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Casio Exilim EX-Z9

alaTest has collected and analyzed 226 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the screen and value for money are on the whole positive. The portability and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but the memory and lens get negative reviews.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Casio Exilim EX-Z9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Casio Exilim EX-Z9

 

A handsome and durable budget camera that offers impressive image quality.

Very good image quality ; All-metal body ; YouTube and eBay shooting modes ; Excellent face recognition

A bit slow from shot to shot ; Uses electronic, not optical, stabilization

The Casio EX-Z9 is a quality on-the-go camera that can capture crisp pictures and videos. The similarly priced Nikon Coolpix L18 is faster, but we prefer this budget digicam because it provides more shooting options and has a sleeker design.

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Casio Exilim EX-Z9

 

The 8.1-megapixel Casio Exilim EX-Z9 surprised me. In my experience, Casio's point-and-shoot cameras have suffered from poor image quality. My opinion was reinforced most recently by the EX-S880, a slim and sleek camera that took dull and dark...

Slim, ultracompact. Great video capture. Excellent daylight still shots. Easy-to-use "Best Shot" automatic mode.

Overexposed flash shots. No dedicated mode dial. Tiny on/off button. Shutter can be difficult to press all the way down.

The EX-Z9 is an easy-to-use, entry-level shooter that takes terrific daylight shots and continues Casio's tradition of quality video recording in digital cameras.

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Casio EXILIM Zoom EX-Z9 Digital Camera - First Shots - The Imaging Resource!

 

Casio America has introduced the latest addition to its stylish EXILIM series digital cameras, the EXILIM Zoom EX-Z9. This model features a stylish, slim and compact design to increase portability, and is easy to use.

The EX-Z9 comes loaded with other useful features including Anti Shake DSP which reduces photo blur from shaky hands or moving subjects, allowing users to shoot images with ease and confidence. The EX-Z9's Easy Mode simplifies the camera settings to...

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Casio EXILIM Zoom EX-Z9

 

The Casio EXILIM EX-Z9 (announced 6 March, 2008) is a 8.1 megapixel slim and compact point and shoot digital camera with a 3x optical zoom. The EXILIM EX-Z9 features a 2.6 inch LCD monitor, Anti Shake DSP to reduce photo … Continue reading →

The EX-Z9 comes loaded with other useful features including Anti Shake DSP which reduces photo blur from shaky hands or moving subjects, allowing users to shoot images with ease and confidence. Easy Mode simplifies the camera settings to three easy...

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Amazon review summary for Casio Exilim EX-Z9

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 115 user reviews of Casio Exilim EX-Z9 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

usability, portability, value for money, image quality, design

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74% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Casio Exilim EX-Z9PK 8MP 3x Zoom 2.6-Inch LCD Screen Digital Camera (Pink)Casio Exilim EX-Z9BK 8MP 3x Zoom 2.6-Inch LCD Screen Digital Camera (Black)8.1 Mp Digital Camera Orange

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Great value

 

Newegg hits another Homerun. Product and shipping amazing again.

I bought this camera for my 17 yr old daughter for Christmas. So far Dad is a hero. It feels heavy, not cheap feeling. The LCD screen is the biggest I could find. It makes really cool sounds that you can turn on or off. It has more features than my...

None so far

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Casio.... lets me down again

 

I didnt get the pink one... I had a black one. Probably made all the difference.

When working properly takes good pictures and would be good for a little sister or wife or someone who just wants to take pictures without any fuss

Battery died after a less than a year. Bought a new one and it worked for a while. Soon after stopped doing anything except playback, when you push the button to go to take pictures it just shuts off. The lens is stuck halfway out. Next camera will be...

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Nice Camera

 

Pros~ It is cheap and a very good camera. I see these cameras with similar specs going for 50 + $ more ; This camera also came with a 2GB SD card holds up to liek 310 + pics. Love it

None so far

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Casio Exilim EX-Z9 camera

 

I just bought this Casio Exilim about 3 months ago, and so far, it has been doing its job very well. I bring it with me wherever I go so that if something happens, I can take it out and click all the way to take picture. Especially

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The BEST!

 

I LOVE the Casio!!! It's one of the best camera i've ever had. The pictures come of really good. The Zoom is good also. The...

Product Specifications

This product is a fashionable, affordable and user-friendly 8.1 megapixel EX-Z9 with 3x optical zoom. Whether you are taking snap shots of your family at the park or your friends at a concert this high-quality digital camera is sure to satisfy all of your photographic wants and needs. The EX-Z9 is perfect for novice photographers.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Casio NP-60

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Digital Camera Type:Compact
Supported Flash Memory:MultiMediaCard / MultiMediaCardplus / SD Memory Card / SDHC Memory Card

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.9in
Height:2.2in
Weight:4.5oz
Width:3.6in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.6in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.6cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Flash Memory

Form Factor:Integrated
Storage Capacity:18.6MB

Header

Manufacturer:Casio Computer
Model:EX-Z9/EX-Z9BK/EX-Z9EO/EX-Z9PK/EX-Z9SR
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Casio EXILIM ZOOM

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.8-5.2
Max Focal Length:18.6mm
Min Focal Length:6.2mm
Optical Zoom:3
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Color:Black/Orange/Pink/Silver

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/2.5"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):10.2 mm ( 1/2.5 ) / 10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:8.1Megapixel

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVI
Digital Zoom:4
Face Detection: Yes
ISO (Max):1600
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100 / ISO 1600 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 64 / ISO 800 / ISO auto
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Digital camera

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None
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