Epson Colorio CP-600 (© Epson Corp.)

Epson PhotoPC 700 (1998)

The Epson PhotoPC 700 was Epson's first megapixel digital camera and a follow-up of the PhotoPC 600 but black instead of silver (to make it more confusing, Epson Japan marketed this camera as the Epson Colorio CP-600). Apart from the higher resolution it had some new features like continuous shooting mode, panorama mode, quick delete, B/W recording, 2x digital zoom and a snap-on lens adapter for using optional lenses (made by Tiffen). The rumours floating around the internet of a silver-coloured PhotoPC 700 are not true by the way. This happens when people start posting stuff without verifying their sources....


  • Brand: Epson
  • Model: PhotoPC 700
  • First mentioned: 1998
  • Marketed: yes
  • MSRP: $599
  • Imager Type: 1.25MP 1/2.7" CCD
  • Resolution: 1280x960
  • Internal Storage: 4MB
  • External Storage: Compact Flash
  • Lens: f=5.5mm /F2.8
  • Shutter: 1/4 - 1/500s
  • Aperture Range: F2.8 / F5.6 / F11
  • LCD screen size: 2" LCD
  • Size: 144 x 70 x 49mm
  • Weight: 280 gr.
  • Remarks: -

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