Casio EX-ZR700 overview
Casio EX-ZR700 is Casio's Small Sensor Superzoom camera originally released on January of 2013. It includes a 16 MegaPixel, CMOS 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a peak resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The EX-ZR700 is placed #61 out of 243 in Small Sensor Superzoom cameras & all round #509 out of 1428 for cameras in our list. You can look at our Advanced camera filter to find camera ratings based on your customized criteria.
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Casio EX-ZR700 family
The Casio EX-ZR700 is part of a family of products. You can see the full range underneath.
Casio EX-ZR700 Gallery
You can see the EX-ZR700 from several angles in the gallery underneath.
Casio EX-ZR700 Pros and Cons
Below is a checklist of pros and cons of the Casio EX-ZR700 based on criterias which are generally seen as important in a camera.
Casio EX-ZR700 Sensor info
The Casio EX-ZR700 features the EXILIM Engine HS 3 chip. The sensor measurement in the Casio EX-ZR700 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 4608 x 3456 pixels at aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera features Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). In body stabilization is superior than digital stabilization as the latter might lead to cropping.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The CMOS sensor has 16 megapixels and features a native ISO range of 80 - 3200. Unfortunately, RAW files are not saved which means that the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The image underneath displays the EX-ZR700's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The EX-ZR700 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is shown in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get an understanding of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Casio EX-ZR700 dimensions
Casio EX-ZR700 is 0.49 lb (222g or 7.83 oz) & has outer size of 108mm x 60mm x 31mm (4.3" x 2.4" x 1.2"). The weight of general Small Sensor Superzoom camera is 387g so the Casio EX-ZR700 is lighter compared with other rivals.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
Here is a image of the Casio EX-ZR700 besides a soft drink to help you get a sense of its scale.
The top view under will show the button arrangement on the EX-ZR700.
Casio EX-ZR700 Lens info
The EX-ZR700 offers a fixed lens and a focal range of 25-450mm making it a 18.0 x zoom which is significant and would allow you to zoom all the way in.
At the widest 25mm, the lens features an aperture of f3.5 which is very slow and not great for low light circumstances and you may struggle to get good bokeh. You might also have to raise the ISO setting causing noisy pictures. On the tele end, 450mm is terrific zoom and comes at f5.9 which is quite slow and you would need to set slow shutter speeds.
Casio EX-ZR700 Connectivity
The EX-ZR700 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras with NFC or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be used wirelessly by smartphones. You will be able to transfer pictures and sometimes adjust settings without the hassle of connecting directly to the camera.
Certain applications even give a Liveview and press the shutter whenever you aren't near the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI port, it could be attached to an external screen. Nearly all cameras enable you to recharge the battery through the USB socket.
Casio EX-ZR700 Video info
The highest video resolution in the Casio EX-ZR700 is 1920 x 1080 and you can capture in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 1080p resolution will provide a decent balance between quality vs file sizes but FULL HD is not going to give you any room to downsample. The camera doesn't include a microphone or headphone socket which means you have got no control over the audio. It is perhaps best to look at a different model in case you want good audio for your video clips.
Casio EX-ZR700 Weather Sealing
Casio EX-ZR700 doesn't include weather sealing so wet conditions can easily damage the camera.
Casio EX-ZR700 Display and Viewfinder
The Casio EX-ZR700 includes a 3" fixed display boasting a resolution of 922k dots.
Please note that the display screen has no touch support.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The View Finder specifications for Casio EX-ZR700 are below:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are really handy during sunny outdoor situations which will make the camera display washed out and very difficult to see.
Casio EX-ZR700 Shutter info
Casio EX-ZR700 has the ability to shoot continuously at 3.0 fps. The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Casio EX-ZR700 Flash and Hot shoe info
Casio EX-ZR700 features only built in flash with no external flash ability.
Casio EX-ZR700 Autofocus info
Casio EX-ZR700 features just Contrast Detect Auto Focus & is missing Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot snappier and accurate compared with Contrast Detect focusing. The camera includes Face detect making it helpful for portraits.
It also features Tracking Auto Focus for moving objects. Casio EX-ZR700 comes with manual focus when required during low light occasions or you require more precise control on focus.
Casio EX-ZR700 Battery life
The battery power (NP-130) for the Casio EX-ZR700 is built to last for 470 pictures with respect to the CIPA specifications which is higher than the usual for its class. The typical Small Sensor Superzoom camera battery life is 316. Fujifilm HS35EXR offers the highest (600) battery life within this range of cameras.
Listed below is a number of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras having the best battery life:
Casio EX-ZR700 for different styles of photography
The following diagram displays a overview of the Casio EX-ZR700 for different styles of photography. To read more, browse to the specific section underneath.
Portrait photography with Casio EX-ZR700
The Casio EX-ZR700 gets a rating of 44 which is terrible, meaning that it is simply not good to use for portrait photography. Photographing portraits favors heavily to sensor specs, RAW support in addition to the ability to use off-camera flash.
Casio EX-ZR700 Street photography features
Coming in at a nice score of 62, the Casio EX-ZR700 is a good fit to use in street photography. A good street photography camera gives a good balance of image quality plus portability.
Casio EX-ZR700 Sports photography highlights
A decent sports photography points total of 51 means the Casio EX-ZR700 is somewhat acceptable for shooting sports. A camera needs to have excellent focusing plus fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Casio EX-ZR700 Travel photography advice
Size is very important in buying a travel camera. All things considered, the Casio EX-ZR700 gets a very good 71 for a travelling camera which makes it a very decent option to buy for your holidays.
Casio EX-ZR700 Landscape photography features
If you find yourself planning to buy a camera for landscape pictures, the most significant aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Casio EX-ZR700 with it's decent score of 52 for a landscape camera is fairly acceptable amongst its competition.
Casio EX-ZR700 Vlogging details
A vlogging camera preferably should have a moving display screen, mic port and if possible image stabilization. Considering all the details, the Casio EX-ZR700 is simply not good as a vlog camera as it receives a terrible rating of 34.
Casio EX-ZR700 Alternatives
If you are looking for replacements to the EX-ZR700, here is a list of the top ranked cameras that fall into the category of Small Sensor Superzoom.
The line chart down below gives you a summary of the EX-ZR700 vs it's highest scoring rivals listed previously.
There are a bunch of cameras you may check out as alternate options. To browse through a full comparison, visit the "compare" link.