Casio Exilim EX-Z500

Announced Aug 4, 2005 •
5 megapixels | 2.7 screen | 38 – 114 mm (3×)

What you gain in size (small), you lose in image quality... + plus it is a very small and handy camera to bring with you everywhere, lcd screen is not easily scratched, big lcd screen! - minus the focus is very loud Problems: Problems: every single picture is blurry on the right side of the photo, this is very very annoying because it completely wrecks the photo. the white balance is very off, especially with very sunny or very cloudy weather! (so in between is OK) There are different auto ...

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Bought this for my mother: Nice slim design, with respectable megapixels, long battery life, and anti-shake. I found the autofocus noisy compared with our Casio z750. I found the image quality somewhat poor (noisy/grainy). The z750 also has direct access buttons to most features, whereas the z500, you have to use a menu to select movie mode, etc. Problems: There was distortion / out of focus areas, in the right hand corner of the images. Had to return the camera.

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