Effective Pixels: Approx. 5.1 Mega-pixel
Total Pixels: Approx. 5.3 Mega-pixel
Focal Length: SHD Lens f = 5.8 ~ 17.4mm (35mm film equivalent : 35~105mm)
F No. F2.8 ~ F7.1(Wide), F4.9~F12.4(Tele)
Digital Zoom: Still Image mode : 1.0X ~ 5.0X / Play mode : 1.0X ~ 10.1X (depends on image size)
Viewfinder: LCD Monitor 2.4" colour TFT LCD (112,000 dots)
Type: TTL auto focus
Range: Normal : 80cm ~ infinity /Macro : 5cm~80cm (Wide), 40cm ~ 80cm (Tele) / Auto Macro : 5cm~Infinity (Wide), 40cm~ Infinity (Tele)
Type: Mechanical and Electronic shutter
Speed: 1 ~ 1/1,500 sec.(Manual : 8 ~ 1/1,500 sec.)
Control: Program AE / Metering : Multi, Spot
Compensation: ±2EV (0.5EV steps)
ISO Equivalent: Auto, 50,100, 200, 400
Modes: Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash off
Range: Wide : 0.2m ~ 3.0m, Tele : 0.4m ~ 2.5m (ISO AUTO)
Recharging Time: Approx. 6 sec.
Sharpness: Soft, Normal, Vivid
Effect: Normal, B&W, Sepia, Red, Blue, Green, Negative, RGB
Voice Memo: Voice Recording (max.1 hour) / Voice Memo in Still Image (max. 10 sec.)
Date Imprinting: Date, Date&Time, Off (user selectable)
Still image: Modes : Auto, Program, Scene Scene : Night, Portrait, Children(in Mode Dial), Landscape,Close-up, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks, Beach & Snow / Mode Dial: Auto, Program, Manual, Movie, Scene, Portrait, Night, ChildrenContinuous : Single, Continuous, AEBSelf-timer : 10 sec., 2 sec., Double(10 sec., 2 sec.)
White Balance: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom
Movies: With Audio or without Audio (user selectable, recording time : memory capacity dependent) / Size : 640x480, 320x240, 160x120 / (3X Optical Zoom, Mute during Zoom Operation) / Frame rate : 30 fps, 15fps / Movie Editing (Embedded): Pause during recording, Still Image Capture
Media: Internal memory: Approx.20MB flash memory / External memory: MMC/SD card (Up to 1GB Guaranteed)
File Format: Still Image : JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.2, DPOF 1.1, PictBridge 1.0 / Movie : AVI (MJPEG) / Audio : WAV
Image Size: 5M : 2592x1944 pixels, 4M : 2272x1704 pixels, 3M : 2048x1536 pixels, 2M : 1600x1200 pixels, 1M : 1024x768 pixels, VGA : 640x480 pixels
Capacity(20MB): 5M : Super Fine 7 Fine 14 Normal 21 4M : Super Fine 10 Fine 18 Normal 24 3M : Super Fine 12 Fine 22 Normal 32 2M : Super Fine 19 Fine 34 Normal 43 1M : Super Fine 52 Fine 83 Normal 89 VGA : Super Fine 114 Fine 125 Normal 157 * These figures are measured under Samsung's standard conditions and may vary depending on shooting conditions and camera settings
Image Play: Single image, Thumbnails, Slide show, Movie Trimming, Resizing, Rotate, Effect
Interface: Digital output connector : USB 2.0 Full Speed / Audio : Mono / Video output : NTSC, PAL (user selectable) / Cradle Interface
Power Source: Primary Battery: 2x AA Alkaline / Rechargeable battery(0ptional) : SNB-2512 / SBP-2524 * Included battery may vary depending on sales region
Dimensions(WxHxD): 96.8 x 61.8 x 26.4 mm(excluding protrusions)
Weight Approx. 136g (without batteries and card)
Camera Driver: Storage Driver (Windows98/98SE/2000/ME/XP, Mac OS 9.2 ~ 10.3)
Application: Digimax Master
Equipped with a true-colour filtered 5.1 megapixel CCD, the Digimax S500 combines high resolution with a high-precision 3X optical zoom lens for fantastic image results. Its telephoto capability is extended by a 5X digital zoom, giving a total 15X zoom.
The Digimax S500 has a large 2.4" LCD for improved contrast and colour reproduction, allowing you to enjoy a wider and clearer image.
When set to Auto Mode, the Digimax S500 automatically adjusts the focusing distance from 5cm to infinity, helping you take great macro shots without any fuss. For subjects closer than 5cm, simply switch the mode dial to Macro for crisp, clear close-up shots.
The Digimax S500 has some great special effect functions including Highlight, Photo Frame and Composite Shot to help you customise your favourite pictures. Just one touch of the button gives you direct access to each of these special effects.
The user-friendly ergonomic body design delivers comfort and a steady hold for better shots. This means you can expect even better focus no matter where your subject is in the frame.
The Digimax S500 has10 different scene modes to help you get the best shot in every situation. The scene modes included are: Night Scene, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Fireworks, Beach and Snow.
The family-friendly mode dials - with Night, Portrait and Children modes - make it easier to get great shots of the family by giving instand access to the appropriate mode for each individual situation. Children mode, with its open aperture and fast shutter speeds, lets you freeze children in fast moving action shots. Night mode automatically uses the slow synchronization function to help you get clearer and brighter pictures at night. Portrait mode gives you good images of people, with natural, realistic skin tones and improved redeye reduction.
The Digimax S500 s print button makes direct printing easier than ever.
Simply connect the S500 to any PictBridge compatible photo printer, press the illuminated print button and print! Also use the button to transfer images directly to a computer.