Casio EX-S200 overview
Casio EX-S200 is Casio's Ultracompact camera initially launched on August of 2010. It has got a 14 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a peak resolution of 4320 x 3240.
The EX-S200 is ranked #80 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras and all round #1026 out of 1436 for cameras in our collection. You can check out our Smart camera filter to find camera rankings based on your custom factors.
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Casio EX-S200 family
The Casio EX-S200 comes with a history of related cameras. Listed below, you can take a look at all previous and more recent models as well as main specs.
Casio EX-S200 Gallery
You can check the EX-S200 from various angles in the gallery here.
Casio EX-S200 Pros and Cons
Below is a selection of advantages and drawbacks of the Casio EX-S200 based on criterias that are oftentimes seen as essential in a camera.
Casio EX-S200 Sensor specifications
The Casio EX-S200 is powered by the Exilim Engine 5.0 chip. The sensor dimension on the Casio EX-S200 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 4320 x 3240 pixels and aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera has got Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Optical stabilization is preferable than digital stabilization since the latter may cause cropping.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The CCD sensor boasts 14MP and provides a native ISO range of 50 to 3200. Unfortunately, RAW format is not saved so you have less margin for error.
The graphic below shows the EX-S200's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The EX-S200 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is showcased in green.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
To get an understanding of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Casio EX-S200 dimensions
Casio EX-S200 weighs about 0.29 lbs (132 gr / 4.66 oz) and the measurement of the camera is 100mm x 55mm x 18mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 0.7"). The weight of general Ultracompact camera is 121 gr and the Casio EX-S200 is very similar compared with other competitors.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
Below is a pic of the Casio EX-S200 with a softdrink to help you have a feel for its scale.
The top view here will highlight the button layout on the EX-S200.
Casio EX-S200 Lens specifications
The EX-S200 features a fixed lens featuring a focal range of 27-108mm making it a 4.0 x zoom which won't be exceptional nevertheless it will surely be helpful in certain situations.
At the widest 27mm, it provides an aperture of f3.2 making it quite slow and not great in low light events and you may struggle to capture good bokeh. You will probably also have to increase the ISO setting giving you noisy pictures. With the tele end, 108mm comes at f5.9 making it really sluggish and you will need to apply slow shutter speeds.
Casio EX-S200 Connectivity
The EX-S200 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras which include NFC or Bluetooth support are able to be used wirelessly by smartphones. You are able to transfer photos and at times adjust settings with no need to connect directly to the camera.
A few applications even stream a Liveview and press the shutter if you aren't close to the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI out, it can easily be attached to an external monitor. The majority of cameras will allow you to charge the battery through the USB socket.
Casio EX-S200 Video specifications
The highest video resolution on the Casio EX-S200 is 640 x 480 and it can shoot in Motion JPEG format. 480p is awful by today's standards. You should try to get at least FUll HD resolution for good video. The camera doesn't include a mic or headphone jack so you have got little control over your sound. It is probably best to have a look at an alternative camera should you want decent sound in your video clips.
Casio EX-S200 Weather Sealing
Casio EX-S200 doesn't include weather proofing so wet conditions can easily damage the camera.
Casio EX-S200 Display and Viewfinder
The Casio EX-S200 has got a 2.7 inch fixed display screen supporting a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Unfortunately the display screen is not a touch screen.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The View Finder specs regarding Casio EX-S200 are below:
- ViewFinder None
In those bright outdoor situations which make the camera screens washed out and tricky to view, viewfinders are pretty helpful.
Casio EX-S200 Shutter specifications
The max shutter speed is 1/2000 sec.
Casio EX-S200 Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Casio EX-S200 has got only inbuilt flash lacking external flash ability.
Casio EX-S200 Autofocus specifications
Casio EX-S200 has got just Contrast Based Autofocus and doesn't have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot snappier & precise when compared to Contrast Based autofocusing.
Casio EX-S200 includes manual focusing in case it is required in low light conditions or you require more precise focusing control.
Casio EX-S200 Battery life
The typical Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 has the highest (320) battery life in this class of cameras.
Listed below is a listing of Ultracompact cameras having the strongest battery life:
Casio EX-S200 for specific kinds of photography
The following diagram shows a overview of the Casio EX-S200 for specific kinds of photography. To learn more, check out the specific section below.
Casio EX-S200 as a Portrait photography camera
The Casio EX-S200 has a points tally of 36 which is really bad, meaning that it is not good to use for portraits. Shooting portraits favors heavily to sensor dimensions, support for RAW files & ability to utilize off-camera flash.
Street photography with Casio EX-S200
Getting a average points tally of 58, the Casio EX-S200 is relatively suited to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera has a perfect balance of picture quality plus portability.
Casio EX-S200 Sports photography advice
A really bad sports photography points tally of 39 means the Casio EX-S200 is not good for shooting sports. A camera really should have good tracking and continuous shooting for sports photography.
Casio EX-S200 as a Travel photography camera
Portability is extremely crucial in picking a travel camera. In general, the Casio EX-S200 gets a very good 66 for a travel camera which makes it a respectable option for your holidays.
Casio EX-S200 Landscape photography details
If you are planning to choose a digital camera for landscape photos, the most vital factor will no doubt be image quality. The Casio EX-S200 and it's really bad rating of 42 as a landscape camera is not good in the current marketplace.
Casio EX-S200 as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging really should posses a articulating display screen, mic input and if possible IBIS. Taking everything in to account, the Casio EX-S200 is not good for vlogging as it delivers a really bad score of 29.
Casio EX-S200 Alternatives
If you want alternatives to the EX-S200, below is a number of the highest scored cameras which fall within the category of Ultracompact.
The diagram here gives you an overview of the EX-S200 versus it's highest ranking rivals mentioned previously.
Following are additional cameras you might look at as alternative options. To read through a thorough comparison, go to the "compare" link.