Casio to Release EXILIM EX-ZR5000 with 19mm Super-Wide-Angle Zoom Lens

Wide View Photo Mode Captures Both Zoom and Wide Angle Shots, Providing New Ways to Enjoy Everyday and Travel Photos

  • Equivalent to 35mm film.

September 9, 2016


TOKYO, September 9, 2016 — Casio Computer Co., Ltd., announced today that it will soon release the EX-ZR5000, the latest addition to its EXILIM family of digital cameras. The new camera features a 19mm super-wide-angle lens that takes breathtaking photos with an expansive perspective. Under the brand concept of “Amazing Gear,” EXILIM cameras continue to deliver new uses and new ways to enjoy digital picture-taking.

The new EX-ZR5000 features a 19mm super-wide-angle lens that takes beautiful, breathtaking photos, capturing the sweeping landscapes and magnificent structures the user may see while traveling. The wide-angle view captures the full background even when taking self-portraits or group shots, to produce appealing photos that enhance the imagination of the viewer.

The new Wide View Photo mode automatically creates a zoom to wide angle animation, by capturing both a zoomed-in still image and a zoomed-out wide-angle still image. The zoom angle tracks the original position even when the camera is shifted, enabling the user to adjust the composition according to the subject. Animations created using Wide View Photo leave a completely different impression by revealing the background, to produce delightful and surprising moments for sharing on social media.

The EX-ZR5000 is equipped with a 1/1.7-inch back-illuminated CMOS image sensor that has a large surface for receiving more light when shooting in dim indoor lighting and for high-speed burst shooting. Together with its super-wide-angle 5x optical zoom lens, the camera can capture beautiful night views and attractive images of quick-moving subjects such as children and pets. Make-up mode can be applied while viewing an image to give skin a smooth, fresh look by adjusting the color and smoothness for healthy-looking skin, expressing subtle details and bringing out feminine beauty with remarkable clarity.