IFA 2009: AgfaPhoto introduces three new OPTIMA digital cameras
Uhingen, Germany, August 5th, 2009. AgfaPhoto is presenting three new digital
cameras from its OPTIMA series, at IFA 2009 in Berlin. These slim-designed
cameras are appointed with many technical features. Fully automatic
programming and automatic photo processing software in the cameras enable
even untrained photographers to attain optimal results. The cameras range from
129 to 179 euros (manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP), including value
added tax) and will be available in September.
The most modern technology, in a slim metal case
The all new AgfaPhoto OPTIMA cameras can be used to take high definition
(HD) photos with an image resolution of 1,920 by 1,080 pixels, in 16:9 format.
Intuitive, self-explanatory menu instructions provide up to 28 program functions
such as face recognition, smile recognition and blink recognition guarantee that
taking photos will be fun and hassle-free. By activating the beauty shot mode, the
camera will automatically touch up small skin imperfections, and renders a
smooth, and soft color tone on photographed faces. A manually-selectable ISO
area of up to 3200 ensures good photos, even when the light is poor. Contrast
and brightness can be monitored by a histogram on the LCD display. Additionally,
a speech memo function allows audio commentary to be recorded as photos are
AgfaPhoto OPTIMA 1: 5x optical wide-angle zoom
The AgfaPhoto OPTIMA 1 is equipped with twelve megapixel resolution. The 5x
wide-angle zoom provides a working optical focal length of 28-140mm. Ambitious
hobby photographers can take photos of impressive architecture, large interior
rooms, or landscapes, and easily capture all the subject matter. The new
AgfaPhoto OPTIMA 1 has a 4x digital zoom and displays photos on a large 2.7”
TFT display with 230,000 pixels. The AgfaPhoto OPTIMA 1 camera is available in
titanium-colour, and can be purchased for 179 Euros (MSRP, including VAT).
AgfaPhoto OPTIMA 102: 12MP resolution and 3” display
The AgfaPhoto OPTIMA 102 boasts 12MP resolution, a 3” display, YouTube
video format, and is the perfect camera for any vacation or special events. With a
3x optical and 5x digital zoom, any shot can be easily captured. A new quick
delete function allows for more shooting time and less scrolling through menus.
The 20mm thin OPTIMA 102 digital camera can be purchased in titanium, red,
rose, silver, or black for 149 euros (MSRP, including VAT).
AgfaPhoto OPTIMA 100: Value priced, feature rich - with 10MP resolution
The AgfaPhoto OPTIMA 100 with 10MP resolution is an excellent choice for
either novice photographers or hobbyist photographers just getting into digital
photography. With 3x optical and 5x digital zoom plus digital image stabilization,
the subject matter possibilities become endless. Additionally, 29 functions
support the photographer and captured images are rendered on the 2.7 inch TFT
display with 230,000 pixels. The camera is compact and will fit into any bag and
almost all pockets. The AgfaPhoto OPTIMA 100 is available in chic titanium, red,
rose, silver, or black, for 129 euros (MSRP including VAT).
All new AgfaPhoto OPTIMA cameras include a lithium ion battery with charger,
instruction manual, USB cable, AV cable, wrist strap, and a CD with graphic
The AgfaPhoto cameras can be tested at the IFA in Berlin from September 4 to 9,
2009, in Hall 17, Booth 114.