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Model Name: Casio EXILIM CARD EX-S880 
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General
Model Number: EX-S880
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $299.99
Street Price: $224.97
Date Available: 2007-08-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 4.5 oz (128 g)
Size: 3.7 x 2.4 x 0.7 in.
(95 x 61 x 17 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 8.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.5 inch
Sensor size: 24.7104mm2 (5.76mm x 4.29mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.76 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, 16:9),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 848x480 (30)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (15)
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 (H.264/AVC), MOV format
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: EXILIM Optical, 6 elements in 5 groups including 1 aspherical element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 114 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.7 (wide) / f/5.2 (tele) - f/8.0
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 15 - 50 cm
5.9 - 19.7 in
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast detect with face detection; spot , multi or tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.8
Rear Display Resolution: 230,400 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600* (High Sensitivity mode)
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, 6 presets, manual
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center weighted, spot by imaging element
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: 39 "Best Shot" scene modes
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Soft Flash, Red Eye Reduction
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 15 cm to 3.9 m; Tele: 40 cm to 2.0 m
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 (H.264/AVC), MOV format
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Cradle
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG):  
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus):  
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-20
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-20 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 220
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Casio Photo Loader, Casio Photohands, Ulead Movie Wizard
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: High-quality movies using the H.264 standard. YouTube Capture Mode allows users to shoot movies at the optimum size, quality and other settings for uploading to YouTubeTM. - Comes with unique "YouTube Uploader for CASIO" software that enables users to upload movies to YouTubeTM in three easy steps. The combination of face detection technology and the auto-tracking AF system using motion analysis technology maintains both sharp focus and correct exposure for a human face. Blur reduction technologies driven by the EXILIM Engine 2.0 image processing module - Based on motion analysis technology, sets the most appropriate ISO sensitivity and shutter speed. - Anti Shake DSP reduces blur due to shaky hands and subject movement, using high shutter speeds and high sensitivity settings. - Movie mode with electronic image stabilization function. ISO 1600 available in High Sensitivity mode.

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