Casio Focuses On Style & Ease Of Use With New Compacts

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The PMA show is underway, and we're seeing plenty of announcements from all of the top camera manufacturers. Not to be left out, Casio showed up to the show with a few new models that are designed to balance technology with style. The new EX-S7 and the EX-Z35 compact digital cameras are part of the EXILIM line and feature a slim and stylish compact design. Both models feature Casio’s latest EXILIM Engine 5.0.

The EX-S7 is a 12.1 megapixel camera with a 3X optical zoom lens and a 2.7-inch LCD screen. This camera has a dedicated movie button that makes it easy to record videos in 720p HD. The EX-S7 also features Casio's Dynamic Photo feature which is a Hollywood-like green-screen effect that lets you add graphics into still photos. The EX-S7 will be available in the spring for $139.99 and is available in black and purple.

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The 12.1 megapixel EX-Z35 features Casio's easy mode function for easy navigation. The EX-Z35 also has a 3X optical zoom lens, a 2.5-inch LCD, and a YouTube Movie mode with a dedicated movie button. The EX-Z35, available this March, will have a price tag of $109.99 and will be offered in black, silver, pink, purple, and blue body colors.

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Casio is also showing off the highly anticipated EX-FC150, which features 10.1MP, a 5X optical zoom lens, and Casio’s High Speed capture technologies. The EX-FC150 makes using High Speed capture easier by automating Casio’s High Speed Pre-Recording and Continuous Burst modes into five BEST SHOT modes. The EX-FC-150 will be available for $349 in black and cabernet wine body colors.

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rapid1 replied on Mon, Feb 22 2010 11:14 PM

Nice I love seeing things expand like this. Where 10 meg cameras were a big thing a short time ago. Now they go over that making them common, and the prices on things like DSLR's has to deal with that to. This is how in many ways technology prices drop with new technology. So I want a DSLR for example, this camera release by spring or around that time. Then next Black Friday I get a DSLR at around 12 MP, with all the speed and capabilities of a DSLR, plus custom lens abilities etc for 150 cheaper or more.

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