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Casio EX-Z35 vs Casio EX-Z400

Portability
96
Imaging
35
Features
14
Overall
26
Casio Exilim EX-Z35 front
 
Casio Exilim EX-Z400 front
Portability
95
Imaging
35
Features
25
Overall
31

Casio EX-Z35 vs Casio EX-Z400 Key Specs

Casio EX-Z35
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.5" Fixed Display
  • ISO 64 - 3200
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 36-107mm (F3.1-5.6) lens
  • 124g - 99 x 57 x 20mm
  • Released February 2010
Casio EX-Z400
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-112mm (F2.6-7.0) lens
  • 130g - 95 x 60 x 23mm
  • Revealed January 2009
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Casio EX-Z35 vs Casio EX-Z400 Overview

Here is a thorough review of the Casio EX-Z35 versus Casio EX-Z400, both Ultracompact cameras and both are built by Casio. The image resolution of the EX-Z35 (12MP) and the EX-Z400 (12MP) is fairly close and they enjoy the same exact sensor sizes (1/2.3").

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The EX-Z35 was manufactured 14 months later than the EX-Z400 making the cameras a generation apart from one another. Each of the cameras offer the identical body type (Ultracompact).

Before delving straight into a detailed comparison, below is a brief synopsis of how the EX-Z35 matches up against the EX-Z400 when considering portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Casio EX-Z35 over the Casio EX-Z400

 EX-Z35 EX-Z400 
RevealedFebruary 2010January 2009Fresher by 14 months
Focus manually Dial accurate focusing

Reasons to pick Casio EX-Z400 over the Casio EX-Z35

 EX-Z400 EX-Z35 
Display sizing3"2.5"Larger display (+0.5")

Common features in the Casio EX-Z35 and Casio EX-Z400

 EX-Z35 EX-Z400 
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display resolution230k230kIdentical display resolution
Selfie screen Neither has selfie screen
Touch friendly display Missing Touch friendly display

Casio EX-Z35 vs Casio EX-Z400 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is aiming to carry your camera regularly, you need to consider its weight and volume. The Casio EX-Z35 has physical measurements of 99mm x 57mm x 20mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 0.8") along with a weight of 124 grams (0.27 lbs) while the Casio EX-Z400 has sizing of 95mm x 60mm x 23mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 0.9") and a weight of 130 grams (0.29 lbs).

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Remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change depending on the lens you select at that moment. Underneath is the front view measurements comparison of the EX-Z35 and the EX-Z400.

Casio EX-Z35 vs Casio EX-Z400 size comparison

Factoring in dimensions and weight, the portability score of the EX-Z35 and EX-Z400 is 96 and 95 respectively.

Casio EX-Z35 vs Casio EX-Z400 top view buttons comparison

Casio EX-Z35 vs Casio EX-Z400 Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it is very difficult to visualise the gap in sensor sizing purely by viewing specs. The graphic below should give you a far better sense of the sensor measurements in the EX-Z35 and EX-Z400.

As you can plainly see, both of those cameras enjoy the same exact sensor sizing and the same megapixels and you should expect comparable quality of files however you should always consider the release date of the cameras into account. The more modern EX-Z35 is going to have an advantage with regard to sensor tech.

Casio EX-Z35 vs Casio EX-Z400 sensor size comparison

Casio EX-Z35 vs Casio EX-Z400 Screen and ViewFinder

Casio EX-Z35 vs Casio EX-Z400 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Casio EX-Z35 Portrait photography highlights
Casio EX-Z400 Portrait photography highlights
27
focusing manually
manual exposure not possible
can't use external flash
resolution not great (12MP)
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
21
focusing manually not possible
manual exposure not possible
no external flash support
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
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Street Comparison

Casio EX-Z35 Street photography info
Casio EX-Z400 Street photography info
48
screen does not articulate
does not have image stabilization
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
57
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
no articulating screen
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Casio EX-Z35 as a Sports photography camera
Casio EX-Z400 as a Sports photography camera
17
no shutter priority
does not have image stabilization
resolution not great (12 megapixels)
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect AF
25
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
max shutter speed is low (1/1,000 seconds)
lack of shutter priority mode
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
has no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Casio EX-Z35
Travel photography with Casio EX-Z400
52
built-in flash
does not have Time Lapse function
resolution not great (12MP)
does not have selfie friendly display
wide angle not the best (36mm)
slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
58
built-in flash
relatively wide (28mm)
lack of Time Lapse function
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
display isn't selfie friendly
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.6)
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Landscape Comparison

Casio EX-Z35 Landscape photography info
Casio EX-Z400 Landscape photography info
28
focusing manually
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not the best (36mm)
slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
screen is somewhat small (2.5")
manual exposure not possible
does not have image stabilization
resolution not great (12MP)
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format
does not have Time Lapse function
37
relatively wide (28mm)
pretty good screen size (3")
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
focusing manually not possible
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.6)
manual exposure not possible
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
lack of Time Lapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Casio EX-Z35 Vlogging factors
Casio EX-Z400 Vlogging factors
22
wide angle not the best (36mm)
slow maximum aperture (f3.1)
does not have selfie friendly display
does not have image stabilization
low res video (640 x 480 pxls)
does not have external mic jack
29
relatively wide (28mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sluggish maximum aperture (f2.6)
display isn't selfie friendly
video quality not great (1280 x 720 pixels)
lack of external mic support
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Casio EX-Z35 vs Casio EX-Z400 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Casio EX-Z35 and Casio EX-Z400
 Casio Exilim EX-Z35Casio Exilim EX-Z400
General Information
Brand Casio Casio
Model Casio Exilim EX-Z35 Casio Exilim EX-Z400
Class Ultracompact Ultracompact
Released 2010-02-21 2009-01-08
Physical type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
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 megapixel 12 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 16:9, 4:3 and 3:2
Full resolution 4000 x 3000 4000 x 3000
Max native ISO 3200 1600
Lowest native ISO 64 100
RAW images
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
AF continuous
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 36-107mm (3.0x) 28-112mm (4.0x)
Highest aperture f/3.1-5.6 f/2.6-7.0
Macro focus distance 10cm -
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display size 2.5 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 230k dots 230k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Slowest shutter speed 4 secs 1/2 secs
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/1000 secs
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Change WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 3.20 m -
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Soft -
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 848 x 480 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (15 fps) 1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (15 fps)
Max video resolution 640x480 1280x720
Video file format Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) none
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 124 gr (0.27 pounds) 130 gr (0.29 pounds)
Dimensions 99 x 57 x 20mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 0.8") 95 x 60 x 23mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 0.9")
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 NP-40
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Triple Self-timer) Yes (10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD/SDHC card, Internal SDHC Memory Card, SD Memory Card, Eye-Fi Wireless Card compatible
Card slots One One
Retail pricing $99 $0