Casio EXILIM EX-Z270 review

Verdict

The Casio EXILIM EX-Z270 packages image stabilisation, one-touch HD movie recording (including YouTube mode), Subject Tracking AF and a bundle of other features into a small, affordable body. Available in four colours it's likely to appeal to a wide range - particularly given its £150 price tag. Whilst not as high a performer as more premium compacts available on the market, the Z270 offers a very fair balance on the affordability scale.  

A fun and useful Make Up mode, 28mm wide-angle lens and advanced Face Detection add to the range of useful features at your disposal. Whilst the overall functionality can lack at times - low resolution LCD, the limitations of macro mode and poor image quality at higher ISO sensitivities - this pocketable compact otherwise makes up for these shortcomings with the successes of its other features such as Image Stabilisation, Auto Best Shot and, of course, the price tag.

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Price as reviewed

£150.00

Scores

Scores
Design 17/20
Image Quality 16/20
Performance 16/20
Value 18/20
Features 17/20
Overall Score 84%

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