.



Minolta DiMAGE G400

While viewing an image fullscreen you can press the TELE zoom button and begin enlarging the image in steps all the way up 12x. This is good for checking for critical, focus, color or composition. Use the 4-way selector to move around inside of the image and the WIDE zoom button to step back out to the fullscreen image again.



Minolta DiMAGE G400

Pressing the WIDE button when in playback displays nine thumbnail images. From here you can search through the stored images and select one for fullscreen playback or deletion.



Minolta DiMAGE G400

Movie clips can be played back on the camera's LCD in fullscreen mode with the audio portion heard through the builtin speaker.



Minolta DiMAGE G400

Play menu:

    COPY & MOVE - Copy image data between SD and MS card
    DPOF - Set DPOF (Digital Print Order Form) printing data
    PROTECT - Protect images from deletion
    RESIZE - Downsize image(s) to VGA 640x480
    SLIDE SHOW - Begin slideshow playback on LCD




Minolta DiMAGE G400

You can play voice memos that are attached to still images.





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