Concord Camera announced today their new family of low-cost, full-featured 5 and 4 Megapixel digital cameras with 3X optical zoom - the Concord 5340z and Concord 4340z.
The products are targeted at cost-conscious consumers who want high quality, high resolution digital cameras and a comprehensive feature-set that gives users flexibility, greater ease-of-use, and quality results at an affordable price.
Housed in a stylish metal accented body and equipped with a 5.1 Megapixel CCD sensor and precision 3X optical zoom, the Concord 5340z produces high resolution pictures with sharp details and superb printing quality. Large sized images can also be taken through in-camera interpolation up to 8 Megapixels, and the camera's powerful macro mode enables close-up shots as close as 10cm/3.9". Its large 2-inch TFT color LCD makes framing and sharing photos easier and more fun than ever. The Concord 5340z also takes high quality MPEG-4 movies with sound at QVGA resolution up to 30 fps. The camera offers 16 MB of internal memory and an SD card slot for unlimited photo-taking and is priced at $249.99.
The Concord 4340z is easy to use, fun and reliable. With its 4.2 Megapixel CCD sensor, the Concord 4340 takes high resolution images enabling print quality up to 11" x 14". The users can select to take larger sized images through in-camera interpolation. The camera offers a total of 12x zoom (3X optical/4X digital zoom) to bring distant scenes closer, while its powerful macro mode enables close-up shots up to 10 cm/3.9". The 4340z's video mode provides video capture at QVGA resolution up to 24 fps, with sound playback on a PC. The camera offers a selectable long shutter mode up to 8 seconds for users who want to take beautiful night shots and artful pictures of moving lights. The camera includes a self-portrait mirror in its design to provide worry free picture taking for self/group portraits with the user in the frame. The Concord 4340z is priced at $149.99.
The Concord 5340z and 4340z are expected to be available in November 2004 at suggested retail prices of $249.99 and $149.99 respectively through Concord retailers. Both cameras are compatible with Windows 98SE, 2000, ME and XP. The Concord 4340z is also compatible with Mac OS X and higher. The cameras will come with 2 AA Alkaline batteries, USB cable, wrist strap, pouch and MGI photo editing software. For more information, visit the Concord Camera Corp. web site: http://www.concord-camera.com.