Kyocera Finecam L3v Review

Finecam L3v Specifications

Digital still camera with record, playback, and movie modes.
Imaging Device:
1/2.7" square-pixel interlace readout system CCD with 3,340,000 pixels gross.
Image format: Complies with JPEG standard (Exif ver. 2.1)  DCF Standard (Design Rule for camera File systems),supports DPOF.
Recording media: SD Memory Card, Multi-Media Card (MMC)
16MB supplied
3x optical zoom lens, 5.8-17.4mm (35mm camera equivalent to 38mm to 115mm), F2.8-4.7
Focusing Range:
64.5 cm - infinity
Approx 24.5 cm to 64.5 cm in Macro mode (fixed to wide angle)
Exposure Control/
Metering Method:
CCD multi-area evaluation, center-weighted, and spot metering.
Control Method:
Programmed AE
Aperture-Priority AE
Long Exposure modes.
Exposure Compensation:
+2.0 EV to -2.0 EV (in 1/3 steps).
Aperture Control:
Automatic, or manually settable to F2.8 or F7.5
Automatic Exposure Linkage Range:
EV6 to EV16 (at equivalent ISO 64).
White Balance:
Automatic, Manual (Preset, Bright sun, Incandescent, Cloudy, Fluorescent). 
CCD electronic shutter and programmed electronic shutter with independent aperture control (1 - 1/2000 sec, 2 sec, 4 sec, 8 sec).
Focusing control:
Video feedback auto-focusing and manual focusing.

Focus modes: Wide AF area, Spot AF area, Manual focus

Movie Recording mode:
AVI. Movie with Sound recording
Up to 30 sec in 320x240 resolution
Up to 120 sec in 160x120 resolution.
True image zoom viewfinder. Field of view ratio: 80% or more (within 3m). Magnification about 0.3x (wide) to about 0.8x (tele)
Built-in automatic popup flash, recycling time about 8 seconds (on full battery charge, at room temperature).

Modes: Auto flash, Red-eye reduction auto flash, Fill-in flash, Flash off, Night backdrop, Red-eye reduction forced flash (at long-time exposure mode)

Flash range about 64.5 cm - 2.5 meters (Wide angle).

Playback modes:
Multiple image display, audio recording, protect, erase, all erase, rotation, slide show, DPOF setting, resizing.
Setup modes:
Brightness control, date, date inserting, memory card format, auto power off time setting, mode lock, beep volume, shutter volume, select color, startup screen, REC review, display language(J/E/G/F/S/C), file number reset, default reset.
LCD monitor:
Built-in, 2.5" 110,000-pixel TFT color LCD monitor; size: 474x234 pixels.
LCD monitor display:
Remaining battery capacity, recording mode settings, number of images, remaining recordable seconds of movie, digital zoom setting, date, focus frame, SD memory card write protect status, image recorded, playback mode setting, set up mode.
Power input, USB 1.1 data I/O
Battery Power:
Lithium battery pack (CR-V3)
2 x AA type NiMH batteries
or dedicated AC adapter
Battery Capacity:
Approx. 160 shots (50% flash, LCD on)
Approx. 170 shots (50% flash, LCD off)
(Fresh CR-V3 battery at room temperature)
4.4 (W) x 2.1 (H) x 1.4 (D) inches
112.5 x 54.5 x 35 mm
6 oz. / 170 g (not including SD card or battery)

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