Agfa ePhoto 1280 0.8 MP Digital Camera - Black

Agfa ePhoto 1280, a feature-rich, affordably priced digital camera, provides photo-quality images and elegant design for professionals who use photos in their work. Agfa is committed to creating a strong family of advanced, affordable digital cameras that give the customers a wide range of choices to match their needs. All professionals use digital images differently, so they should be able to choose the digital camera that best fits their needs. With its ePhoto family, Agfa is committed to providing this choice, while giving customers high quality and ease of use.The ePhoto 1280 is designed for the quality-conscious, and those business professionals who need to capture images for documentation or communication in fields such as real estate, insurance, law enforcement, contracting, and design. ePhoto 1280 features FlashTrack 3x optical swivel zoom lens. The movable lens permits maximum flexibility when taking hard-to-get photos, while the flash remains in line with the lens at all times, ensuring proper exposure. In addition, the ePhoto 1280 includes a superior high-resolution color LCD, providing crisp images for framing or playing back shots under any light conditions. The camera also provides virtually unlimited picture storage with SmartMedia removable flash memory.

Product Review Summary

Based on 18 user reviews
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Consumer Reviews


Great camera

byorioles35 Nov 20, 2002
7 Helpfuls 8 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Digital is where it's at...down with developing film!
Cons, GULPS batteries
Recommended it? Yes

As with most electronic devices, digital cameras will continue to come out with newer and greater models. There are higher pixel cameras on the market that have more memory, but for the price this camera does an excellent job.

Accompanied with PhotoWise software, this camera makes it very... Read full review »


Agfa 1280 Great 1st digital camera

byzteacher5 Apr 19, 2002
3 Helpfuls 4 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy to use, economical!
Cons East batteries! On-off switch too easy to maneuver.
Recommended it? Yes

I enjoyed this as a first digital camera. Anyone who decides to buy this one needs to also get a FlashPath disk so that your computer can read the mini-photo-disk used by the camera. Or get one of those USB mini-disk readers. You will also need a battery recharger. It eats batteries like crazy... Read full review »


Great Photos and Simple to Use

bylowesman Jan 9, 2001
12 Helpfuls 13 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Very simple controls and a wide range of features
Cons Pics can sometimes be a bit yellowish
Recommended it? Yes

This is my second digital camera. I first purchased an Olympus D-220 and was very pleased with it. However, as prices came down and resolution went up, I decided it was time for a higher resolution camera.

After intensive research, I purchased an Agfa 1280 and have been very pleased with... Read full review »

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Product Details and Features

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C

File Format

Still Image Format JPEG


Battery Form Factor Standard form factor


Connector Types 1 x serial
Expansion Slot 1 x SmartMedia Card


Microphone Type None


Display Type LCD
Screen Details LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2" - color
Display Rotation Built-in


Depth 3.75 in.
Width 6.1 in.
Height 2 in.
Weight 13.5 Oz.


Viewfinder Type None

Memory / Storage

Supported Flash Memory SmartMedia Card • SmartMedia

Camera Flash

Flash Type Built-in flash
Red Eye Reduction Yes


Max Shutter Speed 1/500 sec
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Exposure compensation ±3 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
Light Sensitivity ISO 100
Light Sensitivity Max 100
Exposure Modes Manual • Shutter-Priority • Aperture-Priority

Lens System

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera 38 - 114mm
Macro Focus Range 10-100cm
Focus Adjustment Automatic • Manual

Optical Sensor

Sensor Size 1/3"

Key Features

Optical Zoom 3x
Type Point & Shoot
Megapixels 0.8 MP

Product Identifiers

Model 1280
UPC 0084779701894
MPN 345838
Brand Agfa

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