Casio Exilim EX-ZR300 Review

Overall Score

45

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 24-300 mm (12.5x) F3.0-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 105 x 59 x 29 mm, 205g.
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Casio Exilim EX-ZR300 Overview


First introduced in May, 2012, Casio Exilim EX-ZR300 is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized BSI-CMOS sensor.


Casio EX-ZR300 comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm BSI-CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Casio Exilim EX-ZR300

Sensor resolution of Casio EX-ZR300 ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Casio EX-ZR300 has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Casio EX-ZR300


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Casio Exilim EX-ZR300 with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Long Battery Life: 500 shots
Manual Exposure Mode
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
Manual Focus
3.0 Lens at Wide
24 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Slow Continuous Shooting: 461 fps
No Articulating Screen
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.0
Low Screen Resolution: 461k dots
Type Scores

Casio Exilim EX-ZR300 has an Overall Score of 45/100 and ranked #267 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #602 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Casio EX-ZR300 Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
48
Value for money score
62
Portability score
96
Overall score
45
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
24
Features Score
50
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Casio EX-ZR300


Casio Exilim EX-ZR300 weighs 205g and has external dimensions of 105 x 59 x 29mm (4.13 x 2.32 x 1.14"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 388g, Casio EX-ZR300 is 183 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Casio EX-ZR300 is less by 8mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Casio EX-ZR300
205g
Average weight
388g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Casio EX-ZR300
29mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Casio Exilim EX-ZR300 with the dimensions:

Casio Exilim EX-ZR300

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Exilim EX-ZR300 Dimensions Exilim EX-ZR300
Casio Exilim EX-ZR100 Casio EX-ZR100 204 g 205 g 105 x 59 x 29 mm 105 x 59 x 29 mm
Casio Exilim EX-10 Casio EX-10 384 g 205 g 120 x 68 x 49 mm 105 x 59 x 29 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 205 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 105 x 59 x 29 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 205 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 105 x 59 x 29 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7100 Nikon P7100 395 g 205 g 116 x 77 x 48 mm 105 x 59 x 29 mm
Nikon Coolpix P7800 Nikon P7800 399 g 205 g 119 x 78 x 50 mm 105 x 59 x 29 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Panasonic LF1 192 g 205 g 103 x 62 x 28 mm 105 x 59 x 29 mm
Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X30 423 g 205 g 119 x 72 x 60 mm 105 x 59 x 29 mm

Specifications of Casio Exilim EX-ZR300


General
Brand Casio
Model Exilim EX-ZR300
Announced May, 2012
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 461k 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 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 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 4.70
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats H.264
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 500 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-130
Physical
Weight 205 g
Physical Dimensions 105 x 59 x 29 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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