Concord Introduces New Digital Cameras

From the press release:

Select EasyShot digital cameras are packed with family-friendly features, such as:

— One-Touch Image Enhancement- Offered on select EasyShot digital cameras, Concord’s exclusive one-touch ImageEnhance(TM) feature provides hassle-free in-camera image correction that instantly improves poor color and lighting situations to achieve the best possible photo.

— Extra Large LCD Screens – EasyShot digital cameras feature extra large 2.4″ and 2.5″ LCDs, enabling easy photo viewing for the whole family.

— Direct Print Capability – Select EasyShot cameras will offer the capability of printing directly from the camera, making it easy for users to print and share photos.

— Ruggedized non-slip Rubber Base – Currently offered on the 510z, the rubberized base keeps the camera from sliding on smooth surfaces, and makes it easier to hold while taking pictures by providing a more secure surface for fingers to grip.

The EasyShot Line Includes:

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(TM) 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.

Concord 510z
Concord 510z

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.

Concord EasyShot 500z
Concord EasyShot 500z

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.

Concord EasyShot 820z
Concord EasyShot 820z 

Concord 5042 – 5 Megapixels and fits in a shirt pocket for only $99.00

Priced at only $99.00, the Concord 5042 is a 5 megapixel digital camera that features 4x digital zoom, has a 1.5″ color LCD, and takes AVI movies with sound of up to 15 frames per second. Ultra-thin, with a width of only .8 inches and height of 2.2 inches, the Concord 5042 will be the digital camera of choice for hip, on-the-go consumers who demand high-quality digital photos. The Concord 5042 utilizes easily accessible SD cards, but has the added convenience of 16MB of internal memory when an SD card is not available. The Concord 5042 uses 2 AAA alkaline batteries and is expected to be available in the first quarter of calendar 2005 in Gun Metal Gray at a price of $99.00.

“With the introduction of these super-slim cameras, Concord has once again revolutionized the popular price segment of the digital camera market, offering millions of first-time buyers and family memory keepers greater performance, stylish designs and more pixels for the price than ever before,” said Jeffrey Mandell, VP of Worldwide Marketing, Concord Camera Corp.

Concord 5042
Concord 5042

Concord 5040 – Slim All Metal Housing, Stylish Colors, and affordably priced at $129.99

Priced at only $129.99, the Concord 5040 is a 5 Megapixel digital camera that features a 4x digital zoom, takes high-quality MPEG -4 movies with sound for up to 30 frames per second and has a large 1.8″ color LCD screen. Designed to offer the ultimate in portability, the Concord 5040 is ultra-thin, with a width of less than 1 inch and height of 2.2 inches, so it can be taken anywhere and easily carried in a small purse or pocket. Sleek and trendy, the Concord 5040’s all metal body is available in a variety of fashionable colors including: Papaya Orange, Wine Red, Aqua Blue, Royal Blue, Champagne Gold, and Silver. It uses 2 AAA rechargeable batteries, and comes bundled with a battery charger valued at $15.00 alone. The camera uses ultra compact SD cards, but provides the added convenience of 16MB of internal memory for picture taking when no card is available. The Concord 5040 is expected to be available in April 2005 at a price of $129.99. For more information, see the web site: http://www.concord-camera.com.

Concord 5040
Concord 5040

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