Casio EX-ZS10

 
Casio Exilim EX-ZS10 front
 
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • " Fixed Screen
  • ISO 0 - 0
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • ()mm (F) lens
  • n/ag - 103 x 59 x 20mm
  • Revealed January 2011
  • Read full specs
  • Alternatives
Portability
99
Imaging
38
Features
19
Overall
30

Casio EX-ZS10 overview

Casio EX-ZS10 is Casio's Ultracompact digital camera first released on January of 2011. It houses a 14 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a peak resolution of 4320 x 3240.

The EX-ZS10 ranks at #104 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras and all round #1088 out of 1422 for cameras in our collection. You can use our Advanced camera finder to find camera results based on your personalized requirements.

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Here is a diagram of various criteria used in the scoring system.

Casio EX-ZS10 history

The Casio EX-ZS10 is part of a family of digital cameras. You can see the complete list below.

ModelVisualizeLensResolutionSensor SizeReleased
Casio-Exilim-EX-ZS10 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZS10()mm
F
14MP1/2.3"2011
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Casio-Exilim-EX-ZS5 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZS5
EX-ZS10 vs EX-ZS5
()mm
F
14MP1/2.3"2011
Casio-Exilim-EX-Z16 front thumbnailCasio EX-Z16
EX-ZS10 vs EX-Z16
36-107mm
F3.2-5.7
12MP1/2.3"2010
Casio-Exilim-EX-S200 front thumbnailCasio EX-S200
EX-ZS10 vs EX-S200
27-108mm
F3.2-5.9
14MP1/2.3"2010
Casio-Exilim-EX-Z800 front thumbnailCasio EX-Z800
EX-ZS10 vs EX-Z800
27-108mm
F3.2-5.9
14MP1/2.3"2010
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Casio-Exilim-EX-S7 front thumbnailCasio EX-S7
EX-ZS10 vs EX-S7
36-107mm
F3.1-5.6
12MP1/2.3"2010
Casio-Exilim-EX-Z35 front thumbnailCasio EX-Z35
EX-ZS10 vs EX-Z35
36-107mm
F3.1-5.6
12MP1/2.3"2010
Casio-Exilim-EX-Z2000 front thumbnailCasio EX-Z2000
EX-ZS10 vs EX-Z2000
26-130mm
F2.8-6.5
14MP1/2.3"2010
Casio-Exilim-EX-Z550 front thumbnailCasio EX-Z550
EX-ZS10 vs EX-Z550
26-104mm
F2.6-5.9
14MP1/2.3"2010
Casio-Exilim-EX-G1 front thumbnailCasio EX-G1
EX-ZS10 vs EX-G1
38-114mm
F3.9-5.4
12MP1/2.3"2009
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Casio-Exilim-EX-S5 front thumbnailCasio EX-S5
EX-ZS10 vs EX-S5
()mm
F3.1-5.6
9MP1/2.3"2009
Casio-Exilim-EX-FS10 front thumbnailCasio EX-FS10
EX-ZS10 vs EX-FS10
38-114mm
F3.9-7.1
9MP1/2.3"2009
Casio-Exilim-EX-Z400 front thumbnailCasio EX-Z400
EX-ZS10 vs EX-Z400
28-112mm
F2.6-7.0
12MP1/2.3"2009

Casio EX-ZS10 Pros and Cons

Here is a list of positives and negatives of the Casio EX-ZS10 based on things that are often seen as important in a digital camera.

built-in flash
good max aperture (f)
good min ISO (0)
MP count decent (14 megapixels)
provides tracking autofocus
can't change focal length (()mm)
cannot use external flash
doesn't have phase detect AF
doesn't have RAW format
does not have image stabilization
lack of external microphone jack
lack of HDMI support
lack of headphone jack
lack of Timelapse recording
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
low maximum ISO (0)
low quality video (1280 x 720 pixels)
no aperture priority mode
no manual control
no manual focus
no shutter priority
screen is fixed
screen is not selfie friendly
screen is small (")
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
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Casio EX-ZS10 Sensor information

The sensor size on the Casio EX-ZS10 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 4320 x 3240 pixels .

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The CCD sensor boasts 14 megapixels and delivers a standard ISO range of 0 to 0. Sadly, RAW photos are not supported so the user has less margin for error.

The picture below displays the EX-ZS10's sensor size in comparison to other popular sizes. The EX-ZS10 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is pointed out in green.

Casio Exilim EX-ZS10 sensor size World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records

To get an idea of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Casio EX-ZS10 dimensions

Casio EX-ZS10 weighs 0.00 lbs ( gr / 0.00 ounces) and features outside size of 103mm x 59mm x 20mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8"). The weight of general Ultracompact camera is 121 gr and the Casio EX-ZS10 is lighter compared to other rivals.

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Listed below is a visual of the Casio EX-ZS10 with a soft drink to help you have a sense of its size.

Casio Exilim EX-ZS10 dimensions scale

The top view directly below will show the button layout on the EX-ZS10.

Casio Exilim EX-ZS10 topview buttons dials

Casio EX-ZS10 Lens information

The EX-ZS10 provides a fixed lens giving a fixed focal length of ()mm meaning that you don't have the option to zoom.

At it's widest ()mm, it will have an aperture of f and that is awesome in low light occasions and capturing good bokeh. It would also enable you to go with a much lower ISO to capture cleaner photos.

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Casio EX-ZS10 Connectivity

The EX-ZS10 has the following connectivity:

    Cameras that include NFC and Bluetooth compatibility can be used wirelessly by smartphones. You can copy files and sometimes adjust settings with no need to connect physically with the camera.

    Some apps also enable a Liveview and press the shutter if you aren't near the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI out, it can be connected to an external screen. A lot of cameras will allow you to recharge the battery using the USB port.

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    Casio EX-ZS10 Video information

    The highest video resolution on the Casio EX-ZS10 is 1280 x 720 and it can save in Motion JPEG file format. 720p is awful by today's requirements. You really should target a minimum FUll HD resolution for video. The body doesn't include a mic and headphone socket so you have zero control over your sound. It is perhaps a better idea to have a look at a different camera in case you require better sound in your videos.

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    Casio EX-ZS10 Weather Sealing

    There is no weather sealing for the Casio EX-ZS10 so you have to be cautious in rainy and dusty situations.

    Casio EX-ZS10 Screen and Viewfinder

    The Casio EX-ZS10 is equipped with a inch fixed screen with a resolution of 0 thousand dots.

    Sadly the screen isn't a touch screen.

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    The View Finder details regarding Casio EX-ZS10 are as follows:

    • ViewFinder None

    Viewfinders can be pretty helpful in bright outdoor situations which can easily make the camera screen washed out and difficult to view.

    Casio EX-ZS10 Shutter information

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    Casio EX-ZS10 Flash and Hot shoe information

    Casio EX-ZS10 boasts just integrated flash lacking external flash ability.

    Casio EX-ZS10 Autofocusing information

    Casio EX-ZS10 boasts only Contrast Based AF and lacks Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection focusing is more faster & precise compared to Contrast Based focusing.

    It also has Tracking AF for moving objects. Casio EX-ZS10 does not have manual focusing. Manual focusing ability can be good in low light or you want more precise control on depth of field.

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    Casio EX-ZS10 Battery life

    The typical Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 has the highest (320) battery life in this range of cameras.

    Underneath is a collection of Ultracompact cameras that have the highest battery life:

    Casio EX-ZS10 for various categories of photography

    The following diagram provides a analysis of the Casio EX-ZS10 for various categories of photography. To find out more, scroll to the specific paragraph below.

    Portrait photography with Casio EX-ZS10

    The Casio EX-ZS10 receives a score of 29 which is awful, and means the camera is not suitable to use for portrait photography. Photographing portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor dimension, RAW support and option to work with external lighting.

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    good MP (14 megapixels)
    focusing manually not possible
    manual exposure not possible
    cannot use external flash
    sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
    doesn't have RAW files

    Casio EX-ZS10 Street photography highlights

    Coming in at a reasonable points tally of 50, the Casio EX-ZS10 is fairly appropriate to use in street photography. A very good street photography camera provides a fine balance of picture quality and portability.

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    fixed screen
    does not have image stabilization
    sensor size is small (1/2.3")
    has no RAW support
    low max ISO (0)

    Casio EX-ZS10 as a Sports photography camera

    A awful sports photography points tally of 33 indicates the Casio EX-ZS10 is not suitable for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs to have good autofocus and continuous shooting for sports photography.

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    good megapixels (14MP)
    provides tracking focus
    fixed focal length (()mm)
    no shutter priority
    no image stabilization
    sensor is very small (1/2.3")
    no phase detect auto focus

    Casio EX-ZS10 Travel photography highlights

    Weight is really critical when choosing a camera for travel. All things considered, the Casio EX-ZS10 gets a nice 71 as a travel camera which is a very decent choice to buy for your travels.

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    megapixel count decent (14 megapixels)
    built-in flash
    great max aperture (f)
    lack of Time Lapse recording
    screen isn't selfie friendly

    Landscape photography with Casio EX-ZS10

    In case you're looking to purchase a camera for landscape photos, the most significant aspect is going to be image quality. The Casio EX-ZS10 at it's awful score of 33 for a landscape camera is not suitable in the current market.

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    good maximum aperture (f)
    good MP (14MP)
    focusing manually not possible
    can't swap lens (fixed lens mount)
    fixed focal length (()mm)
    screen is somewhat small ( inch)
    manual exposure not available
    no image stabilization
    sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
    max ISO too low (0)
    has no RAW support
    does not have Time Lapse function

    Vlogging with Casio EX-ZS10

    A vlogging camera ought to posses a moving screen, microphone input and preferably image stabilization. Taking everything in to account, the Casio EX-ZS10 is not suitable for vlogging as it delivers a awful rating of 27.

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    great maximum aperture (f)
    does not offer selfie friendly screen
    no image stabilization
    low video resolution (1280 x 720 pixels)
    does not have mic support

    Casio EX-ZS10 Alternatives

    If you need alternatives to the EX-ZS10, below is a range of the top rated cameras which fall within the category of Ultracompact.

    The diagram below provides you an overview of the EX-ZS10 compared to it's top ranked competitors listed above.

    Following are several cameras you might see as alternatives. To read a comprehensive comparison, go to the "compare" link.

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    Specifications

    General Information
    Company
    Casio
    Model type
    Casio Exilim EX-ZS10
    Category
    Ultracompact
    Revealed
    2011-01-05
    Body design
    Ultracompact
    Sensor Information
    Sensor type
    CCD
    Sensor size
    1/2.3"
    Sensor measurements
    6.17 x 4.55mm
    Sensor area
    28.1mm²
    Sensor resolution
    14MP
    Anti alias filter
    Full resolution
    4320 x 3240
    RAW pictures
    Max native ISO
    0
    Minimum native ISO
    0
    Autofocusing
    Manual focusing
    Touch focus
    AF continuous
    AF single
    Tracking AF
    Selective AF
    Center weighted AF
    Multi area AF
    AF live view
    Face detection focusing
    Contract detection focusing
    Phase detection focusing
    Lens
    Lens support
    fixed lens
    Lens zoom range
    ()
    Crop factor
    5.8
    Screen
    Range of screen
    Fixed Type
    Screen resolution
    0 thousand dot
    Selfie friendly
    Liveview
    Touch functionality
    Viewfinder Information
    Viewfinder
    None
    DXO scores
    DXO All around rating
    not tested
    DXO Color Depth rating
    not tested
    DXO Dynamic range rating
    not tested
    DXO Low light rating
    not tested
    Features
    Shutter priority
    Aperture priority
    Manually set exposure
    Custom WB
    Image stabilization
    Integrated flash
    Hot shoe
    Auto exposure bracketing
    WB bracketing
    Exposure
    Multisegment metering
    Average metering
    Spot metering
    Partial metering
    AF area metering
    Center weighted metering
    Video features
    Supported video resolutions
    1280 x 720
    Max video resolution
    1280x720
    Video data format
    Motion JPEG
    Microphone input
    Headphone input
    Connectivity
    Wireless
    None
    Bluetooth
    NFC
    HDMI
    USB
    none
    GPS
    None
    Physical
    Environment seal
    Water proofing
    Dust proofing
    Shock proofing
    Crush proofing
    Freeze proofing
    Physical dimensions
    103 x 59 x 20mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8")
    Other
    Time lapse shooting
    Storage slots
    One
    Launch price
    $120