A little history about Casio for the lot of you!
Casio, The Casio Computer Company limited is a multinational electronics manufacturing company based in Tokyo, Japan. It was founded in 1946, and released the world’s first entirely electric compact calculator in 1957. Since then Casio have been manufacturing various product from calculator to watches, industrial devices, cameras, and so on.
In 2011, Casio has released a new series in their camera product called Casio EXILIM TR Series or its short term Casio EX-TR series. The TR series is build with 360° rotating frame and a 270° rotating display, which are optimized for selfies. Later years in June 19, 2013 Casio announced the release of Casio EX-TR 15 and Casio EX-TR 10 added with skin brightening mode and a bonus for EX-TR 15 equipped with Wireless LAN. In the following year of 2014 March 31 Casio has again added a new lineup for EX-TR series called Casio EXILIM TR 35. With 10 months gap of the new release Casio EX-TR35 we will cover the differences and improvements made between the two lineup of Casio EXILIM TR15 and Casio EXILIM TR35
Physical Appearance: Casio EXILIM TR15 vs Casio EXILIM TR35
The physical build of Casio EXILIM TR series have not really change anything, both product still have the same oval-rectangular curved edges shape from its previous model Casio EXILIM TR15. The only noticeable changes that can be seen on both product appearance is their color, Casio EXILIM TR15 has set out five different colors for its model, they are hot pink, silver white, black, baby pink and mint green with a glossy finish. Casio EXILIM TR35 on the other hand, the colors for its model is clearly different from the previous one, also with five colors start with pearl white, vivid pink, blue (limited color), peach orange and light violet.
While the previous model Casio EX-TR15 has glossy finish look, the new model Casio EX-TR35 have special coating finish that changes in color tone with different viewing angle, the colors features a polarized pearl and glass flake coating, specially blended to change in color tone when you change your angle of view, this gives Casio EX-TR35 a new look on its own, looking beautifully crafted elegant and unique.
Features, Features, Features: Casio EXILIM TR15 VS Casio EXILIM TR35
Casio EXILIM TR series were known for its ability to capture great selfie shot, with its design structure and features Casio EXILIM TR series were able to deliver fun and whole new experience selfie for users. Both products have the same purpose that is dedicated to selfies, Casio EX-TR15 and Casio EX-TR35 both run the same processors, EXILIM Engine HS 3 with a common tag line Quick, Beautiful and Fun. But both products also have different features as Casio EX-TR15 was build with Make-up mode aiming for taking beautiful face shot, where it allows user to choose for Natural mode or Skin Brightening mode which makes the skin appearance look more luminous and smooth, each mode lets user to select up to 12 make up levels for the desired skin. For Casio EX-TR35, on top of Casio EX-TR15, Casio has added 3 new features beside Make-up mode for selfie shots. The first one is called Triple shot, Triple Shot feature is suitable for group photos. It was created to take three continuous burst shots after the shutter button is pressed, this eliminates for group photo to be ruin when maybe one or more of the group member accidently blinked, sneezed, not looking at the camera or any situation that could probably ruin the group photo. Triple shot feature will definitely making the process for taking group photo easier.
The second feature are Posing shot, allow you to take 5 posing shot with voice guidance, Set up your Casio EX-TR35 and after a touch of a button voice guidance will start counting from three, two, one until five times. You can use Posing shot feature in different ways, you can use it to take selfie photo or you can also use this feature to take a full body shot, which is also trending these days, who does not like to see themselves in the “modeling” version? Nowadays people like to take photo of their outfit of the day, or often times seen on instagram with #ootd [outfit of the day]. With Casio EXILIM TR35 you can effortlessly take photos of your outfit of the day with five different posses just by setting up Casio EXILIM TR35, touch the button and you are ready for your photo shoot session.
The third feature is Promotion movie which allows you to create a short movie with highlighted image effects and background music from 5 images that you choose. With 2 time settings, you can choose to create either a 6 or 15 second sequence of images at HD quality. After completing promotion movie you can upload it to social media sites via your smartphone. This is a great way to compile you favorite moments into this feature promotion movie and share them with your friends. That is the three main features that Casio EX-TR35 has offer, Triple shot, Posing shot and Promotion movie but that is not all. Both products Casio EX-TR15 and Casio EX-TR35 have 1 same functions installed, which is Art shot. For the new model Casio EX-TR35 have added 1 new filter into Art shot, called Crystal Ball. Crystal Ball inserts images into a floating clear ball to create beautiful fantasy looking picture.
For the last differences on both camera model is Casio EX-TR35 have led light with flash mode and flash range, the previous model Casio EX-TR15 does not have this build, for people who likes to go out at night this feature is extremely important for a good selfie. This concludes that the newer model Casio EX-TR35 has a lot to offer for those who are enthusiast in taking selfie of full-body shot, with added 3 new features Casio EX-TR35 truly does deliver more possibility, fun, easy and new experience in taking selfie, group photo and full-body shot.
We hope with this, you can have a clearer view of the differences between these irresistible selfie cameras. Click here to Buy the Casio Exilim TR35 camera in Malaysia, unfortunately the Casio Exilim TR15 has been discontinued.