Epson Shows Off L-500V 5MP Camera

The EPSON L-500V is a compact, five megapixel digital camera that includes Epson Photo Fine Technology, along with high-speed continuous shooting and a creative feature called PRINT Image Framer,which adds unique frames to any photo with a touch of a button.

The EPSON L-500V is fun and easy to use, which makes it ideal for today’s photo active customer, who is usually taking photos of family and friends at every opportunity. In addition to its 5.0 megapixel CCD sensor and incredible 2.5″ LCD screen, this sleek, black-bodied, compact camera includes a 3x optical zoom and a 4x digital zoom, prints directly to the PictureMate personal photo lab and select Epson Stylus Photo printers and includes PRINT Image Matching II technology for producing the best possible prints on PRINT Image Matching-enabled photo printers. Epson L-500V

“People are taking and sharing more pictures than ever and are moving away from looking through the viewfinder to take a photo. We’re seeing people framing the subject through the LCD on the back of their digital cameras instead,” said Carrie Allen, assistant product manager, digital cameras, Epson. “The LCD is a key feature of digital cameras today, which is why Epson is not only focusing on the quality of the printed image, but also on the quality of its LCD. With the EPSON L-500V, customers don’t have to make any sacrifices or compromises when it comes to capturing, viewing or printing the picture — this camera covers it all.”

Pricing and Availability

The EPSON L-500V will be available in November for an estimated street price of $399 through various camera specialty outlets, select retail stores, mail order, select retail Web sites and on the Epson retail Web site ( The camera carries a one-year limited warranty and is also supported by the EPSON Connection(SM), a customer support and technical assistance line. For more information on Epson and its products, call 1-800-GO-EPSON (1-800-463-7766) or visit the company’s Web site at