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The BenQ X735 is a 7 megapixel digital camera with a 3x zoom lens and 2.5 inch LCD display. The BenQ X735’s face tracking function automatically detects and tracks up to nine human faces. 29 different scene modes are on offer, including manual mode, S.S.F (Super Shake Free) mode, portrait mode and night scene mode. Video can be recorded with optical zoom in MPEG 4 format at 640 x 480 at 30 fps. Available in red and black, the BenQ X735 will be available in Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific starting early October.
BenQ Press Release
BenQ Extends Ultra-slim Digital Camera Lineup with 7-Megapixel X735
TAIPEI, TAIWAN, October 1, 2007 – BenQ today introduces the BenQ X735, an upgrade to the BenQ X725, featuring a range of enhanced features, including high ISO options, wise zoom and face tracking function as well as a large 2.5-inch LCD display and smc (Super Multi-Coating) Pentax lens. Featuring 7 megapixels resolution capabilities with 3x optical zoom in both static and video mode, the BenQ X735 offers great functionality in a super slim stainless-steel body at a mere 12.5mm.
BenQ X735’s face tracking function automatically detects and tracks up to nine human faces and is able to focus the faces to ensure the faces are perfectly presented in terms of color and clearness in the photos. Users can easily capture distant subjects with the wise zoom function as it is able to deliver a maximum of 30X zoom effect, resulting in clear, detailed images. Furthermore, the X735 is equipped with a Super Shake Free system with a sensitivity of 2000 ISO and a high setting at 6400 ISO that can be engaged during movie mode. Users can record video with optical zoom in MPEG 4 format at 640 x 480 at 30 fps in both traditional or 16:9 widescreen formats.
The X735 offers 29 scene modes, including manual mode, S.S.F (Super Shake Free) mode, portrait mode and night scene mode, providing users quick setting adjustments with a variety of shooting options. The camera includes the PictBridge function for direct photo printing via a compatible computer and supports SD memory card of up to 4G. The camera is available in two colors: red and black.
The BenQ X735 is planned to be available in Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific starting early October.
Image 7.2 Mega Pixels
Picture Resolution 3072 x 2304(7M) / 3072 x 2048 (3:2) / 3072 x 1728 (16:9) / 2592 x 1944 (5M) / 2048 x 1536 (3M) / 1600 x 1200 (2M) / 640 x 480 (VGA)
Lens smc PENTAX Lens
f = 6.2 (W ) ~ 18.6 (T) mm, (35mm film equivalent : 37.5 ~112.5mm); F/2.7(W) ~ 5.2(T)
Zoom Optical: 3X
Digital: 4X (Preview) / 12X (Playback)
Focus Range Normal: 40cm ~ Infinity
Macro: 15cm ~ 50 cm (Wide)
Shutter Speed 1/2000 - 1 sec (Scene mode 8 sec)
Display Size 2.5” LTPS LCD
Display Resolution 230,000 pixels
ISO Equivalent Auto / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 2000 (Shake Free mode) / 6400 (Movie mode)
White Balance Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Tungsten / Fluorescent / Manual
Flash Auto / Auto anti Red-eye / Anti Red-eye / Forced on / Forced off / Slow Sync
Self-Timer 2 sec / 10 sec / continuous shoot / Interval shoot
Movie Mode MPEG4 30/15fps, 640 x 480 / 640 x 360 (16:9) / 320 x 240 / 160 x 128 Continuous recording with sound
Storage Built-in 16 MB available for usage
SD card compatible up to 4G SDHC
Interface Digital output: USB 2.0 (High Speed) / Audio / Video output ( NTSC/PAL) PictBridge
Battery 720mAh Rechargeable Li-on Battery (CIPA 200 pcs)
Dimensions 91mm x 59mm x 14.7mm (12.5 slimmest)
Weight 120 g (without battery & SD card)
Product Color Vixen-Red; Midnight-Black
Accessories (Standard) USB cable / Software CD ROM / User’s Manual / Hand Strap / Pouch / AV Cable / Li-ion battery / Battery charger set
Accessories (Optional) N/A