Casio EX-Z33 overview
Casio EX-Z33 is Casio's Small Sensor Compact camera first revealed on August of 2009. The camera has a 10MP, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a peak resolution of 3648 x 2736.
The EX-Z33 is placed #231 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and all around #1184 out of 1436 for cameras in our collection. You can try out our Smart camera filter to see camera listings based on your personal criteria.
Below is a chart of multiple criteria used in the scoring system.
Casio EX-Z33 family
The Casio EX-Z33 comes with a history of related cameras. Here, you can look at all past and current models as well as main features.
Casio EX-Z33 Gallery
You can look at the EX-Z33 from various angles in the gallery below.
Casio EX-Z33 Pros and Cons
Here is a selection of benefits and drawbacks of the Casio EX-Z33 based on criterias which are oftentimes seen as essential in a camera.
Casio EX-Z33 Sensor information
The specification of the sensor on the Casio EX-Z33 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor can resolve 3648 x 2736 pixels using aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
The CCD sensor boasts 10 megapixels and has a native ISO range of 64 to 1600. Sadly, RAW format is not saved so you have less margin for error.
The picture underneath illustrates the EX-Z33's sensor size when compared to other common sizes. The EX-Z33 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is shown in green.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
To get an idea of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Casio EX-Z33 dimensions
Casio EX-Z33 is 0.23 pounds (106g or 3.74 oz) and the dimensions of the camera is 95mm x 56mm x 18mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.7"). The weight of general Small Sensor Compact camera is 174g and the Casio EX-Z33 is lighter as compared to its rivals.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Underneath is a shot of the Casio EX-Z33 with a softdrink to help you to have a feel for its size.
The top view underneath will show the button arrangement on the EX-Z33.
Casio EX-Z33 Lens information
The EX-Z33 houses an inbuilt lens offering a focal range of 36-107mm making it a 3.0 x zoom which is not at all amazing nevertheless it can be convenient in certain cases.
At it's widest 36mm, it provides an aperture of f3.1 making it fairly sluggish and not good in low light conditions and you will struggle to capture a shallow depth of field. You would also have to up your ISO setting leading to noisy photographs. On the long end, 107mm comes at f5.6 making it pretty sluggish and you may have to go with slow shutter speeds.
Casio EX-Z33 Connectivity
The EX-Z33 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
Cameras which include NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility can be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You will be able to copy photos and usually adjust settings without connecting directly with the camera.
Certain apps also allow a Liveview and press the shutter when you aren't close to the camera. If the camera has a HDMI out, it can be connected to an external display. Virtually all cameras enable you to charge the battery through the USB socket.
Casio EX-Z33 Video information
The highest video quality on the Casio EX-Z33 is 640 x 480 and it can record in Motion JPEG format. 480p is low by today's requirements. You really should try to get at least 1080p quality for decent video. The body doesn't include a mic and / or headphone jack so you have got absolutely no control over your audio. It is probably a better idea to order an alternative model should you need better audio in your video clips.
Casio EX-Z33 Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing in the Casio EX-Z33 so you have to be cautious in wet and dusty conditions.
Casio EX-Z33 Display and Viewfinder
The Casio EX-Z33 has a 2.5" fixed screen having a resolution of 230k dots.
Sadly the screen is not a touch screen.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The ViewFinder details regarding Casio EX-Z33 are below:
- ViewFinder None
In those sunny outdoor conditions that make the camera screens washed out and tricky to view, viewfinders are quite valuable.
Casio EX-Z33 Shutter information
The highest shutter speed is 1/2000 seconds.
Casio EX-Z33 Flash and Hot shoe information
Casio EX-Z33 has got just in-built flash with missing external flash ability.
Casio EX-Z33 Autofocus information
Casio EX-Z33 has got only Contrast Detect Auto Focus and does not have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot quicker and precise as compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing.
Casio EX-Z33 has the ability to use manual focus in case it is required during low light scenarios or you require more exact control on focus.
Casio EX-Z33 Battery life
The typical Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 comes with the highest (470) battery life within this kind of cameras.
Underneath is a list of Small Sensor Compact cameras which have the highest battery life:
Casio EX-Z33 for specific kinds of photography
The following diagram gives a summation of the Casio EX-Z33 for specific kinds of photography. To understand more, browse to the specific section underneath.
Portrait photography with Casio EX-Z33
The Casio EX-Z33 gets a points total of 27 which is really bad, and means the camera is not really acceptable for portrait photography. Shooting portraits leans greatly towards sensor dimensions, RAW support along with the ability to work with off-camera flash.
Casio EX-Z33 Street photography information
With a average score of 55, the Casio EX-Z33 is somewhat adequate for street photography. A decent street photography camera offers a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
Casio EX-Z33 Sports photography information
A really bad sports photography score of 17 means the Casio EX-Z33 is not really acceptable for taking photos of sports. A camera needs excellent tracking and fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Casio EX-Z33 as a Travel photography camera
Portability is extremely crucial in choosing a travel camera. All round, the Casio EX-Z33 gets a average 57 for a travelling camera which makes it fairly acceptable to take with you on your journeys.
Casio EX-Z33 as a Landscape photography camera
When you're planning to pick a camera for landscape pictures, the biggest aspect will be image quality. The Casio EX-Z33 at it's really bad grade of 27 for a landscape camera is not really acceptable compared to its competition.
Casio EX-Z33 Vlogging details
A camera for vlogging preferably should have a articulating screen, mic port and ideally IBIS. Considering everything, the Casio EX-Z33 is not really acceptable as a vlog camera as it receives a really bad score of 25.
Casio EX-Z33 Alternatives
If you are shopping for replacements to the EX-Z33, here is a list of the highest scored cameras which fall into the class of Small Sensor Compact.
The chart listed below gives you a bird's eye view of the EX-Z33 compared to it's highest ranking rivals listed above.
There are more cameras you might consider as alternative options. To go through a full comparison, go to the "compare" link.