LCD and Viewfinder
Casio EX-ZR300 has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 461k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
EX-ZR300 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (Compare) or Nikon Coolpix P7000 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Casio EX-ZR300 can shoot continuously at max speed of Unknown and has max shutter speed of 1/2000 sec.
Unfortunately EX-ZR300 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Casio EX-ZR300 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
With Casio EX-ZR300, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30 fps and save in and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Casio EX-ZR300 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
EX-ZR300 also a high speed mode where it captures videos at 1,000 fps for ultra slow motion videos. EX-ZR300 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Casio EX-ZR300 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Nikon Coolpix P7000 or Olympus Stylus SH-1 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect EX-ZR300 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Casio EX-ZR300 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 500 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Compact type cameras is 255 shots, Casio EX-ZR300 has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras
Fujifilm HS35EXR with its 600shots is the model with longest battery life among Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Casio EX-ZR300 vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Casio EX-ZR300 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Casio EX-ZR300 is $244.23