The Casio TRYX compact digital camera has a thin frame that provides support for odd-angle photos. The thin frame can be rotated away from the camera body, providing the ability to support the camera at odd angles or to provide a grip for an odd-angle shot. The TRYX features a 12-megapixel CMOS image sensor, a 3.0-inch touch-screen LCD display and the ability to shoot 1080p HD video. Additionally, the TRYX includes support for high dynamic range (HDR) technology, which combines several different exposures in one image. The Casio TRYX is currently available for $249.99 a pop. [About]
NEC Corporation has managed to develop new technologies for digital cameras in movie mode that suppress the noise produced by motors and other mechanisms used for optical zooming. In yesterday’s press release, NEC provides some more details on the implementation of the NEC Noise Suppression technologies on Casio’s new high-speed digicam, the Exilim EX-ZR10. These new technologies suppress noise through a method that records and saves the core characteristics of sounds created by a camera lens’ driving mechanisms, then subtracts this information from signals that are recorded by microphones. [dcviews]
Here is a brief review of the Casio EX-H20G travel-zoom camera. The camera features a 10x wide-angle zoom lens with a focal length of 24-240mm and CCD-shift image stabilization mechanism. The 14-megapixel Casio EX-H20G is the first Casio compact digicam to feature GPS technology, complete with motion-sensor driven positioning, which makes it possible to track the camera’s position even when there is no satellite signal. What makes this camera more special is that it is also pre-loaded with world atlas data and information on 10,000 landmarks around the globe. Here is the conclusion:
As with most big zoom compacts claiming to be all in one solutions, the pluses surrounding the Casio EX-H20G – extended creative options due to that broader focal range – outweigh the negative of slightly wider physical dimensions. And it’s worth recalling that just a couple of years back you would have to buy an enthusiast-targeted bridge model to get anything like the lens reach offered here. Advantages over the EX-H15 here most notably include the GPS functionality (and HDMI output), though many may feel they can do without that for day-to-day use and plump for the slightly cheaper camera instead.
Available in black or silver/black, the Casio EX-H20G is priced at $349.99. [PhotographyBLOG]
The EX-H30 is the newest compact superzoom camera from Casio. This travel-friendly camera features a 16.1-megapixel CCD image sensor, a 24mm wide-angle lens, a 12.5x optical zoom lens, a 3-inch high-resolution 460K Super Clear LCD screen, an SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot, an HDMI interface and 720p HD video recording capabilities. The Casio EX-H30 will go on sale in March 2011 for $249.99. [Press Release]
Casio has issued a new firmware update for its Exilim EX-H20G camera. The firmware update V1.01 adds a function that writes position log data saved in camera memory to a memory card (Output Log). Please remember that installation of the update software cannot be undone. Once you install the update software, there is no way to restore your camera to its original firmware version. Owners of the Casio Exilim EX-H20G can download the firmware software here. [Casio]
Another point-and-shoot camera from Casio has just been unveiled. Dubbed as the Exilim EX-ZR10, this pocket-sized camera is equipped with a 12.1-megapixel, back-illuminated CMOS image sensor, a 7x optical zoom lens, a 3.0-inch LCD display, an SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot and 1080p Full HD video recording capabilities. Pricing and availability are still unknown at the moment. [FotoFlock]