Casio QV-700 (1997)

The Casio QV-700 was announced 1997-09-09 and the tenth digital camera in the QV-series finally had a built-in strobe! For the first time Casio's digital cameras matured into a serious digital camera unit. It featured continuous, time shot, panorama and interval shooting, a variety of image editing functions, a jog dial and for the first time removable memory! Continuous shooting was done by holding the shutter button down, the camera would shoot at one second intervals.

The swivel lens now featured a built-in strobe to shoot darker scenes or at night. A new high-performance CPU allowed recording and playback of images within one second. A new color filter allowed for improved color reproduction and a quartz date function allowed for imprinting time and date on each image. Yes, the QV-700 was the first mature QV digital camera.


  • Brand: Casio
  • Model: QV-700
  • First mentioned: 1997
  • Marketed: yes
  • MSRP: $599
  • Imager Type: 0.35MP 1/4" CCD
  • Resolution: 640x480
  • Internal Storage: -
  • External Storage: Compact Flash
  • Lens: f=3.94mm /F2
  • Shutter: 1/8s - 1/4,000s
  • Aperture Range: F2
  • LCD screen size: 2.5" LCD
  • Size: 147 x 69 x 50mm
  • Weight: 290 gr.
  • Remarks: Swivel lens

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