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Casio’s Bluetooth 4.0 G-Shock watch hits the FCC

Posted in Casio by Reuben Drake on July 26th, 2011

The Casio GB-6900 has passed through the FCC. The device features Bluetooth 4.0 that will last up to two years on a single battery assuming that Bluetooth communications are used for 12 hours per day. The device will feature Casio’s Touch Solar technology that will recharge the watch when it is exposed to sun or artificial light.

Casio’s prototype version of the device featured incoming call and email alerts, a finder function and wireless time synchronization via Bluetooth. Casio is also working on sports, heath, home entertainment and communications applications for the device.

Doraemon Limited Edition Casio EXILIM EX-Z800

Posted in Casio by Conner Flynn on May 25th, 2011

Casio has something for anime fans with the Doraemon themed EX-Z800 camera which includes a light blue Doraemon carrying case. The EX-Z800 features a 14.1 mega-pixel sensor, can shoot HD video and features Doraemon’s face on the camera front.

There’s also power-on/off Doraemon wallpaper and several Doraemon animation props. This Limited Edition camera will cost you 29,800 Yen ($365) and will be available by the end of August if you absolutely must have it.

Casio ProTrek PRW5000Y-1 Watch

Posted in Casio by Conner Flynn on May 9th, 2011

Here’s another sporty looking watch from casio. It doesn’t look half bad with the blue and black combo. This is Casio America’s new ProTrek PRW5000Y-1 watch. Okay, it looks pretty sweet, but what else does it do?

The watch features solar charging, an atomic time sync, a compass and altitude/barometric pressure differential pointer. Adventurers can now have a watch that is stylish. The Casio ProTrek PRW5000Y-1 watch will be released this month for $480.

Rugged Casio G’zOne Commado gets official

Posted in Casio by Conner Flynn on April 26th, 2011

Casio’s rugged G’zOne Commando is now official. It is coming to Verizon on April 28th for $200 on-contract. The Commando is the first rugged Android handset on Verizon’s network. The device meets 810G military specifications for water, dust, shock, vibration, salt fog, solar radiation, and temperature extremes and runs Android 2.2 (Froyo). Sounds like it has you covered no matter what the situation is.

It also sports a 5 megapixel autofocus camera, WiFi, stereo Bluetooth, and a hotspot feature to share the 3G connection with up to five devices. It also comes with some apps like a compass, pedometer, star gazer, and thermometer.

Casio G-Shock GDF100 Watch

Posted in Casio by Conner Flynn on April 14th, 2011

Fans of Casio’s G-Shocks watches will be happy to know that Casio has introduced the latest edition to the G-Shock family of timepieces, the GDF100. This version looks pretty stylish and comes in some good looking colors.

The watch has a front-facing pressure and temperature sensor built into the bezel on the left at the 9 o’clock position. This watch also includes an altimeter, barometer and thermometer. Sadly, we don’t have any info on pricing just yet, but we will let you know when we find out.

Casio Graphing Calculator with High-Res Color Screen

Posted in Casio by Conner Flynn on October 10th, 2010

Normally calculators are boring. Not anymore. The Prizm fx-CG10 hits stores January 2011 and it will change the face of calculators forever. That’s because it sports a high-resolution 65,367-color 3.7″ display.

Some cool features include: the new Picture Plot technology where you can choose one of 55 different images that the calculator graphs for you. You can also produce color coded graphs on the Prizm. You can also display your calculations on a screen without connecting the Prizm to a PC.

Casio EX-S7 and EX-Z35 digital cams unveiled

Posted in Casio by Shane McGlaun on March 1st, 2010

PMA 2010 saw the launch of a number of new digital cameras this year. The new cameras ranged from cheap point and shoots to more expensive and feature-laden devices. Casio added a couple new digital cameras to its EXILIM line including the EX-S7 and the EX-Z35.

The S7 is a 12.1MP camera with 3x optical zoom and a 2.7-inch LCD. The camera has several automatic features like Face Detection and more. The S7 can record 720p HD video and stores to SD and SDHC memory cards.

Casio introduces the world’s slimmest rugged cam

Posted in Casio by Conner Flynn on November 18th, 2009

Casio introduces the world's slimmest toughcamWaterproof cameras are great for getting those outdoor shots in winter, but they are so huge and bulky. At least they were, but not anymore. At just .78 inches, the Casio EX-G1 is now the thinnest rugged camera in existence.

Yes it’s thin and can take a beating. It will survive a drop from 7 feet onto solid ground or a dunk into 10 feet of water. Plus this 12.1 megapixel shooter manages to actually look nice. Look for it in black or red next month for $300.

Casio Exilim EX-Z280 digital camera

Posted in Casio by Conner Flynn on August 31st, 2009

Casio Exilim EX-Z280 digital cameraCasio has just introduced the EX-Z280, a 12.1 Megapixel pocket camera with a 26mm lens along with 4X optical zoom. The real news here is Casio’s new image processor, the Exilim engine 4. It’s a dedicated chip that takes charge of all that stuff related to image processing and analysis.

Everything from smile detection to noise reduction, it’s involved with every aspect of capturing images. Another interesting feature is that the EX-Z280 also shoots 720p movies. Expect it to cost you $180.

Casio EX-Z33 digital camera

Posted in Casio by Conner Flynn on August 22nd, 2009

Casio EX-Z33 digital cameraCasio’s EX-Z33 digital camera is an entry-level 10.1-megapixel shooter that comes with all of the typical features you would expect out of such a camera from Casio these days, like a 3x optical zoom lens, 2.5″ widescreen LCD display, Automatic face recognition, Best Shot function and an Auto Shutter mode.

If your heart is set on capturing videos for YouTube, this camera features a YouTube Capture Mode that lets you save your movies at YouTube-friendly settings, making uploading easier with no conversion.

Casio Exilim EX-H10 takes 1000 shots on a single charge

Posted in Casio by Conner Flynn on July 7th, 2009

Casio Exilim EX-H10 takes 1000 shots on a single chargeCasio’s latest EXILIM Hi-Zoom EX-H10 is being hailed as the thinnest and lightest camera in the world, and despite it’s light weight, it’s no slouch. It can shoot up to a thousand pictures on just a single charge. So shoot away.

Some other features include a 24 mm wide-angle lens, 10x optical zoom with mechanical image stabilizer, HD video recording support, and Casio’s EXILIM Engine 4.0 for higher image quality and lower power consumption. This 12.1-megapixel digital camera is a good one for travelers since it’s light and might even let you forget the charger completely.

Casio unveils four new ultra thin projectors

Posted in Casio by Conner Flynn on June 17th, 2009

Casio unveils four new projectorsCasio just unleashed four new projectors in Japan, all in a super slim design that should fit just about anywhere. They measure just 1.7″ in height. Features among all four include XGA (1,024 x 768) resolution and 1,800:1 contrast ratio.

Look for these to hit the Japanese market this July. The XJ-S68 projector will have a brightness of 3,500 ANSI lumens, with composite RGB and USB connections. The XJ-S63 has the same minus one USB port, but throws in a 1-watt speaker.

Casio EXILIM now available on Verizon

Posted in Casio by Conner Flynn on June 10th, 2009

Casio EXILIM now available on VerizonIt’s been rumored as the C721 for awhile and Casio’s EXILIM pivoting clamshell is now available to everyone on Verizon. The camera rocks 5.1 megapixels with autofocus, image stabilization, and a 3x optical zoom.

Some other features include: mil-spec 810F compliant for dust, shock, temperature, and water resistance. Expandability up to 8GB and compatibility with Verizon’s VZ Navigator service. All of that wet picture taking will cost you $279.99 on contract after rebate.

Casio Exilim C721 with 5 megapixel camera

Posted in Casio by Conner Flynn on February 16th, 2009

Casio Exilim C721 with 5 megapixel cameraCasio is a name more associated with watches and Hello Kitty phones than quality cell phones, but that doesn’t mean they can’t deliever one. This new 5 megapixel shooter from Casio is known as the Exilim C721, keeping the name of Casio’s line of digital cameras.

It features autofocus capability and a high resolution WVGA rotating display that makes it more natural to capture images while using a phone. The image quality and features won’t be as good as a standalone digital camera, but what are you gonna do?

Casio’s CA001 phone with touch-screen

Posted in Casio by Conner Flynn on January 29th, 2009

Casio’s CA001 phone with touch-screenThe Casio CA001 features a generous 3.1″ WVGA touchscreen display, opening up to an alphanumeric keyboard underneath. We’re assuming you can operate the CA001 fully from the touchscreen, but have the option of using the keyboard as well if you like.

It’s also equipped with a 5 megapixel camera with autofocus, e-wallet support and video/audio-on-demand, all in a body that measures just 50 x 109 x 17.8mm and weighs 122g. That’s about all the info we have, but it looks interesting. When we hear more, we’ll let you know.