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Exilim EX-V8 and Z1080

8/28/2007 01:23:00 PM Eastern




EX-V8 EX-Z1080
Effective Pixels 8.1 million 10.1 million
Imaging Element


1/2.5-inch square pixel color CCD 1/1.75-inch square pixel color CCD
Total Pixels 8.29 million 10.3 million
Image File Format Still Images JPEG (Exif Version 2.2), DCF standard, DPOF compliant
Movies H.264/AVC, MOV format
Audio WAV (monaural) WAV (monaural)
Memory Built-in Flash Memory Image area: 11.8MB Image area: 11.4MB
Recording Media SDHC Memory Card / SD Memory Card / Multimedia Card / Multimedia Card plus compatible
Image Size (pixels) Still Images 3264×2448, 3264×2176 (3:2), 2816×2112,

2304×1728, 1600×1200, 640×480

3648×2736, 3648×2432 (3:2), 3648×2048 (16:9), 2560×1920, 2048×1536, 1600×1200, 640×480
Movies 848×480 (UHQ Wide/HQ Wide), 640×480 (UHQ/HQ/Normal), 320×240 (LP)
Data Size

(when set at maximum image size)

Still Images Built-in Flash Memory Approx. 2 shots (Fine) / 4 shots (Normal) / 7 shots (Economy) Approx. 1 shot (Fine) / 3 shots (Normal) / 5 shots (Economy)
SD Memory Card 1GB*1 Approx. 210 shots (Fine) / 393 shots (Normal) / 579 shots (Economy) Approx. 151 shots (Fine) / 286 shots (Normal) / 426 shots (Economy)
Movies Recording Time Maximum Recording Capacity Per File:  4GB *2 Maximum Recording Time per File:  10 minutes
Built-in Flash Memory Approx. 13 seconds
SD Memory Card 1GB*1 Approx. 18 minutes 27 seconds Approx. 18 minutes 55 seconds
Operating Speed Power on to First Shot *3

Approx. 0.8 seconds

Approx. 1.0 seconds
Shutter Release TimeLag*3 Approx. 0.008 second Approx. 0.006 second
Image Playback Approx. 0.1 second/image
Shot to Shot Time *4 Approx. 1.5 seconds


Continuous Shutter *4 Approx. 1.0 second intervals Approx. 1.1-second intervals
High-speed Continuous Shutter *5 Maximum is 4 frames per second Maximum is 7 frames per second
Rapid Flash Maximum is 3 frames per second


Lens Construction 12 lenses in 9 groups, including aspherical lens 7 lenses in 5 groups, including aspherical lens
Maximum Aperture F3.4 to 5.3 F2.8 to 5.1
Focal Distance


f=6.3 to 44.1mm f=7.9 to 23.7mm
35mm film equivalent Approx. 38 to 266mm Approx. 38 to 114mm
Zoom Optical Zoom 7X 3X
Digital Zoom 4X (28X in combination with optical zoom) 4X (12X in combination with optical zoom)


Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Focus Modes Auto Focus, Macro Mode, Infinity Mode,

Manual Focus

Auto Focus (still image only), Macro Mode, Pan Focus (movie only), Infinity Mode, Manual Focus
AF Area Spot, Multi or Tracking
AF Assist Lamp Included
Focus Range Auto Focus Approx. 15.75” *6 to ∞
Macro Approx.  3.94” to 19.69 *6
Infinity Mode
Manual Focus Approx. 3.94” *6 to ∞
Exposure Control Metering Multi-pattern, center weighted, spot by imaging element
Exposure Program AE, Aperture Priority AE,

Shutter Speed Priority AE, Manual Exposure

Program AE
Exposure Compensation -2EV to +2EV (in 1/3EV steps)
Shutter *7


CCD electronic shutter, mechanical shutter
Program AE 1/2 to 1/800 second 1/2 to 1/1000 second
Aperture Priority AE 1 to 1/800 second Not included
Shutter Speed Priority AE 60 to 1/800 second Not included
Manual Exposure 60 to 1/800 second Not included
Night Scene (BEST SHOT) 4 to 1/800 second 4 to 1/1000 second
Aperture *8


F3.4/F4.6/F9.2 *9, auto switching F2.8 to F8.0 *10, auto switching
Aperture Priority AE/

Manual Exposure

F3.4/F4.6/F9.2 *9 Not included
White Balance Auto, fixed (6 modes), manual
Sensitivity (SOS/REI) *11 Still Images Auto *12 , ISO50, ISO100, ISO200, ISO400, ISO800 Auto *13, ISO80, ISO100, ISO200, ISO400,

ISO800, ISO1600, ISO3200

Movies Auto










EX-V8 EX-Z1080
Other Recording Functions Still Images with Audio Audio Recording: maximum around 30 seconds


34 scenes 41 scenes
Movie BEST SHOT 11 scenes
Voice Recording Included
Self-timer 10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer
Built-in Flash Flash Modes Auto, Off, On, Soft Flash, Red Eye Reduction
Flash Range


Approx. .33 to 8.54 ft. (W), approx. 3.28 to 5.58 ft.(T)  Approx. .33 to 10.83 ft. (W), approx. 1.64 to 5.90 ft.  (T)
Rapid Flash Approx. 1.31 to 7.22 ft. (W), approx. 3.28 to 4.59 ft. (T) Approx. 1.31 to 6.56 ft. (W), approx. 1.64 to 3.61 ft. (T)
Monitor Screen 2.5-inch TFT color LCD,

230,400 pixels (960×240)

2.6-inch TFT color LCD (14:9),

114,960 pixels (479×240)

Timekeeping Functions Date and Time Recorded with image data
On-image Time Stamp Function Included
Auto Calendar To 2049
World Time 162 cities in 32 time zones, city name, date, time, summer time
Input/Output Terminals


USB cradle connector USB/AV connector
USB USB2.0 (Hi-Speed) compatible USB2.0 (Full-Speed) compatible
Microphone Stereo Monaural
Speaker Monaural
Power Requirements Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-50) x 1 Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-40) x 1
Battery Life Number of Shots *14 Approx. 240 still images (CIPA Standards) Approx. 370 still images (CIPA Standards)
Continuous Playback Approx 6 hr. (still images) Approx 9 hr. 50 min. (still images)
Continuous Recording Approx 8 hr. (voice recording) Approx 12 hr. (voice recording)
Dimensions (excluding projections) 3.76” (W)  x  2.35” (H)  x  1.00”  (D) 3.59”  (W) x  2.25” (H)  x  .95”  (D)
Thinnest Part: .82” Thinnest Part: .81”
Weight (excluding battery and accessories) Approx. 5.26 oz. Approx. 4.41 oz
Bundled Accessories Rechargeable lithium ion battery, USB cradle, USB cable, AV cable, AC adaptor, AC power cord, strap, CD-ROM Rechargeable lithium ion battery, lithium ion battery charger, AC power cord, USB cable, AV cable, strap, CD-ROM


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