PRESS RELEASE September 11, 2006
Photography in a blaze of autumnal color:
The EXILIM Zoom EX-Z700 Blue and Red
EX-Z700 blue EX-Z700 red
EX-Z700 blue EX-Z700 red
Norderstedt, September 2006 - Autumn is approaching and welcomes us with glowing colors. A clear blue sky and the multi-colored leaves make us feel like taking long walks during the colorful season. EXILIM is also contributing to the colorful hustle and bustle: the color variations blue and red complement the EXILIM Zoom EX-Z700, which is already available in silver, grey and gold. Besides its exciting exterior, the technical qualities of the digitally compact camera are captivating. The 7.2 mega-pixels and the extra bright 2.7 inch screen are the foundation for brilliant photos. At the same time, a fast ready status and short shutter delay make sure the user does not miss one`s motif. The camera also has 37 BEST SHOT motif programs, including the very impressive Auto Framing function and layout shot. The Auto Framing function frames a phreatic object marked with the auto-focus, follows it and always holds it automatically at the center. The EX-Z700 then saves the contents of the framed motif as a new photo. With the innovative layout shot, the user can combine up to three photos in one photo, similar to a collage. To this end the photographer selects a layout from the menu and takes either two or three shots, which are integrated directly into the presentation. Subsequently, the powerful performance of the storage battery, coupled with fast, energy-saving electronics and a completely charged storage battery, allows up to 460 photos . Consequently, one battery charge during a spontaneous autumn holiday is sufficient to record lots of beautiful impressions in photos.

The EXILIM Zoom EX-Z700 is available at retail in the color variations blue and red.

If you have any questions or require further information:
komm.passion Bönig & Company GmbH
Sebastian Lindemann
Tel.: +49 (0)40/42 32 40 - 70; Fax: +49 (0)40/42 32 40 - 41

Main features of the EXILIM Zoom EX-Z700 Blue and Red
  • 7.2 mega-pixels effective
  • 3-fold optical zoom
  • Extra bright 6.9 cm TFT colour display with 1,200 cd/m2*
  • Super Life Battery for up to 460 photos with only one battery charge**
  • The Anti Shake DSP (Digital Signal Processor) reduces the danger of blurred shots that can be caused by possible shaking of the hands or proper motion of an object
  • 37 different BEST SHOT motif programs supply magnificent photos of different photo situations
* At maximum brightness, measured in the middle of the screen
** acc. to CIPA standard, when the display is set to standard brightness
EXILIM Zoom EX-Z700 Specifications
Effective Pixels: 7.2 million
Imaging Element: 1/2.5-inch square pixel color CCD (total pixels: 7.41 million)
Image File Format: Still images: JPEG (Exif Version 2.2), DCF standard, DPOF compliant
Movies: Motion JPEG, AVI format
Audio: WAV (monaural)
Recording Media: Built-in flash memory (image area: 8.3MB), SDHC Memory Card / SD Memory Card / MultiMediaCard compatible
Image Size (Pixels): Still images: 3072x2304, 3072x2048 (3:2), 2560x1920, 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 640x480
Movies: 640x480 (HQ), 512x384 (Normal), 320x240 (LP)
Data Size:
Still images Image Size (Pixels) Image Quality Recording Time File Size Built-in Flash Memory (8.3MB) SD Memory Card* 256 MB
3072 × 2304 Fine
Approx. 4.32MB/2.4MB/1.44MB Approx. 1 shot/3 shots/5 shots Approx. 55 shots/97 shots/158 shots
640 × 480 Fine
Approx. 360KB/240KB/120KB Approx. 21 shots/32 shots/59 shots Approx. 625 shots/938 shots/1742 shots
Movies Image Size (Pixels) Maximum Recording Time per File: Data Rate (Frame Rate) Recording Time for Built-in Flash Memory 8.3MB Recording Time for SD Memory Card 256MB
640×480 (HQ) 10 minutes Approx. 10.2 Megabits per Second (30 frames/second) Approx. 6 seconds Approx. 3 minutes and 16 seconds
512×384 (Normal) Approx. 6.1 Megabits per Second (30 frames/second) Approx. 11 seconds Approx. 5 minutes and 27 seconds
320×240 (LP) Approx. 2.45 Megabits per Second (15 frames/second) Approx. 27 seconds Approx. 13 minutes and 34 seconds
*When using Panasonic (Matsushita) 256 MB card.
Operating Speed: Power on to first shot: approximately 0.9 second*
Shutter release time lag: approximately 0.007 second*
Image playback: 0.1 second
Shot to shot time: approximately 1.5 seconds*/**
Continuous shutter: approximately 1 frame per second
High-speed continuous shutter and Rapid Flash: approximately 3 frames per second
* With built-in flash off ** With image size set at 3072x2304 and using normal image quality
Lens/Focal Distance: F2.7 to 5.2, f=6.2 to 18.6mm (equivalent to approximately 38 to 114mm on a 35mm film camera), 6 lenses in 5 groups, including aspherical lens
Zoom: 3X optical zoom, 4X digital zoom (12X in combination with optical zoom)
Focusing: Contrast Detection Auto Focus,
Focus Modes: Auto Focus, Macro Mode, Pan Focus, Infinity Mode, Manual Focus
AF Area: Spot or Multi; with AF assist lamp
Approximate Focus Range: Auto Focus: 40cm to ,
Macro: 15cm* to 50cm,
Infinity Mode: ,
Manual: 15* cm to
* Range is affected by optional zoom.
Exposure Control: Metering: Multi-pattern, center weighted, spot by imaging element
Exposure: Program AE
Exposure Compensation: -2EV to +2EV (in 1/3EV steps)
Shutter: CCD shutter, mechanical shutter
Still images (Auto): 1/2 to 1/2000 second*5, Still images (night scene): 4 to 1/2000 second*
* Shutter speed range may be different depending on the BEST SHOT scene or sensitivity
Aperture: F2.7/F4.3,*6 auto switching?
* Using optical zoom causes the aperture to change
White Balance: Auto, fixed (6 modes), manual
Sensitivity: Still images: Auto*7, ISO50, ISO100, ISO200, ISO400, Movies: Auto
*When using Anti Shake or High Sensitivity function, maximum is ISO 800.
Recording Functions: Still images; still images with audio (maximum around 30 seconds); macro; self-timer; continuous shutter (normal speed, high speed, rapid flash), BEST SHOT, movies with audio, voice recording
Self-timer: 10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer
Built-in Flash: Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Soft Flash, Red Eye Reduction
Flash Range: approx. 0.15 to 3.4m (W), approx. 0.4 to 1.8m (T)
Flash Continuous Shutter: approx. 0.3 to 2.0m (W), approx. 0.4 to 1.0m (T)
Monitor Screen: 2.7-inch TFT color LCD, 153,600 pixels (640x240)
Timekeeping Functions: Date and time: Recorded with image data; Auto Calendar: To 2049
On-image time stamp function
World Time: 162 cities in 32 time zones, City name, date, time, summer time
Input/Output Terminals: USB cradle connector, USB2.0 (Full-Speed) compatible
Power Requirements: Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-40) x1
Battery Life: Approx. 460 still images* (CIPA Standards)
Continuous playback: approx 7 hr. 50 min. (still images)
Continuous recording: approx 3 hr. 10 min. (movie)
Continuous recording: approx 9 hr. 30 min. (voice recording)
*. Auto Mode, standard brightness monitor setting
Dimensions: 88.5 (W) x 57.0 (H) x 20.5 (D) mm (excluding projections, 18.6mm at thinnest part)
Weight: Approximately 112g (excluding battery and accessories)
Bundled Accessories: Rechargeable lithium ion battery, USB cradle, USB cable, AV cable, Special AC adaptor, strap, CD-ROM

EXILIM is a registered trademark of CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. Any other company or product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of those companies.

Specs are subject to change w/o notice.
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