Samsung Digimax 240 Review
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The Digimax 240 is an entry-level 2.0 megapixel digital camera with a 3X optical and 2X digital zoom lens. It's very compact and lightweight. The 1.6" color TFT-LCD monitor can be used for preview and review. The onscreen menus support multiple languages. Other features include a movie clip function for capturing motion, the recording capacity is limited to only three minutes or less.
Images and movies can also be played back on an external monitor or TV via the NTSC/PAL video output. Images look their best thanks to a builtin multi-mode flash, adjustable White Balance and selectable image sizes and JPEG quality levels.
Images are stored on an internal 8M flash memory or an external SD,MMC card. There is also a DPOF function so that images can be printed without first downloading them to a PC. The Digimax 240 is powered by two AA batteries or one CR-V3 type lithium battery.
Digimax 240 Features:
- 2-Megapixel resolution for images up to 1600 x 1200 pixels
- 3x multi-coated zoom lens (39-117mm in 35mm equivalent)
- Record 288x208 movies w/out audio to 3 min.
- Program AE exposure control
- Optical viewfinder and 1.6-inch color LCD screen
- Auto focus with Macro mode
- 8MB internal memory
- Optional SD/MMC card storage, up to 256MB
- Power source: two AA, one CR-V3 Li-ion battery
- USB Mass Storage compliant device
The Digimax 240 and the 4-Megapixel Digimax V4.
The Digimax 240 compared to a standard CD.
Digimax 240 Specifications
Specifications are as represented by the manufacturer.
||1/3.2" CCD, 2.1 Megapixels effective |
||Large 1600 x 1200|
Small 800 x 600
Movie 288 x 208
||Samsung SHD 3X zoom, f = 5.2 ~ 15.6mm|
(35mm film equivalent: 39 ~ 117mm)
||TTL auto focus |
||Normal: 80cm ~ infinity|
Macro: 30 ~ 80cm
||Real image optical viewfinder |
||1.6-inch color TFT LCD |
||Program AE |
||+/- 2.0EV in 0.5EV steps |
||Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Sunset, Fluorescent, Tungsten |
||Mechanical and Electronic shutter|
4 ~ 1/2000 sec.
||Still Image: JPEG(DCF), DPOF|
Movie Clip: AVI(MJPEG)
||8MB internal memory|
SD / MMC card (optional, 256MB maximum)
||Date & Time, Date, Off |
||Auto / Auto & Red - eye reduction / Fill-in flash / Slow sync / Flash off|
Range: Wide 0.2 ~ 3.0m, Tele 0.2 ~ 2.0m
Recharge time approx. 7 secs.
||10 sec. |
||USB 1.1, Audio-Video (NTSC or PAL), DC INput 3.3V |
||Single image, Thumbnails, Magnified 2X, Slide show, Movie Clip |
||USB Storage Driver (Windows98 / 98SE / 2000 / ME / XP)|
Mac OS 9.0 ~ 10.2
||Included: CR-V3 battery |
Optional: 2 X AA alkaline, Lithium, NiMH,NiCd batteries
or optional AC adapter
||4.3 x 2.4 x 1.6 in.|
110 x 61.5 x 41 mm
||6.3 oz / 180g (without batteries and card) |
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