Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z5

Review Date: April 25th 2005

Page 1
Introduction / Price
Page 2
Features
Page 3
Specifications
Page 4
Design
Page 5
Ease of Use
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Image Quality
Page 7
Sample Images
Page 8
Conclusion / Links

Specifications

Number of effective pixels

Approx. 5 million

CCD

1/2.5-type interline primary-color CCD with a total of approx.
5.2 million pixels

Camera sensitivity

Auto and 50 / 100 / 200 / 320 ISO equivalents

Lens

5.83 - 69.9 mm (35mm equivalent: 35 - 420mm),
f/ 2.8 - f/ 4.5, 13 elements in 10 groups

Recording media

SD (Secure Digital) Memory Card / MultiMediaCard

File format

JPEG, Motion JPEG (MOV) with Audio, DCF2.0 compliant, DPOF (ver. 1.1), Exif 2.2

Number of recorded pixels

2560 x 1920, 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480

Image file size
(approx. at 2560 x 1920)

Economy: 750 KB, Standard: 1360 KB, Fine: 2590 KB,
Movie (15 fps, 640 x 480 STD): 500 KB/s

Storage capacity
(approx. no. of frames at 2560 x 1920 with 16 MB SD Card)

Fine Standard Economy Movie recording
(15 fps, 320 x 240)
4 9 18 approx. 28 seconds

* The actual number of images may vary depending upon the subject and media used.

Autofocus system

Video AF system

Autofocus area

5-point wide focus area: Wide focus area / Spot focus area with Focus Area Selection

Focus modes

Autofocus: Single-shot AF, Continuous AF (with predictive focus control), Full-time AF, Manual focus. Focus lock available in Single-shot AF

Focusing range
(from front of the lens)

Wide / Tele: 0.6 m (2.0 feet) / 1.6 m (5.2 feet) to infinity
Macro: Wide: 0.1 m (0.3 feet) - 1.0 m (3.3 feet) / Tele: 1.2 m (3.9 feet) - 2.5 m (8.2 feet)
Super Macro: 1 cm (0.4 inches) - 100 cm (39.4 inches)

White-balance control

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

Metering

Multi-segment (256 segments), Spot, Center-weighted

Shutter speed

4 seconds 1/ 1000 seconds

Exposure mode

Programmed AE, Aperture priority, Shutter priority, Manual. AE lock available

Digital Subject
Program Selection

Portrait, Sports action, Landscape, Sunset, Night portrait

Exposure compensation

± 2 Ev with 1/3 Ev step

Exposure bracketing

0.5 / 0.3 Ev increments; No. of bracket: 3 frames

Flash mode

Autoflash & Autoflash with red-eye reduction, Fill-flash,
Slow shutter sync. (in Auto / P / DSPS mode), Fill-flash,
Fill-flash with red-eye reduction, Slow shutter sync. (in A/S/M mode).
Flash cancel possible by pushing the built-in flash unit downward.

Flash GN

(ISO 100 equivalent) 8 (m) / 26.2 (ft.)

Finder

Electronic viewfinder

Diopter

-3 - +1m-1

LCD monitor

2.0 in. digital-interface TFT color, with total 114,000 (approx.) pixels

Self-timer

Approx. 10 seconds / 2 seconds delay

Color mode

Vivid, Natural, Monochrome, Sepia

Movie recording

No. of recorded pixels: 640 x 480 FINE, 640 x 480 STD, 320 x 240 STD
Frame rate: 30 fps / 15 fps, Long recording until the memory card is full

Sharpness / Contrast control

Adjustable in 3 levels

Noise reduction

Automatic

Printing output control

Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching III, PictBridge

Interface

USB: Full-Speed 12Mbps data transfer with a USB2.0 compatible computer, Video output NTSC / PAL (selected on the camera)

Battery

Four AA Ni-MH batteries, AA alkaline batteries

External power source

6V DC (with specified AC adapter)

Dimensions (WxHxD)

Approx. 108.5 x 80 x 84 mm / 4.3 x 3.1 x 3.3 inches

Weight

Approx. 340 g / 12 ounces (without batteries or recording media)


Page 1
Introduction / Price
Page 2
Features
Page 3
Specifications
Page 4
Design
Page 5
Ease of Use
Page 6
Image Quality
Page 7
Sample Images
Page 8
Conclusion / Links

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