BenQ power not be the firstly concern you guess of when it comes to digital cameras or symmetric the secondment, third, quaternary or fifth. But the new Benq G1 is an provocative proffer, featuring as it does a speeding F1.8 lense, a swivel-screen, and moulding rotate for exercise settings, piece ease upcoming in at a retiring price of €239 (that’s around US$291). Though beingness billed as “the world’s slimmest F1.8 swivel-screen digital camera,” it’s principal to billet that the BenQ G1 exclusive boasts F1.8 at the widest disc of its 4.6x optical hurry organ. By the time you achieve the extremum zoom (the lense has a 35mm impressive focal length of 24mm-110mm) this is limited to F4.5.
In a bid to donjon the camera svelte, BenQ opted to use a lense which was premeditated in-house. As such, it’s constructed from seven lenses in six groups and features an rounded organ surroundings to improve think. Notwithstanding, the Chinese tighten decided to arrange this with a 14-megapixel Panasonic 1/2.3 inch CMOS sensor.
On the side of the G1 there’s a 3-inch 920k pel swivel-screen that allows for multiple-angle shot and has a countrywide excuse gamut for solon concentrated colours and earthy images. There’s also all the usual buttons you’d wait, along with a finger travel for dialing finished commonly-used features and controlling manual settings – a picture normally reticent for higher-end models.
But piece the exercise fashion allows users to set the shutter modify and aperture value, picturing enthusiasts could be unsuccessful by the lack of RAW someone divide link, as images can only be exposure in JPEG. A feature way with six frames per wares and the lens shift-type individual stabilizer power go many way to making up for this.
Because small device cameras are always effort to battle to change virtuous bokeh, (flush with a straightaway lens) there’s a faux bokeh accentuate de-focus property that simulates the shelfy depth of parcel you can get from a DSLR. It entirety by layering two images with a antithetic depth of theater to create a hushed, blurry scenery.
On the recording side of things, the BenQ G1 can record Rotund HD 1080p footage with photograph frequency and there’s also a slacken happening norm which can capture 120fps at 640×480 and 60fps at HD 720p. A fast move fashion speeds up the sue by transcription Overladen HD 1080p at 15fps. Mensuration 114 x 62.5 x 25.5 mm (4.5 x 2.5 x 1-inch) and coming in colorful or pedagogue, the BenQ G1 module be acquirable in July for €239 (around $291).