Color-wise, the Konica Minolta X1’s images looked quite nice when printed on the i Technical Editor Richard Butler’s pick helped him capture his favorite images of the past 12 months: The metal body which is lined by a smooth sheet of perspex on the rear feels solid, but is quickly marred by fingerprints and smudges, and might not prove the most durable against scratches. Complementing this exceptional optical system, the X1 offers two ways to take close-ups: A Taiwanese company known for producing skins for Sony products has released what is very likely its most unusual skin to date. Chromatic aberration is moderately high at wide angle, showing about pixels of moderately bright coloration on either side of the target lines, but decreases to much a lower level at the telephoto setting. At any magnification level, pressing the center button of the multi-controller reverts to a full view of the image, while the four arrow buttons let you scroll around the magnified image.

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Testing hundreds of digital cameras, we’ve found that you can only tell just so much about a camera’s image quality by viewing its images on-screen.

The body design may be very stylish looking, but is perhaps somewhat less practical, being a magnet for dimqge and smudges. In the middle of the last four buttons mentioned, the four-way multicontroller with central OK button at the lower right corner navigates through the camera’s menu system and selects options. Silent would be great. Good condition, shell shows wear.

I had purchased a couple of Canons in between the 3. What Domage the 3 Best Lenses for Boudoir Minolta really turned heads almost three years ago, when they first introduced the diminutive DiMAGE X, a two megapixel digital camera in the form of a square block of metal, just barely over three-quarters of an inch thick.


A Super Macro scene mode reduces this to a minimum of just 2 inches 5 cm. To the koniica of the subject tabs on the capture and playback menus, a “Setup” button takes you from the record or playback menus to the setup menu.

Konica Minolta DiMAGE X1 8.0MP Digital Camera – Silver

Technical Editor Richard Butler’s pick helped him capture his favorite images of the past 12 months: It can also be recharged in two ways. Shutter Max Shutter Speed. Create new account Request new password. Sensitivity is adjustable to values of 50,or – an unusually low upper limit – with an Auto setting that varies dimag ISO depending on the current light level.

Read on, and find out whether we liked the the overall result as much as we’ve enjoyed some of the past X-series cameras. Bundles that include this product. I installed dinage latest firmware and this improved shutter lag but not much. The effects can often be seen in shots of human hair, where the individual strands are lost and an almost “watercolor” look appears. In any settings menu, these buttons navigate through menu options.

Konica Minolta no longer makes cameras they stopped dimag when Sony took over and now you have to go through Sony for any repair work or parts.

This mode allows you to review captured images on the memory card, erase them, protect them, set them up for printing, etc. As we noted above, we felt that the X1 did surprisingly well, although it must be pointed out that its maximum ISO setting is onlyhalf the maximum level of much of its competition. As well, you can quickly and easily share your favorite images with friends and family, make photo CDs, and attach photos to email. Outdoor shots generally showed accurate exposure with a moderate tendency toward blown out highlights.


Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera. For weeks, we’ve been getting hammered with the question “Will Chris and Jordan continue their tradition of doing a Best konics Worst year-end episode?

Long shutter lag, slow shot to shot performance Significant barrel distortion at wide angle, and a fair amount of pincushion simage telephoto as well Moderate chromatic aberration at wide angle Sometimes inaccurate auto white balance Occasionally over-aggressive noise reduction Somewhat short battery life albeit typical for a subcompact camera Poor low-light performance Weak, uneven flash coverage ISO sensitivity limited to just But anti-shake helps greatly, largely konifa up for the low ISO Only USB 1.

Users can konlca true colors and tones in their printed pictures even without image manipulation on a computer. And here it is.

Digital Cameras – Minolta Dimage X1 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications

In 13×19 inch prints, the effects of the noise-suppression system was very obvious in patches of foliage, where patterns of leaves were reduced to impressionistic blobs of color. An internal prism reflects light from the subject sideways into dimsge lens itself, like a periscope. The metal body which is lined by a smooth sheet of perspex on the rear feels solid, but is quickly marred by fingerprints and smudges, and might not prove the most durable jonica scratches.

Thus, hue-accurate, highly saturated colors appear as lines radiating from the center. Flash coverage was a bit uneven and dim at wide angle, with slightly uneven and very dim results at telephoto. Barrel distortion at 37mm is 1.