- 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
- 2.7" Fixed Display
- ISO 50 - 3200
- Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
- 640 x 480 video
- 27-108mm (F3.2-5.9) lens
- 124g - 91 x 52 x 20mm
- Released August 2010
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
Casio EX-Z800 overview
Casio EX-Z800 is Casio's Ultracompact camera originally released on August of 2010. It includes a 14 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a peak resolution of 4320 x 3240.
The EX-Z800 is positioned #79 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras & all around #1044 out of 1459 for cameras in our list. You can try our Advanced camera finder to find camera ratings based on your custom factors.
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Casio EX-Z800 family
The Casio EX-Z800 has a history of related cameras. Listed below, you can identify all earlier and new models as well as important specs.
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Casio EX-Z800 Gallery
You can look at the EX-Z800 from different angles in the gallery here.
Casio EX-Z800 Pros and Cons
Here is a shortlist of pluses and minuses of the Casio EX-Z800 based on features which are often seen as essential in a camera.
Casio EX-Z800 Sensor information
The Casio EX-Z800 is run by the Exilim Engine 5.0 chip. The sensor spec in the Casio EX-Z800 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to resolve 4320 x 3240 pixels using aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera has Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). In body stabilization is superior than digital stabilization as the latter might produce cropping.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The CCD sensor has 14MP and features a native ISO range of 50 - 3200. Sadly, RAW format is not supported which means that the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The graphic underneath shows the EX-Z800's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The EX-Z800 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is pointed out in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get an idea of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Casio EX-Z800 dimensions
Casio EX-Z800 weighs about 0.27 pounds (124g or 4.37 oz) & has outer measurements of 91mm x 52mm x 20mm (3.6" x 2.0" x 0.8"). The weight of general Ultracompact camera is 121g so the Casio EX-Z800 is very similar compared with other competitors.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
Here is a picture of the Casio EX-Z800 next to a softdrink so you can get a sense of its size.
The top view just below will show the button arrangement on the EX-Z800.
Casio EX-Z800 Lens information
The EX-Z800 features a built-in lens offering a focal range of 27-108mm making it a 4.0 x zoom which is not at all exceptional however it will probably be invaluable in some scenarios.
At it's widest 27mm, the lens has an aperture of f3.2 which will be very sluggish and not very good for low light situations and you might struggle to get good bokeh. You could also have to raise your ISO setting which causes noisy photographs. Towards the long end, 108mm comes to f5.9 which is fairly slow and you would have to set slow shutter speeds.
Casio EX-Z800 Connectivity
The EX-Z800 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras that come with NFC and Bluetooth compatibility are able to be used wirelessly by smartphones. You are able to send photos and sometimes adjust settings without the hassle of connecting directly with the camera.
Some apps also provide a Liveview and press the shutter whenever you aren't near the camera. If the camera has a HDMI port, it can easily be attached to an external monitor. Virtually all cameras enable you to recharge the battery using the USB socket.
Casio EX-Z800 Video information
The highest video resolution in the Casio EX-Z800 is 640 x 480 and you can record in Motion JPEG format. 480p is terrible for today's standards. You should try to get a minimum 1080p resolution for video recording. The body doesn't include a microphone and headphone socket which means you get absolutely no control over the audio. It is perhaps a better idea to take a look at a different model in case you need better audio for your video clips.
Casio EX-Z800 Weather Sealing
There is no weather sealing in the Casio EX-Z800 so you have to be cautious in wet or dusty situations.
Casio EX-Z800 Display and Viewfinder
The Casio EX-Z800 includes a 2.7" fixed display screen having a resolution of 230k dots.
Please be aware that the display has no touch support.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The View Finder specs for Casio EX-Z800 are the following:
- ViewFinder None
For sunny outdoor situations that make the camera screens washed out and hard to see, viewfinders will be particularly helpful.
Casio EX-Z800 Shutter information
The max shutter speed is 1/2000 sec.
Casio EX-Z800 Flash and Hot shoe information
Casio EX-Z800 has just inbuilt flash lacking external flash ability.
Casio EX-Z800 Autofocusing information
Casio EX-Z800 has only Contrast Detect AF & is missing Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more snappier and accurate as compared to Contrast Detect focusing.
Casio EX-Z800 includes manual focus when required in low light situations or you require more accurate control on focus.
Casio EX-Z800 Battery life
The typical Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 offers the highest (320) battery life in this type of cameras.
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Casio EX-Z800 for varying types of photography
The following bar chart presents a analysis of the Casio EX-Z800 for varying types of photography. To understand more, visit the specific paragraph underneath.
Casio EX-Z800 as a Portrait photography camera
The Casio EX-Z800 gets a points tally of 35 which is dreadful, meaning that it is simply not good to use for portrait photography. Shooting portraits leans heavily to sensor dimension, RAW support along with the potential to work with off-camera flash.
Casio EX-Z800 Street photography features
With a modest rating of 57, the Casio EX-Z800 is reasonably appropriate to buy for street photography. A good street photography camera gives a good balance of picture quality plus portability.
Casio EX-Z800 Sports photography information
A dreadful sports photography score of 38 suggests the Casio EX-Z800 is simply not good for taking pictures of sports. A camera should have fantastic autofocus plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Casio EX-Z800 Travel photography info
Size is very critical in buying a travel camera. On the whole, the Casio EX-Z800 gets a nice 65 for a travel camera which makes it a fine choice to purchase for your trips.
Casio EX-Z800 Landscape photography info
In case you're looking to purchase a digital camera for landscape photography, the most significant factor will no doubt be image quality. The Casio EX-Z800 with it's dreadful rating of 42 as a landscape camera is simply not good compared to it's competitors.
Casio EX-Z800 Vlogging advice
A vlogging camera really should offer a moving display screen, mic input and preferably image stabilization. Taking everything in to account, the Casio EX-Z800 is simply not good for vlogging as it gets a dreadful rating of 29.
Casio EX-Z800 Alternatives
If you are trying to find alternatives to the EX-Z800, below is a range of the top ranked cameras that fall in to the class of Ultracompact.
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