We have seen a couple of new digital cameras from Casio this week, like the Casio Exilim EX-FH25, now Casio has launched a new compact digital camera which is designed to take a beating, the Casio Exilim EX-G1.
The Casio Exilim EX-G1 is the first compact camera in Casio’s new G-series range, and it is designed to be able to withstand bumps and knocks, as well as water, dust and cold temperatures.
The casing as made from two layers, inside there is a buckle-locked fiberglass-reinforced polycarbonate body, on the outside the Casio Exilim EX-G1 is encased in stainless steel.
The Casio Exilim EX-G1 features a 12.1 megapixel 1/2.3 inch CCD sensor, with 3 x optical zoom which offers a range equivalent to 38mm to 114mm, it also features a 2.5 inch LCD display, and is capable of recording video at an 848 x 480 resolution.
The Casio Exilim EX-G1 will go on sale in December for $299.99 and it will be available in two colors, black and red.
Update: 19th No0vember 2009.
The Casio Exilim EX-G1 will go on sale in the UK in January of next year for £279.