Konica Minolta DiMAGE X1

Review Date: October 17th 2005

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Introduction / Price
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Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Conclusion / Links


No. of effective pixels

Approx.8.0 million


1 / 1.8-type interline primary-color CCD with a total of approx.
8.3 million pixels


7.7 - 23.1 mm (35 mm format equivalent: 37 - 111 mm),
f / 3.5 - f / 3.8; 12 elements in 10 groups

Start-up time

Approx. 0.9 seconds

Digital zoom

4X (Max.) (12X zoom range with optical zoom)

Recording media

SD Memory Cards / MultiMediaCards

File format

JPEG, DCF2.0, DPOF(supported by printing function in ver.1.1), Exif 2.2, Motion JPEG (MOV)

No. of recorded pixels Storage capacity* (using 32 MB card)

3264 x 2448, 2560 x 1920, 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480(3264 x 2448) Economy: 27, Standard: 13, Fine: 9,(Movie) 640x480:29 seconds, 320x240:70 seconds* The actual number of images may vary depending upon the subject and the media used.

Autofocus system

Video AF, Focus lock available

Autofocus area

Spot or wide (5-point AF)

Focusing range

Wide-angle: 0.1 m (3.9 inches) to infinity, Telephoto:0.4m(15.7 inches) to infinity, Super macro mode: 0.05 m (2.0 inches) to infinity (from the front of the camera)

Exposure control

Programmed AE, AE lock available

Exposure compensation

+/-2EV in 1/3 increments


Multi-segment (300 segments) / Spot

Camera sensitivity

Auto, ISO 50, 100, 200 equivalent

Shutter speeds

1 - 1/1250 seconds

Drive mode

Single-frame advance, Self-timer, Continuous advance,UHS continuous advance, Progressive Capture, UHS Progressive Capture, Multi frame

Continuous advance

Approx. 0.5 frames per second (Number of frames: Approx. 3 frames, 3264 x 2448, Standard), Progressive capture selectable.


Approx. 10 second delay

Movie recording

Frame rate: 20fps / Recording time: Until the memory card is full / with monaural audio

White-balance control

Automatic, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent)

Flash mode

Autoflash, Autoflash with red-eye reduction, Fill-flash, Flash cancel, Slow sync

LCD monitor

2.5-inch (6.3cm) low-temperature polysilicon TFT color, Total pixels: 118,000 (approx.)

Printing output control

Exif Print, Print Image Matching III, PictBridge

PC interface

USB (Full-speed 12 Mbps data transfer with a USB 2.0 compatible computer) (cradle CA-1 required)

AV output

NTSC / PAL (selectable on the camera) (cradle CA-1 required)


One NP-1 Lithium-ion Battery

Battery performance

Continuous playback time: approx. 140 minutes, based on Konica Minolta’s standard test method with NP-1 Lithium-ion Battery / Number of recordings: Approx.150 frames, based on CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) standard with an NP-1 Lithium-ion Battery and an SD Memory Card

External power source

4.7V DC (with specified AC Adapter Set)

Digital Subject Program Selection

Portrait, Super Macro, Landscape, Sunset, Night View, Night Portrait and Text

Color mode

Color, B / W, and Sepia

Additional functions

Instant playback, Date imprinting, Key customization

(W x H x D)

95 x 68 x 19.5 mm / 3.7 x 2.7 x 0.8 inches (except for projection)


Approx. 135g / 4.8 ounces (without battery and recording media)

Standard accessories

Lithium-ion Battery (NP-1), Cradle Set (CA-1), Hand strap (HG-DG150), USB cable (USB-3), SD Memory Card (32MB), AV cable (AVC-700), Digital camera software CD-ROM*

Optional accessories

Metal chain neck strap (NS-DG100), AC Adapter Set, Marine case (MC-DG1)

Page 1
Introduction / Price
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Page 3
Page 4
Page 5
Ease of Use
Page 6
Image Quality
Page 7
Sample Images
Page 8
Conclusion / Links

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