Casio has today announced its updated GV-20 digital camera. The GV-20 is essentially a two megapixel version of the GV-10 which was announced back in October last year. The GV-20 is has a ruggedized and waterproof case. All seal points have o-rings and the main camera body is 'cushioned' within the case by internal rubber shock absorbers. The outside of the case is also coated by thick rubber, you can choose red or black. The GV-20 has a two megapixel CCD sensor and fixed focal length lens. More proof if any were needed that two megapixel is the new entry level.
Casio GV-20 specificaions
|Sensor||1/3.2" 2.14 megapixel CCD|
|Effective pixels||2.0 million|
|Lens||Fixed focal length, 35 mm equiv. F2.8|
|Image sizes|| 1600 x 1200
800 x 600
|Image quality settings|| Fine
|Focus||'Focus free' (fixed focus):
|Focus distance|| Normal: 60 cm - Infinity
Macro: 10 cm
|Digital Zoom||Up to 2x|
|Exposure compensation||+/-2 EV in 0.3 EV steps|
|Exposure modes|| Single image
Best Shot (18 settings)
|Shutter speeds||1 - 1/1500 sec|
|Apertures||F2.8 / F9.7|
|White balance||Auto plus four pre-programmed settings|
|Flash||Auto, Fill-In, Forced Off. Range: 0.6 - 2.0 m|
|LCD||1.6" TFT (61,380 pixels)|
|Storage||Compact Flash Type I, 8 MB card supplied|
|Print compliance||DPOF, Print Image Matching|
|Connectivity||USB, DC input, Mobile phone connector (cdmaOne / DoCoMo)|
|Power||4 x AA batteries (NiMH recommended)|
|Size||101 x 74 x 49 mm|
|Weight (no batt)||250 g|
|JIS waterproof rating||6|
|JIS dustproof rating||6|
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