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Casio Exilim EX-G1 Above 10 Megapixel

1 star rating
                      1 / 5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $299.50

  • Camera TypeCompact
    Resolution12.39 Megapixel
    LCD Screen Size2.5 in.
    Optical Zoom3x
    Digital Zoom4x
    Proofing FeaturesShockproof • Waterproof • Freezeproof • Dust proof
    Weight0.34 lb.
    Interchangeable LensNot Interchangeable Lenses
    35mm Zoom Lens38 - 114 mm
    Focus TypeAutofocus & Manual Focus
    Focus Range3.94 in. to Infinity (w)
    Macro Focus Range3.94 - 19.69 in. (w)
    Focal Length6.66 - 19.98 mm
    Image Sensor TypeCCD
    Camera Resolution12.39 Megapixel
    Image Resolutions640 x 480 • 3264 x 2448 • 2560 x 1920 • 2048 x 1536 • 4000 x 3000 • 4000 x 2656 • 4000 x 2240
    Video Resolutions320 x 240 • 640 x 480 (VGA) • 848 x 480
    Video Speed30 fps
    Video FormatAVI • Motion JPEG
    Aperture Rangef8.9 (t) - f3.9/f5.4 (w/t)
    Shutter Speed1/2 - 1/1250 sec
    White BalanceAuto • Manual • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Tungsten (Preset) • Shade (Preset) • Overcast (Preset)
    Frames Per Second3 Frames
    Memory TypeBuilt-in • microSD Card
    Built-in Memory Size35.7 MB
    Compression ModesFine • Normal • Basic
    Compression TypeJPEG • DPOF • DCF 1.0
    ISO Speeds100 • 200 • 400 • 800 • 1600 • 3200 • 64
    Flash TypeBuilt-In
    Flash FunctionsFlash Off • Auto Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash
    ViewfinderWithout Viewfinder
    LCD ScreenWith LCD Screen
    LCD Screen Resolution230,400 pixels
    LCD Protected PositionWithout LCD Protected Position
    Interface TypeUSB 2.0
    Video InterfaceVideo Out
    Battery TypeRechargeable Li-Ion Battery
    Battery Life300 Images
    Self Timer2 Sec. • 10 Sec.
    Built-in MicrophoneWith Built-in Microphone
    Built-in SpeakerWith Built-in Speaker
    Width4.07 in.
    Depth0.78 in.
    Height2.53 in.
    Family LineCasio Exilim
    Included AccessoriesUSB Cable • Strap • AC Power Cord • AV Cable • Li-Ion Rechargable Battery
    Release DateDecember, 2009
    Product ID93682381

Product Description

Casio's EX-G1 is designed with style and endurance to last the elements of the ages, and the lifestyle elements of Endurance - Shock, Dirt, Humidity, Temperature, Snow, Water proof. The EX-G1 can be used at a water depth of three meters (10 feet) for 60 continuous minutes. Camera can be used at temperatures as low as -10 °C (14 °F). Passes drop test including multiple falls from a height of 2.13 meters (7 feet). The EX-G1 is impervious to dust, with performance corresponding to IEC/JIS Protection Class 6 (IP6X) dustproofing.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Jim a Casual

Date Reviewed: October 19, 2010

Bottom Line:   
I too purchased this camera only to have it leak water into the SD card compartment. Common ending that Casio gives. If it water gets into this camera its not Casio's fault, it is your fault and you get to buy another camera. Anyone shopping for a rugged, waterproof camera. Save yourself the grief that many of us have already experienced. Search the Web for reviews on this camera and you will see I'm telling the truth about this camera.

For me I'm back out shopping for another camera. I'm looking at the Olympus Stylus 8010, Pentax W90 or the Canon D10 (Ugly Camera).

Good luck...start running now away from this camera!!!

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Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

Price Paid:    $300.00

Purchased At:   Amazon

Type of photography:   Outdoor

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Kelly a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: August 9, 2010

Strengths:    -Photo quality
-Fun shooting modes

Weaknesses:    NOT waterproof as stated

Bottom Line:   
I got this camera in May 2010, and really loved it. Had fun little shooting features, and was a great size. I had been looking foward to bringing it on vacation instead of my SLR and was very excited to be able to bring it in the water with me. I thought the photos it took looked very crisp and I was very happy with the photo quality.

So it came with me to Mexico and and failed to make it home in working order...
Before bringing it into the ocean I checked both the battery and SD card slot to make sure they were closed and clean, (directions clearly state to check for dust and sand) and everything looked great.
The ocean was calm and a few pictures were snapped. Then I let the camera float off my wrist not going deeper than a foot for about 2mins, went to snap another photo and the camera wouldn't turn on. A green light turned on but the screen was black. In despair I left the ocean dried it off and opened the slots to find water had gotten into the sd card slot and had even alrerady corroded the card.

Casio states that this malfunction is not covered under their warranty and must have been user error. I don't know what I would have done differently to have prevented what had happened and am very unhappy with their assistance. The product shouldn't be promoted to be waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof if they aren't even willing to cover the failures. So it would appear I'm out $300, a camera and worse a vacation full of amazing photo opportunites!
I ended up going online to read many other reviews of people stating the same problem as mine as well.

Very dissappointed!!

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Type of photography:   Outdoor

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