Casio EX-V8 Review

 
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Model Name: Casio EXILIM Hi-Zoom EX-V8 
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General
Model Number: EX-V8
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $329.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2007-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 6.3 oz (179 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.8 x 2.4 x 1.0 in.
(96 x 60 x 25 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
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)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.6
Movie Resolution: 848x480, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30, 15
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.29
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 8.10
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 266 mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 - 50 cm
3.9 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/3.4 / 4.6 / 9.2 (wide); f/5.3 (tele) - ???
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 230,400 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600* (High Sensitivity Best Shot mode only)
White Balance Settings: Auto, fixed (6 modes), manual
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/800
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center weighted, spot by imaging element
Program AE: No
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:  
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Soft Flash, Red Eye Reduction
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Normal: 0.3ft to 7.2ft (W), 3.3ft to 4.6ft (T); Rapid Flash: 1.3ft to 6.9ft (W), approx. 3.3ft to 4.6ft (T)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Memory Included (MB): 11.8
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: H.264/AVC MOV / MotionJPEG AVI
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Camera cradle
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-50
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-50 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 240
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: CCD Shift type Image Stabilization, 848x480 pixel H.264/AVC (MPEG-4) movie mode with stereo sound, Face Detection technology with "Family First" mode and ability to prioritize speed or number of faces.

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