Casio Exilim EX-Z550 Review

Overall Score

35

Main Features

  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 26-104 mm (4x) F2.6-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 64 - 3200 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 640 x 480 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 99 x 53 x 20 mm, 143g.
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Casio Exilim EX-Z550 Overview


First introduced in January, 2010, Casio Exilim EX-Z550 is a 14 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Casio EX-Z550 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Casio Exilim EX-Z550

Sensor resolution of Casio EX-Z550 ~ 4315 x 3244 pixels.

Casio EX-Z550 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 13,997,860 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Casio EX-Z550


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Casio Exilim EX-Z550 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Manual Focus
26 mm Wide Angle Lens
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
2.6 Lens at Wide
143g Light Body
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.6
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Casio Exilim EX-Z550 has an Overall Score of 35/100 and ranked #546 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #951 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Casio EX-Z550 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
32
Value for money score
53
Portability score
98
Overall score
35
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Casio EX-Z550


Casio Exilim EX-Z550 weighs 143g and has external dimensions of 99 x 53 x 20mm (3.9 x 2.09 x 0.79"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Casio EX-Z550 is 5 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Casio EX-Z550
143g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Casio EX-Z550
20mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Casio Exilim EX-Z550 with the dimensions:

Casio Exilim EX-Z550

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Exilim EX-Z550 Dimensions Exilim EX-Z550
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Panasonic LX5 271 g 143 g 110 x 65 x 43 mm 99 x 53 x 20 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS15 Panasonic FS15 136 g 143 g 97 x 54 x 22 mm 99 x 53 x 20 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 143 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 99 x 53 x 20 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 143 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 99 x 53 x 20 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS Canon ELPH 340 HS 147 g 143 g 100 x 58 x 22 mm 99 x 53 x 20 mm
Canon ELPH 130 Canon ELPH 130 133 g 143 g 95 x 56 x 21 mm 99 x 53 x 20 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 143 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 99 x 53 x 20 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5 Panasonic TS5 214 g 143 g 110 x 67 x 29 mm 99 x 53 x 20 mm

Specifications of Casio Exilim EX-Z550


General
Brand Casio
Model Exilim EX-Z550
Announced January, 2010
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, flash off, flash on, red eye reduction
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4320 x 3240
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 64
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 640 x 480
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 143 g
Physical Dimensions 99 x 53 x 20 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC card, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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