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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.
EXILIM is a registered trademark of CASIO COMPUTER CO. LTD. PENTAX is a registered trademark of Pentax Corporation. Any other company or product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of those companies.


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