Want to see how the photo quality turned on? Power and Size The camera is powered by a proprietary rechargeable lithium-ion battery NP , which can shoot approximately images on a single charge. Macro lets users get up close and personal with their subjects. Pressing the button a second time brings up a dialog box asking if you want to delete that image. The camera also works with the slightly less expensive MMC cards. Inside the box, you’ll find:
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Pressing the Menu button returns you to capture mode though, rather than calling up either the playback or record menu screens.
A very compact unit, it also lends itself readily to making stereo pictures by having two of them on a tripod some distance apart like your eyes are and shooting both at once. Specifically, two series of 8MP images.
The Konica Minolta Xg received an outstanding review in the Wall Street Journal, which motivated me to buy it as my first digital camera. When in scrolling mode during zoomed playback see the following entry for more infothese buttons move your view right or left in the enlarged playback image.
Down toward the bottom is the Xg’s microphone. In both capture and playback modes, the camera’s menu system is divided into three pages, delineated by subject tabs at the top of the screen – very similar to the DiMAGE Xt, although the visual styling has been changed slightly.
Gone are the contacts to allow in-camera battery charging – the battery must now be removed before it can be charged although charging in-camera took considerably longer, it was quite nice to be able to leave the battery in the camera at all times, and know it would be fully charged whenever you grabbed the camera. Image cropping is another new feature, which does just what its name implies The E-mail copy option lets you create a x or x version of a photo, perfect for sharing.
Konica Minolta DiMAGE Xg
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A single LED lamp next to the optical viewfinder reports the camera’s status, such as when focus is set, when the flash is charged, etc. The lens moves from wide-angle to telephoto in just two seconds though it seems slower than that.
But its combination of features, form factor and image quality make it an enjoyable camera to use — and his pick for this year.
The best lenses for Sony mirrorless cameras. Unfortunately, the Xg doesn’t give you any information about exposure settings in playback mode. Write a customer review.
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The lens never extends from the camera body and zooming noise is kept at a minimum. The wide AF area is composed of 5 local focus areas, and users can switch between wide focus area and spot focus point, which allows photographers to focus on a central area. My wife wanted a digital camera to replace her Olympus Stylus. Let’s move on to photo quality now!
Konica Minolta DiMAGE Xg 3.2MP Digital Camera – White
Submit a News Tip! Directly to the right of the Power button, this button sets focus and exposure when pressed halfway, and fires the shutter when fully pressed.
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Xb, you can capture frames from your movies albeit at the same, low resolution. The opposite side of the camera is featureless, with no connectors or controls on it at all.
Both are ultra-thin 3. Dumage, given the camera’s sheer must-have design, its nice build and generally good image quality, the Xg is shoe-in for anyone wanting a small, stylish digicam with enough resolution for reasonably sized prints.
Pressing the Display button once dismisses the information overlay, and pressing it a third time shows a set of six thumbnails.
You must wait for it to finish, and then you can use the QuickView feature. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Having video capture capability adds convenience for the user. The camera as well as the Xt uses almost no current with LCD off: With an image displayed full-screen, pressing the zoom control in the “T” direction zooms in on the image in steps of 0.
Mobile by Stephen Shankland Dec 19, If you shoot outdoors or under more conventional lighting, it shouldn’t be an issue.