Casio Exilim EX-Z2000 Review

Review posted 05/17/2010

Quick Take
Captures decent 14-megapixel photos; Premium Auto produces photos that really "pop"; Fast shooting performance when using high-speed SD/SDHC card; Nice wide 26mm zoom offers nice focal range coverage; Loads of BS modes; Awesome battery life; AF-assist lamp for low light focusing
Premium Auto really slows the camera down; HD video is Ok; Movies are quite shaky when using the zoom
Bottom Line
The Exilim EX-Z2000 is a worthy competitor in the sub $200US category, offering speedy performance, good image quality, awesome battery life, and loads of shooting mode options. Read more in our Full Conclusion.

One of Casio's "top of the line" Exilim Zoom series models, the EX-Z2000 is another pocket sized digicam that is loaded with appealing features inside its tiny frame. The exterior is slim and stylish with the choice of five color options (Silver, Black, Purple, Red, and Pink).

The EX-Z2000 boasts a 14-megapixel image sensor, a high-resolution 3.0-inch "Super Clear" LCD, 720P HD video recording, a powerful 5x optical zoom with 26mm wide angle extreme, YouTube video mode, new Premium Auto "smart" exposure mode, etc.

Casio Exilim EX-Z2000 Features:
  • 14-Megapixel; 1/2.3-inch square pixel CCD
  • 5x optical zoom lens covers 26 to 130mm
  • 3.0-inch "Super Clear" LCD with 460,800 dots
  • 36 "Best Shot" scene mode options, including Dynamic Photo, Art Shot, Multi-motion image, etc.
  • Premium Auto mode detects the scene and chooses optimal settings (Program Auto also available)
  • Tracking AF option
  • YouTube movie mode
  • 73.8MB of internal flash memory
  • SD/SDHC compatible card slot
  • Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery
In the Box:
  • Exilim Z2000 Camera Body
  • Li-Ion Battery
  • Battery Charger
  • AC Power Cord
  • USB Cable
  • Wrist Strap
  • CD-ROM
  • Manuals
The Casio Exilim EX-Z2000 is available with a MSRP of US $199.99.

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