Editor Dan Bracaglia’s pick is the lens that he’s recommended more than any other in — and the one he feels Sony’s mirrorless system desperately needed. A Taiwanese company known for producing skins for Sony products has released what is very likely its most unusual skin to date. Nice camera in its day. Dec 23, Overall, given the camera’s sheer must-have design, its nice build and generally good image quality, the Xg is shoe-in for anyone wanting a small, stylish digicam with enough resolution for reasonably sized prints.

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As well as providing protection for the lens mechanism, the internal lens mounting means that there’s no wait for the lens barrel to extend when you power up the camera – making startup times very quick.

Pusang Bubong Roof Cat. There is no video out port on the Xg — the Xt had one. You also get a nice 3. When you half-press the shutter button, a small dot appears in the lower right-hand corner of the LCD indicating whether the camera is focused white dot or not red dotand a “shaking hand” symbol appears above the focus dot if the shutter speed is slow enough that you’ll need to be careful not to jiggle the camera during the exposure.

Although I alw ays remind readers that digital zoom decreases the overall image quality because it simply enlarges the central pixels of the CCD’s image. The sleek design includes a built-in lens cover which conveniently slides out of the way whenever the camera is powered on, eliminating any concern over misplacing a lens cap.


Thanks to the all-internal lens desig n, there’s no need to wait for the lens to extend before you can shoot, so startup times are very short. White Balance is adjustable through the settings menu, with options for Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Incandescent, and Fluorescent light sources.

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For movie lovers, the Xg has two new editing features. Simon Joinson on the Seattle years. Images on included 16MB card. The “setup” position from the DiMAGE Xt has been removed, as the setup menu is now accessed through either the record or playback-mode menus.

A second press cancels the image display altogether and shuts off the LCD monitor great for saving battery powerwhile vimage third press recalls both the information and image displays.

Konica Minolta DiMAGE Xg

Simple pro lighting and use tips let you snap stunning photos. Latest Trending Photos Videos. The 3x optical zoom mm equivalent lens is adjusted internally, letting you get extremely close to your subject, while the mostly useless 4x digital zoom extends the zoom range to 12x for those times, like the kid’s hockey games, when you can’t get close enough and don’t care if the photographs aren’t as crisp as they might otherwise be.

What’s in the Box? By all means, look at the photo gallery and see if the images meet your expectations. Opening the box and hefting this little beauty for the first time makes a real impact. Do Your Portraits Look Flat?

Konica Minolta DiMAGE Xg – – The free camera encyclopedia

The included 16MB SD card should hold approximately 21 seconds worth of movies at the highest resolution and frame rate, larger cards will store proportionately more.


With the world’s fastest start-up time of approx. If not, try again. It’s fairly basic in terms of manual controls, but given its target point-and-shoot market, this is not a major problem.

The slowest shutter speed on the camera is 4 seconds. The camera is PictBridge-enabled. In addition to recording 15 fps, the 30 fps mode produces “real” video.

OK, now back to our regularly scheduled review When most people purchase digital point-and-shoot cameras, it’s because they di,age to capture family memories, weddings, holidays, and other special moments. How Does it Compare? Gone is the slideshow feature, but there’s some new stuff as well that I’ll explain in a minute. It’ll be a good card to start with, but you’ll probably want to buy a larger one soon after your camera purchase.

Specifically, two series of 8MP images. The unique “folded” optical design means that there’s no wait for a lens to telescope out of the body when the camera is powered up, resulting in very fast startup and shutdown times. A Self-Timer mode provides a second delay between the time the Shutter button is pressed and when the camera actually takes the picture, allowing you to get into your own shots.

A shutter-like, retractable lens cover protects the lens window whenever the camera is powered off, sliding quickly out of the way when the camera is turned on.