Casio EX-Z450 summary
Casio EX-Z450 is Casio's Small Sensor Compact camera originally launched on August of 2009. The camera has got a 12MP, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a full resolution of 4000 x 3000.
The EX-Z450 is placed #176 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and over-all #1072 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our database. Please try out our Smart camera filter to get camera listings based on your personal requirements.
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Casio EX-Z450 family
The Casio EX-Z450 is part of a family of products. You can see the complete range underneath.
Casio EX-Z450 Gallery
You can see the EX-Z450 from different angles in the gallery below.
Casio EX-Z450 Pros and Cons
Below is a collection of good and bad points of the Casio EX-Z450 based on things which are generally regarded as essential in a camera.
Casio EX-Z450 Sensor info
The sensor size on the Casio EX-Z450 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor can capture 4000 x 3000 pixels at aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The CCD sensor boasts 12MP and provides a native ISO range of 64 to 1600. Unfortunately, RAW format is not saved which means that you have less room to maneuver in post.
The picture underneath illustrates the EX-Z450's sensor dimensions compared to other common sizes. The EX-Z450 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is pointed out in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get an understanding of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Casio EX-Z450 dimensions
Casio EX-Z450 weighs about 0.28 lb (128 grams / 4.52 oz) and features external proportions of 81mm x 56mm x 21mm (3.2" x 2.2" x 0.8"). The weight of average Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 grams and the Casio EX-Z450 is less heavy compared with various competitors.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
Here is a shot of the Casio EX-Z450 beside a soda to help you to have a feel for its scale.
The top view underneath will provide the button arrangement on the EX-Z450.
Casio EX-Z450 Lens info
The EX-Z450 provides an inbuilt lens and a focal range of 28-112mm making it a 4.0 x zoom which is not at all exceptional but it could be handy in a few cases.
At the widest 28mm, it will have an aperture of f2.6 which is very slow and not ideal in low light conditions and you will likely find it hard to capture a shallow depth of field. You might also need to up the ISO resulting in noisy pictures. At the tele end, 112mm comes with f5.8 making it very sluggish and you may need to use slow shutter speeds.
Casio EX-Z450 Connectivity
The EX-Z450 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
Digital cameras that have NFC and Bluetooth compatibility are able to be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You can easily copy photos and at times alter camera settings with no need to connect straight to the camera.
Some applications even provide a Liveview and release the shutter when you are not close to the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI out, it can easily be hooked up to an external screen. Nearly all cameras enable you to charge the battery pack with the USB socket.
Casio EX-Z450 Video info
The highest possible video quality on the Casio EX-Z450 is 1280 x 720 and it can capture in Motion JPEG format. 720p is awful by today's requirements. You should shoot for at least 1080p quality for video recording. The camera does not offer a mic and headphone jack which means you have got no control over your audio. It is probably best to look into another model in case you want good audio in your video clips.
Casio EX-Z450 Weather Sealing
There is no environment proofing for the Casio EX-Z450 so you need to be careful in wet and dusty conditions.
Casio EX-Z450 Display and Viewfinder
The Casio EX-Z450 has got a 3 inch fixed display screen boasting a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Please be aware that the display offers no touch support.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The ViewFinder details regarding Casio EX-Z450 are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are very useful in sunny outdoor conditions which may make the camera display washed out and very difficult to view.
Casio EX-Z450 Shutter info
Casio EX-Z450 can shoot continuously at 10.0 fps. The maximum shutter speed is 1/1000 sec.
Casio EX-Z450 Flash and Hot shoe info
Casio EX-Z450 boasts only built-in flash without external flash support.
Casio EX-Z450 Autofocus info
Casio EX-Z450 boasts just Contrast Detect AF and is missing Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is more quicker & exact compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing.
Casio EX-Z450 has got manual focus when required in low light scenarios or you need more precise control on focus.
Casio EX-Z450 Battery life
The average Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 comes with the best (470) battery life in this class of cameras.
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Casio EX-Z450 for different categories of photography
The following chart gives a summary of the Casio EX-Z450 for different categories of photography. To read more, check out the specific section underneath.
Casio EX-Z450 Portrait photography details
The Casio EX-Z450 has a points total of 28 which is terrible, and means the camera is not really good for portrait photography. Taking portraits favors greatly towards sensor dimension, RAW support & capability to work with external flash.
Casio EX-Z450 Street photography advice
Coming in at a average score of 55, the Casio EX-Z450 is reasonably acceptable to buy for street photography. A decent street photography camera comes with a perfect balance of image quality and portability.
Sports photography with Casio EX-Z450
A terrible sports photography points total of 18 indicates the Casio EX-Z450 is not really good for photographing sports. A camera needs very good autofocus plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Casio EX-Z450 as a Travel photography camera
Weight is very critical when choosing a camera for travel. Overall, the Casio EX-Z450 gets a very good 62 as a travel camera which is a good fit to take on your holidays.
Casio EX-Z450 Landscape photography highlights
For anyone who is looking to choose a camera for landscape pictures, the most significant aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Casio EX-Z450 at it's terrible rating of 37 for a landscape camera is not really good compared to it's competitors.
Casio EX-Z450 Vlogging info
A camera for vlogging ought to have a articulating display screen, microphone port and if possible image stabilization. Considering every thing, the Casio EX-Z450 is not really good as a vlog camera as it receives a terrible score of 28.
Casio EX-Z450 Alternatives
If you want replacements to the EX-Z450, here is a selection of the top rated cameras which fall into the category of Small Sensor Compact.
The chart below shows you a summary of the EX-Z450 vs it's top scored rivals suggested previously.
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