A sharp shooter with a single focal length.
IMAGING: Foveon X3 CMOS sensor with three 4.7MP 2652x1768 layers sensitive to red, green, and blue, captures at 12 bits/color in RAW mode.
LENS: 24.2mm f/2.8 Sigma, 7 elements in 6 groups, apertures to f/14.
STORAGE: SD/SDHC cards. Stores JPEG or X3F proprietary RAW.
BURST RATE: Full-sized JPEGs (Fine mode), up to four shots at 3 frames per second; RAW up to three shots at 3 fps.
VIDEO: 320x240 at 30 fps, AVI format.
AF SYSTEM: TTL contrast detection with nine selectable focus points. Single-shot AF. Manual focus by scale and magnification display.
SHUTTER SPEEDS: 1/2000 to 15 sec (1/3-EV increments).
METERING: TTL evaluative, centerweighted, and spotmetering (1.5%). EV 3-15 (at ISO 100).
ISO RANGE: ISO 50-800 for JPEGs, ISO 50-3200 in RAW (in 1-EV increments).
FLASH: Built-in pop-up flash GN20 (in feet at ISO 100). Dedicated hotshoe for optional EF-140DG S-TTL flash.
VIEWFINDER: None. Optional VS-21 bright-frame viewfinder fits in hot-shoe.
LCD: 2.5-inch TFT screen with 230,000-dot resolution.
OUTPUT: Hi-Speed USB 2.0, NTSC/PAL video out, monaural audio out. PictBridge-compatible.
BATTERY: Rechargeable BP-31 Li-ion; CIPA rating, 250 shots.
SIZE/WEIGHT: 4.5x2.3x2.2 in., 10 oz with card and battery.
STREET PRICE: $650.