Casio announced the September release of its new EXILIM Zoom EX-Z280 and EXILIM Zoom EX-Z33 digital cameras, a couple of easy-to-use models priced at $179.99 and $119.99 respectively.
Available in silver, the Casio EXILIM Zoom EX-Z280 is a 12.1 effective megapixel digital camera with a wide-angle 26 mm 4X optical zoom lens. This model has the EXILIM Engine 4.0, a CCD-shift image stabilization mechanism, Face Detection, Easy Mode functions, and a simplified menu screen. The EX-Z280 also captures 720p HD Movies at 1280x720 pixels, and it includes a special YouTube mode for easy uploading of videos.
The 10.1 megapixel EXILIM Zoom EX-Z33 comes in black, light pink, vivid pink, silver and blue, and features a 3X optical zoom lens, a dedicated movie button for recording widescreen movies in 16:9 aspect ratio, and YouTube mode for uploading.