The E1000 features a metallic casing and an a solid metal grip with brushing treatment on the front of the camera, along with matted black finishing case to boost up the overall taste.
The E1000 supports ISO of up to 1600 to facilitate shooting and ensures clear photos in darkly-lit environments if the use of flash is not desirable. The camera arrives with a Shake-Free hotkey located right next to the shutter button that allows instant access to activate the Shake-Free function anytime. Capturing moving objects in a darkly-lit environment can now be achieved easily with BenQ's enhanced image stabilizer - the Super Shake Free function, which adjusts ISO and shutter speed according to the environment where the image is taken.
With Face-Tracking function, the E1000 is able to detect up to nine faces within a scene to ensure that the faces are perfectly presented in terms of color, contrast and clearness in the photos. The camera boosts 24 shooting modes, including Composed Scene Mode, Oil Painting Scene Mode and Sketch Scene Mode. Other features include a unique function that enables user to capture twelve consecutive scenes in just one second, embedded creative photo frames and PictBridge mode, which allows easy connection and printing directly via a compatible printer. Moreover, the camera also supports two output sizes that enable users to print, display and edit pictures on a widescreen displays (16:9) or traditional 4:3 displays.
The camera offers amateurs and professionals an easy way to adjust aperture and shutting according their liking by incorporating the P/Av/Tv/M mode. Aperture and shutter speed can be adjusted with the Av mode and Tv mode, respectively, whereas the Manual mode allows adjustment for both aperture and shutter speed, and with the Program mode, aperture and shutter speed are automatically set according to different lighting conditions.
Availability of the E1000 varies from region to region. The BenQ E1000 will be first available in China in August.