BenQ launches two new cameras

GH600, GH700 feature 21x super zoom lens, 16-Megapixel CCD sensor, 25mm wide-angle lens

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BenQ launches two new cameras BenQ's GH600 and GH700 cameras feature a 3-inch 460K LCD display and a wide selection of shooting modes.
By  Georgina Enzer Published  December 24, 2011

BenQ, has announced the launch of its' GH600 and GH700 bridge-type digital cameras in the Middle East.

"Our new GH series is designed for photography enthusiasts who want to go beyond the features of a normal point-and-shoot camera. Combining the advantages of point-and-shoot cameras with DSLR-like imaging effects, the GH series boasts powerful new features that can deliver ultra sharp pictures. Possessing a compact and ergonomic body, both cameras offer an affordable solution that will set the benchmark for bridge-type digital cameras in the region," said Manish Bakshi, general manager of BenQ for the Middle East and Africa. 

Both camera models feature a 21x super zoom lens, 16-Megapixel CCD sensor, 25mm wide-angle lens, OIS (Optical Image Stabiliser) system, a 3-inch 460K LCD display and a wide selection of shooting modes.

The 21x Super Zoom lens is designed to provide a broader focal range, from 25mm wide angle to 525mm telephoto and the OIS system helps to compensate for camera shake and has a high light sensitivity of up to ISO6400. 

The GH700 camera features a high performance optical zoom lens, BSI CMOS sensor and a high-speed digital signal processor (DSP).

The aspherical lens in the GH700 is designed to enhance the lens' focus and is made of high transmission, low dispersion materials and features a nano-scale, anti-reflection coating. The back illuminated BSI CMOS sensor is designed to increase sensitivity and minimise the noise level by up to 50%.

The GH600 is designed to be able to shoot HD 720p videos at 30 frames per second, while the GH700 shoots at 60 frames per second in 1080p Full HD resolution.

The cameras also feature the lomo, fisheye, colour accent, panorama, web auction, speedy burst, beauty enhancer and advanced smart scene modes.

The BenQ GH600 digital camera is priced at AED 699 and comes in black and white, and the BenQ GH700 is priced at AED 899. The cameras will be available at select electronics retailers in the UAE.

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