Capture More Beauty in One Frame with Casio’s Latest EXILIM EX-ZR5000

Capture More Beauty in One Frame with Casio’s Latest EXILIM EX-ZR5000
The compact EXILIM EX-ZR5000 captures stunning, expansive photos with an upgraded 19mm super wide-angle lens

 EXILIM EX-ZR5000

Singapore, 23 September 2016 – Casio Singapore presents the EXILIM EX-ZR5000, the latest addition to Casio’s EXILIM ZR series of compact digital cameras. Available in Singapore from today, it now features an upgraded 19mm super wide-angle lens and Wide View Photo mode to deliver expansive and high-impact scenic photographs.

Capture sweeping landscapes with a 19mm super wide-angle lens
Documenting holidays is even easier with the EX-ZR5000 as it can now capture more action in one frame with a 19mm super wide-angle lens, perfect for fitting in scenic backgrounds even in ‘selfies’ and ‘wefies’. Its bright F2.7 moulded glass lens also produces sharper images with outstanding resolution by correcting optical aberration, reducing surface reflection and ghosting.
Instantly create and share eye-catching mini movies
In addition to the camera’s standard Highlight Movie and Highlight Photo functions, an added Wide View Photo mode instantly creates shareable travel highlights by capturing two versions of the same image – a focused zoomed-in and a zoomed-out wide-angle version – to create a fun zoom-to-wide-angle still image animation.
Animations created using Wide View Photo offer a completely different impression as they gradually reveal the background view, resulting in delightful and surprising moments to share with friends and family on social media.
Always capture the ‘good side’ with mirror-image shooting
With the EX-ZR5000’s inverted processing feature, it eliminates the need to manually flip ‘selfies’ or ‘wefies’. Once an image is captured using the front shutter, it is automatically inverted from left to right to process the image as it appears on the screen. 
Colours
The sleek EX-ZR5000 camera comes in white, pink, and green models, as well as in black with a limited production.


Clockwise from top left: EX-ZR5000BK (black), EX-ZR5000WE (white), EX-ZR5000GN (green), EX-ZR5000PK (pink)
More features of the EX-ZR5000
The new EX-ZR5000 camera also comes equipped with various other functions to help users capture and share stunning images easily:
·         Tilt-type LCD and front shutter for ‘selfies’
The tilt-type LCD enables users to check the angle of the shot and composition while taking a self-portrait, and the convenient Front Shutter makes it easy to take vertical self-portraits.
·         Motion Shutter detector
The Motion Shutter feature enables users to activate the shutter by simply waving a hand in front of the camera, which makes taking ‘selfies’ even more fun and easy.
·         1/1.7-inch back-illuminated CMOS image sensor
The large sensor ensures outstanding resolution when shooting in dim lighting conditions and capturing quick-moving subjects.
·         HS Anti-Shake Effect
The camera’s 5-axis image stabilisation delivers precise correction to compensate for any blur caused by shaky hands when aiming the camera.
·         All-In-Focus Macro mode
The All-In-Focus Macro mode keeps everything in the shot in sharp focus, from close-range subjects to distant backgrounds.
·         Premium Auto Pro function
Under difficult shooting conditions such as backlit, night-time and zoom photography, the camera analyses the scene automatically and uses optimal settings and processing to produce beautiful images.
·         Triple Shot and high-speed burst shooting
The Triple Shot function captures the moment as well as the moments before and after by shooting a burst of three images with only one shutter press. The EX-ZR5000 is also capable of high-speed continuous shooting of up to 30 frames per second with a maximum of 30 images, offering a distance shooting performance exceeding that of SLR cameras and the ability to capture fast-moving subjects and crucial highlights.
·         EXILIM Engine HS Ver. 3 for high-speed performance
Equipped with a dual CPU and two parallel image processors, the EX-ZR5000 offers a fast start-up time of only 1.2 seconds, high-speed autofocus in 0.17 seconds, a lightning-fast shutter response of 0.015 seconds, and a rapid capture interval as short as 0.22 seconds.
·         Make-up Mode
The Make-up Mode brings out the user’s beauty with remarkable clarity, creating natural and fresh-looking skin tones to achieve the ideal look for feminine skin.
·         Selfie Art
Users can choose from five artistic effects and add them to self-portraits to make the images even more beautiful.
·         Camera to smartphone connectivity through Bluetooth® Smart[1]
Bluetooth® Smart technology enables and controls a constant connection between the camera and a smartphone through the EXILIM Connect application which is available for download on Google Play and the Apple App Store.
·         EXILIM Auto Transfer to facilitate image-sharing
With the EXILIM Auto Transfer technology, images can be sent to a connected smartphone automatically after they are taken by the EX-ZR5000, making the process of sharing the images on social media quick and convenient.

Pricing and availability
The Casio EXILIM EX-ZR5000 is available at the Casio Concept Store in Tampines and licensed retailers. Pricing details are as follows:

Model
Suggested Retail Price
EX-ZR5000BK
S$699.00
EX-ZR5000WE, EX-ZR5000GN, EX-ZR5000PK
S$629.00


EX-ZR5000 Specifications
Number of Effective Pixels
Approx. 12.1 mega (million) pixels
Image Sensor

1/1.7-inch CMOS (back illuminated type)
Total Pixels
12.76 mega (million) pixels
File Format
Still images
RAW (DNG*1), JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.3), DCF2.0, DPOF
Movies
MOV format, H.264/AVC, IMA-ADPCM (stereo)
Recording Media
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card compatible
Recording Capacity
(Maximum Image Size Setting)
Still Images
(JPEG)
SD Memory Card 16GB*2
Fine: Approx. 1453 shots
Normal: Approx. 2221 shots
Movies
Recording Time
Maximum recording time per file: 29 minutes
SD Memory Card 16GB*2
Approx. 2 hours 13 minutes (FHD)
Continuous Shooting Speed
30 frames per second / 15 frames per second / 10 frames per second /
5 frames per second / 3 frames per second
High-Speed Movie
HS1000224 x64 (1000fps)/HS480224x160 (480fps)/
HS240512x384 (240fps)/HS120640x480 (120fps)/
HS30-240512x384 (30fps/240fps switching)/
HS30-120640x480 (30fps/120fps switching)
Lens
Construction
9 lenses in 8 groups, including aspherical lens
F-number
F2.7 (W)F6.4 (T)
Focal Length
f=4.06–20.3mm (equivalent to 35mm film19–95mm)
Zoom Ratio
5x optical zoom, 10x Multi SR Zoom, 4x digital zoom,
39x maximum digital zoom (in combination with HD zoom, 3M size)
Blur Correction
Anti-shake System
Optical system (lens shift image stabilization)
and high-speed burst shooting (maximum 9 shots)
Anti-shake Effect
Correction Anti-shake Effect: 3 stops*3 (optical system),
5.5 stops*4 (optical system combined with high-speed burst shooting)
ISO Sensitivity
(Standard Output Sensitivity)
Still images
Auto / ISO80 / ISO100 / ISO200 / ISO400 / ISO800 / ISO1600 / ISO3200 / ISO6400
Still Images (HS Night Shot)
Maximum ISO25600
Movies
Auto
Wireless Data Transfer
Wi-Fi*5
Standard: IEEE 802.11b/g/n,
Operation frequency range: 1 to 11ch, Encryption: WPA2
Bluetooth
Standard: Bluetooth® Smart
Monitor
3.0-inch TFT color LCD, 921,600 dots, Tilt (UP: 180 degrees)
Power Source
Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-130A) x 1
Battery Life
Number of Shots*6
430 Shots
Actual Movie Recording Time (FHD)*6
1 hours 30 minutes
Continuous Movie Recording Time (FHD)
2 hours 25 minutes
Dimensions*6
108.3 (W) x 61.5 (H) x 37.7 (D) mm
excluding projections; 28.0 mm at thinnest point
Weight*6
Approximately 249g (including battery and memory card*2),
Approximately 209g (excluding battery and memory card)
Bundled Accessories
Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-130A), USB-AC adaptor (AD-C53U),
AC power cord, micro USB cable, neck strap, basic reference
*1      DNG file format is one type of RAW image file, and it is recommended by Adobe Systems Incorporated for use as a standard image file format.
*2      When using SanDisk Corporation 16GB SDHC memory card.
*3      Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards. When shaking along 2 axes. 95 mm when converted to 35 mm film format.
*4      Based on a Casio survey. During still image shooting.
*5      Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance.
*6      In accordance with CIPA (Camera and Imaging Products Association) standards.


[1] The Bluetooth® wordmark and logo are registered trademarks of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of these marks by Casio Computer Co., Ltd. is under license.

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