With BenQ’s new E1260 HDR wide angle 12-megapixel compact, you can capture images no matter what lighting conditions you’re contending with. The new model includes proprietary technology designed bring out the finest details in the darkest and brightest parts of an image, along with 720p HD movie recording and user interface simplicity.
The latest model in the BenQ range offers HDR (high dynamic range) image enhancement technology to overcome high contrast lighting issues. The E1260 HDR also has an ISO range 100 to 6400 (depending on chosen image size) to complement the 12-megapixel 1/2.3-inch CCD sensor and 28mm wide angle 4x optical zoom lens.
Other features include a bright 2.7 inch, 230,000 dot LCD display, with an intuitive and simple user interface, offering a dozen automatic scene modes and options including smart focus, face tracking, blink detector, plus self portrait and beauty enhancer modes.
A smart file management system gives users control over how images are viewed in-camera, and an included G-sensor automatically rotates the image on the display when taking a shot. This means that no matter which way the camera is orientated, the image is always shown in the correct orientation. The 3.6 x 2.28 x 0.65 inch compact can also record 720p HD video to motion JPEG.
The E1260 HDR will be available worldwide from May in Metallic Gun-Metal Gray and Metallic Blue. Pricing to be annouced shortly.
Published on May 3, 2010