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Casio EX-G1 vs Casio EX-Z2000

Portability
94
Imaging
35
Features
16
Overall
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Casio Exilim EX-G1 front
 
Casio Exilim EX-Z2000 front
Portability
95
Imaging
37
Features
28
Overall
33

Casio EX-G1 vs Casio EX-Z2000 Key Specs

Casio EX-G1
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.5" Fixed Display
  • ISO 64 - 3200
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 38-114mm (F3.9-5.4) lens
  • 154g - 104 x 64 x 20mm
  • Introduced November 2009
Casio EX-Z2000
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 64 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 26-130mm (F2.8-6.5) lens
  • 152g - 99 x 58 x 17mm
  • Launched January 2010
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Casio EX-G1 vs Casio EX-Z2000 Overview

Here is a in-depth assessment of the Casio EX-G1 and Casio EX-Z2000, both Ultracompact digital cameras and both are designed by Casio. The resolution of the EX-G1 (12MP) and the EX-Z2000 (14MP) is pretty well matched and they possess the exact same sensor sizing (1/2.3").

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The EX-G1 was unveiled within a month of the EX-Z2000 which means that they are both of a similar age. Both of these cameras come with the identical body type (Ultracompact).

Before diving through a thorough comparison, below is a quick summary of how the EX-G1 grades versus the EX-Z2000 for portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Casio EX-G1 over the Casio EX-Z2000

 EX-G1 EX-Z2000 

Reasons to pick Casio EX-Z2000 over the Casio EX-G1

 EX-Z2000 EX-G1 
Screen dimension3"2.5"Bigger screen (+0.5")
Screen resolution461k230kClearer screen (+231k dot)

Common features in the Casio EX-G1 and Casio EX-Z2000

 EX-G1 EX-Z2000 
LaunchedNovember 2009January 2010Similar age
Focus manually Very exact focus
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen Lack of selfie screen
Touch screen Lack of Touch screen

Casio EX-G1 vs Casio EX-Z2000 Physical Comparison

If you are going to carry your camera regularly, you are going to need to factor its weight and dimensions. The Casio EX-G1 has exterior measurements of 104mm x 64mm x 20mm (4.1" x 2.5" x 0.8") and a weight of 154 grams (0.34 lbs) while the Casio EX-Z2000 has dimensions of 99mm x 58mm x 17mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.7") accompanied by a weight of 152 grams (0.34 lbs).

Take a look at the Casio EX-G1 and Casio EX-Z2000 in our brand new Camera & Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Take into consideration, the weight of an ILC will differ depending on the lens you have at the time. Underneath is the front view proportions comparison of the EX-G1 compared to the EX-Z2000.

Casio EX-G1 vs Casio EX-Z2000 size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability score of the EX-G1 and EX-Z2000 is 94 and 95 respectively.

Casio EX-G1 vs Casio EX-Z2000 top view buttons comparison

Casio EX-G1 vs Casio EX-Z2000 Sensor Comparison

Sometimes, its tough to see the contrast between sensor sizing simply by reading through specifications. The photograph below should give you a much better sense of the sensor sizing in the EX-G1 and EX-Z2000.

To sum up, both the cameras posses the exact same sensor measurements albeit not the same resolution. You can expect the Casio EX-Z2000 to give greater detail having an extra 2MP. Higher resolution will let you crop shots somewhat more aggressively.

Casio EX-G1 vs Casio EX-Z2000 sensor size comparison

Casio EX-G1 vs Casio EX-Z2000 Screen and ViewFinder

Casio EX-G1 vs Casio EX-Z2000 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Photography Glossary

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Casio EX-G1
Portrait photography with Casio EX-Z2000
27
manual focus
manual mode not possible
cannot use external flash
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
35
you can focus manually
good megapixels (14 megapixels)
manual exposure not possible
no external flash support
very small sensor (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Casio EX-G1
Street photography with Casio EX-Z2000
53
environment proof
screen does not articulate
no image stabilization
small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
heavier than competition (154g)
55
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
no articulating screen
very small sensor (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
heavier than competitors in class (152g)
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Sports Comparison

Casio EX-G1 Sports photography info
Casio EX-Z2000 Sports photography info
23
environment proof
max shutter speed is low (1/1,250s)
low frames per second (3.0 fps)
lack of shutter priority mode
no image stabilization
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no phase detect AF
38
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good megapixels (14 megapixels)
no shutter priority mode
very small sensor (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Casio EX-G1 Travel photography features
Casio EX-Z2000 Travel photography features
54
environment proof
has built in flash
lack of Time Lapse function
heavier than competition (154 grams)
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
doesn't contain selfie friendly display
wide angle not great (38mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
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good megapixels (14 megapixels)
built-in flash
fairly wide (26mm)
no Time Lapse mode
heavier than competitors in class (152g)
doesn't offer selfie friendly display
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Casio EX-G1 Landscape photography info
Casio EX-Z2000 Landscape photography info
31
manual focus
environment proof
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not great (38mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
tiny screen (2.5 inches)
manual mode not possible
no image stabilization
low megapixels (12MP)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
has no RAW files
lack of Time Lapse function
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you can focus manually
fairly wide (26mm)
screen size is good (3 inch)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good megapixels (14MP)
can't swap lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.8)
manual exposure not possible
very small sensor (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW format
no Time Lapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Casio EX-G1 Vlogging information
Casio EX-Z2000 Vlogging information
22
wide angle not great (38mm)
sluggish max aperture (f3.9)
doesn't contain selfie friendly display
no image stabilization
low res video (640 x 480 resolution)
lack of external mic jack
heavier than competition (154g)
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fairly wide (26mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.8)
doesn't offer selfie friendly display
video quality not great (640 x 480 pxls)
no mic socket
heavier than competitors in class (152 grams)
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Casio EX-G1 vs Casio EX-Z2000 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Casio EX-G1 and Casio EX-Z2000
 Casio Exilim EX-G1Casio Exilim EX-Z2000
General Information
Company Casio Casio
Model type Casio Exilim EX-G1 Casio Exilim EX-Z2000
Category Ultracompact Ultracompact
Introduced 2009-11-18 2010-01-06
Physical type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixels 14 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 4000 x 3000 4320 x 3240
Maximum native ISO 3200 3200
Minimum native ISO 64 64
RAW photos
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
AF continuous
Single AF
Tracking AF
Selective AF
AF center weighted
Multi area AF
AF live view
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 38-114mm (3.0x) 26-130mm (5.0x)
Largest aperture f/3.9-5.4 f/2.8-6.5
Macro focusing distance 10cm -
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display size 2.5 inch 3 inch
Resolution of display 230 thousand dots 461 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Slowest shutter speed 4s 4s
Maximum shutter speed 1/1250s 1/2000s
Continuous shooting rate 3.0 frames/s -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 2.40 m -
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Soft Auto, flash off, flash on, red eye reduction
External flash
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 848 x 480 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (15 fps) 1280 × 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Maximum video resolution 640x480 640x480
Video data format Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Mic port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless None Eye-Fi Connected
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 154 gr (0.34 lb) 152 gr (0.34 lb)
Dimensions 104 x 64 x 20mm (4.1" x 2.5" x 0.8") 99 x 58 x 17mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.7")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery ID NP-800 NP-110
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Triple Self-timer) Yes (10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage microSD/microSDHC card, Internal SD/SDHC card, Internal
Card slots One One
Retail price $61 $0