The 5MP C-315Z is the newest member of Olympusu2019s Camedia range, sporting a 2.8x optical zoom.

The 5MP C-315Z is the newest member of Olympus?s Camedia range, sporting a 2.8x optical zoom.

Succeeding the C-310Z, this budget compact features a 1.8-inch sunshine LCD composed of 85,000 pixels. Constructed from 7 elements in 6 groups, the lens has a focal length equivalent to 38-106mm in a 35mm camera.

As well as a Program exposure mode the C-315Z has five scene modes including portrait, self-portrait, night scene and landscape. Manual adjustments can be made to the white balance and exposure compensation.

Other features include a movie mode, PictBridge support and a super macro mode that can focus as close as 2cm to the subject.

The C-315Z will be available from July exclusively from Comet. For more details on the camera go to www.olympus.co.uk or call 0800 0720070.

SPECIFICATIONS

MANUFACTURER: Olympus

MODEL: Camedia C-315 Zoom

CCD: 1/2.5 inch 5.36MP CCD, 5.1 MP effective 2592 x 1944 maximum

MAX PRINT SIZE: 12.96 x 9.7 at 200dpi

LENS: f3.0-5.0 (35mm equiv 38 ? 106) 2cm macro

SHUTTER SPEEDS: 1 ? 1/2000th sec

ISO: Auto

EXP MODES: P, 5 scene modes

FLASH: Built in GN 7.6

FOCUS: IESP autofocus

VIEWFINDER: Optical real image

DRIVE MODES: Single, sequence shooting

METERING: Digital ESP metering, Spot metering

WHITE BALANCE: Auto, five presets

MONITOR: 1.8-inch colour hybrid LCD with 85,000 pixels

CONNECTION: DC, USB, AV

FILE: Jpeg, QuickTime motion Jpeg

FILE SUPPORT: Exif 2.2, PRINT Image Matching III, DPOF support, ImageLink support

VIDEO OUTPUT: NTSC/ PAL

POWER: 2x AA

STORAGE: xD

OTHER: 320 x 240 movie clips,

DIMENSIONS: 102.5 x 55.5 x 36.5mm

WEIGHT: 150g