Casio EX-G1 Review

February 17, 2010 | Gavin Stoker |


Toughness Construction Shock resistance: Up to 7 feet
Waterproof: Up to 10 feet
Freezeproof: up to -10°C (-14°F)
Recording Element (12.1 million total pixels; 12.10 million effective pixels)
(1/2.3 inch square pixel primary colour CCD)
Recording Format Still Image: JPEG (Exif. Ver. 2.2), DCF 1.0 standard; DPOF compliant
Audio: WAV (mono)
Movies: AVI (Motion JPEG), IMA-ADPCM (mono)
Recording Medium microSD Memory Card, microSD SDHC Memory Card compatible
Recording Capacity Movies: Recording Time; Maximum Recording Time per File: 10 minutes/ MicroSD Memory Card 4GB; Approx. 39 min 57 seconds (WIDE)
Still images (JPEG): MicroSD Memory Card 4GB; Approx. 490 shots (Fine)/ 935 shots (Normal)/ 1399 shots (Economy)
Image Resolution Still images: 12M (4000 x3000), 4000 x 2656 (3:2), 4000x 2240 (16:9), 8M (3264 x 2448)x 5M (2560 x 1920), 3M (2048 x 1536), VGA (640 x 480)
Movies: WIDE (848X480)/STD (640x480)/LP (320x240)/YouTube (640x480)
Movie recording time is limited at 10 minutes
Image Deletion One image, all images
Lens f=4.9(W) to 19.6(T) mm (equivalent to approx. 28 to 112mm in 35mm format)
11 lenses in 9 groups, including aspherical lens
F=6.66 to 19.98mm (equivalent to approx. 38 to 114mm in 35mm format)
Zoom 3x optical zoom, 4x digital zoom (12x total when used in combination)
HD Zoom: 18.7X (image size: 640 x 480 pixels)
Focus Mode Macro mode
Pan focus
Auto focus
Manual focus
Infinity mode
Focus Range Infinity: (W)
Macro: Approx.10cm to 50cm
Manual: 10 cm to infinity
Auto: Aprox. 10cm to Infinity
Exposure Metering Multi-pattern, centre weighted, spot by CCD
Exposure Control Program AE
Exposure Compensation -2EV to +2EV (in 1/3EV steps)
Shutter CCD electronic / mechanical shutter
Shutter Speed Auto : 1/2 - 1/1250 second
Night Scene : 4 - 1/1250 second
(Depending on user's setting of Camera)
Aperture F3.9(W) - F8.9(W) (ND filter is being used.)
*Using optical zoom causes the aperture to change.
White Balance Auto WB, Daylight, Overcast, Shade, Day white FL, Daylight FL, Tungsten, Manual WB
Sensitivity Movie: Auto
Still Image: ISO64, ISO100, 1SO200, ISO400, 1SO800, ISO1600, ISO3200
(SOS/ REI) *SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity. *REI: Recommended Exposure Index
Recording Mode Movie with audio
Image Stabilization Mechanism
Recording Functions Snapshot, Marco, Self-timer, Dynamic Photo, Continuous shooting(Normal Speed CS/High Speed CS), BEST SHOT, AUTO BEST SHOT, Make-up mode, Landscape Effect, Auto shutter, Face Detection, Interval mode, Movie(Wide Movie, Normal Movie, Prerecord Movie, For YouTube and Interval), Voice Recording
Self-Timer Triple self-timer
10 seconds or 2 seconds
Flash System Auto, Flash On, Flash Off, Soft Flash, Red Eye Reduction
Built in flash memory (image Area): 35.7MB
* Built-in memory capacity after formatting.
Flash Charge Time: Approx 4 seconds
Approx. Flash Range Approx. 0.1 - 2.4 m (W), 0.5 - 1.1 m (T)
* Range is affected by optical zoom
Monitor 2.5 inch TFT colour LCD (Super Clear LCD), 230,400 DOTS (960X240)
Playback Functions Playback Zoom(8X), Multi-image Screen, Calendar Screen, Start-up Images, Rotate, Re-size, Trimming, Copy, BGM Slideshow, Brightness, White Balance, Red Eye Correction, Layout Print, MOTION PRINT
Other Focus Type: Contrast Detection, Auto Focus
AF Lamp Assist: Yes
AF Area: intelligent, spot, multi or tracking
Focus frame and control panel customisation
Video output (NTSC/PAL)
Timekeeping Date and time recorded with image data; auto calendar up to 2049
World Time 162 cities (32 time zones); city names; date and time; daylight saving time
Input/Output Terminals Built-in speaker (mono)
Built-in microphone
USB / AV connector
USB USB 2.0 (Full-speed) compatible
Power Requirements Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-80) x1
3.7V DC, Approximately 3.0W
Dimensions 103.5(W) x 64.2(H) x 19.9(D) mm
(excluding projections ; mm at thinnest point)
Weight Approximately 154g (Including battery and Memory card)