Casio has announced the new Casio Exilim EX-Z280 and Z33. The Z280 appears to be the most interesting of the two featuring a 26mm wide angle 4x optical zoom lens (26 to 104mm), 12mp sensor, CCD-shift image stabilisation, 720p video, ISO3200, 2.7″ screen, and thin body (0.8″ thick). The Z33 features a more common 3x optical zoom lens (35.5 to 106.5mm), 10mp sensor, 16:9 video, ISO1600, 2.5″ screen, and thin body (0.7″ thick).The EX-Z280, available this September, will have an MSRP of $179.99 and will be offered in a silver body color. The EX-Z33, available September, MSRP $119, will boast stylish new colors, including black, light pink, vivid pink, silver and blue.
“The EXILIM Zoom EX-Z280 is a 12.1 effective megapixel digital camera boasting a wide-angle 26 mm 4X optical zoom lens in a stylish and slim compact body. It comes complete with Casio’s standard high-performance features, such as CCD-shift image stabilization mechanism and Face Detection function. The Easy Mode function helps new comers grasp camera settings by offering a simplified menu screen for seamless navigation.”
“The EXILIM EX-Z33 is a 10.1 megapixel digital camera with a 3X optical zoom lens. The EX-Z33 features a quick access dedicated movie button that allows users to record widescreen movies with a 16:9 aspect ratio. Additionally, the EX-Z33 is compatible with commercially available SD memory cards. This camera combines a stylish, slim body with high-powered features that allow on-the-go photographers the ability to capture a memorable moment where ever they are.”