Dennis Hissink : February 15th 2005 - 12:16 CET
Casio Exilim EX-Z57 digital camera introduction
Casio Exilim EX-Z57 digital camera introduction : Casio, Inc., in conjunction with its parent company, Casio Computer Co., Ltd., announced a stylish additions to its popular Exilim Zoom series. The new Casio EX-Z57 boasts a large 2.7-inch liquid crystal display. The Casio Exilim EX-Z57 will be available at retail in April, MSRP is $399.99 for the Casio EX-Z57. Casio's Exilim series of digital cameras embody advanced miniaturization and digital technologies, culminating in slim, compact bodies coupled with the latest in digital technologies, making them faster, smaller and more powerful. Casio's Exilim Engine and super long battery life technology, along with the latest in technology, put the Exilim at the forefront.|
Casio Exilim EX-Z57 - John Clough|
"We're very proud to announce these two new digital camera additions to Casio's Exilim line. Exilim Zoom represents the perfect balance of form and function with its stylish body and advanced features," said John Clough, president of Casio, Inc. "Our customers look forward to our Exilim products because we take their needs seriously and deliver superior, state-of-the-art digital cameras that are also fun and easy to use."
Casio Exilim EX-Z57 - Superb display
The Casio Exilim EX-Z57 for brilliant picture viewing: The extra-large 2.7-inch liquid crystal display represents an astonishingly easy-to-view screen for brilliant picture viewing without compromising its compact and stylish design. The Casio EX-Z57 digital camera features a 5 Megapixel CCD and an optical 3X zoom lens to take photos of remarkable picture quality. Extra-long battery life of approximately 400 shots (CIPA standards) on a single battery charge assures users that they can enjoy shooting and looking at their pictures over and over again without ever worrying about the battery life.
Casio Exilim EX-Z57 - More convenient functions
- "BEST SHOT" allows settings to be chosen by selecting sample images
- Extended shooting of video with sound until the memory is full
- Noise Reduction processing makes night scenes more beautiful
- Auto Macro function enables automatic switching between Macro and AF modes
- 7-point Multi-Auto Focus automatically selects the optimum focus point location
- Flash Assist function for exposure compensation for areas not reached by flash
- Icon Help function uses a pop-up guide to help the user when switching settings
- Business Shot function compensates for photos taken at an angle and records them as though taken from straight ahead, useful for taking pictures of white boards and business cards.
Casio Exilim EX-Z57 - Features for fun
- Voice recording function with playback from the camera's speaker
- Photostand feature allowing a slideshow of images while camera sits in cradle
- Calendar function shows thumbnails of photos taken on any specified date
- World Time function for 162 cities in 32 time zones
- Store special photos or those you don't want others to see in Favorites folder
- Create HTML albums which can be viewed directly by Web browsers
Casio Exilim EX-Z57 - Other Features
- Color LCD with two levels of brightness to choose from to suit users' needs
- Connects directly to PictBridge and USB Direct Print compatible printers
- 9.3MB internal flash memory
- Compatible with SD memory card / Multi Media Card (not included.)
- Photo Loader software allows transfer of images to a PC
- Compatible with ExifPrint (Exif 2.2) and PRINT Image Matching III
- Menu display can be set in 10 languages, including Chinese (simplified and traditional), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish.