Casio Exilim EX-ZR200
Casio has released a new compact superzoom camera called the EX-ZR200. Headline specifications include a 16-megpixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor, a 24-300mm equivalent 12.5x zoom lens, Full HD movie recording, and continuous shooting at up to 30 frames per second. Battery life is rated at 480 shots per charge, as per CIPA standards. The Casio Exilim ZR200 comes with a 3-inch TFT monitor with 460,800 dots, and a host of features including Best Shot, Face Detection, stereo audio, HDR Art and slow-motion video and AF Tracking. For advanced amateurs, the camera offers P, A, S and M exposure modes and manual focusing as well as a variety of AF options. In Japan, the camera is available for about 45,000 yen. International availability and pricing to be confirmed.