Casio is back with a new addition to its range of Exilim digital compacts. The EX-Z70 offers 7.2MP and has been designed as a higher specu2019d bigger brother to the 6MP EX-Z60 released earlier this year.

Casio is back with a new addition to its Exilim range of digital compacts. The EX-Z70 offers 7.2MP and has been designed as a higher spec?d bigger brother to the 6MP EX-Z60 released earlier this year.

Featuring Anti Shake DSP, a 2.5? LCD and 3x optical zoom, the new camera comes equipped with a 1/25? CCD and an 38-114mm (equivilent) lens. Key specifications include 4 to 1/2000sec shutter speeds, an ISO range of 50-800 and a wide range of BESTSHOT modes.

Like its forerunner, the EX-Z70 features an ?Easy Mode? that presents a simplified user interface for beginners. Easy mode simplifies settings options into three sub menus ? image size, flash and selftimer, and offers on-screen instructions as to how users can make simple changes to shooting options.

The compact will be available in black from the beginning of July and silver from the start of August, with a guide retail price of £229.99. For more info, visit www.casio.co.uk