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Casio (http://www.casio.com) has introduced two new compact models to their Exilim line. The EX-S7 (shown) and the EX-Z35 boast intelligent automated features in a slim and compact design.
Developed with Casio’s latest Exilim Engine 5.0, which purportedlyl delivers higher image quality and lower power consumption, the EX-S7 is a 12.1 effective megapixel digital camera with a 3X optical zoom lens and a 2.7 inch, high-quality LCD screen. With a quick-access dedicated movie button, users can record moments in 720p high-definition (HD). Additionally, the EX-S7 is compatible with SD and SDHC memory cards.
The camera also features Casio’s Dynamic Photo, a Hollywood-like green-screen effect that adds animated graphics into still photos where users can create e-greetings to share with friends and family. The visuals can be emailed, posted on social networks or printed out at home.
The EX-Z35 features Casio’s Mode function, a simplified menu screen and Face Detection. The camera produces images at a 12.1 effective megapixel resolution and is equipped with a 3X optical zoom lens.
What's more, the EX-FC150 features 10.1MP, 5X optical zoom lens and Casio’s exclusive High Speed capture technologies, has arrived at North America. The new EX-FC150 makes using High Speed capture easier, according to Toshiuki Iguchi, senior general manager of Casio's Digital Imaging Division. By combining two popular modes found in its predecessor, the EX-FC100, the EX-FC150 is equipped with easy-to-use shutter-lag eliminating Best Shot scene modes, he adds.
The EX-S7 will be available in the spring at a manufacturer's suggested retail price of US$139.99 and is available in colors such as black and purple. The EX-Z35, available this March, will have a MSRP of $109.99 and will be offered in black, silver, pink, purple and blue body colors. The EX-FC-150 will be available for $349 in two colors, black and a cabernet wine.