Lytro Illum camera technical specifications released, Android based camera rumored for Fall

Lytro revealed the technical specifications for their latest Illum camera ($1,499): CMOS sensor with 40 "megaray"  resolution, 8x zoom, 1/4000 sec maximum shutter speed and a 30 - 250mm f/2 lens.

Lytro is also rumored to be working on a new Android based camera that will be released this Fall.

Here are the detailed Lytro Illum technical specifications:

Dimensions 86mm x 145 mm x 166 mm
Weight 940 grams / 33.15 oz / 2.07 lbs
Body Magnesium and Aluminum
Grip and lens rings Silicone


Focal Length 9.5 - 77.8 mm (30 - 250 mm equivalent)
Crop Factor 3.19
Zoom 8x
Lens Aperture Constant f/2.0
Macro Focus to 0 mm from lens front
Macro Ratio 1 : 3

Image Sensor

Sensor Type CMOS
Light Field Resolution 40 Megaray
Processor Snapdragon® processor by QUALCOMM® Incorporated


Format Light Field Picture
Aspect Ratio 3 : 2
2D export resolution 4MP peak output
Custom White Balance Yes
File/Picture Storage SD memory card slot (SD card not included)


Shutter Type Focal plane
Fastest Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting Options Single or Continuous
Self-Timer Yes


Exposure Metering System Scene Evaluative
Exposure Histogram In Live View and Playback
Exposure Modes Program, ISO Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual
Exposure Compensation Yes
Exposure Bracketing Yes
Exposure Lock Yes
Clipping Warning Yes

Focus / Autofocus

Auto-focus Modes Region AF


Touchscreen Yes
Screen Size 4" LCD rear screen
Screen Resolution 480 x 800
Screen Angle of View Up to 80 degrees
Adjustable Brightness Yes
Screen Type back-lit LCD
Articulated Angles -10 to +90
Articulated LCD Dual hinge tilting
Live view Yes


In Camera Picture Review Yes
Light Field Playback function Refocus

Menus / Interface

Customizable Buttons Yes


Battery Removable Li-Ion battery
Battery Charging Standalone wall charger and USB


Hot-shoe ISO compatible hot shoe with center pin sync manual and Lytro-TTL
Tripod Socket Standard 1/4"-20
Cable Shutter Release Compatible Yes
USB Micro USB 3.0


Technology Lytro Light Field Sensor and Lytro Light Field Engine 2.0
Wireless Wireless 802.11a/b/g/n/ac enabled
Software Includes a free desktop application for importing, processing and interacting with living pictures from the camera. Software requires Mac OS 10.8.5 or higher or Windows 7 or 64-bit Windows 8.
E-Waste RoHS certified
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