Ilse Jurriën : August 3th 2010 - 11:45 CET
Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z800 digital camera : Casio Europe announces the release of the new Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z800 digital camera, marking the latest addition to the Exilim family of digital cameras. The Casio Exilim Z800 sports advanced features in a slim, compact and stylish body, including a Single Frame SR Zoom that extends the zoom range. The new Casio EX-Z800 camera makes use of the Exilim Engine 5.0 and super resolution technology to take photos with exceptional clarity and resolution, while the Single Frame SR Zoom maintains image quality through 1.5 times the range of the optical zoom. Other features include the highly-regarded Premium Auto function, which automatically produces beautiful photos with just a press of the shutter button. |
Casio EX-Z800 camera body
The Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z800 is compact enough to fit in the palm of the hand. The Casio EX-Z800 sports a 4X optical zoom lens that starts at a 27 mm wide-angle view (35 mm film camera equivalent) and is capable of taking images with an effective resolution of 14.1 megapixels, while packing numerous other camera features such as Casio's CCD-shift image stabilization mechanism in a slim, compact and stylish body.
Casio Exilim EX-Z800 compact digital camera
The lens, LCD monitor and buttons of the Casio EX-Z800 are flat to achieve a compact body that fits the contours of the hand. The Casio Exilim EX-Z800 comes in six different colors, ranging from basic black and silver to vivid pink, red, yellow, and blue. The polished finish of the camera gives it an elegant yet dynamic look. The new Casio camera features dedicated Shoot, View and Delete buttons that provide access to each of the basic operations of a digital camera, so that even beginners will find the digital camera easy to use. Casio's unique Dynamic Photo function creates composite moving images, making it possible to have multiple characters moving independently of each other against a background of moving images up to as long as 20 seconds. The Art Effect function takes saved images and makes them look like artwork. These features make it possible to enjoy photos in a way that is only possible with a Casio digital camera.
Single Frame SR Zoom function on the Casio Z800
The Casio Exilim camera uses super resolution technology to analyze and optimally process the respective areas of the photo that are contoured, textured or flat, delivering photos of exceptional quality and resolution. The Casio EX-Z800 camera uses super resolution technology to respectively enhance edges, flat areas and textures when enlarging images, by analyzing and adjusting the contours in images and the relief of the subject. The Single Frame SR Zoom extends the maximum telephoto range of the optical zoom up to 1.5 times, while reducing image quality degradation. The Casio Exilim EX-Z800 offers a 6X zoom range that maintains image quality for 14.1-megapixel high-resolution photography when using the optical zoom with the Single Frame SR Zoom.
Casio EX-Z800 includes a Premium Auto function
Premium Auto enables the camera to automatically analyze the scene being photographed - including distinguishing night scenes, back lighting, a blue sky, green trees or a sunset - as well as sensing whether there is a face in the frame, the movement and position of the subject, and whether a tripod is being used. It simultaneously optimizes settings for exposure, ISO, sensitivity, focus location, photo blur correction, tonal range and color balance, and level of noise reduction. Images are analyzed pixel by pixel to apply different correction to people and backgrounds. Premium Auto delivers an advanced level of full auto photography, ensuring high quality photos with just a press of the shutter button.
Dynamic Photo function on the Casio Exilim Z800
The Casio Z800 camera offers Casio's original Dynamic Photo function, which makes it easy for users to create "moving photos" right on the camera by cutting moving subjects from the background in images taken with continuous shooting, and combining those images on a different still or moving image background. With Dynamic Photo on the new Casio camera, it is possible to make multiple characters move independently of each other against a background of moving images up to as long as 20 seconds. These capabilities not only make it more fun to create images, but also offer the fun of sharing images by making it easy to upload images to YouTube using the included software or post them to a blog.
Casio EX-Z800 includes Art Shot and Art Effect functions
The Art Shot function makes use of the image processing technology in Exilim Engine 5.0 to create photos of scenery or human subjects that have the look of an oil painting, crayon, or a water color. With the Art Effect function, it is now possible to apply the same look as the Art Shot function to saved images.
Casio Exilim EX-Z800 review
The Casio Exilim EX-Z800 will be available at the beginning of September 2010. As soon as we receive a Casio Exilim Z800 test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Casio EX-Z800 review.