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Casio has unveiled two new entry-level digital compact cameras, the Exilim EX-N5 and the Exilim EX-N50. The new models have rounded bodies that are easy to grip, and employ a CMF Design approach that considers not only colour, but also material and finish. Each of the new cameras has a CCD with an effective resolution of 16.1 megapixels and a 26-156mm equivalent lens. The Casio EX-N5 features a two–tone silver ring around the lens and comes in black, silver, white, and red. The Exilim EX-N50 sports a textured pinstripe pattern and a pearly finish. “The look changes slightly depending on the angle of the light, while the pearly shine and subdued color scheme creates an elegant impression,” the company says. The EX-N50 comes in three colors: silver, blue and red. Pricing for the new cameras has yet to be confirmed.
Casio Press Release
Casio Releases EXILIM Digital Cameras Designed for Any Lifestyle
Norderstedt, February 18, 2013 – Casio Europe GmbH and its parent company, Casio Computer Co., Ltd., today announce the release of two new EXILIM compact digital cameras, the EX-N5 and EX-N50. Featuring thoughtfully selected colors and textures for users to choose from, one of these cameras is sure to match any lifestyle.
The new models have rounded bodies that are easy to grip, and employ a CMF Design* approach that considers not only color, but also material and finish. These three elements are integrated to realize uniquely appealing designs, with a range of variations to appeal to the preferences of a broad spectrum of users. Users are invited to choose the model that matches their lifestyle.
* CMF Design integrates the three elements of color, materials and finishing (CMF) to realize appealing designs. CMF Design is employed in a variety of fields including product design, architecture and interior design. It is one of today’s leading design trends.
EX-N5 for those who like high–quality style and clean lines
This model features a two–tone silver ring around the lens. While serving as the centerpiece of the whole design, the ring evokes a cool, intellectual image. Furthermore, the transparent coating applied to the entire body gives the camera a deep luster and pearly shine, reinforcing the high–quality look. The EX-N5 comes in four colors: black, silver, white, and red.
EX-N50 for a more mature, elegant look
Featuring a textured pinstripe pattern applied first, the inner of surface of the front panel is finished with a pearly topcoat. The look changes slightly depending on the angle of the light, while the pearly shine and subdued color scheme creates an elegant impression. The EX-N50 comes in three colors: silver, blue and red.
Both new cameras have a CCD with an effective resolution of 16.1 megapixels and a wide–angle 26mm, 6x optical zoom lens. They offer advanced shooting features such as Premium Auto, which automatically analyzes the scene to choose the best settings and performs optimal image processing. They also come with the Art Shot function with eight artistic effects that alter the stylistic impression of photos, such as Fish Eye and Toy Camera. It has never felt so good to take beautiful, fun shots with these and many other cutting–edge features.