Casio has announced the new Casio Exilim EX-G1 – the world’s slimmest shock resistant camera, it features a shockproof, dustproof, waterproof (10ft), slim camera body, and has a 12 megapixel sensor, 3x optical zoom lens, and 2.5″ screen. The EX-G1 will be available in December 2009 with an MSRP of $299.99 and will be available in black and red. The UK price is £269, and it will be available in January from Casio at Carnaby.
“Casio Computer Co., Ltd., has announced the release of the EX-G1, the world’s slimmest shock resistant digital camera*1. The EX-G1 is the first in the company’s new EXILIM® G brand of digital cameras and features a sleek design – a low-profile 19.9 mm*2, incredible toughness as well as being waterproof and dustproof.
The EXILIM G concept is built around “endurance,” expressing Casio’s determination to create digital cameras suitable for top athletes and adventurers who never stop pushing themselves to the limit. The new EX-G1 model was developed to embody this concept, using Casio’s years of experience creating technologies for shock resistance, waterproofing, and slim-line design.
The EX-G1’s shock resistant design elements are found both inside and outside of the slim-line camera. In addition to a high level of performance with 12.1 effective megapixels for taking high resolution photos, the EX-G1 also features interval shooting.”