Casio EX-S600 Review

 
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Model Name: Casio EXILIM CARD EX-S600 
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General
Model Number: EX-S600
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $299.99
Street Price: $227.46
Date Available: 2006-03-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 4.1 oz (115 g)
Size: 3.5 x 2.3 x 0.6 in.
(90 x 59 x 16 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 6.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.5 inch
Sensor size: 24.7104mm2 (5.76mm x 4.29mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.05 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Color Filter Type:  
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2816 x 1872 (5.3 MP, 3:2),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30.00)
320x240 (15.00)
Movie File Format: AVI (MPEG 4)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 114 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.7 or f/4.3 (wide); f/5.2 (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 15 - 50 cm
5.9 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast detect (spot / 9-point multi)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.2
Rear Display Resolution: 84,960 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400, 1600* (Anti-Shake or High Sensitivity modes)
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, 6 presets, manual
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot
Program Auto Exposure: No
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: 34 "Best Shot" scene modes
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash On, Flash Off, Red Eye Reduction
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.4 to 2.8 meters (W); 0.4 to 1.4 meters (T)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
RAW Capture Support: No
Movie File Format: AVI (MPEG 4)
Included Memory: 8.3 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control:
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Cradle connector
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 5.41
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 0.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 999
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.47
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.53
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.066
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.010
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 2.0
Play -> Record Time: 0.2
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 5.0
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-20
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-20 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 300
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Casio PhotoLoader, Casio PhotoHands, Ulead Movie Wizard
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Stabiliser function is only applicable in movie mode.

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