Casio Exilim Zoom EX-Z75
Jan 30, 2007 at 07:02 GMT
The 7.2 million pixel Exilim Zoom EX-Z75 is the second new offering from Casio today. The replacement to the EX-Z70 (announced last June), the EX-Z75 - like the EX-Z1050 above - adds a wide aspect (14:9) 2.6-inch screen, but is otherwise a fairly minor upgrade.
Casio Introduces Stylish New 7.2 Megapixel Digital Camera
Generous new 2.6 inch wide LCD display makes camera information easier to see, more user-friendly
London, January 30, 2007 — Casio Electronics Co. Ltd. and its parent company Casio Computer Co., Ltd., announced the introduction of the EXILIM Zoom EX-Z75, a new addition to its stylish series of EXILIM® digital cameras. This latest member of the EXILIM family features a newly developed wide LCD display for improved image viewing and ease of use, and delivers an effective 7.2 megapixels.
This new model follows Casio’s release last year of the 7.2 megapixel EX-Z70, a camera that featured the slim looks, quick shooting style, and large LCD display of an EXILIM while also making both camera setup and shooting simpler than ever. Families and other casual users enthusiastically welcomed the EX-Z70.
The new high quality, high performance EX-Z75 retains all the advanced functions of the EX-Z70, including Anti Shake DSP for reducing photo blur due to shaky hands or moving subjects. Its generous new 2.6 inch wide LCD display, makes it enjoyable for users to capture breathtaking wide aspect ratio images, and also makes the camera functions easier to see and operate.
The EX-Z75 can display information on the right side of the ample screen, separate from the subject shown on the monitor whilst shooting. It enables users to quickly change settings on the information display when shooting. In Easy Mode, menus for simplifying a wide array of camera settings (flash, self-timer and image size) are also shown on the right side of the monitor for easy viewing and use.
- Stylish, slim, compact model featuring 7.2 million effective pixels and 3x optical zoom.
- Generous new 2.6 inch wide LCD display (14:9 aspect ratio).
- Setting information displayed on right side of monitor to improve viewing and ease of use.
- Easy Mode for simple shooting with intuitive menus.
- Anti Shake DSP for reducing photo blur due to shaky hands or moving subjects.
The EXILIM Zoom EX-Z75 will be available in the UK from February 2007 in silver, blue and pink at a UK Suggested Selling Price of £179.99.
1/2.5 " Type CCD
|Image sizes|| 3072 x 2304
3072 x 2048 (3:2)
3072 x 1728 (16:9)
2560 x 1920
2048 x 1536
1600 x 1200
640 x 480
|Movie clips|| 640 x 480 @ 30fps
512 x 384 @ 30fps
320 x 240 @ 15fps
|File formats|| JPEG Exif v2.2
|Lens|| 38-114mm (35mm equiv)
3x optical zoom
|Digital zoom||up to 4x|
|Focus|| Contrast Detection AF
|AF area modes||Spot or Multi|
|AF assist lamp||n/a|
|Focus distance|| AF: 40cm - infinity
Macro: 10 - 50cm
Manual: 10cm - infinity
Spot by imaging element
|ISO sensitivity|| Auto
|Exposure compensation||+/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps|
|Shuttter speed|| 1/2 - 1/2000 sec (Auto)
4 - 1/2000 sec (Night Scene)
|Aperture||F3.1 - 4.4 auto switching|
|Modes|| Program AE
|White balance|| Auto
Fixed (6 modes)
|Self timer||10 or 2 secs, Triple self-timer|
|Continuous shooting||approx 1.2 sec intervals|
Range: 0.1 - 3.5m (wide) 0.6 - 1.9m (tele)
|LCD monitor|| 2.6-inch TFT
|Connectivity|| USB 2.0 Full Speed
|Storage|| SDHC / SD / MMC / MMC plus card compatible
8 MB built-in memory
|Power|| Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery NP-20
Battery Charger included
|Weight (no batt)||122 g|
|Dimensions||95.4 x 60.6 x 19.6 mm|