DXG-589V 5MP Digital Camera/Camcorder is a Game Pad Too

DXG-589V Digicam/Camcorder/Game Pad/MP3 Player

It does double-duty as a 5-megapixel still camera and a camcorder. It even doubles up as an MP3 player and video game pad too. But can the DXG-589V really be a serious imaging device? Or be a serious gaming console for that matter?

DXG USA (whose parents hail from Taipei, with shops in Shenzen, China) touts the DXG-589V as the ultimate one-stop entertainment center featuring a combination 5-megapixel digital camera, VGA camcorder, video game player, digital music player, and direct video recording from TVs or DVD players.

DXG says it shoots “full motion MPEG-4 video at 640 x 480” (just like my VGA webcam does). What, you expected HD-quality movies from this one? It’s for kids, for crying out loud.

Even with a 3-inch LTPS screen, and 20 games built-in, I still would think twice before plunking two benjamins on this one.

[Site: DXGUSA.com]
[Via: DPNow.com]

Chris Malinao

About Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.

Ca 1953 General Electric Lighting & Flash for Photographs picture
Ca 1953 General Electric Lighting & Flash for Photographs
Vintage Sylvania Sun Gun II Movie Light In Original Box SG-55 picture
Vintage Sylvania Sun Gun II Movie Light In Original Box SG-55
Vintage Light Meter GE in Leather Case picture
Vintage Light Meter GE in Leather Case
Vintage Kodak 4-Lamp Movie Light, Old Hollywood, circa 1950's Electrical w/Bulbs picture
Vintage Kodak 4-Lamp Movie Light, Old Hollywood, circa 1950's Electrical w/Bulbs
light alloy 37mm push fit slip on lens hood shade used 60 x 29 bessa fit picture
light alloy 37mm push fit slip on lens hood shade used 60 x 29 bessa fit