Casio EX-ZS15 overview
Casio EX-ZS15 is Casio's Ultracompact camera originally announced on July of 2011. It has got a 14 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a peak resolution of 4320 x 3240.
The EX-ZS15 stands at #107 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras and all round #1113 out of 1428 for cameras in our list. You can look at our Smart camera filter to find camera rankings based on your custom requirements.
The following is a chart of various criteria used in the scoring system.
Casio EX-ZS15 family
The Casio EX-ZS15 is part of a family of digital cameras. You can view the detailed list underneath.
Casio EX-ZS15 Gallery
You can view the EX-ZS15 from several angles in the gallery below.
Casio EX-ZS15 Pros and Cons
Here is a checklist of pros and cons of the Casio EX-ZS15 based on factors which are usually seen as useful in a camera.
Casio EX-ZS15 Sensor specs
The sensor dimension in the Casio EX-ZS15 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to resolve 4320 x 3240 pixels .400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The CCD sensor boasts 14 megapixels and provides a native ISO range of 0 - 0. Unfortunately, RAW files are not supported which means that you have less room to maneuver in post.
The image underneath shows the EX-ZS15's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The EX-ZS15 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Casio EX-ZS15 dimensions
Casio EX-ZS15 weighs around 0.34 lb (154 grams or 5.43 oz) and the size of the camera is 103mm x 59mm x 20mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8"). The weight of general Ultracompact camera is 121 grams so the Casio EX-ZS15 is weightier compared to various rivals.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
Down below is a image of the Casio EX-ZS15 besides a soda so you can have a feel for its size.
The top view underneath will illustrate the button layout on the EX-ZS15.
Casio EX-ZS15 Lens details
The EX-ZS15 houses a built-in lens giving a constant focal length of ()mm meaning that you don't have the luxury to zoom.
At it's widest ()mm, the lens provides an aperture of f and that's perfect in low light circumstances and capturing good bokeh. It will also make it easier to use a much lower ISO to produce cleaner photographs.
Casio EX-ZS15 Connectivity
The EX-ZS15 has the following connectivity:
Cameras that contain NFC and Bluetooth connectivity are able to be used wirelessly by smartphones. You can copy photos and oftentimes change camera settings with no need to connect physically with the camera.
Several apps also allow a Liveview and press the shutter in case you aren't close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it can easily be connected to an external screen. A lot of cameras enable you to charge the battery using the USB socket.
Casio EX-ZS15 Video details
The highest video resolution in the Casio EX-ZS15 is 1280 x 720 and it can save in Motion JPEG format. 720p is terrible by today's standards. You really should try to get a minimum 1080p resolution for decent video. The body doesn't include a mic and headphone jack which means you have zero control over your audio. It is probably best to purchase an alternative model should you need decent audio in your video clips.
Casio EX-ZS15 Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing on the Casio EX-ZS15 so you have to be cautious in wet or dusty situations.
Casio EX-ZS15 Display and Viewfinder
The Casio EX-ZS15 has got a " fixed display with a resolution of 0k dots.
Please note that the display screen offers no touch support.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
The View Finder specs regarding Casio EX-ZS15 are below:
- ViewFinder None
In those sunny outdoor situations that make the camera screens washed out and challenging to view, viewfinders can be quite useful.
Casio EX-ZS15 Shutter details
Casio EX-ZS15 Flash and Hot shoe details
Casio EX-ZS15 has got neither built in flash nor external flash ability.
Casio EX-ZS15 Autofocusing details
Casio EX-ZS15 has got only Contrast Detect Auto Focus and does not have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot quicker and exact compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing.
It also includes Tracking Auto Focus for things that move. Casio EX-ZS15 lacks manual focus. Manual focus mode is good during low light occasions or you need more accurate focus control.
Casio EX-ZS15 Battery life
The typical Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 features the highest (320) battery life within this class of cameras.
Underneath is a collection of Ultracompact cameras that come with the strongest battery life:
Casio EX-ZS15 for various categories of photography
The following graph presents a overview of the Casio EX-ZS15 for various categories of photography. To find out more, visit the specific paragraph underneath.
Casio EX-ZS15 Portrait photography factors
The Casio EX-ZS15 has a points tally of 30 which is low, meaning that it is not really very good to use for portrait images. Shooting portrait images favors heavily to sensor resolution, RAW support and capability to work with off-camera lighting.
Casio EX-ZS15 Street photography info
With a moderate score of 48, the Casio EX-ZS15 is relatively acceptable for street photography. A decent street photography camera has a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
Casio EX-ZS15 Sports photography information
A low sports photography points tally of 33 suggests the Casio EX-ZS15 is not really very good for taking photos of sports. A camera should have great autofocus plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
Travel photography with Casio EX-ZS15
Size is pretty critical in getting a camera for travel. On the whole, the Casio EX-ZS15 gets a above average 61 for a travel camera which makes it a very decent pick for your holidays.
Casio EX-ZS15 Landscape photography advice
In case you're looking to purchase a digital camera for landscape photos, the most essential factor will no doubt be image quality. The Casio EX-ZS15 with it's low score of 33 for a landscape camera is not really very good within the current marketplace.
Casio EX-ZS15 Vlogging information
A vlogging camera preferably should posses a moving screen, microphone input and preferably IBIS. Considering all things, the Casio EX-ZS15 is not really very good for vlogging as it delivers a low rating of 26.
Casio EX-ZS15 Alternatives
If you are trying to find alternatives to the EX-ZS15, below is a range of the top rated cameras which fall within the family of Ultracompact.
The chart down below will give you an overview of the EX-ZS15 versus it's top ranked competitors listed above.
Following are several cameras you might regard as alternate options. To read a complete comparison, go to the "compare" link.