10 Reasons Casio EX-ZR5000 Could Rival Your DSLR

Our senior writer took the feature-packed camera for a spin in Bangkok and had these shots to show for it

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For a whirlwind 3D2N trip in Bangkok, we sure did a lot.

Whether it's exploring under-the-radar hangouts like the foliage-filled Featherstone Cafe, shopping at the bustling JJ Green night market or dining at the colonial Baannai boutique hotel, the trip left us with a bounty of memories.

Better yet? We captured it all with the Casio EX-ZR5000 camera, a strong contender among other travel-friendly digital cameras. Meanwhile, we even had a nagging feeling that it could rival our heavyweight DSLR.

Here's why:

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2. It’s got a super wide-angle 19-mm lens

The marquee feature of the EX-ZR5000 has to be its super wide-angle 19-mm lens, which renders stunning panoramic views like a breeze.

Great for travelers, whether solo or in groups, this snazzy lens will ensure everything fits, from scenery to subjects. Plus, there’s barely any lens distortion!

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