The layout of the data panel on the top of the camera has been rearranged for the A1. Best and worst of Back to our tour again. It can tilt upward 90 degrees, just like the LCD. The Anti-Shake system lets you take sharp pictures at shutter speeds that would be blurry on other cameras. The A1 has a very impressive startup time of 1.

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Fulltime AF operates only when grip sensor detects that the camera is being held, saving battery power. You can choose from three regular flashesHS, and HS as well as a ring flash or two. The LCD has a backlight which automatically comes on if you half-press the shutter release in a dark environment, the camera appears to use the metered light value to determine whether or not to use the backlight which is logical – why don’t others do this?

As shooting conditions change, the incoming CCD signal is precisely calibrated for white balance, contrast, color reproduction, and other factors. Environmental Parameters Min Operating Temperature. Minolta’s new Anti-shake system, the world’s first stabilized CCD.

Rogue drones cause chaos at London’s Mknolta international airport. The anti-shake technology let us take most indoor pictures without the flash, giving candid photos a more natural look.

Samsung NV10 review Oct dimgae, More on macro mode later in the review. In program mode, you can use the “program shift” feature by using either of the command dials.


On most cameras, the camera is locked up for 20 seconds or longer while the TIFF is saved to memory. If the 2X digital zoom is turned on, pressing the button activates it.

Konica Minolta DiMAGE A1 – digital camera Series

Best and worst of A live histogram is shown in record mode. Good collectible old Minolta but not great if its your only shooter. Also changed is the shape of the eyepiece lens, it’s now a larger rectangle compared to the 7 series circular lens.

Anyhow, there’s no redeye to be seen here — just a little flash reflection. It can flip up 90 degrees, and you can also pull it out toward you.

The CCD-shift mechanism helps keep the dimag compact. Dec 22, video. The only negative thing that I noticed was a little bit of noise on Mickey’s ears.

Konica Minolta DiMage A1 – Review – PCMag UK

We review products independentlybut we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. To the left of that switch is the manual white balance button. Canon patent details schematics for a possible RF 90mm F2. Since the zoom is mechanically operated, you can use it during filming. Now, Minolta improves on an already great camera model with the Dimage A1, which boasts the same 7x lens, five-megapixel sensor, and finely-tuned exposure control.


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Konica Minolta DiMAGE A1 5.0MP Digital Camera – Black

The resolution is fairly high, withpixels. Computational photography remakes phone photos, while Canon and Nikon embrace the camera design of the future. Here’s a last minute sample movie that I shot in my backyard. This works differently than your typical optical image stabilization like on the Panasonic FZ-seriesdimqge that the CCD, rather than the lens elements, are moving to counteract the movement caused by “camera shake”.

The exterior looks very much like that of its predecessor, the DiMage 7Hi. A Taiwanese company known for producing skins for Sony products has released dimafe is very likely its most unusual skin to date. If you’re looking for a serious digital camera with all the trimmings, you’ll want to take a close look at the DiMAGE A1.

Digital Electronic viewfinder with degree variable position, and 0. We’ve never taken sides in the row over whether image stabilization should be provided in-body or in the lens, but we’ll now list the absence of in-body stabilization as a Con in our camera reviews.