Lytro Illum Full Specifications Released

June 10, 2014 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Compact Cameras , Digital | Comment |

Lytro has published full specifications for its Illum light-field camera. Back in April, when the Lytro Illum was announced, only the headline specs were released, including a 40-megaray light field sensor, 8x optical zoom lens (30mm-250mm equivalent) with a constant aperture of f/2, 1/4000 of a second high-speed shutter, articulating touchscreen and a flash hotshoe. Now Lytro has published a detailed spec sheet that includes data on sensor format, crop factor, native resolution, maximum reproduction ratio, shutter type, and much more, Click through / scroll down for the details.

The Lytro Illum camera will ship starting July 2014 for a retail price of $1,599.

Official specifications

Dimensions                                      86mm x 145 mm x 166 mm
Weight                                               940 grams / 33.15 oz / 2.07 lbs
Body                                                   Magnesium and Aluminum
Grip and lens rings                         Silicone

Focal Length                                     9.5 – 77.8 mm (30 – 250 mm equivalent)
Crop Factor                                        3.19
Zoom                                                  8x
Lens Aperture                                               Constant f/2.0
Macro                                                 Focus to 0 mm from lens front
Macro Ratio                                      1 : 3

Image Sensor
Sensor Type                                      CMOS
Light Field Resolution                                40 Megaray
Processor                                           Snapdragon® processor by QUALCOMM® Incorporated
Sensor Format                                              1/1.2"
Native Resolution                           7728 x 5368 pixels
Active Area                                        10.82 x 7.52 mm

Format                                               Light Field Picture
Aspect Ratio                                     3 : 2
2D export resolution                       4MP peak output
Custom White Balance                               Yes
File/Picture Storage                        SD memory card slot (SD card not included)

Shutter Type                                      Focal plane
Fastest Shutter Speed                                1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting Options       Single or Continuous
Self-Timer                                         Yes

Exposure Metering System             Scene Evaluative
Exposure Histogram                        In Live View and Playback
Exposure Modes                              Program, ISO Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual
Exposure Compensation                Yes
Exposure Bracketing                        Yes
Exposure Lock                                               Yes
Clipping Warning                             Yes

Focus / Autofocus
Auto-focus Modes                           Region AF

Touchscreen                                     Yes
Screen Size                                        4″ LCD rear screen
Screen Resolution                           480 x 800
Screen Angle of View                      Up to 80 degrees
Adjustable Brightness                                Yes
Screen Type                                       back-lit LCD
Articulated Angles                           -10 to +90
Articulated LCD                                 Dual hinge tilting
Live view                                            Yes

In Camera Picture Review              Yes
Light Field Playback function        Refocus

Menus / Interface
Customizable Buttons                                Yes

Battery                                               Removable Li-Ion battery
Battery Charging                               Standalone wall charger and USB

Hot-shoe                                           ISO compatible hot shoe with center pin sync manual and Lytro-TTL
Tripod Socket                                                Standard 1/4″-20
Cable Shutter Release Compatible          Yes
USB                                                     Micro USB 3.0

Technology                                        Lytro Light Field Sensor and Lytro Light Field Engine 2.0
Wireless                                            Wireless 802.11a/b/g/n/ac enabled
Software                                            Includes a free desktop application for importing, processing and interacting with living pictures from the camera. Software requires Mac OS 10.8.5 or higher or Windows 7 or 64-bit Windows 8.
E-Waste                                             RoHS certified

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