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Casio EX-ZS12
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Casio EX-ZS12 Digital Camera

16.1MP 5x CCD 4x Apr 2012
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
- 16.1 Megapixels - 26 Mm Wide-angle Lens With 5x Optical Zoom - 6.9 Cm (2.7 Inch) TFT Colour Display - HD Video Recording - Easy Mode 16.1 Megapixels The EX-ZS12 Conceals A High Performance... More
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9 Reasons For

Casio Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

On average Casio compact camera digital cameras have excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all cameras produced by Casio.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Fairly High Megapixel Count

The lowest megapixel count of similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 0.3MP, the highest is 46MP, and the average megapixel count is 14MP. With a megapixel count of 16.1 megapixels, the EX-ZS12 has one of the higher megapixel counts amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Casio EX-ZS12 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the EX-ZS12.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The EX-ZS12 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera also have still image resolutions of 2048 x 1536, 2560 x 1920, 3648 x 2736 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. Across all digital cameras that are a similar age to the EX-ZS12 the still image resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The EX-ZS12 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of this type and age. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The video resolution of all digital cameras that are a comparable age to the EX-ZS12 ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Very Thin

The EX-ZS12 is one of the thinner digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EX-ZS12 (only 19.3 millimeters) amongst digital cameras of this age. The average depth of similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the EX-ZS12 is 38mm, and the depths range from 4mm to 2,200mm.

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19 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The EX-ZS12 does not have an image stabiliser. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years do have an image stabiliser.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The EX-ZS12 does not support video recording, unlike most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the EX-ZS12.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Casio EX-ZS12 does not support Full HD video, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the EX-ZS12 also do not support Full HD video.

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Quite Small Screen Size

At only 2.7 inches, the EX-ZS12 has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age. Digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have screen sizes of between 1" and 4.8".

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The EX-ZS12 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the EX-ZS12 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

The EX-ZS12 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EX-ZS12 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most cameras of this age and type do not have a GPS. The EX-ZS12 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the EX-ZS12, the Casio EX-ZS12 is not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of digital cameras of this age and spec range from 1x to 810x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Casio EX-ZS12 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the EX-ZS12.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The Casio EX-ZS12 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the EX-ZS12. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this Casio digital camera.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture

The maximum apertures of digital cameras of this age and type range from 1.8 to 87, and the average maximum aperture is 6.8. The EX-ZS12 has a fairly big maximum aperture (only 3.2) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the EX-ZS12.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The Casio EX-ZS12 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on digital cameras of this age and spec. The shooting modes "Movie" and "Program" are also found on this Casio digital camera.

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Only Features One Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the EX-ZS12 is more than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this Casio digital camera. The auto focus Contrast Detection Auto Focus are also featured on this Casio camera.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

The average maximum ISO speed of comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the EX-ZS12 is 4,500, and the maximum ISO speeds range from 200 to 26,000. With a maximum ISO speed of only 1,600, the EX-ZS12 has one of the lower maximum ISO speeds amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The Casio EX-ZS12 has one of the shorter maximum camera shutter speeds (only 4 seconds) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. The shortest maximum camera shutter speed of cameras of a comparable age and type to the EX-ZS12 is 0.0005s, the longest is 250s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 14s.

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Only Has Three Playback Modes

The number of camera playback modes found on the EX-ZS12 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The playback modes "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this Casio camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the EX-ZS12 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Minimum ISO Speed

Digital cameras of this age and spec have minimum ISO speed of between 10 and 1,600, and the average minimum ISO speed is 99. At 100, the Casio EX-ZS12 has a fairly big minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the EX-ZS12.

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Very Large Minimum Aperture

At 6.5, the EX-ZS12 has a very large minimum aperture compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the EX-ZS12. The minimum apertures of cameras that were released around the same time as the EX-ZS12 range from 1.3 to 6.6.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Casio EX-ZS12

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera was released over four years ago.

Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the EX-ZS12 has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Average Weight

The Casio EX-ZS12 has a pretty average weight (124 grams) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the EX-ZS12.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Macro Focusing Range
Manual Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Display Resolution
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Level Indicator
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Carrying Case
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers casio exzs12, casio exzs12s, casio exzs12b, casio exzs12r, casio exzs12sr, casio exzs12be, casio exzs12rd, casio exzs12bee, casio exzs12beec, casio exzs12beecd
Barcodes 04971850495567, 04971850495581, 04971850495598

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