Casio has today announced a new two megapixel version of its ultra small, ultra thin 'Exilim' digital camera / MP3 player. There are two models both of which have the same digital camera functionality, the EX-M2 adds MP3 audio playback and voice recording capability. Both of the new Exilim models have a larger 2 megapixel CCD, fixed 36 mm equiv. lens, internal RAM and SD/MMC storage slot, 1.6" TFT LCD and can take still images and movie clips. The EX-S2 weighs in at just 88 g (3.1 oz) without its battery. UPDATE: Our friend and colleague Yamada Kumio has already posted some samples from the EX-S2. Kai Thon of digit.no has also previewed the EX-M2.
Casio Exilim EX-S2 / EX-M2
|Casio Exilim EX-S2||Casio Exilim EX-M2|
|Sensor||1/1.8" 2.1 megapixel CCD|
|Effective pixels||2.0 megapixel|
|Lens||36 mm equiv. F3.2|
|Focus||Fixed focus, 1 m - Infinity (3.3 ft - Infinity)|
|Digital zoom||Yes, up to 4.0x|
1600 x 1200
|Image format|| JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
|Movie clips||320 x 240, 10 fps, max 30 secs (internal RAM max 20 secs)|
|White Balance|| Auto
|Metering||Center Weighted Average|
|Shutter speed||1/4 - 1/6400 sec|
|Exposure compensation||+/-2.0 EV in 0.3 EV steps|
|Flash modes|| Auto
|LCD monitor|| 1.6" TFT
85,000 pixel (354 x 240)
|Storage|| 12 MB internal RAM
|Audio playback||MP3 (EX-M2 only)|
|Voice recording||WAV (EX-M2 only)|
|Connectivity||Via cradle (USB)|
|Power||Lithium-Ion rechargable (included)|
|Dimensions|| EX-S2: 88 x 55 x 11.3
mm (3.5 x 2.2 x 0.4 in)
EX-M2: 88 x 55 x 12.4 mm (3.5 x 2.2 x 0.5 in)
|Weight|| EX-S2: 88 g (3.1 oz)
EX-M2: 90 g (3.2 oz)
|Casio Exilim EX-S2||Casio Exilim EX-M2|
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