Casio Exilim camera phone rolls out on Verizon

Verizon Casio Exilim

Verizon Wireless and Casio have come together to bring its customers a device which incorporates two essential functions; camera and phone. The companies unveil the Casio Exilim for consumers who wish to explore their adventurous side. This rugged phone includes a 180-degree rotating display and can be found in two hues namely Black and Champagne.

This rugged device can withstand different conditions as per military specifications. These include humidity, water, shock, salt-fog, dust, altitude and dust. The mobile claims to even work in places having different temperatures. It sports a 5.1 megapixel camera with auto focus, flash and 3x optical zoom. There are also many resolution adjustments offered to users. Casio Exilim incorporates a dedicated camera and video key along with video capture and playback.

The camera also includes a lot of features which allow consumers to capture that perfect shot. These include scenery, night view, twilight, high sharpness and much more. There is also a self-timer mode with up to 10 seconds and white balance with tungsten, sunny and fluorescent options. The mobile phone from Casio supports up to 8GB memory and Bluetooth devices like hands-free, headset and dial up networking.

The Exilim phone also incorporates VZ Navigator(SM) where users can receive audible turn-by-turn directions. They can even share their information of different points of interest with others. Also included is the Visual Voice Mail where consumers can listen to voice instructions and prior messages.

The V Cast Music with Rhapsody is also integrated into the mobile device. Here users can gain access to over 4 million songs which they can download and get the master copy onto their computers. Users can then transfer all these songs and playlists onto their devices via a USB cable.

The Casio Exilim can be acquired for a price of $279.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate. Customers are also offered a new customer agreement of two years. The rebate can be used wherever debit cards are accepted. Visual Voice Mail is for $2.99 monthly access while VZ Navigator is also for $2.99 but for daily access. The handheld device can be brought online through the Verizon’s website or from the company’s retail stores.