Casio Rolls Out New Scientific Calculator With “Budgeting Tools”
With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, Casio America, Inc., has rolled out a new scientific calculator that it said will help shoppers plan for and budget their holiday expenses.
The Casio CLASSWIZ fx-991EX features an icon-based display for quick access to key functions. In all, the calculator comes with 552 functions including the ability to create spreadsheets, a function typically reserved for graphic calculators with larger screens. The spreadsheets can hold up to five columns and 45 rows of information for a maximum of 170 data items on the high-resolution LCD display.
"September marks the end of summer and the unofficial start of the holiday season, which is when consumers start thinking about holiday shopping. Casio strives to provide the right tools to help make budgeting as seamless as possible," Yuji Sasajima, Vice President of Casio's Consumer Product Division, said in a statement. "Whether revelers are purchasing gifts, decking the halls, hosting a party, or planning a getaway, Casio's newest scientific calculator, the CLASSWIZ fx-991EX, includes features such as spreadsheet functionality to help consumers crunch numbers and end 2015 in the black."