Casio EX-ZR10 overview
Casio EX-ZR10 is Casio's Small Sensor Compact camera originally announced on September of 2010. The camera uses a 12MP, BSI-CMOS 1/2.3" size sensor with a maximum resolution of 4000 x 3000.
The EX-ZR10 is rated #96 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras & all around #880 out of 1422 for cameras in our list. Remember to look at our Advanced camera filter to find camera results based on your personalized criteria.
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Casio EX-ZR10 family
The Casio EX-ZR10 has a history of related cameras. Underneath, you can check out all previous and brand new models alongside important features.
Casio EX-ZR10 Gallery
You can view the EX-ZR10 from different angles in the gallery underneath.
Casio EX-ZR10 Pros and Cons
Here is a shortlist of good and bad points of the Casio EX-ZR10 based on things that are oftentimes viewed as necessary in a camera.
Casio EX-ZR10 Sensor features
The Casio EX-ZR10 features the Exilim Engine HS processor chip. The sensor measurement on the Casio EX-ZR10 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor can resolve 4000 x 3000 pixels with aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera comes with Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Sensor stabilization is better than digital stabilization since the latter might cause cropping.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The BSI-CMOS sensor has 12 megapixels and supports a native ISO range of 100 to 3200. Unfortunately, RAW photos are not saved which means that the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The graphic below shows the EX-ZR10's sensor size in comparison to other common sizes. The EX-ZR10 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is highlighted in green.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Casio EX-ZR10 dimensions
Casio EX-ZR10 weighs around 0.39 lbs (176 grams or 6.21 oz) & the overall size of the camera is 102mm x 69mm x 27mm (4.0" x 2.7" x 1.1"). The weight of normal Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 grams and the Casio EX-ZR10 is on par when compared to other rivals.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
Listed below is a pic of the Casio EX-ZR10 beside a softdrink to help you to get a sense of its size.
The top view directly below will highlight the button design on the EX-ZR10.
Casio EX-ZR10 Lens features
The EX-ZR10 features an inbuilt lens with a focal range of 28-196mm making it a 7.0 x zoom which won't be huge but it may be invaluable in certain cases.
At it's widest 28mm, it comes with an aperture of f3.0 which is kind of sluggish and not the best for low light events and you will likely find it hard to get a shallow depth of field. You will likely also have to boost your ISO setting giving you noisy pictures. For the long end, 196mm comes with f5.9 which is very slow and you would have to set slow shutter speeds.
Casio EX-ZR10 Connectivity
The EX-ZR10 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras that feature NFC and Bluetooth support are able to be controlled wirelessly through smartphones. You will be able to transfer photos and oftentimes adjust camera settings with no need to connect directly with the camera.
Some apps also enable a Liveview and click the shutter if you aren't near the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI port, it can easily be hooked up to an external screen. A good number of cameras will allow you to recharge the battery with the USB socket.
Casio EX-ZR10 Video features
The maximum video quality on the Casio EX-ZR10 is 1920 x 1080 and you can save in H.264 format. 1080p quality gives you an excellent balance between quality versus file size but FULL HD isn't going to give you any room to crop. The body doesn't feature a microphone and headphone socket which means you have zero control over the sound. It is perhaps best to purchase a different camera if you require good sound for your video clips.
Casio EX-ZR10 Weather Sealing
Casio EX-ZR10 doesn't have weather sealing so wet conditions can damage the camera.
Casio EX-ZR10 Display and Viewfinder
The Casio EX-ZR10 houses a 3" fixed screen with a resolution of 461k dots.
Please note that the screen has no touch support.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The ViewFinder details for Casio EX-ZR10 are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
For bright outdoor conditions that make the camera screens washed out and difficult to see, viewfinders can be very useful.
Casio EX-ZR10 Shutter features
The max shutter speed is 1/2000 seconds.
Casio EX-ZR10 Flash and Hot shoe features
Casio EX-ZR10 comes with just inbuilt flash without external flash ability.
Casio EX-ZR10 Autofocus features
Casio EX-ZR10 comes with only Contrast Based AF & doesn't have Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection focusing is a lot faster and exact than Contrast Based focusing.
It also has Tracking AF for things that move. Casio EX-ZR10 includes manual focusing if required during low light conditions or you want more exact focusing control.
Casio EX-ZR10 Battery life
The general Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 has the highest possible (470) battery life within this type of cameras.
Here is a collection of Small Sensor Compact cameras having the highest battery life:
Casio EX-ZR10 for specific kinds of photography
The following bar chart shows a overview of the Casio EX-ZR10 for specific kinds of photography. To see more, check out the specific section below.
Casio EX-ZR10 as a Portrait photography camera
The Casio EX-ZR10 gets a score of 28 which is dreadful, meaning that it is simply not appropriate for portrait photography. Photographing portrait images favors heavily to sensor resolution, RAW support & capability to work with external flash.
Casio EX-ZR10 Street photography factors
With a average points tally of 56, the Casio EX-ZR10 is reasonably adequate for street photography. A decent street photography camera comes with a perfect balance of picture quality and portability.
Casio EX-ZR10 as a Sports photography camera
A dreadful sports photography points tally of 35 suggests the Casio EX-ZR10 is simply not appropriate for photographing sports. A camera really should have great tracking plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
Casio EX-ZR10 Travel photography features
Size is very important in selecting a camera for travel. All things considered, the Casio EX-ZR10 gets a decent 57 for a travelling camera which makes it somewhat suitable for your travels.
Landscape photography with Casio EX-ZR10
In case you're looking to buy a camera for landscape pictures, the biggest aspect will be image quality. The Casio EX-ZR10 and it's dreadful grade of 42 for a landscape camera is simply not appropriate compared to its rivals.
Casio EX-ZR10 as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging should have a articulating display, microphone port and ideally IBIS. Considering all things, the Casio EX-ZR10 is simply not appropriate for vlogging as it receives a dreadful score of 32.
Casio EX-ZR10 Alternatives
If you are shopping for alternatives to the EX-ZR10, here is a number of the highest ranked cameras that fall into the class of Small Sensor Compact.
The chart listed below offers you a bird's eye view of the EX-ZR10 compared to it's top scoring rivals mentioned earlier.
There are more cameras you may regard as alternative options. To go through a extensive comparison, click the "compare" link.