Casio Exilim EX-S7 Review

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Review posted 4/5/2010


Quick Take
Pros
Ultra-Compact Size; 720p Movies; Dedicated Video Capture Button; Auto Best Shot chooses the best scene (Best Shot) mode for you; Very good entry-level performance; Fast AF; Li-ion power source 
Cons
Edge softness on the right side; Weak built-in flash; High ISO (1600) noise
Bottom Line
Casio's Exilim EX-S7 is an entry-level ultra-compact camera with a nice set of features and very good overall performance. It lacks a little in image quality as there is a lot of softness on the right side of the images.. Read more in our Full Conclusion.
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Casio's Exilim EX-S7 is a stylish, entry-level digicam that is incredibly compact and easy to carry discretely. With a 12-Megapixel imaging sensor, 3x optical zoom lens, YouTube capture mode and slew of Casio's BestShot scene modes, the EX-S7 is packed with user-friendly options. Casio included a dedicated video recording button, which allows this camera to always be ready to capture images and videos at all times. This is a simple, ultra-compact camera that is the perfect size to always have around for casual shooting.


Casio Exilim EX-S7 Features:
  • 12.1-Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch square pixel CCD imaging sensor
  • 3x optical zoom lens; 35.5-106.5mm (35mm equivalent)
  • F3.1(W) - F5.9(T)
  • 2.7-inch, 230,160 dot LCD
  • Contrast Detection Auto Focus
  • Tracking AF
  • Shutter: 1/2- 1/2000 second (up to 4 seconds in Night Scene)
  • Auto - ISO64 - ISO100 - ISO200 - ISO400 - ISO800 - ISO1600
  • 720p HD movie recording
  • Dynamic Photo Animated e-Greetings
  • Easy Mode
  • World Time
  • 0.78-inch thick
In the Box:
  • Exilim EX-S7 Camera
  • Li-Ion Battery
  • Battery Charger
  • AC Power Cord
  • USB Cable
  • AV Cable
  • Strap
  • CD-ROM

The Casio Exilim EX-S7 will be available with a MSRP of US $139.

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