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27 "Japanese Historical Cameras" of 2004 Named



The Historical Camera Committee (Chairperson - Ms. MORIYAMA, Mayumi), a review group established within the Japan Camera Industry Institute, has selected the 27 cameras below, as "Japanese Historical Cameras" of 2004.


Film cameras chosen for "Japanese Historical Cameras" of 2004 (2 models)

Release Date Name of Camera Company Name Model Photosensitive Material Frame Size
2004-10 Fujifilm NATURA S Fuji Photo Film Co.,Ltd. Direct-view finder 135 24x36mm
2004-10-22 Nikon F6 Nikon Corporation Single-lens reflex 135 24x36mm

Digital cameras chosen for "Japanese Historical Cameras" of 2004 (25 models)

Release Date Name of Camera Company Name Model Storage Media Numbers of Effective Pixels
2004-01-30 Ricoh
Caplio 400G Wide
Ricoh Co.,Ltd. Direct-view finder /
LCD monitor
SD Card /
MM Card /
8MB Built-in memory
3.24 million
2004-02-10 Fujifilm
BIGJOB HD-1
Fuji Photo Film Co.,Ltd. Direct-view finder /
LCD monitor
xD-Picture CardTM 3.10 million
2004-02-20 KonicaMinolta
DiMAGE A2
Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc. LCD viewfinder /
LCD monitor
SD Card /
MM Card /
CompactFlashTM
8.00 million
2004-03

Canon
PowerShot Pro1

Canon Inc. LCD viewfinder /
LCD monitor
CompactFlashTM 8.00 million
2004-03 Nikon D70 Nikon Corporation Single-lens reflex CompactFlashTM 6.10 million
2004-03-19 Panasonic
LUMIX DMC-LC1
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. LCD viewfinder /
LCD monitor
SD Card 5.00 million
2004-03-19 KonicaMinolta DIGITAL "GENBAKANTOKU" DG-4W Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc. Direct-view finder /
LCD monitor
SD Card /
MM Card
3.24 million
The middle of 2003-03 Fujifilm FinePix F710 Fuji Photo Film Co.,Ltd. Direct-view finder /
LCD monitor
xD-Picture CardTM 6.20 million
2004-04 Canon EOS-1D Mark II Canon Inc. Single-lens reflex CompactFlashTM /
SD Card
8.20 million
2004-05-20 Ricoh Caplio GX Ricoh Co.,Ltd. Direct-view finder /
LCD monitor
SD Card /
MM Card /
16MB Built-in memory
5.13 million
2004-06-04 Nikon COOLPIX 5200 Nikon Corporation Direct-view finder /
LCD monitor
SD Card /
12MB Built-in memory

5.10 million

2004-07 Epson Rangefinder Digital Camera RD-1 Seiko Epson Corp Direct-view finder /
LCD monitor
SD Card 6.10 million
2004-07-02 Kowa TD-1 Kowa Company, Ltd., Single-lens reflex SD Card 3.14 million
2004-09-03

Ricoh Caplio R1

Ricoh Co.,Ltd. Direct-view finder /
LCD monitor
SD Card /
MM Card /
12MB Built-in memory
4.00 million
The beginning of 2004-09 Pentax Optio 750Z PENTAX Corporation Direct-view finder /
LCD monitor
SD Card 7.00 million
The end of 2004-09 Canon EOS 20D Canon Inc. Single-lens reflex CompactFlashTM 8.20 million
2004-10-01 Nikon COOLPIX 8400 Nikon Corporation LCD viewfinder /
LCD monitor
CompactFlashTM 8.00 million
2004-11 Nikon COOLPIX 8800 Nikon Corporation LCD viewfinder /
LCD monitor
CompactFlashTM 8.00 million
2004-11-16 Contax U4R Kyocera Corporation. LCD monitor SD Card /
MM Card
4.00 million
2004-11-19 KonicaMinolta
Alpha-7 DIGITAL
Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc. Single-lens reflex CompactFlashTM 6.10 million
2004-11-19 Pentax *ist Ds PENTAX Corporation Single-lens reflex SD Card

6.10 million

2004-11-26 Olympus i:robe IR-500 Olympus Corporation LCD monitor xD-Picture CardTM 4.00 million
2004-11-27 Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II Canon Inc. Single-lens reflex CompactFlashTM /
SD Card

16.70 million

2004-11-30 Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro Fuji Photo Film Co.,Ltd. Single-lens reflex xD-Picture CardTM 12.34 million
2004-12-03 Olympus E-300 Olympus Corporation Single-lens reflex CompactFlashTM

8.00 million



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