Stylish, compact and exceedingly powerful, this tiny marvel has been ergonomically-designed to remove the drudgery out of photography. One of the newest members of the C series, the C1430 is a 14MP point-and-shoot camera with a 2.7 inch TFT LCD Monitor, offering an image resolution of 1280x720 pixels to bring to you the brilliance of clear imaging.
Sensors and Optics
The advanced BSI CMOS image sensor enables precise and unambiguous image capture at 14 megapixels, light conditions notwithstanding. The point-and-shoot camera has a 3x optical zoom, a digital zoom of up to 5x in preview mode, and up to 12x in playback mode. The BenQ camera has an aperture of f/2.9 - 5.4 and a shutter speed of 1/2000 second, allowing you to capture images with crystal clarity. With a focal length of 6.3 - 18.9 mm, the BenQ C1430 has a 35mm equivalent focal length of 35.5 - 106.5 mm. In the Normal mode, this camera has a focus range starting from 10 cm (Wide), and in the Macro mode, the focus ranges from 10 - 100 cm (Wide). The built-in flash has a diverse range of settings, helping you to capture images even in the dark. The C1430 camera records HD videos with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels and streams them at a speed of 30 FPS. Offering an image resolution of 4320x3240, the camera brings virtual reality to your hand.
Body and Design
The C1430 weighs only 110g and fits conveniently into your pocket or purse. Extremely comfortable to hold and simplistically-designed, this camera is a classic. To ensure accessibility and ease of operation, the control buttons have been placed close to the display. A 2.7 inch display lets you view pictures and videos with unmatched clarity. The black exterior only adds to the finesse and elegance of the camera’s appearance.
Storage and Connectivity
The BenQ digital camera supports SD or SDHC cards for storing images and videos. An ideal camera for the travel-friendly photographer, this camera works on 2 AA Batteries that are easily available in the market. In addition to this, you can easily transfer the data from the camera to your PC by the USB 2.0 cable. The camera supports an image formatting of JPEG and a video formatting of MJPEG. Besides, it also has an AV output and comes with PictBridge for ease of printing.
The camera has a built-in Dynamic Range Technology for flawless image capture and balanced illumination in any given setting. With the ability to detect up to 12 different scene modes automatically, the camera saves precious time and effort. Clicking the perfect picture becomes easier with the Burst mode that allows you to click multiple pictures at 6FPS. Finally, the camera has surplus special effect features like Lomo, Fisheye and Color Accent that let you experiment and edit your images to your needs and desires.