Casio EX-ZS5 summary
Casio EX-ZS5 is Casio's Ultracompact digital camera originally introduced on January of 2011. It has a 14 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a max resolution of 4320 x 3240.
The EX-ZS5 stands at #77 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras & over-all #1013 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our list. You should try our Smart camera finder to get camera rankings based on your personal factors.
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Casio EX-ZS5 history
The Casio EX-ZS5 has a history of related digital cameras. Listed below, you can find all past and current models as well as important features.
Casio EX-ZS5 Gallery
You can view the EX-ZS5 from several angles in the gallery underneath.
Casio EX-ZS5 Pros and Cons
Here is a list of good and bad points of the Casio EX-ZS5 based on features which are normally considered crucial in a digital camera.
Casio EX-ZS5 Sensor information
The Casio EX-ZS5 features the Exilim Engine 5.0 processor chip. The sensor size in the Casio EX-ZS5 is 6.16mm x 4.62mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to capture 4320 x 3240 pixels .Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The CCD sensor has 14 megapixels and has a standard ISO range of 100 - 3200. Unfortunately, RAW photos are not supported so you have less margin for error.
The image underneath illustrates the EX-ZS5's sensor size when compared to other popular sizes. The EX-ZS5 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 graphic below.
Casio EX-ZS5 dimensions
Casio EX-ZS5 has a weight of 0.00 lbs ( grams or 0.00 ounces) & the size of the camera is 103mm x 59mm x 20mm (4.1" x 2.3" x 0.8"). The weight of typical Ultracompact camera is 121 grams so the Casio EX-ZS5 is less heavy compared to various rivals.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
Down below is a image of the Casio EX-ZS5 beside a softdrink so you can get a feel for its size.
The top view under will show you the button arrangement on the EX-ZS5.
Casio EX-ZS5 Lens information
The EX-ZS5 has got a built-in lens giving a constant focal length of ()mm meaning that you have no ability to zoom.
At it's widest ()mm, the lens comes with an aperture of f making it amazing for low light occasions and getting good bokeh. It is going to also let you choose a much lower ISO for getting cleaner shots.
Casio EX-ZS5 Connectivity
The EX-ZS5 has the following connectivity:
Digital cameras that come with NFC and Bluetooth compatibility can easily be used wirelessly via smartphones. You can send images and in some cases alter settings without connecting directly with the camera.
Several apps also give a Liveview and hit the shutter in case you are not close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI port, it could be connected to an external screen. A lot of cameras enable you to charge the battery pack through the USB port.
Casio EX-ZS5 Video information
The max video resolution in the Casio EX-ZS5 is 848 x 480 and you can save in Motion JPEG file format. 480p is terrible for today's requirements. You should really strive for a minimum 1080p resolution for decent video. The body does not have a microphone and headphone jack so you have zero control over the audio. It is probably best to look at an alternative model if you want decent audio for your videos.
Casio EX-ZS5 Weather Sealing
There is no environment proofing on the Casio EX-ZS5 so you have to be careful in wet or dusty situations.
Casio EX-ZS5 Screen and Viewfinder
The Casio EX-ZS5 has a 3" fixed screen with a resolution of 461k dots.
Please note that the screen has no touch support.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The View Finder details for Casio EX-ZS5 are the following:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders can be very beneficial during sunny outdoor situations which can make the camera screen washed out and difficult to see.
Casio EX-ZS5 Shutter information
The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Casio EX-ZS5 Flash and Hot shoe information
Casio EX-ZS5 comes with just built in flash with no external flash support.
Casio EX-ZS5 Autofocusing information
Casio EX-ZS5 comes with only Contrast Detect Autofocus & does not have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more quicker and precise compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing.
It also has Tracking Autofocus for moving subjects. Casio EX-ZS5 has not got manual focus. Manual focus is good during low light or you want to have more precise control on focusing.
Casio EX-ZS5 Battery life
The usual Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 has the maximum (320) battery life within this kind of cameras.
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Casio EX-ZS5 for various forms of photography
The following diagram gives a outline of the Casio EX-ZS5 for various forms of photography. To find out more, go to the specific paragraph underneath.
Portrait photography with Casio EX-ZS5
The Casio EX-ZS5 receives a points total of 29 which is low, meaning that it is just not suitable to use for portrait photography. Photographing portraits favors heavily to sensor resolution, RAW support in addition to the potential to work with external flash.
Casio EX-ZS5 Street photography advice
Coming in at a moderate score of 50, the Casio EX-ZS5 is fairly suited for street photography. A decent street photography camera provides a perfect balance of image quality and portability.
Casio EX-ZS5 Sports photography advice
A low sports photography points tally of 33 means the Casio EX-ZS5 is just not suitable for taking photos of sports. A camera really should have good focusing and shutter speeds for sports photography.
Casio EX-ZS5 as a Travel photography camera
Weight is pretty important in getting a camera for travel. On the whole, the Casio EX-ZS5 gets a nice 71 for a travelling camera which makes it a fine pick to buy for your vacations.
Casio EX-ZS5 as a Landscape photography camera
For anyone who is planning to pick a camera for landscape photographs, the most critical aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Casio EX-ZS5 with it's low score of 38 as a landscape camera is just not suitable within the current market.
Casio EX-ZS5 Vlogging information
A vlogging camera really should come with a articulating display, microphone port and if possible IBIS. Taking all things into account, the Casio EX-ZS5 is just not suitable as a vlog camera as it comes to a low score of 27.
Casio EX-ZS5 Alternatives
If you are looking for replacements to the EX-ZS5, here is a range of the highest scored cameras which fall under the class of Ultracompact.
The chart here provides you a summary of the EX-ZS5 vs it's top scored competitors shown previously.
Here are a few more cameras you might view as alternate options. To see a extensive comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.