By >Daimaou - G.G-B
Olympus releases a new compact Camera with a 5x Optical Zoom and HD Video
Olympus Japan has announced today its new compact camera with the VG-145. Featuring a 14Mpix CCD sensor with a 26mm 5X optical Zoom, Olympus DIS, a 3” LCD and 720p Video mode compatible with the camera many Magic Filters.
The VG-145 will be available in Japan within August in three different colors at around 15,000 Yen.
1. 14-megapixel CCD*3, 5X optical zoom from wide angle of 26mm and DIS*4 that
reduces picture blur using faster shutter speed
2. Featuring High-definition movies (AVI Motion JPEG), Magic Filters*5, and a large 3-inch LCD monitor to enjoy viewing photos you just took
3. Stylish and slim full metal body
The VG-145 is equipped with 5x zoom lens from wide angle of 26mm and image stabilization in a slim, stylish body. Equipped with an abundant array of easy-to-use automatic functions like iAUTO which enables any user to easily take beautiful pictures, and automatic tracking AF for face detection, it is simple to use even for novices. Also HD movies with AVI Motion JPEG format are available by just pressing the dedicated Movie REC button without selecting Movie mode from the menu.
Using higher ISO sensitivities allows the use of faster shutter speeds, reducing camera movement and subject blur. Images shot in this mode will have less noise and better color reproduction than images shot just using a high ISO.
HD movie (AVI Motion JPEG) recording
HD movie recording is available with the slim, stylish VG-145. Movie recording can be manipulated by a dedicated movie REC button When using any of SD/SDHC memory card, it is selectable to record to which card.
The VG-145 features an expanded range of 7 Magic Filters, Pop, Pin Hole, Fisheye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk and Sparkle*6. With Sparkle filter, you can enjoy photos with
the luxurious feel created by the added twinkling lights.
*Image size is limited to 5M or smaller in Sketch and Sparkle.
*The frame rate may change when using Soft Focus.
*1 Recording time per session is limited to less than 29 minutes. Recording is terminated automatically when the file size reaches 4 GB
*2 35mm camera equivalent
*3 Effective pixels
*4 Image stabilization effect varies depending on shooting conditions
*5 Image size is limited to 5M or smaller in Sketch, Soft Focus, Watercolor and Sparkle
*6 Filter is not effective on LCD monitor
5x wide zoom, HD Movies, and a large LCD monitor