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Casio Exilim EX-ZS5
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Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 Digital Camera

14.1MP 5x CCD 1/2.3" Feb 2012
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Simply a lot of funWhether you're looking to take portraits, group photos, sweeping landscapes or detailed close-up shots - the EXILIM EX-ZS5 can do it all. Small, compact and lightweight, the... More
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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This compact camera digital camera received an expert rating of 90% from Ephotozine. Experts think this camera is one of the very best digital cameras of this spec and age.

Casio Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Casio digital cameras and also specifically for Casio compact cameras and found that in both cases Casio had excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Good Quality Pictures

A number of Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 owners concluded that it was able to produce good images. Betty Boop mentioned in her Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 review five years ago “I really like this product, clear sharp picture, easy to operate”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good screen.

Easy to Use

One Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 reviewer concluded that the product was easy to use.

Good Size

One Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was thin. Lena 3617 wrote “Slim design easy to use great pics good memory good functions high megapixels good screen on reverse would recomend to anyone” in their review of the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5.

Nice Design

One Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 owner wrote that it was a good design.

Good Quality Lens

One Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 owner who bought the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 reckoned that it had a good zoom. Six years ago expert review site Ephotozine.com rated it 5 stars and wrote “A respectable zoom and macro function” in their review.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and spec. 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.

We compared all the other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor to this camera and we think the PowerShot A3300 IS[pl_66875_price], and the 105[pl_377573_price] both from Canon or the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F[plb_1682907_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

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

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price], the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price], and the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth looking at include the Sigma DP3 Merrill[plb_1904405_price] (MMC|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Exilim EX-ZS5 supports video capability. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years do not support video capability.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras which support video capability and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price], and the Panasonic DMC-LX7[plb_2071996_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Exilim EX-ZS5 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price].

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an electronic|mechanical camera shutter type, which is typical of many compact cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Has Five White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Exilim EX-ZS5 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This Casio digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras of this age and spec. The white balances "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Shade" and "Tungsten" are also found on this digital camera.

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4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Exilim EX-ZS5 has a higher still image resolution than most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This digital camera has a 4320 x 3240 still image resolution(s), whereas most compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 2048 x 1536, 2816 x 2112, 3648 x 2736 and 4320 x 2432 and 4320 x 2880. The still image resolution of all cameras of a similar type and age to the Exilim EX-ZS5 ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Exilim EX-ZS5 range from 1.8 to 87. At 7.9, the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Combined Zoom

At 79.7 times zoom factor, the Exilim EX-ZS5 has a fairly big combined zoom compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Exilim EX-ZS5. The smallest combined zoom of similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 3x and the biggest is 1,600x.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the cameras of a comparable age and type to the Exilim EX-ZS5 the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 6.9, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2. With a minimum aperture number of only 2.8, the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto / Manual focus adjustment, which is the most commonly found focus adjustment on cameras of this age and type.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the Exilim EX-ZS5 is more than most cameras of this type and age. This camera supports a WAV audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

When compared to other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Exilim EX-ZS5, the ISO sensitivity (min) of the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 of only 64 is one of the smallest. The ISO sensitivity (min)s of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 10 to 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the Exilim EX-ZS5 which have an image stabilizer.

It is worth considering alternative cameras which also have an image stabilizer including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price].

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Exilim EX-ZS5 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also do not support Full HD video.

Other digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to look at include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P310[plb_2119209_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Exilim EX-ZS5 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the Exilim EX-ZS5 also do not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR[plb_394895_price], the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX700 HS[plb_2354770_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Most cameras of this age and spec are not 3D. The Exilim EX-ZS5 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Exilim EX-ZS5 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this digital camera and we think the PowerShot SX230 HS[pl_1143510_price], or the S110[pl_1462073_price] both from Canon which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Exilim EX-ZS5 are not waterproof. The Exilim EX-ZS5 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Features Three Flash Modess

The Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 has a greater number of flash modes than most compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on cameras of this age and type. The flash modess "Flash off" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this Casio camera.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 is more than most cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Exilim EX-ZS5. The camera file systems "DCF 2.0" and "DPOF 1.1" are also supported by this Casio camera.

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Only 180 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 is a digital camera that takes 180 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Exilim EX-ZS5 take between 110 and 949 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Exilim EX-ZS5 is more than most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Casio camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Exilim EX-ZS5. The shooting modes "Movie" is also found on this camera.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Exilim EX-ZS5 has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 14.2 megabytes) amongst compact cameras of this age. Digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Exilim EX-ZS5 have internal memorys of between 6.9MB and 8.2GB.

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Only One Number of Aspheric Elements

The Exilim EX-ZS5 is a one number of aspheric elements camera.

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Only Supports Seven Image Formats Supporteds

The Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This Casio camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. The image formats supporteds "JPEG", "Exif 2.3", "DCF 2.0", "DPOF", "AVI" and "IMA-ADPCM" are also supported by this camera.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5

Released Over Five Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market for over five years.

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Exilim EX-ZS5 has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Exilim EX-ZS5.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the PowerShot SX220 HS[pl_1206_price], the PowerShot A3300 IS[pl_66875_price], and the 105[pl_377573_price] all from Canon is also worth considering.

If this camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F[plb_1682907_price] (5x) which is also higher rated.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the Exilim EX-ZS5 has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the Exilim EX-ZS5.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR[plb_394895_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-WX10[plb_595125_price] (7x).

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 14.1 megapixels, the Exilim EX-ZS5 has a fairly typical megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Exilim EX-ZS5.

Digital cameras with a higher megapixel that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung SAMSUNG WB150F[plb_1682907_price] (14.2MP) which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the Exilim EX-ZS5 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 2.7" screen cameras and we think the Canon 105[plb_377573_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-WX10[plb_595125_price] (2.8").

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Average Weight

With a weight of 141 grams, the Exilim EX-ZS5 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 141g digital cameras currently available including the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR[plb_394895_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Manual Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Interval
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Resolution
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Camera
3D
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Level Indicator
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Date Imprinting
Weight
Interface
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Aperture Range (F-F)
On/off Switch
Effective Sensor Resolution
Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Focusing Range
Digital SLR

Expert Reviews

(1)
20 May 2011

If you are in the market for an entry level camera that offers a big resolution, a wide angle lens, a respectable zoom and macro function and a set of easy...

Simple Bedienung, sehr viele Motivprogramme
HDVideo, klein und kompakt, uerst gnstig
Kaum Neuerungen, keine manuellen Einstellungsmglichkeiten

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 28 August 2014 by Ana Flowers "flores"

Bought this as second hand, works well, well priced, happy with purchase!

Reviewed 15 May 2014 by Lisa "Lisa"
(Verified Purchase)

Works well and lasted well

Hubby's birthday present and he enjoyed using it was the specs he wanted :) awesome.

Reviewed 29 September 2013 by Jackie Steel
(Verified Purchase)

Only received one in my order , did email them but havnt heard back, wouldnt use this people ever again.

Reviewed 16 July 2012 by Betty Boop
(Verified Purchase)

I really like this product, clear sharp picture, easy to operate. This is my second casio camera and would recommend it to people.

Reviewed 3 September 2011 by Lena 3617

Slim design easy to use great pics good memory good functions high megapixels good screen on reverse would recomend to anyone.

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Barcodes 00079767494711, 00079767494728, 00079767494735, 04971850494713, 04971850494720, 04971850494737, 04971850494744
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