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Casio EX-Z16 vs Casio EX-Z2000

Portability
99
Imaging
35
Features
19
Overall
28
Casio Exilim EX-Z16 front
 
Casio Exilim EX-Z2000 front
Portability
95
Imaging
37
Features
28
Overall
33

Casio EX-Z16 vs Casio EX-Z2000 Key Specs

Casio EX-Z16
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • " Fixed Screen
  • ISO 64 - 1600
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 848 x 480 video
  • 36-107mm (F3.2-5.7) lens
  • n/ag - 101 x 59 x 20mm
  • Launched September 2010
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
  • Revealed January 2010
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Casio EX-Z16 vs Casio EX-Z2000 Overview

Following is a extended analysis of the Casio EX-Z16 versus Casio EX-Z2000, both Ultracompact cameras and both are produced by Casio. The image resolution of the EX-Z16 (12MP) and the EX-Z2000 (14MP) is relatively close and both cameras offer the identical sensor sizes (1/2.3").

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The EX-Z16 was introduced 9 months after the EX-Z2000 so they are of a similar generation. Both of these cameras feature the same body design (Ultracompact).

Before getting right into a more detailed comparison, here is a quick summary of how the EX-Z16 matches up against the EX-Z2000 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Casio EX-Z16 over the Casio EX-Z2000

 EX-Z16 EX-Z2000 
RevealedSeptember 2010January 2010More modern by 9 months

Reasons to pick Casio EX-Z2000 over the Casio EX-Z16

 EX-Z2000 EX-Z16 
Screen size3""Bigger screen (+3")
Screen resolution461k0kClearer screen (+461k dot)

Common features in the Casio EX-Z16 and Casio EX-Z2000

 EX-Z16 EX-Z2000 
Manually focus More exact focus
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen Neither features selfie screen
Touch friendly screen No Touch friendly screen

Casio EX-Z16 vs Casio EX-Z2000 Physical Comparison

For those who are planning to carry around your camera regularly, you'll have to factor in its weight and volume. The Casio EX-Z16 enjoys exterior measurements of 101mm x 59mm x 20mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 0.8") along with a weight of n/a grams (0.00 lbs) and the Casio EX-Z2000 has sizing of 99mm x 58mm x 17mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.7") accompanied by a weight of 152 grams (0.34 lbs).

Compare the Casio EX-Z16 versus Casio EX-Z2000 in the all new Camera with Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Take into account, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change based on the lens you have at the time. Below is a front view dimensions comparison of the EX-Z16 and the EX-Z2000.

Casio EX-Z16 vs Casio EX-Z2000 size comparison

Looking at dimensions and weight, the portability score of the EX-Z16 and EX-Z2000 is 99 and 95 respectively.

Casio EX-Z16 vs Casio EX-Z2000 top view buttons comparison

Casio EX-Z16 vs Casio EX-Z2000 Sensor Comparison

Sometimes, its difficult to visualise the difference in sensor sizes just by looking through specs. The pic below might offer you a clearer sense of the sensor measurements in the EX-Z16 and EX-Z2000.

As you can plainly see, the two cameras come with the identical sensor size albeit not the same MP. You should count on the Casio EX-Z2000 to render more detail using its extra 2 Megapixels. Higher resolution will also help you crop photographs a good deal more aggressively. The more modern EX-Z16 will have a benefit in sensor innovation.

Casio EX-Z16 vs Casio EX-Z2000 sensor size comparison

Casio EX-Z16 vs Casio EX-Z2000 Screen and ViewFinder

Casio EX-Z16 vs Casio EX-Z2000 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Casio EX-Z16 as a Portrait photography camera
Casio EX-Z2000 as a Portrait photography camera
27
has manual focus
no manual mode
can't use external flash
MP count low (12 megapixels)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
no RAW files
35
focusing manually
megapixel count decent (14MP)
manual exposure not possible
can't use external flash
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Casio EX-Z16
Street photography with Casio EX-Z2000
58
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
screen is fixed
small sensor size (1/2.3")
no RAW files
55
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
fixed screen
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
heavier than competition (152 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Casio EX-Z16 Sports photography details
Casio EX-Z2000 Sports photography details
27
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
no shutter priority
MP count low (12MP)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
no phase detect autofocus
38
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count decent (14 megapixels)
no shutter priority
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Casio EX-Z16 Travel photography features
Casio EX-Z2000 Travel photography features
53
flash built-in
doesn't have Time Lapse function
MP count low (12MP)
does not feature selfie friendly screen
wide angle not the best (36mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.2)
62
megapixel count decent (14MP)
flash built-in
really wide (26mm)
doesn't have Time Lapse mode
heavier than competition (152 grams)
does not posses selfie friendly screen
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Casio EX-Z16 Landscape photography highlights
Casio EX-Z2000 Landscape photography highlights
32
has manual focus
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
can't swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not the best (36mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.2)
small screen (")
no manual mode
MP count low (12MP)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
no RAW files
doesn't have Time Lapse function
47
focusing manually
really wide (26mm)
screen is a decent size (3 inches)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count decent (14MP)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
manual exposure not possible
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
doesn't have Time Lapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Casio EX-Z16
Vlogging with Casio EX-Z2000
26
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
wide angle not the best (36mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.2)
does not feature selfie friendly screen
low quality video (848 x 480 resolution)
doesn't have external mic jack
28
really wide (26mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
does not posses selfie friendly screen
low video resolution (640 x 480 pxls)
doesn't have mic support
heavier than competition (152g)
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Casio EX-Z16 vs Casio EX-Z2000 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Casio EX-Z16 and Casio EX-Z2000
 Casio Exilim EX-Z16Casio Exilim EX-Z2000
General Information
Brand Name Casio Casio
Model type Casio Exilim EX-Z16 Casio Exilim EX-Z2000
Class Ultracompact Ultracompact
Launched 2010-09-20 2010-01-06
Physical type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Processor Chip Exilim Engine 5.0 -
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 surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixels 14 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution 4000 x 3000 4320 x 3240
Max native ISO 1600 3200
Lowest native ISO 64 64
RAW photos
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
AF continuous
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 36-107mm (3.0x) 26-130mm (5.0x)
Maximum aperture f/3.2-5.7 f/2.8-6.5
Macro focusing distance 7cm -
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen diagonal - 3 inches
Resolution of screen 0 thousand dots 461 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Min shutter speed 4 secs 4 secs
Max shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/2000 secs
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Soft Auto, flash off, flash on, red eye reduction
External flash
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 848 x 480 1280 × 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Max video resolution 848x480 640x480
Video file format Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected Eye-Fi Connected
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB none USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight - 152 grams (0.34 lbs)
Physical dimensions 101 x 59 x 20mm (4.0" x 2.3" x 0.8") 99 x 58 x 17mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.7")
DXO scores
DXO Overall 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-110
Self timer - Yes (10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage - SD/SDHC card, Internal
Card slots Single Single
Cost at release $100 $0