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

14.1MP 5x CCD Feb 2012
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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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Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 Pink 14 MP Stylish and Slim Digital Camera with 5x Wide-Angle Zoom Quick Review
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19 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Camera expert review website Ephotozine scored this Casio camera 90 out of 100. The digital camera expert review sites think this Casio digital camera is one of the very best digital cameras of this type and age.

Casio Has Excellent Reviews for Its Cameras

Casio has excellent average ratings for its compact camera digital cameras as well as across its entire digital camera range compared to other manufacturers.

Good Quality Pictures

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Betty Boop wrote on Amazon “I really like this product, clear sharp picture, easy to operate” in her review of the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Reasonably Priced

One customer wrote that this digital camera was good value for money. Ana Flowers said on Amazon “Bought this as second hand, works well, well priced, happy with purchase!” in her review of the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 and gave it a very good rating.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 had a good screen.

Nice Design

One Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 owner said in their reviews that the product was a good design. Lena 3617 mentioned on Amazon “Slim design easy to use great pics good memory good functions high megapixels good screen on reverse would recomend to anyone” and rated the product 5 stars.

Easy to Use

One Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 reviewer said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use.

Good Size

One Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 reviewer who purchased the product mentioned that it was thin.

Good Quality Lens

One Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 reviewer considered that it had a good zoom. Expert review site Ephotozine.com said in their Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 review “A respectable zoom and macro function” .

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. 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.

Alternative digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S5100[plb_1308_price], or the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price].

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40[plb_2046319_price], the Fujifilm XQ1[plb_1962901_price], and the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the Exilim EX-ZS5, the Exilim EX-ZS5 supports video recording.

Alternative digital cameras which support video recording currently available which you might want to look at include the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], or the Nikon Coolpix 8800[plb_1640989_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 has an image stabiliser. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also have an image stabiliser.

Other digital cameras with an image stabiliser currently available that you might also want to consider include the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] which has better reviews.

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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 cameras of a similar type and age to the Exilim EX-ZS5.

Other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might want to look at include the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], or the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price] which has better reviews.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is typical of many cameras of this age and spec.

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4320 X 3240 Still Image Resolution

The Exilim EX-ZS5 has a 4320 x 3240 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This digital camera also have still image resolutions 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 comparable type and age to the Exilim EX-ZS5 ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture

The average maximum aperture of digital cameras of this age and type is 6.8. At 7.9, the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 has a fairly small maximum aperture compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Exilim EX-ZS5.

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Fairly Big Combined Zoom

Digital cameras of this spec and age have combined zoom of between 3x and 1,600x. With a combined zoom of 79.7 times zoom factor, the Exilim EX-ZS5 has one of the bigger combined zoom amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite Small Minimum ISO Speed

The average minimum ISO speed of digital cameras of this type and age is 99. The Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 has one of the smallest minimum ISO speed (only 64) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Exilim EX-ZS5 do not support Full HD video. The Exilim EX-ZS5 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Exilim EX-ZS5 do not support WiFi connectivity. The Exilim EX-ZS5 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

It is worth considering other digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity including the Canon IXUS 510 HS[plb_408144_price], the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price], or the Samsung WB850F[plb_1413690_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

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

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P310[plb_2119209_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Exilim EX-ZS5, the Exilim EX-ZS5 does not have a GPS.

Alternative cameras which also have a GPS that you might also want to consider include the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS[plb_1143510_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P520[plb_2085254_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years, the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 is not waterproof.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Cameras of a similar spec and age to the Exilim EX-ZS5 have optical zooms of between 2.7x and 63x. At only 5 times zoom factor, the Exilim EX-ZS5 has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Exilim EX-ZS5.

We compared this camera to all the other 5x optical zoom cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S5100[plb_1308_price], and the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix P7700[plb_1714924_price] (7.1x and higher rated).

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Only Features Three Flash Modes

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

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Only 180 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most cameras of this type and age take between 30 and 869 shots per battery charge, including the Exilim EX-ZS5 which takes 180 shots per battery charge.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modes

The Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Exilim EX-ZS5. The shooting mode "Movie" is also found on this Casio camera.

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Very Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 14.2 megabytes, the Exilim EX-ZS5 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the Exilim EX-ZS5. Compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Exilim EX-ZS5 have internal memory of between 1MB and 8.2GB.

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Only One Aspheric Element

The Exilim EX-ZS5 is a one aspheric element camera. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the Exilim EX-ZS5 have between 1 and 14 aspheric elements.

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Only Has Two Playback Modes

The Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most cameras that are a comparable age to it. This Casio digital camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on cameras of this age and type. The playback mode "Single image" is also found on this Casio camera.

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Only Supports Seven Image Formats

The Exilim EX-ZS5 has a greater number of supported image formats than most similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Casio digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by cameras of a comparable age and type to the Exilim EX-ZS5. The image formats "JPEG", "Exif 2.3", "DCF 2.0", "DPOF", "AVI" and "IMA-ADPCM" are also supported by this camera.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5

Released Over Five Years Ago

Casio released the Exilim EX-ZS5 over five years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

The Exilim EX-ZS5 has a pretty standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Exilim EX-ZS5.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including the PowerShot SX220 HS[pl_1206_price], or the PowerShot A3300 IS[pl_66875_price] both from Canon which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth considering include the Canon IXUS 500[plb_1539093_price] (4.1x and higher rated).

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Megapixel Count

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

If you would prefer a camera with a higher megapixel count then you might also want to consider the WB150[pl_1682907_price] (14.2MP), or the WB250F[pl_1585457_price] (14.2MP) both from Samsung.

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Average Screen Size

At 2.7 inches, the Exilim EX-ZS5 has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the Exilim EX-ZS5.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.7" screen cameras currently available including the Nikon Coolpix S5100[plb_1308_price] which has better reviews.

Cameras with a larger screen size that might also be worth considering include the Fujifilm X100[plb_2173855_price] (2.8" and higher rated).

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Average Weight

The Casio Exilim EX-ZS5 has a relatively average weight (120 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Total Megapixel Count
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 Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display Resolution
Second Display
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
Camera
3D Compatible
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Battery Included
Technical Details
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Certificates
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
Weight
Interface
Focal Length
Aperture Range
On/off Switch
Effective Sensor Resolution
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Digital SLR
Special Features

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.

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers exzs5bk, exzs5black, exzs5pkedc, ex-zs5black, EX-ZS5 Pink, casio exzs5, EX-ZS5PKEDC, casio exzs5p, EX-ZS5 Black, casio exzs5pi, casio exzs5pin, casio exzs5red, casio exzs5pink, casio exzs5pkedc
Barcodes 00079767494711, 00079767494728, 00079767494735, 04971850494713, 04971850494720, 04971850494737, 04971850494744

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