Casio can be clearly labelled as one of the most reliable and visionary companies from Japan. Here in this review, we are going to talk about Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 digital camera which has multiple, power packed features that will sweep you of your feet. Let us dive into thick of things right away.
Features Of Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 Digital Camera
Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 is an ultra sleek and well designed digital camera. The edges are rounded off thoughtfully, making it comfortable to slide the camera in your pocket without protruding. The body is mainly plastic and does not have any rubber coating for that extra grip.
The back has been kept congested with a 3 inch TFT screen and 4 dedicated buttons for camera, video, playback and menu. The control dial is, however, separate. The color options that Casio gives us with this model include black, silver, purple, and white. The dimensions of this camera are as follows- 99.9(W) x 59.0(H) x 25.7(D) mm; it weighs roughly 166 grams with battery, and 140 grams without battery.
The lens of Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 digital camera is a 25-200 mm equivalent. The steady shots clicked in bright light with the 16.3 Mega pixel lens look surreal. The optical zoom is a sensational 8x. The single SR zoom is 12x, and multiple SR zoom is 16x. Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 has a focal length of 4.4 to 35.2 mm, giving you an option to choose wide angle photography of 15 or 19 mm.
The various focusing modes of the lens are Auto (5 cm to Infinity (W)), Macro (2cm to 50 cm), Manual focus (5 cm to Infinity) and Super Macro Mode (2cm to 50 cm)
Image Sensor & Processing
Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 digital camera relies on the advanced Exilim Engine HS for its image processing. The specs for the image sensor are 1/2.3-inch High-speed CMOS with an illuminated back. This image sensor empowers the camera to take continuous shots effortlessly.
The ISO range of 80 to 3200 of this sensor lets the user take amazing night shots. As the image stabilization system is in-built, it is easy to avoid viewing blurred shots. The resolution break up for still images are for 16M(4608×3456), for 10M(3648×2736), for 5M(2560×1920), for 3M(2048×1536) and lastly for VGA(640×480).
Modes and Exposure controls
Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 understands the photography environment properly and adapts more easily. All thanks to the modern and effective shooting modes, such as Premium Auto Pro mode; which intelligently determine the optimal setting for your shot. There is a dedicated button on top of the camera for a feature called “Best Shot” which gives you access to 41 different and cool effects for a shot.
A runway success of blurring the back ground feature is included in this release, and it works like magic, delivering its purpose. There are other industry standard features that are available on a press of a button, which are again, easy to use.
Since this camera supports HDR the detailing of the shots both still, and video is far superior. Exilim series is known for high speed photography and this camera take the status on a level above setting the bar high for its peers. Photography issues like low light movement etc are easily ironed out as this feature automatically focuses on the subject and take a well lit shot. The various shooting options that come as default with this digital camera are HDR, HDR-ART, Best Shot, and Premium Auto Pro Snapshot in a movie and High speed night shot.
Edge Out Features
The speed and swiftness of Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 digital camera sets a bench mark for competitors to chase. This is a classic point to shoot camera which gets ready to take a shot within two seconds of powering up. The rapid shutter speed that this camera is incredible. Official statistics from Casio are that this camera can take back to back shots at an interval of 0.26 seconds only! This calculation can be translated to roughly 230 shots in a minute.
It has a dedicated button for recording precise full HD videos which is done at 30fps. Another bit that I would like to mention in this section is that this camera is extremely easy to use, making it ideal for anyone and everyone.
Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 Price
Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 digital camera is available in the market since April 2012 at a price of 280 euros.
With highly innovative and advance photography modes, this digital camera gels in with all kinds of photographers, be it kids, amateurs or professionals. With so many features, the consumer will certainly be delighted to own Casio Exilim EX-ZR20 digital camera.