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Concord Impulse Buy Cameras, the 3047 & 4042
by  -  2/17/2005

Concord is releasing two new cameras it wants to position as impulse buys. The 3047 will retail for $79 and the 4042 for $99. Even though they're cheap, Concord did well with features, giving the 3047 3 megapixels, 16MB RAM and a 1.8" LCD. The 4042 is 4 megapixels with a voice recording option for adding voice notes to each picture.

3 Megapixel Concord 3047 Super Slim Body



Priced at only $79.99, the 3 Megapixel Concord 3047 offers consumers unprecedented style and value -- with features only available in much more expensive cameras, including an all-metal housing, white balance and exposure settings, 4x digital zoom, AVI movie, burst mode, 1.5" color TFT LCD, and built-in 16MB of memory. With dimensions of .94" (width) x 2.3" (height) x 3.5" (length), the super slim Concord 3047 is ideal for on-the-go consumers. For added convenience, the Concord 3047 functions as a PC camera as well. The Concord 3047 is similar to the Concord 3043 (previously announced at Photokina 2004), but with a larger 1.8" LCD and more color choices and is available in Metallic Silver.

4 Megapixel Concord 4042 with Easy Power-Up



Priced at $99, the compact Concord 4042 4 Megapixel digital camera features a unique "quick click" sliding power-up button strategically located on the front of the camera that enables users to quickly turn the camera on, so that they never miss a great photo opportunity. The Concord 4042 combines a 4x digital zoom and a 1.5" color LCD with pre-set exposure and shutter settings for mistake-free photo lighting. The camera's voice recording feature enables users to record voice memos on still images while shooting so they always remember who is in every shot. The Concord 4042 also takes MPEG movies with sound up to 15 frames per second that can easily be emailed to family and friends, comes with 16MB of internal memory, and is expected to be available in March 2005.