|Casio Exilim EX-ZR20|
Ilse Jurriën : February 2nd 2012 - 17:25 CET
Casio Exilim ZR20 digital camera : Just a week prior to the CP+ show in Japan, Casio releases the new Exilim EX-ZR20 compact digital camera. This newest addition to the Casio Exilim high speed camera assortment incorporates a 16.1 megapixel CMOS sensor and a wide-angle 25mm lens with 8x optical zoom. The new Casio Exilim camera is designed for amazing high speed photography. The Casio EX-ZR20 is fully packed with various types of photo features, making it real fun to capture beautiful photos effortlessly. With a single press of the shutter, the Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 digital camera takes perfect bright and sharp pictures and videos, thanks to Casio’s Premium Auto Pro and Premium Auto Movie technologies. |
Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 camera
Recently Casio already launched the Exilim EX-ZR15 and Exilim EX-ZR15 digital cameras, both incorporate the Exilim Engine HS image processor, which delivers both high-speed shooting and high-speed image processing. These two Casio Exilim cameras have proven popular for their ease of use and advanced shooting functions. The new Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 offers the same ease of use with a Rapid Shutter, shooting with only 0.26 seconds between photos and a high-speed auto focus of just 0.13-second.
Casio EX-ZR20 photo functions
The stylish, compact camera body of the Casio EX-ZR20 is equipped with a large set of shooting functions that enable anyone to take beautiful, fun photos. Such as With Casio’s HDR technology, each press of the shutter button actually takes several shots at different exposures. The Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 instantly combines them into a single image with a high dynamic range. This minimizes over exposed or under exposed areas in the image, creating a photo that captures all the rich tonal gradation of the scene just as it appears in real life. Casio´s HS Night Shot function captures bright images in minimal light conditions by taking advantage of the high-speed continuous shooting capability of the Casio Exilim ZR20, at a speed of 30 shots per second and a sensitivity up to the equivalent of ISO 12800.
Blurred background function on the Casio ZR20
Casio has employed its high-speed continuous shooting technologies to create an original technique for processing the background scene of a shot like the soft blur effect attainable using a single-lens reflex camera, thereby accentuating the subject of the photo. Users of the Casio Exilim ZR20 can select from three different processing levels of blur effects. In addition, the Casio EX-ZR20 combines continuous shots taken with high-speed shooting when the user is moving the camera, enabling powerful super-wide-angle shots. Users can choose wide-angle shooting modes equivalent to 15mm or 19mm.
Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 photo & video mode
Premium Auto Pro enables state-of-the-art auto shooting and automatically merges images taken with high-speed continuous shooting according to the shooting conditions, to dramatically improve final image quality in challenging situations such as backlighting, night scenes and zoom shooting. With Premium Auto Movie, the camera automatically analyzes the scene to choose the best settings including for Full High-Definition (HD) movies, by detecting people, landscapes, night scenes, macro subjects, blue skies and foliage.
Art Shot on the Casio Exilim ZR20
Casio´s HDR Art Shot offers seven different effects for creating impressively artistic photos, including toy camera, soft focus, light tone, pop art, sepia, black & white and miniature effects. The Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 lets you easily change the processing levels of each effect and color to create artistic photos.
Casio EX-ZR20 price & availability
The Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 will be available in the colors black, white, silver and purple for an estimated retail price of €270 Euro in Europe. The Casio EX-ZR20 price has not been announced yet for the United States.
Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 review
As soon as we receive a Casio EX-ZR20 test sample, we will publish a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 review. In the mean time, enjoy our Casio EX-ZR10 review and explore the capabilities of a Casio Exilim camera.