Casio Protoype Digital Camera Shoots at 60 Frames per Second

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At IFA 2007 in Berlin, Casio is displaying a prototype digital camera that is capable of taking still images at 60fps and movies at 300fps. The new camera uses a 6 megapixel CMOS sensor and a high speed LSI image processing chip to crunch all of that data. Besides the actual prototype, there is no word on release date, pricing, or even final specifications.

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The prototype also includes a 12x optical zoom and a sensor-shifting image stabilization mechanism. A 2.8 inch widescreen LCD with 230K pixels is onboard to let you preview and review your images.

Other specs:

  • Sensor: 1/1.8" CMOS
  • Electronic viewfinder has approx 200K pixels
  • Lens: 12 lenses in 9 groups, F2.7 to 4.6, equivalent to approx 35 to 420 mm on a 35 mm film camera
  • Movie capture: VGA resolution (640×480) at 300fps
  • Dimensions: 27.5mm (W) x 79.5mm (H) x 130.0mm (D)

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