Sanyo S60 compact camera - 6MP|
6 Megapixel resolution and the Touch sensor, developed by Sanyo, which focuses precise in fractions of a second, are key elements of the new Santo S60 digital camera. Already by touching the sensor in a very light way, the focusing starts to work, shutter lag is history with the Sanyo Xacti S60 camera. The 9 Auto focus points are also able to focus on motives which lie out of the center. The focus points cover a large part of the composition and automatically detect the key subject.
Sanyo Xacti S60 digital camera - Auto focus and Voice recording
Alternatively the photographer can also select a central AF point on the LCD display and by this way he can choose the subject that is most important to focus at. A new extra feature is the Voice Recording function with which the user is able to add comments to the capture images. The feature makes it easy to archive the capture images later on.
Sanyo Xacti S60 specification
• Touch sensor for ultra fast focus
• 9 point Auto focus
• Super macro mode of 5cm
• 3x optical zoom of 35 - 105mm (35mm format)
• Single and continuous shooting
• Digital filters: standard, black and white, Cosmetic, Sepia, Sharpen, Saturation
• Scenes: sport, portrait, landscape, night scenery, Firework, Flower, Voice
• Video clip: 640 x 480 / 320 x 240 (30/15 fps) with sound (WAV/mono 8bit sampling)
• White balance: automatic or 5 settings
• Self timer: 2 or 10 seconds
• Power: 2x AA format batteries
• Storage: Internal memory 21.9MB and SD card
• Dimensions: 89 x 60.5 x 21.3 mm
• Weight: 118 g (without batteries and SD card)
Sanyo Xacti S60 compact camera - Design and Macro
The stylish and chrome design of the Sanyo S60 gives the camera a sporty elegance. With a focal length of 35 - 105mm (equivalent 35mm format camera) the photographer is able to zoom in close to the subject and in Macro mode the Sanyo S60 camera is able to capture the subject from a distance of only 5 cm.
Sanyo S60 camera - LCD monitor
The captured images can be viewed on the large 2.5 inch (6.3 cm) LCD display at the back of the Sanyo Xacti S60 digital camera. Here you will also find the user-friendly menu and Quick-view button. The user-friendly ergonomics and easy operation will be welcomed by the entry-level digital photographers. The user-friendly identity of the Sanyo S60 camera is also noticeable with the numerous scenes. With the help of the pre-programmed scenes like Portrait, Action photography or Night scenes, the most difficult moments are easy to capture.
Sanyo Xacti S60 - Video clips
And those of you who would like to capture video instead of still images can activate the Movie mode. The Santo S60 will capture video in a resolution of 640 x 480 (VGA) pixels at speed of 30 frames per second. Due to the high sensitivity settings in the video mode (Auto: 200 - 800, manual: ISO 200/400/800/1600) the smallest details will be visible in the most difficult lighting conditions.
Sanyo Xacti S60 digital compact camera - Battery and Price
For almost unlimited photo pleasure the Sanyo Xacti S60 runs on 2x AA alkaline batteries or 2x NiMH batteries. These batteries are standard batteries that are world wide available at every kiosk around the corner. Two full charged batteries give enough power to let the Sanyo Xacti S60 capture up to 240 images. The Sanyo Xacti S60 digital compact camera will be available at the end of March 2006 and will have an estimated street price of €249.
About Sanyo Electric
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd. is a $23 billion manufacturer and distributor of consumer and commercial electronics, including multimedia and telecommunication products. Based in Chatsworth, California, Sanyo Fisher Company (a division of Sanyo North America Corporation, a subsidiary of Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.) markets digital cameras, PCS phones, audio systems, portable and mobile electronics, televisions, DVD players, dictation devices, home appliances, LCD projectors, security video equipment and air conditioning systems.