The new Concord EasyShare series (Es500z, ES510z and ES820z) mark a concerted effort to bring easy Point and Shoot digital cameras to the family. They feature large LCD displays, in camera photo editing, direct print options and a rugged shell.
EasyShot 500z — Popular Priced 5 Megapixel
The EasyShot 500z is a 5 Megapixel CCD, 12x zoom (3X optical/4X digital) digital camera, with a unique voice recording feature, that enables the recording of voice memos on still images. The EasyShot 500z comes with a 2″ LCD and takes MPEG-4 movies with sound up to 30 frames per second. Users can also choose from 6 preset scene capture modes: portrait, landscape, sports, night, backlit and macro. The EasyShot 500z is available in stylish Gun Metal Gray with silver accents and will have direct print capability. The EasyShot 500z is priced at $179.99 and is expected to be available in April 2005.
EasyShot 510z — Slim and Stylish 5 Megapixel
The EasyShot 510z is a slim and stylish 5 Megapixel CCD digital camera and the first to feature Concord’s advanced ImageEnhance button feature for instant image correction directly on the camera. It offers 12X zoom (3X optical/4X digital), features a large 2.5″ LTPS LCD, and comes with rechargeable lithium batteries. The EasyShot 510z takes MPEG-4 movies with sound up to 30 frames per second and has 16MB of internal memory. The camera’s all metal housing is ergonomical with an exciting new look and feel for ease-of-use and is accented with a ruggedized non-skid rubber base. The camera will be available in two stylish colors: Gun Metal Gray with silver accents and Aqua blue with silver accents, is priced at $229 and is expected to be available in October 2005.
EasyShot 820z — 8 Megapixel
Scheduled for introduction at the beginning of the fourth quarter of 2005, the EasyShot 820z, will be the first 8 Megapixel digital camera under $250. The EasyShot 820z features a super-sharp 8 Megapixel CCD sensor, 12X zoom (3X optical/4X digital) and large 2.4-inch color LCD. The camera utilizes SD memory cards, but for times when no card is available, it also has 16MB of internal memory. The EasyShot 820z takes MPEG-4 movies with sound for up to 30 frames per second and will be available in Gun Metal Gray with metallic silver accents at a price of $249.99.