Casio - EXILIM EX-ZR50 for selfie-lovers

Casio is going to release compact digital camera EX-ZR50 on September 12 from its EXILIM series. The estimated price is 40,000 yen.

EX-ZR50 allows its LCD monitor and guide buttons to tilt 180 degrees, which allows for good selfie pictures and low-angle shots. In addition to a regular shutter button, it has a front shutter button so that you can press at the best time while checking how you look like with the tilted monitor. There is also a motion shutter function which enables you to release the shutter just by waving your hand towards the LCD monitor.

There are more functions to enhance your beauty such as Make-up Mode that makes your skin look better with your selected skin color and Make-up Bracketing that takes 3 continuos shots while varying your skin color.

EX-ZR50 has EXILIM Engine HS Ver.3 image processor, effective 16.79MP 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor, 3.0-inch TFT color LCD monitor, and Wi-Fi ability. The lens covers a focal distance of 25 to 250mm (35mm equivalent).

  • Price: 40,000 yen
  • Size: W99.6×D25×H59.5mm
  • Weight: 202g including battery and memory card
  • Photos: Up to 16MP (4,608x3,456 dots)
  • Movies: Full HD (up to 1,920x1,080 dots/30fps)


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