PRESS RELEASE
18.09.2012


Casio Releases a High-Zoom, Compact Digital Camera with 24x Optical Zoom Lens
Built-In Art Shot Function Lets Users Take Impressive, Artistic Photos


Norderstedt, September 18, 2012 – Casio Europe GmbH and its parent company, Casio Computer Co., Ltd., today announced the release of another new addition to its EXILIM family of digital cameras – the EX-H50. This high-zoom, compact digital camera features a wide-angle 25mm, 24x optical zoom lens and a rich variety of shooting modes including Casio's Premium AUTO and ART Shot functions, making it easy for users to capture all kinds of outstanding photos.

Along with its powerful optical zoom lens, which starts with 25mm wide-angle and zooms out to 24x, the EX-H50 boasts a wide-screen 3.0-inch monitor and CCD-shift image stabilization mechanism, all packed into a slim, compact body that fits securely in the hand. It takes amazing photos of expansive landscapes, confined interiors, and even distant subjects that are difficult to approach, all at a high-resolution of 16.1 million effective pixels.

The EX-H50 comes with Casio's auto-shooting Premium AUTO mode for taking beautiful photos with just a press of the shutter button, as well as Art Shot, which offers eight different photo effects – toy camera, soft focus, light tone, pop art, sepia, monochrome, miniature, and fisheye lens. These features enable users to easily create stunning and impressively artistic images.

The new camera also comes with Manner Mode, which instantly changes the camera's settings to avoid disturbing others nearby. This includes silencing all sounds, disabling the flash, and deactivating the self-timer and AF Assist Lamp. Silent Mode is especially helpful when taking pictures in places like museums, aquariums, and restaurants.

The EX-H50 also features HD movie recording for shooting beautiful videos at 1,280 x 720 pixels, and a Mode Dial for quickly selecting the shooting mode most suitable for the setting at hand. The camera has various other convenient and useful functions, including USB charging and compatibility with Eye-Fi, which makes it possible to connect wirelessly with computers and smart phones. The EX-H50 is available in three colors: black, white and red.

EX-H50 Specifications
  EX-H50
Number of Effective Pixels
Effective Pixels
16.1 megapixels
Image Sensor 1/2.3-inch square pixel CCD
Total Pixels: 16.44 megapixels (/million)
Lens/ Focal Length F3.0(W) - F6.9(T) / f=4.5 - 108.0mm
(Approx. 25 - 600mm equivalent to 35mm film)
Optical Zoom 24x
Aperture F3.0(W) - F8.7(W) (ND filter is being used)
Macro Approx. 2cm (Second step from Widest Setting)
Blur Correction CCD Shift
Stabilization
Premium AUTO Yes
HD Movie HD (1280x720)
Monitor Screen 3.0inches(460,800dots)
Silent Mode Yes
USB charging Yes
Dimensions (WxHxD) 106.9x68.6x39.0 mm
Weight Approximately 238g*1

*1 When using SanDisk Corporation 16GB SDHC Memory Card.

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