Casio EX-Z280 Review

 
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Model Name: Casio EXILIM Zoom EX-Z280 
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General
Model Number: EX-Z280 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $179.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2009-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 4.0 oz (114 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 3.9 x 2.2 x 0.8 in.
(98 x 55 x 20 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2656 (10.6 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2240 (9.0 MP, Other),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second:  
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 12.39
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 12.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 26 - 104 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Manual Focus:  
Normal Focus Range: 15 cm to Infinity
5.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 50 cm
2.0 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/2.6 to 7.8 (wide) / f/5.9 to ??? (tele) 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 114,960 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 8.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Shade, Day White Fluorescent, Daylight Fluorescent 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, Center-weighted, Spot 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: 39 "Best Shot" scene modes, Make-up Shot, Dynamic Photo 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Soft Flash, Red Eye Reduction 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Approx. 0.5 to 13.8 ft (W), 2 to 6.2 ft (T) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 35.7
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Casio CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-80 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-80 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: Unknown
Notes & Features: EXILIM Engine 4.0, CCD-shift Image Stabilization, 720p HD movies, YouTube Movies.  

 


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