The C-2 features a 2.1 megapixel
CCD chip combined with a bright f/2.8, 5.5mm lens; (equivalent to 36mm on a
conventional 35mm camera.) A digital zoom provides 2.5x magnification and
measuring only 110x62x35mm (WxHxD) and weighing just 165 g (without batteries),
the C-2 can fit into a handbag or pocket.
Recording in the QuickTime Motion JPEG format, the
C-2 can also save up to 60 seconds of short film sequences at a resolution of
160x120 pixels on the 16Mb SmartMedia card supplied with the camera.
The C-2 presents a range of fully automatic
operations. Autofocus measurements are carried out Though-The-Lens (TTL) and ESP
metering takes readings from various points in the frame to determine the
optimum exposure settings. Exposure compensation is also available for shooting
in more tricky lighting conditions. In addition, the C-2 includes features such
as sepia and black & white modes. The user can also use a panoramic function
to create a large coverage area.
Further features include:
Automatic white balance - achieves lifelike colour by adjusting the settings to
suit the surrounding colour temperature. Pre-set modes are available for
daylight, overcast conditions, tungsten and florescent light.
digital images on removable SmartMedia storage.
* USB AutoConnect* -
downloading image files from the camera to PC is quick and uncomplicated.
The CAMEDIA Master software, provided with the camera, helps archive and manage
* Energy-efficient lithium battery provided (also accepts many
regular and rechargeable AA batteries).
Availability and Pricing
will be available in October, for 249.99.