Expert Review of Casio Exilim EX H20G
Casio, one of the prevailing brands in cameras has once again launched a new stunning and eye-catching model Casio Exilim EX H20G which almost matches the user’s pocket both in terms of size and price. Casio has earned its brand name by dealing in pulchritudinous, glowing, luxury features to capture the mind-blowing pics. At the back of the Casio Exilim EX H20G, camera is sported by a 3 inch TFT LCD screen with capacitive display with an impressive color resolution of 460,800 pixels. In Casio Exilim EX H20G there are couple of more astonishing features of its landscape and makeup modes which make it more stupendous. Casio Exilim EX H20G is gifted with 10 seconds, 2 seconds and triple Self-timer facility. This model is facilitated with GPS technology which not only hold up old steerage system, but rather it is termed as 'hybrid GPS'. This technology helps to translate as the camera including a motion sensor alongside integral compass. Casio Exilim EX-H20G can continue to plot user’s position even if the GPS signal is lost. In this model there are couples of more astonishing features of its landscape and makeup modes which make it more stupendous. Casio Exilim EX-H20G is gifted with 10 seconds, 2 seconds and triple Self-timer facility which make this model more striking in the market.
Design and Build Quality
Casio Exilim EX-H20G is designed considering the latest technologies as well as the most recent fashion. The shoehorning in of a larger-than-average internally stacked zoom mechanism has necessitated a wider-than-average body design. Casio Exilim EX-H20G is build with a high quality of metal detailing in the build however, it does feel very solid when held, and as if it would withstand the occasional drop or whack nevertheless. Dimensional proportions are 102.5 x 67.5 x 28.8 mm and the camera weighs 216g with battery and card loaded so whilst you'll certainly notice it in your pocket, it's in no way a heavy load. The solid feel also, to a degree, helps one to hold the EX-H20G steady when shooting handheld towards the extremities of the zoom. There's a gentle curve and raised edge to the bottom right hand corner of the faceplate, which forms the only concession to a handgrip of any sort.
Focus and Face Detection
Casio Exilim EX- H20G is gifted with an effective and stunning zooming quality of 40x zoom i.e. 10x optical zoom and 4x digital zoom to provide its users a tremendous option whether to opt for this model or not, which makes a luxury for the travelers and photography enthusiasts across the world. Metering choices are multi-pattern, center weighted, spot, and shutter speeds ranges from 1-1/2000th sec normal, 4sec-1/2000th sec night mode. Casio Exilim EX-H20G is facilitated with a most upgraded CCD sensor which converts light and allows shooting at 14.1 megapixels giving an outstanding picture quality. This model has a fabulous feature of contrast detection, auto focusing and with these facilities it also includes face detection capability. Casio EX-H20G has an option of ISO sensitivity which ranges from 80 to 3200 equivalent. Casio Exilim EX-H20G is accomplished with various flash modes such as Flash Mode Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Soft Flash, Red Eye reduction.
Lens and Image Stabilization
Casio with its latest upgraded model Exilim EX-H20G has been provided to its users with an outstanding Camera lenses which are hold up with a focal length range of 4.3 - 43.0mm with 35mm film equivalent focal length of 24 - 240mm. With this model of Casio if any user is shooting wide or at the full 10x optical zoom length the image produced by Casio’s EX-H20G model is of high-quality whose colors imitate excellence and plenty of detail about the snap taken. The lens' length extended to its maximum reveals a brilliant image quality which is quite adequate to be able to read to its maximum and this quality makes Casio Exilim EX-H20G impressive indeed.
Screen and Menus
Casio Exilim EX-H20G is provided with comprehensive, logically presented, and navigational menu modes which are fairly simple enough. Along with this Casio Exilim EX-H20G is provided with all the latest know-how available such as it is gifted with TFT color LCD display with LCD size of 3 inches which makes it more fascinating.Another most important option on any auto point-and-shoot is its exposure compensation mode. Exposure compensation allows users to easily and incrementally lighten or darken images to overcome lighting problems. Users of this model can opt for the option of white balancing which has Auto white balancing, Daylight, Overcast, Shade, Day White Fluorescent, Daylight Fluorescent, Tungsten, and Manual white balancing facilities which makes Casio Exilim EX-H20G striking one in the market.
In spite of the above all features of Casio EX-H20G, Casio Exilim EX-H20G is provided with a very reliable and last longing Rechargeable lithium ion (1950 mAh) battery (NP-90) X 1. In short this battery has a feature of 600 shot battery life where the opponents in the same range are struggling at 250 shots. Surely with this features this battery adds up some strength and a fully automatic Premium Auto function for beginners to handle Casio Exilim EX-H20G.
Casio Exilim EX-H20G has an exceptional high-definition video quality of1280 x 720 at 30 fps movie mode which almost offers its users a sharply focused, properly exposed, color correct, and fluid videos clips. The light effect (mixed tungsten and window light) is not up to the mark, but the video may appear a bit grainy - it is hue accurate with good contrast and fluid movement.
Casio Exilim EX-H20G has been simplified with at most technologies of sensors. But till now the size of the sensor is as small as 1/2.3-inch which makes it well-suited. Casio Exilim EX-H20G has the latest version of sensors as compared with other models in the same range.
Casio Exilim EX-H20G comprises of Casio’s latest version of EXILIM Engine HS. Along with this it has GPS geo-tagging, wide angle lens, Face recognition, CCD-shift anti-shake facilities.
With all the abovementioned advantages, Casio Exilim EX-H20G has certain inadequacies such as it lacks burst mode, super macro is only 7cm and moreover it makes a cracking noise while taking images.
Casio Exilim EX H20G Description
The world’s first Hybrid GPS camera is here! Casio Exilim EX H20 G gives a combination of standard GPS with motion sensors which track the position and the direction the camera is in. Every move of yours gets located and the camera remembers where you were even if you forget. Not only outside but even when you are indoors the Hybrid GPS technology of Casio Exilim EX H20 G geotags your location accurately. It also automatically adds the location data to the images thus making it difficult to lie! It also records the time and date of every image and puts a time stamp on each image. The calendar upto 2049 is pre installed. No matter where in world you are it gives you the correct time with the world clock having 162 cities in 32 time zones with city name, date, time and summer time. The 14.1 megapixel Casio Exilim EX H20 G is sure to sweep the digicam market. ½.3 inch square pixel CCD image sensor and images in JPEG, DCF2.0 and DPOF format while media in MOV format are some of the features.
The magnificent images capturing every moment as real as it was is made possible by a combination of 11 lenses in 10 groups including aspherical lens with F number F3.2(W)-F5.7(T). Flash, auto flash, red eye reduction , soft flash with flash charge time of 5 seconds. Memory space of this camera depends on the SD card, SDHC card with 14.5 MB flash drive. 10X optical zoom with 15X single SR zoom and 4X digital zoom giving a maximum of 159.4X zoom in this Casio Exilim EX H20 G gives it an advantage over other cameras of this genre. Another advantage of this camera for the shutterbugs is the focus. It has an auto focus of approx 15cm to infinity and Macro and SuperMacro from 7cm to 50cm.
Multi pattern, centre weighted exposure metering with program AE control and exposure compensation of -2EV to +2 EV are its other specifications. The shutter of the Casio Exilim EX H20 G is a CCD electronic and mechanical shutter with a speed auto of 1-1/2000 second. The Casio Exilim EX H20G allows you to take pictures without a camera man using the self timer option which clicks after 2 seconds, 10 seconds or triple self timer. Premium auto, GPS, BEST SHOT, CCD-shift image stabilizer are the other functions. Monaural speaker and microphone with USB port, AV output terminal and HDMI output are also a feature of this camera.