Olympus Mju Mini Digital


March 7, 2005

March 8, 2005 Olympus has announced the Mju-mini DIGITAL S, a 5-megapixel compact digital camera with an all-weather, “drop-shaped” metal body, a 1.8-inch HyperCrystal LCD screen and a 2x optical zoom lens. The Mju-mini DIGITAL S will be available in stores from April 2005 and is the ideal camera for all those people sick of looking at square me-too budget digital cameras.

In addition to the innovative shape and all-weather design of its popular predecessor, the Olympus Mju-mini DIGITAL, the Mju-mini DIGITAL S features higher image quality, longer battery life, new playback functions, and an attractive new choice of body colours.

The Mju-mini DIGITAL S inherits the distinctive drop-shaped body and protrusion-free “Top-Shell Barrier” introduced on the Mju-mini DIGITAL, and its unique design is one of its most striking characteristics. The Mju-mini DIGITAL S is being offered in three elegant new colours that complement its high-quality construction and superior glossy exterior finish.

Reduced power consumption enables the Mju-mini DIGITAL S to offer 1.3 times the battery life of the Mju-mini DIGITAL. It also features an exclusive Olympus “TruePic TURBO” image processor, a newly developed zoom lens that incorporates three aspherical lens elements, and a multi-point AF system for superb image quality. In addition, there are 15 Scene Program modes, including a new Night Scene + Portrait mode, that make it easy for users to obtain optimum results in a wide range of shooting situations.

The Mju-mini DIGITAL S also features easy-to-use, in-camera, still-image editing functions such as Fisheye and Soft Focus, as well as Album, Calendar, and Slideshow display modes for enhanced viewing enjoyment.

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