Excerpt: Exilim EX-Z1050 , launched on January 2007, is one of the slimmest compact digital cameras currently on the market, nearly as small as . Also lightweight due to the aluminium body, it really fits all pockets. What this camera lacks is Image Stabilisation, viewfinder and more manual modes. Not even a direct print facility which is common on compact digital cameras.
Excerpt: The Casio Exilim EX-Z1050 ($269) is a compact camera featuring
a 10 Megapixel CCD, 3X optical zoom, 2.6-inch "wide and bright" LCD
display, and long battery life. It's the replacement to the EX-Z1000,
and the little brother to the 12 Megapixel Exilim EX-Z1200. While the Z1050
lacks manual exposure controls, it's loaded (and I mean loaded) with scene
Pros: Very good photo quality (though see issues below), Compact, stylish metal body, Large, widescreen 2.6" LCD display; good low light/outdoor visibility (though see issues below), Snappy performance, Tons of Best Shot modes (and I mean it), Lots of unique features: continuous flash mode, dynamic range adjustment, white balance correction, VGA movie mode (though frame rate is lower than average), Class-leading battery life, Support for underwater case
Cons: Photos and movies are on the soft side; redeye a big problem, Low LCD resolution, No optical viewfinder, Weak flash, Tiny amount of built-in memory, Plastic tripod mount; can't swap memory cards while camera is on a tripod, No USB 2.0 High Speed support, Lousy, Windows-only software, Full manual only on CD-ROM
Excerpt: Casio isn’t the biggest digital camera maker, but the company turns out decent, affordable aim-and-forget models. You won’t find a D-SLR or mega zoom among its line-up. Casio is all about small and compact. This brings us to the Exilim Zoom EX-Z1050–a 10.1-megapixel camera with a 3x optical zoom. Smaller than a deck of cards, the EX-Z1050 has a unique 2.6-inch LCD with the main menu running down the right side of the screen, making it a complete no-brainer to use.
Pros: Affordable 10.1MP point-and-shoot digicam
Cons: No optical image stabilization; very poor LCD screen
Summary: A solid entry into the compact camera space, the Casio Exilim EX-Z1050 isn't the best camera we've reviewed, but the 10 megapixel sensor captures some great pictures, making it a good choice for those that want to make larger than regular size prints.
Pros: Great noise performance, Good quality images, Stylish and sturdy design
Cons: Some softness in certain parts of the picture, Slow burst mode
Summary: : The Casio Exilim EX-Z1050 is a great point and shoot camera, it fits easily into your pocket and is surprisingly small despite not necessarily being counted as an "ultra-compact" (it may as well be in my opinion). It was also fun to use and has an impressive battery life, and produced some very pleasing results with good colour, saturation and detail.
Pros: Excellent value for money, Very easy to use, Large screen shows the resulting photos with good clarity., Fast and responsive, LOADS of scene positions to help ordinary people take better photos., Excellent quality images - very good colour, Very good battery life (rated at 380+ shots), Stylish compact metal body, Good video mode (640x480)
Cons: Videos limited to 10 minutes long!, Small on/off button, Average macro mode, High noise above ISO200