Casio unleashes world's thinnest ruggedised camera

Casio EX G1 - hard as nails

Casio has done what some thought impossible and made a ruggedised camera which you wouldn't mind lugging around.

The Casio EX-G1 is the thinnest rugged camera on the market, offering both style and substance for those who want to take shots while in the danger zone.

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The camera is able to withstand being dropped, as long as the fall is under seven foot, and is waterproof to a depth of three metres.

Decent battery

Size-wise the camera is just 19.9mm thick and it comes packing a 12.1MP sensor, 3x optical zoom and a 2.5-inch LCD screen to view back your death-defying shots.

As well as being hard as nails, the camera has decent battery life too – offering up to 300 shots before it needs a recharge.

While internal memory is a measly 35.7MB, the camera does have the usual microSD card slot.

The Casio EX-G1 has a release date of later this month, will come in either red and black, and cost £279. Go to www.casio.co.uk for more details.