Casio announced its entry-level model — the EXILIM EX-Z550 digital camera. This camera features a wide-angle 26 mm 4X optical zoom lens and a clear 2.7-inch LCD screen. A 14.1 effective megapixel model, it is equipped with CCD-shift image stabilization and 720p (24fps) HD Movie function. It is available in black, silver, red, blue or pink for $169.
The EX-Z550 includes many of the same features included in Casio’s step-up models including the EXILIM Engine 5.0, Dynamic Photo (e-greetings) function, Premium Auto and CCD shift stabilization. The EZ-Z550 includes 24.5MB built-in flash memory and is SDHC Memory Card and Eye-Fi Card compatible.