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This firstly is a very clumpy and large camera, this is because it is several years old and runs on AA batteries.
The battery life on the Camera is poor and this can prove to be very expensive replacing the batteries unless you buy rechargeable ones which are not included and are usually quite expensive in themselves.
The camera is 5 mega pixels which meant it was one of the leading low budget digital cameras at the time of its release, but over time phones have started to come with this as a standard and the picture quality begins to look worse and worse. When the camera is zoomed in the picture quality becomes fuzzy and distorted, whilst this does not affect the picture quality once it has been taken it is sometimes hard to find the thing in the distance you are trying to photograph.
The advantages of this camera is that it takes an SD card and so the size of the camera is up to you, it has a video function (only playing sound back on computer) and it is a cheap and cheerful piece of kit.
The DIGIMAX A503 has a unique and simple design that enhances your photographing experience. It features an easy to-use button configuration and many interesting functions for your satisfaction. Enjoy the world of the Digimax A503, a simple yet robust 5-mega-pixel digital camera.
A large 2.0 TFT LCD 115, 000 pixel brings you the pleasure of viewing as well as photographing at the same time. Its enhanced wide viewing angle provides you with a crystal clear image under any circumstances. With the DIGIMAX A503, cherish your valuable moments easily and clearly.
The DIGIMAX A503 provides convenient function and setting buttons that can be used simply and easily with just one hand. In addition, this small pocket sized body enables you to grip the digital camera firmly. Thus, you can operate camera buttons in any situation without difficulty.
By enabling button operation for shooting modes and frequently used functions, the DIGIMAX A503 is designed to ensure a seamless operation of the camera. In addition, its enhanced graphic user interface brings you visual satisfaction and convenience.
The DIGIMAX A503 incorporates special effects, doubling your shooting pleasure. Now, you can use the E button to access special effect functions such as color effect, highlight, composite shot and photo frame with no trouble at all.
Through 6 different color effects and individual adjustment of RGB, you can produce delicate image expressions. The highlight function enables you to blur the surroundings of the subject emphasized. You can highlight a rectangular shape, one person or two persons as desired. The composite shot function allows you to take a picture progressively by dividing it into multiple segments.
The DIGIMAX A503 provides macro shooting up to 20 cm. Using its macro shooting capability, you can create a vivid and clear image even for a small subject in along range. The distance dial located around the lens enables you to easily choose between zoom and macro shots, providing added convenience.
The DIGIMAX A503 supports the high-compression MJPEG format for enhanced video capability. It also lets you shoot a movie clip in VGA at 24 fps and play it on your TV without any degradation of image quality. You can choose the number of frames between 24 and 15 fps as desired. When a 512 MB memory card is used, up to 42 minutes of video recording is allowed.
The DIGIMAX A503 incorporates some movie editing functions usually found only in a computer and the successive recording function developed through Samsung's own technology enables you to pause during unwanted scenes and resume recording of the movie later. Using this function, you can record your favorite scenes into a movie clip without having to create multiple movie clips.