Tag: Throwback

Throwback Thursday: the dual-lens Kodak EasyShare V570

Long before anybody put two lenses in a smartphone, the Kodak EasyShare V570 put dual lenses and sensors under the same roof – 23mm and 37-117mm equivalent folded-optic lenses coupled with 5MP CCD sensors. Introduced nearly 11 years ago for CES 2006, the V570 offered other cutting-edge features including: 2.5″ 230k-dot LCD In-camera distortion correction […]

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Throwback Thursday: Olympus E-10

Throwback Thursday: Olympus E-10 Back in the early days of consumer digital photography, I was a bit of an Olympus fanboy. My first camera was the D-300L (launched in 1996 for around $ 900), which had a resolution of just 786k pixels. A year later I stepped up to the D-600L ($ 1299), which increased the resolution […]

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Throwback Thursday: Fujifilm FinePix F601 Zoom

One of the more unusually shaped cameras from the early 2000s was Fujifilm’s F601 Zoom. This vertically oriented compact wasn’t designed by F.A. Porsche like previous models, but its gentle curves and metal lens cover were still eye-catching. Fujifilm’s F601 Zoom was the world’s first 6 megapixel compact (along with its F610Z sibling), and through a […]

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Throwback Thursday: Olympus C-3040 Zoom

In the year 2000, Olympus updated its enthusiast-friendly digital zoom compact. The C-3040 Zoom bears the adorably 90’s ‘Camedia’ logo, and when it was introduced updated the previous model with some cosmetic improvements, a faster lens and a couple of feature updates like one-touch manual white balance. This 3.3MP powerhouse fetched $ 800 when we […]

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Throwback Thursday: Game Boy Camera

Throwback Thursday: Game Boy Camera It’s probably no surprise that you won’t find a review or a score for the Game Boy Camera in DPReview’s archives. Even by 1998 standards, the Game Boy Camera was a bit underwhelming in terms of technology. It took 0.5MP still images and displayed them at half that resolution. Output options were […]

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Throwback Thursday: The Olympus Stylus Epic and my love for clamshell cameras

Bring back the clamshell! From left to right: The Olympus Stylus Epic, The Olympus [mju :] II, The Olympus XA. The first two are the same camera (different names for different markets), the latter started my love for clamshell cameras. My love affair with the clamshell camera design started with the Olympus XA and ultimately […]

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