Review: Casio Exilim EX-P505 Digital Camera

Aiming for the hybrid market, the Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505 adds camcorder-like features to its digital camera body. The P505 has 5 effective megapixels for still imaging on its 1/2.5-inch CCD and full VGA resolution in its four movie modes. Heavily marketing the camera's video capabilities, Casio included a unique Past Movie mode that starts the recording five seconds before users press the shutter release button. The Casio P505 has a 5x optical zoom lens that works in the movie mode too. The camera body is compact, but the 2-inch LCD can fold outwards and rotate in classic camcorder style to provide added shooting flexibility. This Exilim hosts a fully manual mode, aperture and shutter priority modes, an auto mode, and a long list of scene modes. The hybrid Casio EX-P505 retails for $399.99.

Source: DigitalCameraInfo


Posted: Fri - September 23, 2005 at 10:30 PM