Casio EX-Z55 Exilim Zoom Digital Camera

Casio Updated: 2007-08-14
Casio EX-Z55 Exilim Zoom Digital Camera

The EX-Z55 is a thin, stylish, 5 Megapixel Digital Camera with 3X optical zoom and 2.5" LCD Screen. Convenient, compact size allows it to fit almost anywhere for easy access on the go, in the office, at school or in the home.  A menu full of automatic settings and help icons makes it a pleasure to use.

The EX-Z55 is equipped with a high resolution 5-megapixel CCD, a 3X optical zoom lens and a larger 2.5-inch LCD screen incorporating an optical viewfinder. With its compact and stylish design, the EX-Z55 can take approximately 400 pictures (based on CIPA* standards) on a single charge.

Main Features of the EX-Z55

High performance operation in an easy-to-use, compact design

* High-resolution images captured by the CCD with 5 million effective pixels.
* 3X optical zoom in a compact body
* Large 2.5-inch digital interface TFT LCD screen
* The viewfinder has been built into the LCD screen allowing the use of an optical viewfinder in addition to the image provided on the LCD screen (EX-Z55)
* High quality lightweight aluminum body with comfortable handgrip.

Long battery life for extended shooting on a single battery charge

* 10% longer battery life than the previous model (EX-Z40), with a greater number of pixels and a larger display screen (EX-Z55)
* Up to 400 photos can be taken on a single charge, based on CIPA standards for battery life measurement.

Quick response thanks to high-speed design

* The camera automatically selects fixed-focus Auto Pan Focus mode for instantaneous response when the shutter is pressed rapidly.
* Direct On function for one-touch operation of either picture taking or playback modes.
* Rapid start-up allows shooting approximately 1.6 seconds* after the power is turned on.
* Images are recorded approximately 0.01 seconds* after the shutter is released.
* 0.1-second high-speed playback for photo scrolling.

More convenient functions

* Business Shot function compensates for photos taken at an angle and records them as though taken from straight ahead.
* Best Shot allows settings to be chosen by selecting from a collection of sample images.
* Extended shooting of video with sound can be performed until the memory is full.
* Noise Reduction processing makes night scenes more beautiful.
* Auto Macro function enables automatic switching between Macro and AF modes.
* 7-point Multi-Auto Focus automatically selects the optimum focus point location.
* Flash Assist function provides exposure compensation for areas not reached by the flash.
* Icon Guide function uses a pop-up guide to help the user when switching settings.

Features for fun

* Voice recording function with playback from the camera’s speaker.
* Photostand feature allowing a slideshow of images while the camera sits in its cradle.
* Calendar function shows thumbnail images of photos taken on any specified date.
* World Time function allows the user to set the camera to the local time in one of 162 cities in 32 time zones around the world.
* Store special photos or those you don’t want others to see in your own Favorites folder.
* Create HTML albums in the camera which can be viewed directly by Web browsers.

Other features

* Connects directly to PictBridge and USB DIRECT-PRINT compatible printers.
* 9.3MB internal flash memory, compatible with SD memory card / Multi Media Card (not included.)
* Menu display possible in one of 10 languages, including English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese.
* Photo Loader software allows automatic transfer of images to a PC at the touch of a single button on the USB cradle.
* Compatible with ExifPrint (Exif 2.2) and PRINT Image Matching III