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Casio EX-Z33 vs FujiFilm S2800HD

Portability
97
Imaging
34
Features
17
Overall
27
Casio Exilim EX-Z33 front
 
FujiFilm FinePix S2800HD front
Portability
75
Imaging
38
Features
34
Overall
36

Casio EX-Z33 vs FujiFilm S2800HD Key Specs

Casio EX-Z33
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.5" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 64 - 1600
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 36-107mm (F3.1-5.6) lens
  • 106g - 95 x 56 x 18mm
  • Announced August 2009
FujiFilm S2800HD
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 64 - 1600 (Push to 6400)
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-504mm (F3.1-5.6) lens
  • 437g - 110 x 74 x 82mm
  • Introduced February 2010
  • Additionally referred to as FinePix S2900HD
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Casio EX-Z33 vs FujiFilm S2800HD Overview

Below, we will be matching up the Casio EX-Z33 vs FujiFilm S2800HD, one is a Small Sensor Compact and the latter is a Small Sensor Superzoom by manufacturers Casio and FujiFilm. There exists a significant gap among the image resolutions of the EX-Z33 (10MP) and S2800HD (14MP) but they use the exact same sensor size (1/2.3").

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The EX-Z33 was revealed 5 months earlier than the S2800HD which means that they are of a similar generation. Both of the cameras come with different body type with the Casio EX-Z33 being a Compact camera and the FujiFilm S2800HD being a SLR-like (bridge) camera.

Before going through a detailed comparison, below is a quick view of how the EX-Z33 grades against the S2800HD in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Casio EX-Z33 over the FujiFilm S2800HD

 EX-Z33 S2800HD 
Manual focus More precise focus

Reasons to pick FujiFilm S2800HD over the Casio EX-Z33

 S2800HD EX-Z33 
Screen dimension3"2.5"Bigger screen (+0.5")

Common features in the Casio EX-Z33 and FujiFilm S2800HD

 EX-Z33 S2800HD 
IntroducedAugust 2009February 2010Same generation
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen resolution230k230kEqual screen resolution
Selfie screen Lacking selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Neither provides Touch friendly screen

Casio EX-Z33 vs FujiFilm S2800HD Physical Comparison

If you are aiming to travel with your camera regularly, you'll have to think about its weight and volume. The Casio EX-Z33 provides external dimensions of 95mm x 56mm x 18mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.7") accompanied by a weight of 106 grams (0.23 lbs) and the FujiFilm S2800HD has sizing of 110mm x 74mm x 82mm (4.3" x 2.9" x 3.2") accompanied by a weight of 437 grams (0.96 lbs).

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Take into account, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary based on the lens you are utilizing at the time. Underneath is the front view over all size comparison of the EX-Z33 versus the S2800HD.

Casio EX-Z33 vs FujiFilm S2800HD size comparison

Factoring in dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the EX-Z33 and S2800HD is 97 and 75 respectively.

Casio EX-Z33 vs FujiFilm S2800HD top view buttons comparison

Casio EX-Z33 vs FujiFilm S2800HD Sensor Comparison

More often than not, it's tough to visualize the difference in sensor dimensions purely by seeing a spec sheet. The image underneath should provide you a better sense of the sensor sizes in the EX-Z33 and S2800HD.

As you can see, both of the cameras have got the exact same sensor measurements albeit different MP. You should expect the FujiFilm S2800HD to produce more detail because of its extra 4MP. Higher resolution can also help you crop shots much more aggressively.

Casio EX-Z33 vs FujiFilm S2800HD sensor size comparison

Casio EX-Z33 vs FujiFilm S2800HD Screen and ViewFinder

Casio EX-Z33 vs FujiFilm S2800HD Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Casio EX-Z33 Portrait photography features
FujiFilm S2800HD Portrait photography features
27
manual focus
no manual exposure
no external flash support
low megapixels (10 megapixels)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
no RAW support
30
decent megapixels (14 megapixels)
focusing manually not possible
no external flash support
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
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Street Comparison

Casio EX-Z33 Street photography advice
FujiFilm S2800HD Street photography advice
55
lighter than average (106 grams)
screen does not articulate
does not have image stabilization
small sensor size (1/2.3")
no RAW support
49
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
screen is fixed
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Casio EX-Z33 Sports photography info
FujiFilm S2800HD Sports photography info
17
no shutter priority
does not have image stabilization
low megapixels (10MP)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
no phase detect AF
44
great zoom range (28-504mm 18.0 x zoom)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent megapixels (14MP)
low fps (1.0 frames/s)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Casio EX-Z33
Travel photography with FujiFilm S2800HD
57
lighter than average (106 grams)
built-in flash
no Time Lapse recording
low megapixels (10MP)
screen isn't selfie friendly
wide angle not great (36mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.1)
60
decent megapixels (14MP)
flash built-in
really wide (28mm)
very long zoom (504mm)
doesn't have Time Lapse mode
screen isn't selfie friendly
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
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Landscape Comparison

Casio EX-Z33 Landscape photography advice
FujiFilm S2800HD Landscape photography advice
27
manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not great (36mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.1)
screen is somewhat small (2.5 inches)
no manual exposure
does not have image stabilization
low megapixels (10 megapixels)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
no RAW support
no Time Lapse recording
42
really wide (28mm)
screen size is good (3 inch)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent megapixels (14MP)
focusing manually not possible
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
doesn't have Time Lapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Casio EX-Z33 Vlogging details
FujiFilm S2800HD Vlogging details
25
lighter than average (106g)
wide angle not great (36mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.1)
screen isn't selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization
low res video (640 x 480 resolution)
no mic port
25
really wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
screen isn't selfie friendly
low res video (1280 x 720 pixels)
doesn't have mic port
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Casio EX-Z33 vs FujiFilm S2800HD Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Casio EX-Z33 and FujiFilm S2800HD
 Casio Exilim EX-Z33FujiFilm FinePix S2800HD
General Information
Brand Name Casio FujiFilm
Model Casio Exilim EX-Z33 FujiFilm FinePix S2800HD
Also referred to as - FinePix S2900HD
Category Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Superzoom
Announced 2009-08-31 2010-02-02
Body design Compact SLR-like (bridge)
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 10MP 14MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 3648 x 2736 4288 x 3216
Max native ISO 1600 1600
Max boosted ISO - 6400
Lowest native ISO 64 64
RAW support
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 36-107mm (3.0x) 28-504mm (18.0x)
Maximum aperture f/3.1-5.6 f/3.1-5.6
Macro focus range 10cm 2cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen sizing 2.5" 3"
Screen resolution 230k dot 230k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None Electronic
Viewfinder coverage - 99 percent
Features
Lowest shutter speed 4 seconds 8 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Continuous shooting speed - 1.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation - Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 2.80 m 4.40 m
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Soft Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro
Hot shoe
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 848 x 480 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Max video resolution 640x480 1280x720
Video file format Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 106 grams (0.23 lbs) 437 grams (0.96 lbs)
Dimensions 95 x 56 x 18mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.7") 110 x 74 x 82mm (4.3" x 2.9" x 3.2")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery model NP-82 4 x AA
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Triple) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse recording
Type of storage SD/SDHC card, Internal SD/SDHC, Internal
Storage slots One One
Price at launch $120 $260