Samsung Digimax 350SE Review

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Samsung Digimax 350SE



Full Review Posted 6/04/2002



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With a suggested retail price of $549.99 (as of June, 2002), the Digimax 350SE is a 3.3 megapixel camera with a 1/1.8" CCD. It has an auto focus 3X optical zoom and a 2X digital zoom lens, and a 1.5" TFT color LCD monitor. The camera comes bundled with 16MB CompactFlash Card. There is a Movie Mode that allows you to record and playback video clips from 10 to 30 seconds. MGI PhotoSuite SE software is included.


Digimax 350SE Features:

  • 3.2 megapixel resolution for up to 2048x1536 images
  • Schneider lens 3x Zoom Lens (34-102mm 35mm equiv.), Digital 2X Zoom
  • Optical zoom viewfinder
  • Night picture mode
  • 320x240 motion video with audio at 15fps
  • 10-sec Voice memos can be attached to still images
  • Date imprinting on image
  • 1.5 inch TFT color LCD monitor with 117,000 pixel resolution
  • CompactFlash card storage (16MB included)
  • Video out (NTSC/PAL)
  • USB 1.1 connectivity


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Samsung Digimax 350SE

Samsung Digimax 350SE

Samsung Digimax 350SE Samsung Digimax 350SE

Samsung Digimax 350SE

Samsung Digimax 350SE





Samsung Digimax 350SE

The Digimax 350 compared in size to a CD.





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Digimax 350SE Specifications

CCD Imager 3.2 Megapixel Effective
3.3 Megapixel Gross (Full optical CCD resolution)
Size: 1/1.8" (.55") CCD
Lens Aspherical glass F2.6-4.7 3x zoom lens 7-21mm
(34-102mm equivalent in 35mm photography)
Digital Zoom 1.5X, 2X
Shutter Speeds 1/2000 sec. - 4 sec. Automatic
ISO Auto: 100-400 / Manual: 100, 200, 400 (equivalent)
Recording Mode(s) Still image: EXIF JPEG, DCF (design rule for Camera File system), AVI Motion JPEG (Movie Mode)
Adjustable Resolutions 2048 x 1536
2048 x 1360 (3:2)
1024 x 768
512 x 384
320 x 240 Motion JPEG
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) Print Reserve, All print reservation, Date/time; Trimming
Image Effects Color
Black and White
sRGB
Sunset
Shooting Modes Single / Continuous
Viewfinder Optical real-image viewfinder with autofocus / flash LED
LCD 1.5" color TFT LCD (117,000 pixels) used for viewing, reviewing or editing images
Focusing System TTL auto focus (contrast detection), fixed (1.0m, 2.5m, infinity)
Focusing Ranges Macro Mode 7.8 - 31" (0.2 to 0.8m)
Standard AF 31" - Infinity (0.8m - Infinity)
Exposure Control Program AE
Exposure Compensation +/- 2EV in +/- 1/5 EV steps
Metering System Center-weighted averaging, Center
White Balance System Auto TTL
Pre-set manual (Daylight, Tungsten and Fluorescent)
Flash Built-in Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash for low and backlight
"Red-eye" Reduction Flash
Fill-in Flash (forced on flash)
Slow Shutter Synchronized Flash
Flash Off
Flash Working Range Wide: 8" - 9.8' (0.2m - 3m) @ ISO 100
Tele: 8" - 6.5' (0.2m - 2m) @ISO 100
Flash Charging Time approx. 7 seconds
Removable Media Card CompactFlash Type I card, 16MB supplied
Selftimer/Remote 10-second delay
Outer Connectors USB connector (Auto-Connect)
Video (NTSC/PAL)/Audio
6VDC input
Auto-connect USB Compatible with Windows 98/98SE/ME/2000 Pro/XP
MacOS 9.x/later
Image Playback Single image, thumbnails, slide-show
Operating Environment Operation: 32° F - 104°F (0°C - 40°C) 30-90% Humidity
Storage: -4° F - 140°F (-20°C - 60°C) 10-90% Humidity
Power Supply Main Power Source: 4 x AA Alkaline batteries (included)
2 x CR-3V Lithium batteries
AC Power: AC adapter (optional)
Date/Time Calendar Simultaneous recording into image date
Calendar Automatic up to the year 2031
Size 4.5" (W) x 2.8" (H) x 2.0" (D) / (114mm x 70mm x 49.9mm)
Weight 240 g / 9.0 oz. (without batteries and CF card)
NOTE: These Specifications are as represented by the manufacturer.




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