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Umax Intros Two Leader-Priced Digital Cameras

9/15/2003 01:39:00 PM Eastern

Dallas, Texas - Umax Technologies introduced and has started shipping two new entry-level digital cameras today, the AstraPix 670 and 630.

Both units can capture video with audio, and feature 3.3 megapixel resolution, and a built-in microphone and speaker for audio narration and playback. The AstraPix 670 adds a 3x optical zoom.

The 670 will have a suggested retail price of $229 while the 630 will retail for a suggested $179.

The AstraPix 670 and 630 capture video and audio at a resolution of 320 by 240. The cameras feature a 1.5-inch LCD screen, an SD card expansion slot, 16MB of internal memory, a 2 and 10 second self-timer, and an optical viewfinder.

The units are bundled with MGI PhotoSuite and MGI VideoWave software.

The cameras feature automatic or manual white balance controls (daylight, shade, tungsten, fluorescent, black and white).