Casio QV-5000SX (1998)

The Casio QV-5000SX was a completely revamped model. Announced 1998-04-01. Casio's 12th model in the QV-series. Since Casio's cameras had evolved rapidly, the demand for a sophisticated compact digital camera was high. The QV-70 was simply outdated so Casio took the most of the QV-770 and cramped it into a sturdy compact body. It was also the first of the QV-series to sport a zoom function (4x digital). The camera received a new sensor, improved video recording and playback function, higher resolution, 8MB internal memory, optical viewfinder and all the features of the QV-770 (minus the infrared port and external memory card slot). Despite the missing features it became Casio's first megapixel camera and thus the top model in the QV-series.

Specifications

  • Brand: Casio
  • Model: QV-5000SX
  • First mentioned: 1998
  • Marketed: yes
  • MSRP: $899
  • Imager Type: 1.31MP 1/3" CCD
  • Resolution: 1280x960
  • Internal Storage: 8MB
  • External Storage: -
  • Lens: f=5.47mm /F2.8
  • Shutter: 1/8s - 1/500s
  • Aperture Range: F2 / F8
  • LCD screen size: 1.8" LCD
  • Size: 131 x 69 x 43mm
  • Weight: 250 gr.
  • Remarks: -

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