The 7.2-megapixel EXILIM Hi-ZOOM EX-V7, is the most powerful zoom in the stylish EXILIM series of compact digital cameras. This new model is the world's slimmest digital camera with a 7X optical zoom lens*. Thinness is a defining quality in the EXILIM line, and the EX-V7 is no different as it easily fits in a shirt pocket or small purse.
In recent years, a number of compact, high-performance digital cameras have appeared on the market, but the trade-off between zoom power and camera size wasevident in those models. Users who wanted to capture subjects at a distance wereforced to buy bulkier cameras while other consumers sacrificed zoom for portability.
"The newest edition to the EXILIM line, the EX-V7, solves this problem, giving users the best of both worlds. It's an exceptionally portable, great-looking digital camera with a powerful zoom lens just what the world has been waiting for".
The camera also introduces an innovative function for reducing photo blur, made possible by Casio's mechanical CCD shift technology.
It also combines Casio's well-received Anti Shake DSP, which reduces blur due to shaky hands or amoving subject by using higher ISO sensitivity and faster shutter speeds, with new motion analysis technology that uses the most appropriate ISO sensitivity and shutter speed to capture a moving photo subject.
Even at high zoom settings,the EX-V7 reduces most occurrences of image blur. Everyone from first-time photographer s to seasoned professionals will love this latest photographic marvel from Casio.
Exclusive to the Casio EXILIM line of digital cameras in the U.S., is the eBay Best Shot mode. The eBay Best Shot mode is one of 33 Best Shot Modes featured in the EX-V7. eBay Best Shot takes photos at a size that is image optimized for display on eBay, allowing picture takers to more quickly and easily create photos for selling items on eBay.
eBay Best Shot mode also includes Auto Macro, an ideal setting for capturing images of small items such as jewelry, tags, etc., thus automatically adjusting the focus from acquiring fine details in close up shots to capturing large items from a distance. eBay Best Shot mode allows users to capture optimized images at an ideal size for eBay. For ease of use, eBay photos are stored in a special eBay directory.
(* As of January 8, 2007, for digital cameras with a zoom ratio of 7x or above. Based on a Casio survey)
|Image sensor / Pixels||
Imaging Element 1/2.5-inch square pixel color CCD (total pixels: 7.41 million)
Effective Pixels: 7.20 million
Lens/Focal Distance: f/3.4 to 5.3, f=6.3 to 44.1mm (equivalent to approximately 38 to 266mm on a 35mm film camera)
12 lenses in 9 groups, including aspherical lens
Aperture: f/3.4/4.6/9.2 (*7); auto switching (*7: Using optical zoom causes the aperture to change.
f/9.2 is the aperture when an ND filter is being used.
7X optical zoom, 4X digital zoom (Image size: 3072x2304 pixels, 28X in combination with optical zoom)
|LCD Monitor||2.5-inch TFT color LCD, 230,400 pixels (960×240)|
Focusing: Contrast Detection Auto Focus,
Focus Modes: Auto Focus, Macro Mode, Infinity Mode, Manual Focus AF Area: Spot, Multi or Tracking; with AF assist lamp
Auto Focus: 11.81"(*5) to Infinity
Macro: 3.94" to 15.75"(*5), Infinity Mode
Manual Focus: 3.94"(*5) to Infinity (*5: Range is affected by optical zoom).
CCD shutter, mechanical shutter
Program AE: 1/2 to 1/800 second (*6), Aperture Priority AE: 1 to 1/800 second (*6),
Shutter Speed Priority AE and Manual Exposure: 60 to 1/800 second (*6), (*6: Shutter speed range may be different depending on the BEST SHOT scene)
|Exposure control method||
Metering: Multi-pattern, center weighted, spot by imaging element
Exposure: Program AE, Shutter Speed Priority AE, Aperture Priority AE, Manual Exposure
Exposure Compensation: -2EV to +2EV (in 1/3EV steps)
Operating Speed: Power on to first shot: approximately 1.2 sec
Shutter release time lag: Approximately 0.008 second
Image playback: 0.1 second/image Shot to shot time: Approximately 1.0 seconds
High-speed continuous shutter & Rapid Flash: appx 3 frames per sec
Recording Functions: Still images; still images with audio (maximum around 30 seconds); macro; self-timer; continuous shutter (normal speed, high speed, rapidflash), BEST SHOT, movies with audio (Normal Movie, Short Movie, Past Movie, Movie BEST SHOT), voice recording
|Self-timer||10 seconds or 2 seconds; Triple Self-timer|
|Sensitivity (equivalent film speed)||
Still images: Auto (*8), ISO 64, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800
Movies: Auto (*8: Maximum sensitivity is ISO 1600 when High Sensitivity BEST SHOT scene is selected).
|White balance||Auto WB, fixed (6 modes), manual|
|Built-in flash operating modes||
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Soft Flash, Red Eye Reduction
Flash Range: approx. .3' to 7.2' (W), approx. 3.3' to 4.6' (T)
Rapid Flash: approx. 1.3' to 6.9' (W), approx. 3.3'to 4.6' (T)
Recording Media Built-in flash memory (image area: 11.6 MB), SDHC Memory Card / SD Memory Card / Multimedia Card compatible
|Image recording format||
Still images: JPEG (Exif Version 2.2), DCF standard, DPOF compliant
Movies: H.264/AVC, MOV format (Motion JPEG AVI format when the image quality setting is LP)
|Image-quality modes||Fine / Normal / Economy|
Still images: Still images: 3072×2304, 3072×2048 (3:2), 2560×1920, 2048×1536, 1600×1200, 640×480
|Movie Recording||Movies: 848×480 (UHQ Wide/HQ Wide), 640×480 (UHQ/HQ/Normal), 320×240 (LP)|
Input/Output Terminals: USB cradle connector, USB2.0 (Hi-Speed) compatible
Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-50) ×1
Battery life: Approx. 240 still images (*9) (CIPA Standards)
Continuous playback: approx 6 hr. (still images)
Continuous recording: approx 1 hr. 40 min. (movie)
Continuous recording: approx 4 hr. 20 min. (voice recording) (*9: Auto Mode, standard brightness monitor setting
3.76" (W) x 2.35" (H) x 1.0" (D) (excluding projections, .82" at thinnest part)
Approximately 5.26 oz (excluding battery and accessories)
Timekeeping Functions: Date and time: Recorded with image data; Auto Calendar: To 2049 On-image time stamp function
World Time: 162 cities in 32 time zones, City name, date, time, summer time