Konica Minolta is a Japanese conglomerate technology company based in Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, having its offices in 48 countries worldwide. It was founded in 1955 by Konichi Minota, who had founded the Minolta Company. Initially, the company made cameras and other small electronic appliances, but in 1966 it began manufacturing TV sets and digital watches. Today, Konica produces mobile phones, digital camera, LCD monitors, home appliances, music systems, toys, sports equipment, and educational and communication devices. The company is popular for developing simple to use yet elegant devices, such as Konica’s line of Pocket microwaves. The company is also famous for developing miniature robots and trucks.
While the company is well known for its miniature toys and vehicles, one other product that caught people’s attention is their Konica Minolta X5 Mini Camera. This compact digital camera has been equipped with an advanced picture quality camcorder style, and a number of advanced functions such as video recording, image stabilization, panning, and focus. The camera has a high resolution, low light recording capability, and is capable of shooting in up to 16.2 megapixels.
The Minolta X5 is one of the few cameras that is compatible with several popular PC applications including Photoshop, Corel Draw, Paint Shop Pro, and PhotoShop. It also features a high-speed wireless connection, allowing users to transfer images and documents from their personal computers to the camera’s hard drive. The X5 also has built-in interiors that are resistant to water, scratch, and abrasion. For business solutions, the Minolta x5 is also able to be connected to a host of different accessories including printers, scanners, faxes, modems, wireless modems, USBs, and others. By using various accessories and making use of the bundled software, many different functions can be executed on the camera. For example, the bundled software allows the user to create documents and scan photos.