Casio EX-Z29 summary
Casio EX-Z29 is Casio's Ultracompact camera initially revealed on March of 2009. It houses a 10 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.5" size sensor with a max resolution of 3648 x 2736.
The EX-Z29 comes in at #123 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras and over-all #1153 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our list. You should check out our Smart camera search to see camera listings based on your personal factors.
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Casio EX-Z29 family
The Casio EX-Z29 comes with a history of related digital cameras. Below, you can view all earlier and most recent models along with key specs.
Casio EX-Z29 Gallery
You can look at the EX-Z29 from various angles in the gallery below.
Casio EX-Z29 Pros and Cons
Here is a list of advantages and disadvantages of the Casio EX-Z29 based on factors which are normally considered essential in a camera.
Casio EX-Z29 Sensor information
The sensor size in the Casio EX-Z29 is 5.744mm x 4.308mm (1/2.5"). The 25 mm² sensor is able to capture 3648 x 2736 pixels using aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The CCD sensor boasts 10 megapixels and delivers a native ISO range of 100 - 1600. Unfortunately, RAW photos are not supported so you have less room to maneuver in post.
The picture underneath displays the EX-Z29's sensor size when compared to other common sizes. The EX-Z29 sensor comes with a crop factor of 6.3 and is highlighted in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get an understanding of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Casio EX-Z29 dimensions
Casio EX-Z29 weighs about 0.28 pounds (125 grams / 4.41 oz) and the physical size of the camera is 101mm x 57mm x 23mm (4.0" x 2.2" x 0.9"). The weight of typical Ultracompact camera is 121 grams so the Casio EX-Z29 is very much the same as compared to various rivals.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
Here is a shot of the Casio EX-Z29 with a soda so you can have a feel for its size.
The top view underneath will highlight the button layout on the EX-Z29.
Casio EX-Z29 Lens information
The EX-Z29 houses a built-in lens having a focal range of 38-113mm making it a 3.0 x zoom which is not at all huge nevertheless it will definitely be convenient in certain conditions.
At it's widest 38mm, the lens will have an aperture of f making it ideal in low light circumstances and getting good bokeh. It will also let you use a much lower ISO to have more clean pictures.
Casio EX-Z29 Connectivity
The EX-Z29 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
Digital cameras which have NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be used wirelessly via smartphones. You will be able to copy photos and in some cases alter camera settings with no need to connect directly with the camera.
Some apps also allow a Liveview and hit the shutter whenever you are not close to the camera. If the camera features a HDMI out, it could be connected to an external display. Many cameras enable you to charge the battery pack using the USB socket.
Casio EX-Z29 Video information
The max video resolution in the Casio EX-Z29 is 640 x 480 and it can record in Motion JPEG format. 480p is low by today's requirements. You should really aim for a minimum 1080p resolution for video recording. The body does not have a mic and / or headphone port so you get absolutely no control over your audio. It is probably best to get an alternative model should you need better audio in your video clips.
Casio EX-Z29 Weather Sealing
Casio EX-Z29 does not have environment proofing so rainy conditions may damage the camera.
Casio EX-Z29 Display and Viewfinder
The Casio EX-Z29 is equipped with a 2.7 inch fixed display having a resolution of 115 thousand dots.
Please note that the display screen offers no touch support.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The View Finder specs regarding Casio EX-Z29 are below:
- ViewFinder None
In those sunny outdoor situations that make the camera displays washed out and hard to view, viewfinders are pretty useful.
Casio EX-Z29 Shutter information
The max shutter speed is 1/2000 sec.
Casio EX-Z29 Flash and Hot shoe information
Casio EX-Z29 boasts just built in flash lacking external flash support.
Casio EX-Z29 Autofocusing information
Casio EX-Z29 boasts only Contrast Detect Autofocus and is missing Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more snappier & precise as compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing.
Casio EX-Z29 comes with manual focus in case it is required during low light occasions or you need to have more precise control on focus.
Casio EX-Z29 Battery life
The usual Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 has got the maximum (320) battery life within this class of cameras.
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Casio EX-Z29 for varying types of photography
The following bar chart displays a outline of the Casio EX-Z29 for varying types of photography. To view more, scroll to the specific paragraph underneath.
Casio EX-Z29 as a Portrait photography camera
The Casio EX-Z29 receives a points total of 27 which is dreadful, meaning that it is not really suitable to use for portrait photography. Photographing portraits favors heavily to sensor specs, RAW support together with the potential to use external lighting.
Casio EX-Z29 Street photography information
Coming in at a reasonable score of 47, the Casio EX-Z29 is somewhat suitable to buy for street photography. A good street photography camera provides a good balance of image quality and portability.
Casio EX-Z29 Sports photography highlights
A dreadful sports photography rating of 17 suggests the Casio EX-Z29 is not really suitable for photographing sports. A camera should have fantastic tracking plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
Casio EX-Z29 as a Travel photography camera
Weight is pretty important in selecting a camera for travel. Overall, the Casio EX-Z29 gets a reasonable 58 for a travelling camera which makes it relatively suitable to take on your holidays.
Casio EX-Z29 Landscape photography details
For anybody who is looking to buy a digital camera for landscape pictures, the most critical factor will be image quality. The Casio EX-Z29 at it's dreadful score of 32 as a landscape camera is not really suitable within the current marketplace.
Vlogging with Casio EX-Z29
A camera for vlogging should have a articulating display, microphone port and preferably IBIS. Considering all things, the Casio EX-Z29 is not really suitable as a vlog camera as it receives a dreadful score of 25.
Casio EX-Z29 Alternatives
If you are interested in replacements to the EX-Z29, here is a selection of the highest rated cameras which fall into the category of Ultracompact.
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