Steve's Digicams - Breaking News - Toshiba 09/15/03 Press Release
Press Release - September 15, 2003
New Five-Megapixel PDR-5300 Is Toshiba's Most Advanced Digital Camera To Date
Priced at , the PDR-5300 Packs Incredible Imaging Power Into a Stylish, Stainless Steel Casing
Toshiba's most advanced digital still camera to date, the PDR-5300 boasts high level features such as a 5.0 megapixel CCD image sensor, a powerful 3X optical zoom lens with a versatility-enhancing wide aperture range, state-of-the-art noise reduction technology, user-selectable shutter speeds (8 seconds to 1/1500 second), plus a full suite of optional manual controls, all working together to provide excellent photographic results in a variety of lighting conditions.
Because of the five-megapixel resolution (2560x1920), large, ultra-fine images can be printed in photo sizes up to 11.25 inches x 16.5 inches suitable for framing, business use and digital artistry.
"The PDR-5300 accommodates different types of users and levels of skill, from the discerning photographer requiring total manual control over shooting functions to the weekend digicam enthusiast who wants a high-performing, easy-to-use camera to capture special moments," said Doug Freck, Vice President/General Manager, Toshiba Imaging Systems. "At , the PDR-5300 expands the range of consumer camera choices by offering superior features for the price of an entry-level digital camera."
The PDR-5300 is one of the smallest 5.0 megapixel optical zoom equipped digital cameras on the market. The slim stainless-steel body (3.66" x 2.32" x 1.34, 6.3 ounces), retractable lens barrel, and elegant grip accents are coupled with an ergonomic control layout to make the PDR-5300 both stylish and functional.
The PDR-5300 is laden with advanced technological features ensuring the highest quality imaging. Some of these features include -
For information, U.S. customers call 1-800-288-1354. Fax, 1-800-470-9390. Or visit www.dsc.toshiba.com. Go to www.shoptoshiba.com to purchase the PDR-5300 and other Toshiba items on-line.
ABOUT TOSHIBA IMAGING SYSTEMS
Toshiba Imaging Systems is a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. providing advanced imaging solutions to the consumer, industrial, medical and security markets. Products include digital still cameras, microminiature CCD cameras, monitors, timelapse VCRs, digital video recorders, and CCTV cameras.
ABOUT TOSHIBA AMERICA INFORMATION SYSTEMS
With headquarters in Irvine, Toshiba America Information Systems, (TAIS) is comprised of multiple divisions that provide computer, communications and imaging products and services.
Products include industry leading portable computers, PDAs, mobile computing accessories, servers, including communications and portable servers, storage subsystems, cable modems, digital business telephone systems, voice mail, digital cameras, security systems and projectors.
TAIS provides sales, marketing, services and manufacturing for its wide range of information products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corp., which is a world leader in high-technology and integrated manufacturing of electrical and electronic components, products and systems.
Toshiba has global sales of more than billion and more than 300 subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide.
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