BenQ C1020 & BenQ C1220

May 18, 2009 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Compact Cameras | Comment |

BenQ has announced the BenQ C1020 and the BenQ C1220 digital compact cameras. The BenQ C1020 is a ten-megapixel model with a 3x zoom lens, a 2.5” screen, Smile Catch mode and 720x400-pixel video recording with optical zoom.The camera weighs 130 grams, has 15MB of internal memory plus an SD card slot, and is PictBridge compliant. The BenQ C1220 is essentially the same thing fitted with a twelve-megapixel sensor and a different exterior design.

BenQ Press Release

BenQ Upgrades the popular C Series Camera Lineup with two models

BenQ unveils two upgrades of its popular C series digital camera lineup with the launch of the 10 Megapixel DC C1020 and the 12 Megapixel DC C1220. Both cameras feature a classic and compact design, 3x optical zoom, Super-Shake-Free mode with high-ISO supported, Smile Catch mode and video recording with optical zoom.

C1220 - High resolution in a compact housing
The BenQ C1220 offers a resolution of 12 megapixels and an image sensor of 1/2.3 inch CCD, delivering stunningly accurate photos in high quality and with extremely low image noise.

The 3x optical zoom enables the user to capture many details. A movie resolution of 16:9 (720x400) with 30 frames per second and up to 3200 ISO sensitivity allow you to record video files in fantastic quality with high brightness even without illumination.

Versatility and performance with BenQ C1020
The new BenQ C1020 offers a 2.5” LCD (6.3 cm diagonal), 3x optical zoom and up to 5x digital zoom. The CCD image sensor of 1/2.3 inch and 10 Megapixel resolution ensure clear images; the video mode 16:9 (720x400) compliments the list of convenient features.

The USB 2.0 interface and compatibility with any printer, thanks to PictBridge, make the C1020 even more versatile. Six preset modes also ensure optimal usability, eliminating the need for manual settings.

The C1020 weighs just 130g. It has a 15MB internal memory with the option of expanding by up to 16GB using an SD card.

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