NEWS Oct. 15, 2001
Olympus To Release C-3020 Digital Camera
Point and shoot model offers 3.2 megapixel resolution
Olympus America today announced the C-3020 Zoom digital camera. The new model, which is expected to be available later this month, offers a 3.2 megapixel resolution. The C-3020, a point and shoot camera based on the C-3000 series, will sell for $499.
According to Olympus, the C-3020 also offers a large number of "creative control" features and high picture quality in a compact design. The features of the C-3000 series incorporated into this latest model include the 3x optical zoom aspherical glass lens (f2.8-f11) with continuous 2.5x digital telephoto; six-mode flash with a slow synchro red-eye reduction mode; manual exposure adjustments; and DPOF compatibility.
New features in the C-3020 include:
- Five Scene Program Modes;
- USB Auto-Connect (Mac and Windows, including OS X); Noise Reduction System;
- Custom camera settings;
- Energy-saving circuitryforr longer battery life.
The C-3020 Zoom will be available at the end of this month for $499. It will include a 16 MB SmartMedia card, USB cable, carrying strap, lens cap and retainer cord, 4 AA alkaline batteries, Camedia Master Software 2.5, manual, QuickStart Guide and remote control.
For more information, visit http://www.olympusamerica.com.
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