Like its peer, the EX-Z270 features an advanced high-speed image processor CPU EXLIM Engine 4.0. With the engine, the EX-Z270 is able to provide improved image quality, more dynamic photos, and an improved auto focus function. In addition, the EX-Z270 features a 2.7” high-performance Super Clear LCD screen, a 4X (versus 3X) optical zoom lens, and a 10.1 (versus 12.1) megapixel resolution. In addition, the EX-Z270 offers a dynamic photo function that allows the user to “cut out the main subject of interest in an image that has just been captured and then combine it with another image to form the background”, not to mention a makeup function that smoothes wrinkles and removes blemishes from skin. The EX-Z270 also provides movie recording at 1280 x 720 (24 fps) with sound, an SD/SDHC memory card port, an auto shutter, an auto best shot, CCD shift stabilization, anti shake DSP, face detection, 37 best shot scenes, and an NP-80 Lithium-Ion battery. The Casio Exilim EX-Z270 retails for $229.99 (versus $249.99 – EX-S12) and comes with a 90 day limited warranty.