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Verizon announces Casio EXILIM camera phone with 3x optical zoom


Snapshot by Brian James Kirk on Wednesday June 10, 2009.

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Verizon has announced the Casio EXILIM, a folding camera phone with an 180-degree rotating display, a 5.1 megapixel AF camera with flash and optical zoom, Bluetooth support, and more. And like its G'zOne brothers, the EXILIM meets Mil-Spec 810F standards for: water (immersion and rain), humidity, salt-fog, shock, vibration, dust, solar radiation, altitude, and low and high temperature storage

The rotating display lets users flip the display to be able to see the pictures and video they are shooting and then easily flip it back around to a traditional-looking clamshell form-factor. Users can save their pictures and video on an external 8GB microSD(INFO) card (not included) or share with their friends or family over Bluetooth.

In addition to standard features like an HTML Web browser, a speakerphone, a flashlight, and speech recognition, the EXILIM also offers a variety of Verizon services. The phone supports V CAST Music with Rhapsody, V CAST Video, Chaperone, Media Center, Visual Voice Mail and VZ Navigator. The EXILIM is also Mobile Broadband Connect-capable, that it can act as a 3G modem.

The Casio EXILIM is available now in black and champagne color schemes for US$279.99 after a two-year customer agreement and a $50 mail-in rebate.


Specifications for the Casio EXILIM
Band CDMA 800/1900MHz
Data 1xRTT/EV-DO Rev. A
Size 102mm x 51mm x 20mm (4.0in x 2.0in x 0.8in)
Weight 128g (4.5oz)
Battery Life 3.8 hours estimated talk time
22.5 days estimated standby time
Main Display 2.3-inch 65k color TFT, 240 x 320 pixels
Secondary Display 0.7-inch monochrome, 96 x 32 pixels
Camera 5.1 megapixel autofocus w/flash, image stabilizer, 9 point AF sensor, and 3x optical zoom
Video Record/Playback
Messaging SMS/MMS/IM
Email Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Memory microSD card slot (8GB max)
Other V CAST Music with Rhapsody, V CAST Video, Chaperone, Media Center, Visual Voice Mail, VZ Navigator, Mobile Broadband Connect-capable

 

danny diaz @ 2:34:34PM EDT on Friday October 16, 2009

buenas Quisiera saber como hace uno para pedir un celular por este medio ya que aca dicen los precios pero no veo como se realiza el pedido le agradeceria su repuesta lo antes posible gracias.

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