Casio Introduced Prizm Graphing Calculator

Casio unveils next generation Graphing Calculator which comes with high-resolution color LCD screen, Prizm fx-CG10. It is the world’s first picture plot function enables users to graph over real life images. It brings math to life with vivid images and color displays which offer students a fun and innovative way to learn in the modern-day classroom.

Prizm fx-CG10 comes with high-resolution fonts up to 18×24 dots (including blank dots), to enable equations and text to be displayed just like they appear in textbooks. It offers Picture Plot, which enables users to create their own graphs over pictures displayed on the color LCD. Users can perform regression calculations from the completed graphs to enhance their understanding of math functions.

It offers 3.7 inch, 384 X 216 display and introducing ‘BlanView’ LCD which lets equations and text be displayed just like they appear in textbooks. Prizm fx-CG10 also features USB connectivity, 16MB of flash memory, Auto power off.

Casio Prizm

Technical Specifications of Casio Prizm(fx-CG10)

Form FactorCandy Bar
L x B x H0.81” x 3.52” x 7.42”
Weight51 lb (including alkaline batteries)
TypeBlanview LCD (Hyper Amorphous Silicon TFT)
Size3.2 inch
Colors & Pixels65,536 colors & 82,944 (216×384) dots
Full Textbook-Style DisplayMath Input/Output
Auto Power OffAuto power off, adjustable for either approximately 10 minutes or approximately 60 minutes.
Calculation Range+/-1×10-99 to +/-9.999999999×1099 and 0

Internal operations use 15-digit mantissa

Program Capacity61,440 bytes (max)
Storage Capacity
Memory16MB (max)
Power Consumption0.6 Watts
USB PortUSB 2.0
TypeAAA-size alkaline batteries LR03 (AM4)

Nickel-metal hydride batteries

Battery Life250 hours – Four AAA-size alkaline batteries LR03 (AM4)
150 hours – Four nickel-metal hydride batteries

Price & Availability

Prizm (fx-CG10) will be available from January 2011, pricing at $130.

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