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Konica Minolta Dimage A2 8MP Digital Camera with 7x Anti Shake Optical Zoom



I used the Konica Minolta Dimage A2 for my recent trip to Hawaii. I was especially impressed with the anti-shake (image stabilization) technology that makes pictures crisper especially when using the telephoto.



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Product Specifications

  • Number of effective pixels: 8.0 million
  • CCD: 2/3-type interlaced primary-color CCD
  • : Total pixels: 8.3 million
  • A/D conversion: 12 bit
  • Camera sensitivity: Auto, ISO 64, 100, 200, 400, 800 equivalents
  • Focal length: 7.2 - 50.8mm (35 mm equivalent: 28 - 200 mm)
  • Lens construction: 16 elements in 13 groups (includes two AD glass elements and two aspheric elements)
  • Maximum aperture: f/2.8 - f/3.5
  • Minimum focus distance: 0.5m (1.6 ft.) from CCD
  • Macro focus range: At 7.2mm
  • : 30 - 60 cm / 11.8 - 23.6 in. from CCD
  • : 21 - 51 cm / 8.3 - 20 in. from front of lens
  • : At 42.7 - 50.8mm
  • : 25 - 60 cm / 9.8 - 23.6 in. from CCD
  • : 13 - 50 cm / 5.1 - 19.7 in. from front of lens
  • Maximum magnification: 0.177x (1: 5.65)
  • : Equivalent to 0.7x (1: 1.43) in 35mm format
  • Area covered at maximum magnification:
  • : 52 x 39 mm / 2.05 x 1.54in.
  • Optical zooming control: Manual zooming ring
  • Filter diameter: 49mm
  • Viewfinder type: EVF (Electronic viewfinder)
  • : Variable-position: 0-90
  • Viewfinder LCD: 11mm (0.44 inch) TFT liquid-crystal microdisplay
  • : Total pixels: 922,000 pixels
  • LCD monitor: 46mm (1.8 inch) low-temperature polysilicon TFT color
  • : Variable-position: -20- 90
  • : Total pixels: 118,000
  • Automatic monitor amplification: Activates in low light.:
  • Field of view: EVF: 100% (approx.)
  • : External LCD monitor: 100 % (approx.)
  • Display-mode switch: Auto-display, Electronic-viewfinder display, External LCD-monitor display
  • Diopter control: - 3.5 ~ +1.5 m-1
  • Eye relief: 19.5 mm at -1 m-1
  • Shutter: CCD electronic shutter and mechanical shutter
  • Shutter speed range: 30 - 1/4000s
  • : Bulb (max. 30 s)
  • Autofocus system: Video AF
  • Autofocus areas: Wide focus area, Spot focus point
  • : Flex Focus Point control is available with the spot focus point.
  • Focus modes: Autofocus: Single-shot AF, Continuous AF, Full-time AF, Subject Tracking AF.
  • : Manual focus with 3.3x or Flex Digital Magnifier (FDM) with 3.3x
  • Full-time AF: With the spot focus point or Flex Focus Point.
  • : Full-time AF can be disabled.
  • Subject Tracking AF: With continuous AF. Subject Tracking AF can be disabled.
  • Focus lock: By pressing shutter-release button partway down.
  • Subject lock: With Subject Tracking AF by pressing shutter-release button partway down.
  • Metering: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot (center or with Flex Focus Point)
  • Multi-segment metering: 300 segments
  • Exposure control range: Programmed AE and aperture-priority modes
  • : Wide: Ev -1.7 - 20
  • : Telephoto: Ev -1.2 - 20.7
  • : Shutter-priority and manual modes
  • : Wide: Ev - 2 - 19
  • : Telephoto: Ev - 1.4 - 19
  • Exposure modes: Programmed AE (with program shift), Aperture priority, Shutter priority, Manual
  • Digital Subject Programs: Portrait, Sports action, Sunset, Night portrait
  • Exposure compensation: 2 Ev in 1/3 increments
  • AE lock: With AE-lock button or by pressing the shutter-release button partway down
  • Flash control: ADI, Pre-flash TTL, Manual flash control
  • Flash range: Wide: 0.5 - 3.8m / 1.6 - 12.5 ft. (approx.)
  • : Telephoto: 0.5 - 3.0m / 1.6 - 9.8 ft. (approx.)
  • : (Camera sensitivity: auto)
  • Flash modes: Fill-flash, Red-eye reduction, Rear flash sync, Wireless/Remote flash
  • Flash recycling time: 5 s (approx.)
  • Flash compensation: 2 Ev in 1/3 increments
  • Flash-sync speed: All shutter speeds
  • External flashes: Auto-flash metering with Program/Maxxum Flash 2500 (D), 3600HS (D), 5600HS (D), Macro Twin Flash 2400,* Macro Ring Flash 1200.*
  • : *Macro Flash Controller is necessary.
  • : Non-dedicated off-camera flash units can be used using the camera's flash-sync terminal.
  • Continuous advance: -UHS continuous advance: 7 fps (640x480)
  • : -High-speed continuous advance: 2.7 fps (max.)
  • : Standard continuous advance: 1.8 fps (max.)
  • Interval recording: 2 - 240 frames
  • : Interval time: 30 s, 1 - 10 min., 15 min., 20 min., 30 min., 45 min., 60 min.
  • : Start time: 0-24h in 0.5h increments.
  • Exposure bracketing: Three-frame bracket in 0.5 and 0.3 Ev increments
  • Digital Enhanced Bracketing: Three-frame contrast, color saturation, or filter bracket in fixed increments.
  • Self-timer: 10s, 2s (approx.)
  • Movie: Standard movie mode: 15 min. (max.) at 30 fps with monaural audio
  • : Night movie mode: 15 min. (max.) at 30 fps with monaural audio
  • : Automatic selection function between standard and night movie modes available.
  • : Time-lapse movie mode: no audio and played back at 4 fps
  • Audio: Voice memo: 15s (max.) monaural audio with still image
  • Color modes: Natural Color (sRGB), Vivid Color (sRGB), Adobe RGB, Embedded Adobe RGB, Black and white (neutral and toned), Solarization
  • Camera color spaces: sRGB, Adobe RGB
  • White-balance control: Automatic
  • : Preset (Daylight, Tungsten, Shade, Cloudy, Flash, and Fluorescent settings) with fine adjustments in seven levels.
  • : Custom (three settings)
  • Sharpness settings: Three levels (Soft, Normal, Hard)
  • Digital Effects Control: Color saturation, Contrast compensation, Filter
  • Noise reduction: User selectable dark noise reduction
  • Digital zoom: 2x with still images
  • Data imprinting: Year/month/day (Format can be changed.)
  • : Month/day/hour:minute
  • : Text
  • : Text and serial numbers
  • : Imprinting can be disabled.
  • Custom functions: Control dial customization.
  • : User-selectable function can be assigned to the function dial.
  • Image-quality modes: RAW, TIFF, Extra fine, Fine, Standard
  • Number of recorded pixels :
  • (Still images): 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176(in 3:2 mode), 2560 x 1920, 2080 x 1560, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480
  • Number of recorded pixels :
  • (Movie clips): 320 x 240 in standard and night movie modes
  • : 544 x 408 in standard and night movie modes
  • : 640 x 480 in time-lapse movie mode
  • File formats: JPEG, TIFF, Motion JPEG (MOV), RAW, WAVE
  • : DCF 2.0-compliant
  • : DPOF-compliant (Supported by printing functions in ver. 1.1)
  • : Exif 2.21
  • Printing output control: Exif Print, PRINT Image Matching II
  • : PictBridge
  • Recording media: Type I and Type II CompactFlash cards
  • : IBM Microdrive (170MB, 340MB, 512MB, 1GB)
  • Computer interface: USB (*2.0 High speed)
  • AV output: NTSC, PAL (selected on the camera)
  • Batteries: One NP-400 lithium-ion battery
  • Battery performance (Playback): Approximate continuous playback time: 240 min. with NP-400 lithium-ion battery, External LCD monitor on, EVF off.
  • Battery performance (Recording): Approximate number of recorded images: 280 frames with NP-400 lithium-ion battery, EVF off, External LCD monitor on, Full-size images (3264 x 2448), Fine image quality, No instant playback, No voice memo, Flash used with 50% of the frames.
  • External power source: 6V DC with specified AC adapter (sold separately)
  • Dimensions: 117 (W) x 85 (H) x 113.5 (D) mm
  • : (4.61 (W) x 3.35 (H) x 4.47 (D) in.)
  • Weight: 565 g (19.9 oz.) without batteries or recording media (approx.)
  • Operating temperature: 0-40 C (32-104 F)


    Related Cameras:
    Konica Minolta Dimage Z2
    Konica Minolta Dimage Z3





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