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Casio Exilim EX-V7 7.2Mp compact camera

£199 inc VAT

Manufacturer: Casio

Our Rating: We rate this 3 out of 5

It turned out to be a challenge to get very worked up one way or the other about the Casio Exilim EX-V7, a camera that balances out to be an almost perfectly average point-and-shoot.

It turned out to be a challenge to get very worked up one way or the other about the Casio Exilim EX-V7, a camera that balances out to be an almost perfectly average point-and-shoot.

On the plus side, the Casio Exilim EX-V7's 7x zoom lens covers a lot of territory, and the camera's battery life of almost 1,195 shots per charge is exceptional for its class.

Throw in a few points, too, for the Casio Exilim EX-V7's full range of manual exposure controls, a rarity in this category. And the Casio looks smart, available in black or silver.

On the mildly annoying side, there's the Casio Exilim EX-V7's zoom slider control, which is awkwardly placed adjacent and vertical to the LCD screen.

Also, image stabilisation proved too ineffective in most situations. And the Casio Exilim EX-V7's plastic docking cradle, required to recharge the battery, will take up more room in a suitcase than most folks would care to sacrifice.

Overall, the Casio Exilim EX-V7's image quality was average for its class, with some loss of detail and mild exposure issues.

The colour and flash quality of shots produced by the Casio Exilim EX-V7 were rated as Good, but image quality garnered only a Fair rating in lab tests.

Casio Exilim EX-V7 Expert Verdict »
Casio Exilim EX-V7 Scores 7.8 out of 10 based on 6 reviews
7.2Mp
59.8x95.5x25.1mm thin (20.8mm at thinnest part)
7X optical zoom
2.5in 16:9 LCD screen
four blur reduction technologies with CCD shift system
mechanically compensates for camera shake
automatically sets the most appropriate ISO sensitivity and shutter speed
Anti Shake DSP reduces blur
records H.264 video
1-year parts and labour guarantee
battery, charger, AC power cord, USB cable, AV cable, strap, CD-ROM
  • Build Quality: We give this item 7 of 10 for build quality
  • Features: We give this item 6 of 10 for features
  • Value for Money: We give this item 6 of 10 for value for money
  • Overall: We give this item 6 of 10 overall

With some retailers selling the Casio Exilim EX-V7 at heavy discounts, you can get a lot of camera for your money. Just don't expect to develop a passionate attachment to it.

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