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Difference between the D-460 and the D-450 Zoom digital camera

What is the difference between the D-460 and the D-450 Zoom digital camera?

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The D-460 Zoom shares the following features with the D-450 Zoom: •1.3 megapixel resolution - 1280 x 960 pixels •Olympus 5.4mm to 16.2mm (equiv. to 35mm to 105mm on a 35mm camera) lens: all-glass, 8 element, 6 groups, 2 aspherical lenses •Automatic TTL focus system •Macro mode allows the camera to auto focus as close as 8 inches •Automatic aperture selection: f2.8 to f8.0 wide, f4.4 to f12.6 tele •2x digital telephoto mode •3x image magnification inspection mode •Sequence mode: Up to 10 images at 2 frames per second intervals (SQ mode only) •Panorama mode: Allows multiple pictures to be "stitched" together to create wide views •NTSC video output to TV •12-second self timer •8 MB SmartMedia card included •Built-in, pop-up intelligent flash: Auto low & backlight, red-eye reducing, off, fill-in, slow-sync •Automatic white balance control or 4 manual settings (daylight, cloudy, tungsten light, fluorescent light) •Automatic ISO sensitivity or manual selectable ISO settings (125, 250, 500) •Uses 4 AA size batteries. AC Adapter is available as an optional accessory In addition, the D-460 Zoom has the following functions and features: •Industry standard icons for button labels and operation menus •Easy to use jog dial and button design allows easy menu navigation •2 compression ratios are now selectable in SQ mode •Selectable Sharpness: Normal or Soft •Selectable Memory Mode Setting: Reset camera settings at power-off or Retain all camera settings •2 Olympus brand CR-3V long life lithium batteries included. Provides 20-30 times the power/life of alkaline batteries

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The D-490 Zoom shares the following features with the D-460 Zoom: •Olympus 5.4mm to 16.2mm (equiv. to 35mm to 105mm on a 35mm camera) lens: all-glass, 8 element, 6 groups, 2 aspherical lenses •Automatic TTL focus system •Macro mode allows the camera to auto focus as close as 8 inches •Automatic aperture selection: f2.8 to f8.0 wide, f4.4 to f12.6 tele •3x image magnification inspection mode •Panorama mode: Allows multiple pictures to be "stitched" together to create wide views •NTSC video output to TV •12-second self-timer •8MB SmartMedia card included •Built-in, pop-up intelligent flash: Auto low & backlight, red-eye reducing, off, fill-in, slow-sync •Automatic white balance control or 4 manual settings (daylight, cloudy, tungsten light, fluorescent light) •Automatic ISO sensitivity or manual selectable ISO settings •Uses 4 AA size batteries. AC Adapter is available as an optional accessory In addition, the D-490 Zoom has the following functions and features: •2.1 megapixel resolution (1600 x 1200) •Sequence mode - up to 5 shots in HQ and up to 45 shots in SQ mode (1.3fps) •Motion picture mode - up to 60 seconds of QuickTime movie (.mov) format (w/o audio)

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The D-490 Zoom shares the following features with the D-460 Zoom: •Olympus 5.4mm to 16.2mm (equiv. to 35mm to 105mm on a 35mm camera) lens: all-glass, 8 element, 6 groups, 2 aspherical lenses •Automatic TTL focus system •Macro mode allows the camera to auto focus as close as 8 inches •Automatic aperture selection: f2.8 to f8.0 wide, f4.4 to f12.6 tele •3x image magnification inspection mode •Panorama mode: Allows multiple pictures to be "stitched" together to create wide views •NTSC video output to TV •12-second self-timer •8MB SmartMedia card included •Built-in, pop-up intelligent flash: Auto low & backlight, red-eye reducing, off, fill-in, slow-sync •Automatic white balance control or 4 manual settings (daylight, cloudy, tungsten light, fluorescent light) •Automatic ISO sensitivity or manual selectable ISO settings •Uses 4 AA size batteries. AC Adapter is available as an optional accessory In addition, the D-490 Zoom has the following functions and features: •2.1 megapixel resolution (1600 x 1200) •Sequence mode - up to 5 shots in HQ and up to 45 shots in SQ mode (1.3fps) •Motion picture mode - up to 60 seconds of QuickTime movie (.mov) format (w/o audio)

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3. There is no relation between optical zoom and the resolution of the photo, as optical zoom only enlarges the whole image or the subject to a certain range. So image quality only depends upon the mega pixel (MP) of the camera

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