Casio EX-ZR10 Review

4.0
February 11, 2011 | Gavin Stoker |

Specifications

Number of Effective Pixels 12.10 million
Image Sensor   1/2.3-inch High-sensitivity CMOS sensor (back-illuminated type)
Total Pixels 12.75 million
File Format Still Images JPEG (Exif Version 2.3, DCF 2.0 standard, DPOF compliant)
Movies MOV format, H.264/AVC, IMA-ADPCM (stereo)
Built-in Flash Memory (Image Area)*1 62.1 MB
Recording Media SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SD Memory Card
Number of Recorded Pixels Still Images 12M (4000 x 3000), 3:2 (4000 x 2656), 16:9 (4000 x 2240), 10 M (3648 x 2736) 8M (3264 x 2448), 5M (2560 x 1920), 3M (2048 x 1536), VGA (640 x 480)
Hi-speed Movies (HS) HS 480 (224 x 160) 480fps / HS 240 (432 x 320) 240fps / HS 30-240 (432 x 320), 30 - 240 fps switchable
FHD Movies 1920 x 1080 (30 fps)
STD Movies 640 x 480 (30 fps)
High-speed Continuous Shutter Selectable HS CS Speed: 40 fps, 30 fps, 15 fps, 10 fps, 5 fps, 3 fps (Maximum continuous shutter shots at 10 MP (3.648 x 2.736 pixels): 30 shots, further selectable: 20; 10; 5 shots per sec.)
Recording Capacity (With Still Image at Maximum Image Size Setting) Still Images (JPEG) Built-in Memory Approx. 8 shots (Fine) / 15 shots (Normal)
SD Memory Card 1GB*2 Approx. 122 shots (Fine) / 234 shots (Normal)
Movies Recording Time Maximum Recording Time per File: 29 min.
SD Memory Card 1GB*2 Approx. 8 min. 17 sec. (FHD) / Approx. 5 min. 3 sec. (HS480fps) / Approx. 3 min. 59 sec. (HS240fps) / Approx. 29 min. 13 sec. (HS30 to 240fps)
Operating Speed Start-up Time*4 Approx. 2.0 seconds
Shutter Release Time Lag*3*4*5 Approx. 0.024 second
Image Playback*3 Approx. 0.1 second/image
Shot to Shot Time*2*5 Approx. 0.37 second intervals
Auto Focus Speed Approx. 0.15 second (At full wide angle; Auto Focus Speed measure conditions defined by CASIO)
Continuous Shooting Speed High-speed CS*2 (3fps) Approx. 3 frames per second (With 10MP, shutter speed 1/320 sec. and normal image quality).
High-speed CS*2 (10fps) Approx. 10 frames per second (With 10MP, shutter speed 1/320 sec. and normal image quality).
High-speed CS*2 (40fps) Approx. 40 frames per second (With 10MP, shutter speed 1/320 sec. and normal image quality).
F High-speed CS*2 (3fps) Approx. 3 frames per second (With 12MP, shutter speed 1/320 sec. and normal image quality).
F High-speed CS*2 (10fps) Approx. 10 frames per second (With 12MP, shutter speed 1/320 sec. and normal image quality).
Lens (Still Image) Construction 8 lenses in 7 groups, including aspherical lens
F-number F3.0 (W) to F5.9 (T)
Focal Length   f = 5.0 to 35.0mm
35mm Film Equivalent Approx. 28 to 196mm
Zoom 7x optical, 10.5x Single SR Zoom, 14x Multi SR Zoom (10MP), 4x digital, max. 111.6x digital (In combination with HD Zoom (VGA size)
Focusing Focus Type Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Focus Modes Auto Focus, Macro Mode, Infinity Mode, Manual Focus
AF Area Intelligent, Spot or Tracking
AF Assist Lamp Yes
Focus Range*6 (From Lens Surface) Auto Focus Approx. 2cm to Infinity (W)
Macro Approx. 2cm to 50cm (W) (First step from widest setting)
Infinity Mode Infinity (W)
Manual Focus Approx. 2cm to Infinity (W)
Exposure Exposure Metering Multi-pattern, center weighted, spot by imaging element
Exposure Control Program AE
Exposure Compensation -2EV to +2EV (in 1/3EV steps)
Shutter Type   CMOS electronic shutter, mechanical shutter
Shutter Speed*7 Auto 1 to 1/2000 second
Night Scene (BEST SHOT) 4 to 1/2000 second
Aperture*6 F3.0 (W) to F8.8 (W)*8
White Balance Auto WB, Daylight, Overcast, Shade, Day White FL, Daylight FL, Tungsten, Manual WB
Sensitivity (SOS/REI)*9 Still Images Auto, ISO100, ISO200, ISO400, ISO800, ISO1600, ISO3200
Movies Auto
Other Recording Functions Image Stabilization Mechanism CMOS-shift image stabilization
Prerecord Continuous Shutter Yes
BEST SHOT   Yes, 23 scenes and 17 HIGH SPEED BEST SHOT scenes
High-speed Continuous Shutter BS*10 Children, Pet, Sports
High-speed Movie BS Children, Pet, Sports
High-speed Night Scene and Portrait*10 Yes
High-speed Night Scene*10 Yes
Slide Panorama Yes, (360°)
Multi SR Zoom*10 Yes
Single SR Zoom Yes
HDR function*10 Yes
HDR Art function*10 Yes
High-speed Anti Shake*10 Yes
High-speed Best Selection*10 Yes
Lag Correction*10 Yes
Pre Record Movie Yes
Dynamic Photo Yes
YouTube™ Capture Mode Yes
Face Detection Yes
Self-timer 10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer
Built-in Flash Flash Modes Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Red Eye Reduction
Flash Range*6 Approx. 0.3 to 3.7m (W), approx. 0.6 to 1.9m (T)
Flash Charge Time Approx. max. 5 seconds
Monitor Screen 3.0-inch TFT color LCD (Super Clear LCD), 460,800 dots (960 x 480)
Timekeeping Functions Date and Time Recorded with image data
On-image Time Stamp Function Yes
Auto Calendar To 2049
World Time 162 cities in 32 time zones, city name, date, time, daylight saving time
Input/Output Terminals   USB/AV port (PAL/NTSC), HDMI™ output (Mini) (1080/50i output is not supported for PAL output using an HDMI™).
USB Hi-Speed USB
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Monaural
Power Requirements Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-110; 1200mAh) x 1
Battery Life (CIPA Standards) Number of Shots*2*12 (CIPA Standards) Approx. 290 shots
Continuous Playback*2*12*13 (Still Images) Approx. 3 hrs 45 min.
Continuous Movie Recording Time*2*12*14 Approx. 1 hrs. 55 min. (Hi-speed Movie)
Continuous Movie Recording Time*2*12*14*15 Approx. 1 hrs 30 min. (FHD Movie)
Dimensions (CIPA Standards) 101.9 (W) x 58.7 (H) x 27.4 (D) mm, 22.6mm thick excluding protruding parts
Weight (CIPA Standards) Approx. 176 g (including battery and memory card*3)
Approx. 149 g (excluding battery and memory card)
Bundled Accessories Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-110), lithium ion battery charger (BC-110L), AC power cord, USB cable, AV cable, strap, basic reference, CD-ROM

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