Casio Exilim Pro EX-P700

Review Date: February 21st 2005

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Introduction / Price
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Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Conclusion / Links


Recording Element

1/1.8 inch square pixel primary colour CCD

(7.41 million total pixels; 7.2 million effective pixels)

Still Image: JPEG (Exif. Ver. 2.2), DCF standard; DPOF compliant; TIFF

Movies: AVI (Motion JPEG)

Audio: WAV (mono)

Recording Medium

Built-in internal flash memory (approx. 8.9MB recordable area)

Card slot for SD / MMC

Image Resolution

Still Image: 3072 x 2304, 3072 x 2048 (3:2), 2304 x 1728, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480 pixels (TIFF / Fine / Normal / Economy)

Movies: 320 x 240 pixels

Image Deletion

One image, all images


Canon Lens (8 lenses in 7 groups, including aspherical lens)

F2.8 (W) to F4.0 (T)

f=7.1(W) to 28.4(T) mm (equivalent to approx. 33 to 132mm in 35mm format)


4x optical zoom, 4x digital zoom (16x total when optical and digital zooms are used in combination)

Focus Mode

Phase detect sensor

Contrast AF (selectable between spot, 7 point multi, free AF area switching, continuous AF)

Macro mode

Auto macro

Pan focus

Auto pan focus

Infinity mode

Manual focus

Focus Range

Normal: 40 cm to ∞

Macro: 10 cm to 50 cm

Exposure Metering

Multi-pattern, centre weighted, spot

Exposure Control

Program; aperture; shutter speed; manual exposure; AE lock

Exposure Compensation

-2EV to +2EV (in 1/3EV steps)


CCD electronic / mechanical shutter

Shutter Speed

Normal: 1/8 to 1/2000 sec.

Aperture priority AE: 1 to 1/2000 sec.

Shutter priority AE / manual: Bulb 60 to 1/2000 sec.


10 stage aperture; F2.8 to F8.0(W), F4.0 to F11(T)

White Balance

Auto; Fixed (7 modes); Manual


ISO 80, ISO 160, ISO 320, ISO 640; automatic or manual switching

Recording Mode

Still image

Still image with audio

Unlimted movie with audio (only restricted by free memory capacity and battery life)

BESTSHOT (27 predefined scenarios)

High speed continuous shutter (3 shots/sec., max. 5 shots)

Auto Bracketing (AE / WB / AF)

Multi Bracketing (colour / portrait / sharpness / saturation / contrast)

Voice recorder


10 seconds or 2 seconds

Triple self-timer

Remote control

Remote control 2 second self-timer

Flash System

Auto, Flash On, Flash Off, Red Eye Reduction

Approx. Flash Range

0.4 to 3.6 metres (W); 0.4 to 2.5 metres(T)


Monitor screen; optical viewfinder


2.0" high definition TFT colour LCD; 115,200 pixels (480240)

Playback Functions

Still image playback (4x zoom)

Movie playback




9 image display


Favourites folder


Image roulette



Multilingual menu

RGB Histogram

Manual assist

Flash assist

Icon help

Grid display

Key customization

Alarm with image

Album feature


Date and time recorded with image data; auto calendar up to 2049

World Time

162 cities (32 time zones); city names; date and time; daylight saving time

Input/Output Terminals

External power (DC IN); USB; AV connection (NTSC/PAL compliant); external flash sync terminal; microphone; speaker

Power Requirements

Proprietary SUPER LIFE rechargable lithium-ion battery; AC adaptor


Continuous Recording*: Approx. 100 min., up to approx. 200 shots (CIPA)

Continuous Recording**: Approx. 110 min., up to approx. 440 shots

Continuous Playback***: Approx. 220 min.

Voice recording****: Approx. 210 min.


97.5 x 67.5 x 45.1mm (W x H x D, excl. projections, thinnest point 26.1mm)


Approx. 225g (excl. batteries and accessories)

Bundled Accessories

Proprietary SUPER LIFE rechargable lithium-ion battery

Battery charger

USB cable

Card remote control

AV cable

Wrist strap

User's quick reference guide


Optional Accessories

Battery charger

Conversion lens adaptors (wide and tele)

Proprietary SUPER LIFE rechargable lithium-ion battery

Page 1
Introduction / Price
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Page 4
Page 5
Ease of Use
Page 6
Image Quality
Page 7
Sample Images
Page 8
Conclusion / Links

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