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Casio GZE-1 officially announced: a tough camera with shock-resistant, waterproof, dustproof construction

Casio is set to release its first G’z EYE brand of tough camera that is designed for shooting extreme sports in harsh conditions dubbed the GZE-1.

The GZE-1 is heavily influenced by Casio’s G-SHOCK brand of shock-resistant watches. It features a shock-resistant construction and can handle a drop up to four meters. It’s also waterproof down to 50 meters, dustproof to the IP6X standard, performs at temperatures down to -10°.


The camera is equipped with with a super-wide-angle lens that captures a 190.8-degree (still image) and 170.4-degree (movie) field of view. It can shoot up to 1080p at 30fps, 480p at 120fps (Dramatic Slow Motion), and 6-megapixel photos.

Casio also developed an app dedicated for the GZE-1 that will allow users to connect the camera to a smartphone for transferring images and movies. Users may also use the app to trigger the camera without looking at the phone.

The GZE-1 is priced at ¥46,000 (~Php20,766.27) in Japan. Global release is yet to be announced.

Source: Casio
Via: The Verge

Alyza is a Multimedia Producer for YugaTech. You can follow her at @tadboring.

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