Taiwanese multinational company BenQ has announced the two new camera models - GH600 and GH700 for the India market. These cameras feature 21x optical zoom along with a 16 mega pixel image sensor and also facilitate a 25mm wide angle view which will help photographers to take impressive wide angle photos.
The newly launched GH600 camera is available in two colors which include black and white whereas GH700 camera is available in black color only. The price of GH600 stands at Rs 10,999 whereas, GH700 is a little expensive and hold a price tag of Rs15,999.
BenQ GH600 Features
- High Performance Optical Zoom Lens with 21x Optical Zoom
- Color Filter Effects including Color Accent and LOMO Mode
- Zoom option while HD video recording
- ISO 6400
- Speedy Burst, HDR, Fish Eye, Beauty Enhance and Advanced Smart Screen mode
BenQ GH700 Features
- High Performance Optical Zoom Lens with 21x optical Zoom
- BSI CMOS Sensor
- High-speed DSP
- 1cm Super Macro
- Handheld Night Shot Mode
- Continuous Shooting Mode
- HDR III Image Enhancement Technology
- 1080p Full HD Recording with Stereo Sound
- Zoom in and Shoot Still images while Full HD video recording
- Convenient On-Screen Movie Editing
- Wind Cut Function to Minimize Noise
To make the shooting experience even much better, both the cameras are loaded with various photography modes, including LOMO mode for adding an artistic effects to your images, Color Accent mode to convert all colors into black and white except selected color, 1CM Super Macro mode to take extreme sharp images of smaller objects and wide panorama mode to take landscape of group pictures. Some other modes included are Speedy Bursts, Beauty Enhancer and Advanced Smart Scene mode.
GH600 and GH700 – A Closer Look
A notable feature of GH600 camera is its ability to capture videos at 720p at 30 frames per second which is quite impressive. The device also facilitates instant start of recording by incorporating an interdependent recording button.
GH700 also takes the high road with a high performance optical zoom lens that will help photographers to capture distant objects with better clarity. The device also features a high speed digital signal processor (DSP). Another major highlight of GH700 is its BSI CMOS Sensor. The sensor is illuminated from the back ensuring better sensitivity and it also reduces the noise level by up to 50% on the other hand, GH600 camera would come with a CCD sensor. Moreover, GH700 will come packed with a HDR III Image Enhancement technology which will utilize the exposure bracketing technique to take three photos with different exposure and combine them to create a balanced and beautiful shot in terms of contrast and brightness.
Filters can be applied on the photographs on the camera itself thanks to the color filter mode feature present in the GH series of cameras. Another notable feature present in both cameras is the color accent feature that allows a chosen colour in the photo to stay with rest of the colors changed to black and white.
Extreme close-up shots can be taken by making use of the 1cm Super Macro mode feature in the GH series of cameras. Convenient viewing of the captured photographs can be done on the 3 inch 460k LCD screen.