PRESS RELEASE March 08, 2006
User-friendly with colourful views
The EXILIM Zoom EX-Z60 black and red
EX-Z60 black EX-Z60 red
EX-Z60 black EX-Z60 red
Norderstedt, March 2006 - Simple operation and useful functions - that's what makes the EX-Z60 stand out. The new EX-Z60 black and red is now attracting attention. The colour variations in matt-brushed body are ideal everyday accessories. Additionally, these hand gems also captivate with their useful technical features: 6 Megapixels, a 3x optical zoom, Anti Shake DSP and a 2.5-inch TFT colour display make the small design camera a giant in its class.

Stylish, Slim, Compact Size High Performance Model
  • 6.0 mega pixel high resolution CCD and 3X optical zoom lens
  • Large easy-to-see 2.5-inch TFT LCD display
  • The EXILIM Engine features the Anti Shake DSP, which reduces blurring caused by shaky hands or moving subjects
  • 95.2mm (W) X 60.6mm (H) X 19.8mm (D), slim compact size (thinnest point: 16.2 mm)
  • Slim body enhanced by rounded edges and shape; stylish design accentuated by a sophisticated framework
  • Once powered on, the camera is ready to take pictures in approximately 1.4 seconds*
  • After the shutter is pressed, the image is recorded almost instantly, with only an approximately 0.002 seconds** release time lag
  • High-speed picture playback of approximately 0.1 seconds
  • Subjects appear brightly on the display monitor even under low light conditions, enabling easy shot composition
  • * Using internal memory, with internal flash turned off
    ** With internal flash turned off
Various functions to make incredibly beautiful pictures possible
  • "Rapid Flash" enables three consecutive, high speed flash photos in only one second
  • "Soft Flash" prevents over exposure when taking shots in Macro, etc.
  • "Revive Shot" refreshes the colors of old, faded photos and saves them in digital format
  • The 33 scene "BEST SHOT" enables selection of the appropriate camera setting for both still photos and movies via a sample image menu
Numerous Easy to Use Functions
  • The "Easy Mode" menu is a simplified camera interface for user-friendly operation
  • The "Auto Macro" mode allows for automatic switching between macro and auto focus modes
  • The "9-Point Multi AF" clearly indicates areas of focus when photographing subjects with multiple focus points
  • The "Quick Shutter" function reduces mistakes by facilitating simple and easy high-speed focusing
  • The "Flash Assist" mode compensates for poorly illuminated areas within the shot
  • The "Exposure Warning" mode warns over or under exposure via an on-screen display
  • The "Icon Help" function provides icon guidance when adjusting camera settings
  • The "Direct On" button allows quick startup in both shooting and playback modes
  • Equipped with a one-touch "BEST SHOT" button that allows you to select the appropriate mode for your shot

The EXILIM Zoom EX-Z60 black and red are available at retail from the end of March 2006.

Further information also under www.casio-europe.com or www.exilim.com.

If you have any questions or require further information:
komm.passion Bönig & Company GmbH
Mario Huaroto Levy / Meike Schuster
Tel.: + 49 (0) 40/42 32 40 - 66 / -69; Fax: +49 (0) 40/42 3240 - 41
Email: mario.levy@komm-passion.de; meike.schuster@komm-passion.de
Specifications EXILIM Zoom EX-Z60 black and red
Recording format: Still picture: JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.2), DCF 1.0, DPOF
Movie: AVI (Motion JPEG)
Voice: (Audio snapshot, Voice Recording); WAV
Recording medium / Capacity: Internal Flash Memory 8.3 MB, Card slot for SD-Card / MMC
Image resolution: Single image: 2,816 x 2,112; 2,816 x 1,872 (3:2); 2,304 x 1,728; 2,048 x 1,536; 1,600 x 1,200; 640 x 480
Movie with sound: 640 x 480 (HQ/Normal); 320 x 240 (LP)
Snapshots:
Image Size (Pixels) Resolution Approximate File Size Approximate Memory Capacity (Images)
Internal memory (8.3MB) SD Memory Card* 256 MB
2.816 x 2.112 Fine 3.63 MB 2 65
Normal 2.3 MB 3 116
Economy 1.21 MB 6 186
2.816 x 1.872 (3:2) Fine 3.22 MB 2 73
Normal 1.9 MB 4 121
Economy 1.08 MB 7 206
2.304 x 1.728 Fine 2.43 MB 3 97
Normal 1.62 MB 4 143
Economy 810 KB 9 271
2.084 x 1.536 Fine 1.92 MB 4 121
Normal 1.28 MB 6 180
Economy 640 KB 11 348
1.600 x 1.200 Fine 1.17 MB 6 196
Normal 780 KB 9 286
Economy 390 KB 18 530
640 x 480 Fine 360 KB 21 625
Normal 240 KB 32 938
Economy 120 KB 59 1.742

Movie with Audio:
Image Size (Pixels) Maximum Movie Length Approximate File Size Frames/ sec Approximate Memory Capacity
Built-in Memory (8.3MB) SD Memory Card* 256 MB
640 x 480 (HQ) 10 minutes/movie 10.2 MB/sec. 30 Approx. 6 sec. Approx. 3 min. 16 sec.
640 x 480 (Normal) 6.1 MB/sec. 30 Approx. 11 sec. Approx. 5 min. 27 sec.
320 x 240 (LP) 2.45 Mbit/sec. 15 Approx. 27 sec. Approx. 13 min. 34 sec.
Panasonic 256 MB SD Card. Capacity differs according to manufacturer.
Image deletion: One image, all images
Recording element: 1/2.5" CCD-Chip (6.37 MP total / 6.0 MP effective)
Lens: F3.1 (W) - 5.9 (T), f = 6.3 (W) - 18.9 mm (T) (equivalent to approx. 38 -114 mm for 35 mm cameras)
Zoom: 3x optical zoom, 4x digital zoom (12 times both with optical and digital zoom)
Aperture: F3.1 / 4.4; automatic (it varies on optical zoom)
Focus range: Normal: 40cm -
Macro: 10cm - 50cm
Manuell: 10cm -
Movie: 40cm -
(it varies on some optical zoom)
Focus mode: Contrast-AF (Spot, Multi), manual focus (MF), pan focus (PF), macro, infinity focus
Exposure control: Light Metering: Multi Pattern, Center Weighted, Center Spot
Exposure Control: Programmed AE
Exposure compensation: -2EV - +2EV by 1/3 EV steps
Shutter: CCD electronic shutter, mechanical shutter
Shutter speed: Normal: 1/2 - 1/2.000 sec.
(above shutter speeds do not apply when using a BEST SHOT scene)
Sensitivity: Still ISO 50 / 100 / 200 / 400 (automatic/manual)
Movie: Automatic
White balance:: Automatic, fix (6 modes), manual switching
Self-timer: 10 sec. / 2 sec. / triple self-timer
Recording functions: Single image, BEST SHOT, movie with sound, single image with voice, Continuous Shutter, Voice Recording, macro, self-timer
Timekeeping functions: Date and time recorded with image data; auto calendar up to 2049
World Time: 162 cities (32 time zones); city names; date, time and summertime
Communication: USB 2.0 (Full-Speed)
Input/Output terminals: USB/AV interface (NTSC/PAL compliant)
Power source: 1x lithium-Ion battery (NP-20)battery) incl.
Battery life: Normal recording: Approx.180 snapshots *
Continuous playback: Approx. 3 hr. 50 min. (Snapshots) **
Movie recording: Approx. 1 hr. 40 min. ***
Voice recording: Approx. 3 hr. 50 min. ****
Dimensions: 95.2 x 60.6 x 19,8 mm ( W x H x D, excluding protrusions, 16.2mm at thinnest part)
Weight: Approx. 118g (w/o battery and memory card)
Standard accessories: Battery charger (BC-11L), lithium-ion rechargeable battery (NP-20), USB cable, AV cable, hand strap, CD-ROM
Microphone / Speaker: Monaural
Audio recording time: Audio Snapshot: Approx. 30sec. / image
Voice Recoding: Approx. 25 min. (with built-in memory)
After Recording: Approx. 30 sec. / image
Flash system: Auto, manual-on, manual-off, Red Eye-Reduction, Soft Flash
Flash range: Approx 0.1m - 3.7m (W) / Approx. 0.6m - 1.9 m (T)
Rapid Flash: Approx. 0.4m - 1.9m (W) / Approx. 0.6m - 1.0m (T)
(it varies on optical zoom)
Monitor/Viewfinder: 2.5-inch TFT colour display (115,200 pixels - 480 x 240)
CIPA standard
Continuous recording conditions: Temperature: 23°C (73°F), monitor screen: On, Flash: Off, image recorded every 30 seconds, alternating full wide-angle and full telephoto zoom
**  Continuous playback conditions: Temperature: 23°C (73°F), scroll one image about every 10 seconds
***  Movie recording without zoom
****  Voice recording times are based on continuous recording.

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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