BenQ announces the E1240, a slim 18mm digital camera that uses a Panasonic 12 mega-pixel 1/2.3 inch CCD, and is equipped with a 35-105mm lens with 3x optical zoom The camera records high definition videos at 1280x720 at 20 frames per second continuously with sound. Its new brighter 2.7-inch LCD is equipped with 2 LED modules for backlighting. This camera also comes with a Fisheye mode, a super-wide-angle lens that takes in an extremely wide, hemispherical image. The BenQ E1240 will be available this month...
Ready Yourself for 720p High Definition Video
Recording with BenQ's New E1240 Digital Camera
World-renowned provider of visual display
innovation, BenQ, announced today the release of
their latest digital camera – the E1240. The
slim 18mm uses a Panasonic 12 mega-pixel 1/2.3
inch CCD, equipped with a 35~105mm lens with 3X
optical zoom, proudly records high definition
videos at 1280x720 at 20 frames per second
continuously with sound. With BenQ technologies
such as P/Av/Tv mode, Super Shake Free (S.S.F.),
AF Area select, M-burst mode, Fisheye mode and
Auto Panorama mode, the new E1240 makes picture
taking fun and effortless.
Be precise, be confident
With the new brighter LCD with is equipped with
2 LED modules for backlighting, the 2.7” LCD
display displays pictures clearly and does not
seem washed out even in the mid afternoon
sunlight. The device also lets users select both
aperture and shutter speeds for dramatic photo
compositions–AF Area select mode accompanied
with the S.S.F. mode ensures that pictures taken
are crisp, sharp, and always in-focus so you
will never miss out on memorable moments. With
ISO up to 3200 at 3M resolution, you can be
confident when shooting in low light, pictures
will come out blur-free and sharp, looking
natural with the mood preserved. E1240 is BenQ's
first camera that records high definition videos
at 720p, this video function with superior
technology allows users to record those
situations hard to capture into a still
photograph–be it people, animals, or scenes–all
in high definition!
BenQ's E1240 comes with Auto Panorama stitching
function. When using this mode, it can capture a
sweeping view of natural grandeur or a bustling
street scene. The fun feature has fast pattern
matching which seamlessly stitches three photos
into one effortlessly. With this function, you
will be able to show friends and family the
scenery as a whole, rather than separate images.
This nifty little camera also comes with a
Fisheye mode. A Fisheye is a super-wide-angle
lens that takes in an extremely wide,
hemispherical image. It is a perfect function to
impress your family and friends with your
creativity by using the Fish-Eye mode. Other
than that, the E1240 also has a hotkey function
called “Beauty Enhancer”. With this
pre-processing feature, your subjects in the
photograph will have their skin tone beautified,
blemishes will be smoothen and even completely
disappear. A good photographer makes its
subjects look good, and the E1240 makes you a
The BenQ E1240 digital camera will be available
worldwide in February 2010.
Put some power behind your photos
With 12 megapixels, the E1240 lets you capture the finest detail and subtlest color in your shots. You can also take advantage of powerful 3x optical zoom and a bright and spacious 2.7” display.
720p Movie Recording
With the E1240’s ability to shoot 720p video, you can bid farewell to the days of lugging around separate still and video cameras. True-color high-definition movies are just a button press away!
With not just one but two LED backlight modules, the E1240’s screen enables brighter, clearer previews—and sensational slideshows.
Capture a sweeping view of natural grandeur or a bustling street scene with the E1240’s Auto Panorama feature seamlessly stitching three photos into one.
Take wide-angle hemispherical shots by using the E1240’s incredible—and incredibly fun—fisheye mode.