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The EX-Z55 is a thin, stylish, 5 Megapixel Digital Camera with 3X optical zoom and 2.5" LCD Screen. Convenient, compact size allows it to fit almost anywhere for easy access on the go, in the office, at school or in the home.  A menu full of automatic settings and help icons makes it a pleasure to use.




Brown leather, Alligator texture, Business Card Holder Case. Includes a inside pocket for business cards, magnetic closure and belt loop. Compatible with all Card, Zoom and Card size High-Speed cameras.
$ 10.00
Leather Pouch Style Exilim Digital camera pouch case with internal pockets large enough to hold an extra battery and memory card. Dimensions: 2.75" x 1.5" x 3.75"
$ 14.99
Exilim digital camera nylon belt holster case. Dimensions: 4.25" x 3" X 1.25" (1.75")
$ 14.99
Red envelope style case with white contrast stitching. Compatible with all Card, Zoom and Card size High-Speed cameras.
$ 19.99
Protective Case for Exilim Digital Cameras. Black nylon case with a zippered Top, Belt Loop, Shoulder Strap, One Inside Pocket and a outside pocket with a cover cloth fastner.
$ 14.99

Technical Specs

Technical Specifications for the EX-Z55

Recording Element:   1/2.5-inch square pixel primary color CCD (5.25 million total pixels; 5 million effective pixels)
File Record Format:   Snapshots: JPEG (Exif. Ver. 2.2), DCF standard 1.0, DPOF compliant
Movies: AVI (Motion JPEG), Audio: WAV (Monaural)

Recording Medium:   Built-in flash memory (9.3 MB image recordable area), SD memory card/Multi Media card
Recorded Image Sizes:   Snapshots : 2560 X 1920 / 2560 X 1712 (3:2) / 2048 X 1536 / 1600 X 1200 / 1280 X 960 / 640 X 480 pixels
Movies :320 X 240 pixels

Recorded File Sizes:


Image size (pixels)

/recording time

File size

Built-in memory (9.3MB)

SD Memory Card
64MB *

2560 x 1920


Approx 2.2MB/


26 / 32/ 44

640 x 480


Approx. 190KB/

44/58/ 94

294/ 386/618


320 x 240

Recording time:

Approx. 300KB/sec.
(15 frames/sec.)

30 sec.

3 min. 20 sec.



Recording time:


39 min.

4 hr. 20 min.

  * when using a Panasonic 64MB card
** limited only by the battery life and the available     memory
Lens:   smc Pentax Lens (6 lenses in 5 groups, including aspherical lens) F2.6(W) to 4.8(T); f=5.8(W) to 17.4(T) mm (equivalent to approximately 35 to 105 mm when converted to 35mm film)
Zoom:   3X optical zoom; 4X digital zoom (12X total when optical and digital zooms are used in combination)
Focusing:   Contrast type AF (selectable between spot, multi); pan focus; macro mode; infinity mode; manual focus

Approximate Focus Range:

  Normal: 40cm to∞; ; Macro: 6cm to 50cm
Exposure Control:   Metering : Multi-pattern by imaging element
Control : Program AE
Control Exposure Compensation: -2EV to +2EV (in 1/3EV steps)
Shutter:   CCD electronic / mechanical shutter; 4 to 1/2000 second shutter speed (including Night scene Best Shot mode)
Aperture:   Auto; F2.6 / F4.3 Automatic switching
White Balance:   Auto; Fixed (6 modes); Manual
Sensitivity:   Auto; ISO50 / ISO100 / ISO200 / ISO400
Recording Functions:   Snapshot; audio snapshot; movies with audio; Best Shot; Business Shot; Auto Macro; Flash Assist; voice recorder; Icon Help; sharpness/color saturation/contrast/flash intensity settings
Self-timer:   10 seconds or 2 seconds; Triple Self-timer
Built-in Flash:   Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Flash Off, Red Eye Reduction
Approximate Range: 0.4 to 2.6 meters (W); 0.4 to 2.0 meters (T)
Finder:   LCD screen; optical viewfinder
Monitor Screen:   2.5-inch digital interface TFT color LCD, 115,200 pixels (480x240)
Playback:   Zoom display (4X); 9 picture display; calendar; Photostand function
Timekeeping Functions:   Date and time recorded with image data; auto calendar up to year 2049
World Time:   162 cities (32 time zones); city names; date and time; daylight saving time
Other features:   Histogram display; grid display; album function; favorites folder
Input/Output Terminals:   USB cradle terminal
Battery:   Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery
Battery life:   Approx. 400 snapshots (CIPA standard)
Continuous recording: approx. 1070 snapshots (3 hr. 30 min.)*
Continuous playback: approx. 6 hr. 50 min. (still photos)
* recording wide / tele alternatively each 12 secs, LCD on, flash off
Dimensions:   87(W) x 58(H) x 22.5(D) mm (excluding protrusions, thinnest point 19.7mm)
Weight:   Approximately 130g (excluding battery and accessories)
Bundled Accessories:   Lithium Ion rechargeable battery; USB cradle; USB cable; AC adapter; Strap; CD-ROM
Specifications subject to change without notice.
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