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Canon A495 vs Casio EX-10

Portability
93
Imaging
33
Features
10
Overall
23
Canon PowerShot A495 front
 
Casio Exilim EX-10 front
Portability
83
Imaging
38
Features
65
Overall
48

Canon A495 vs Casio EX-10 Key Specs

Canon A495
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.5" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 1600
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 37-122mm (F3.0-5.8) lens
  • 175g - 94 x 62 x 31mm
  • Introduced January 2010
Casio EX-10
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 3.5" Tilting Display
  • ISO 80 - 12800
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-112mm (F1.8-2.5) lens
  • 384g - 120 x 68 x 49mm
  • Announced November 2013
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Canon A495 vs Casio EX-10 Overview

Its time to look more in depth at the Canon A495 vs Casio EX-10, both Small Sensor Compact cameras by competitors Canon and Casio. The sensor resolution of the A495 (10MP) and the EX-10 (12MP) is fairly close but the A495 (1/2.3") and EX-10 (1/1.7") boast totally different sensor measurements.

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The A495 was revealed 4 years before the EX-10 which is a fairly significant gap as far as camera tech is concerned. Both the cameras feature the same body design (Compact).

Before going straight to a step-by-step comparison, here is a quick summation of how the A495 scores vs the EX-10 when considering portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Canon A495 over the Casio EX-10

 A495 EX-10 

Reasons to pick Casio EX-10 over the Canon A495

 EX-10 A495 
AnnouncedNovember 2013January 2010More modern by 46 months
Manually focus More exact focus
Display typeTiltingFixed Tilting display
Display size3.5"2.5"Larger display (+1")
Display resolution922k115kSharper display (+807k dot)
Touch friendly display Easily navigate

Common features in the Canon A495 and Casio EX-10

 A495 EX-10 
Selfie screen Absent selfie screen

Canon A495 vs Casio EX-10 Physical Comparison

In case you're going to carry around your camera, you need to factor its weight and proportions. The Canon A495 enjoys external measurements of 94mm x 62mm x 31mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 1.2") with a weight of 175 grams (0.39 lbs) whilst the Casio EX-10 has measurements of 120mm x 68mm x 49mm (4.7" x 2.7" x 1.9") along with a weight of 384 grams (0.85 lbs).

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Remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ dependant on the lens you are working with at that moment. Underneath is a front view dimension comparison of the A495 versus the EX-10.

Canon A495 vs Casio EX-10 size comparison

Using size and weight, the portability rating of the A495 and EX-10 is 93 and 83 respectively.

Canon A495 vs Casio EX-10 top view buttons comparison

Canon A495 vs Casio EX-10 Sensor Comparison

Usually, it is very hard to see the difference in sensor sizes simply by looking through a spec sheet. The pic here might offer you a greater sense of the sensor sizing in the A495 and EX-10.

As you can see, the 2 cameras feature different resolutions and different sensor sizes. The A495 with its smaller sensor will make getting shallower depth of field more difficult and the Casio EX-10 will provide you with extra detail because of its extra 2MP. Greater resolution can also enable you to crop images way more aggressively. The more aged A495 will be disadvantaged in sensor technology.

Canon A495 vs Casio EX-10 sensor size comparison

Canon A495 vs Casio EX-10 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon A495 vs Casio EX-10 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon A495 Portrait photography factors
Casio EX-10 Portrait photography factors
19
lack of manual focus
manual exposure not possible
can't use external flash
MP count low (10 megapixels)
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
no RAW files
42
manual focus
provides face detection focus
exports RAW formats
cannot use external flash
low megapixels (12MP)
sensor size is small (1/1.7")
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Street Comparison

Canon A495 Street photography details
Casio EX-10 Street photography details
46
no moving screen
no image stabilization
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
no RAW files
67
screen tilts up and down
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
exports RAW formats
supports touch to focus
sensor size is small (1/1.7")
heavier than average (384g)
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Sports Comparison

Canon A495 as a Sports photography camera
Casio EX-10 as a Sports photography camera
16
painfully slow continuous shooting (1.0 frames/s)
no shutter priority mode
no image stabilization
MP count low (10 megapixels)
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
no phase detect autofocus
44
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
provides tracking autofocus
great battery power (455 CIPA)
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
sensor size is small (1/1.7")
doesn't have phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Canon A495 Travel photography features
Casio EX-10 Travel photography features
50
flash built-in
missing Timelapse mode
MP count low (10MP)
display isn't selfie friendly
wide angle not great (37mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.0)
65
great battery power (455 shots)
supports touch to focus
has built in flash
decently wide (28mm)
good max aperture (f1.8)
heavier than average (384g)
low megapixels (12MP)
doesn't feature selfie friendly display
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Landscape Comparison

Canon A495 Landscape photography details
Casio EX-10 Landscape photography details
22
lack of manual focus
cannot switch lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not great (37mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.0)
small screen (2.5 inches)
manual exposure not possible
no image stabilization
MP count low (10MP)
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
no RAW files
missing Timelapse mode
58
manual focus
decently wide (28mm)
good max aperture (f1.8)
lovely big screen (3.5 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
exports RAW formats
great battery power (455 per charge)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
sensor size is small (1/1.7")
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon A495 Vlogging factors
Casio EX-10 Vlogging factors
21
wide angle not great (37mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.0)
display isn't selfie friendly
no image stabilization
video resolution low (640 x 480 pxls)
missing external microphone jack
33
decently wide (28mm)
good max aperture (f1.8)
built-in touchscreen
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
provides face detection focus
high video quality (1920 x 1080 resolution)
doesn't feature selfie friendly display
no external mic jack
heavier than average (384g)
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Canon A495 vs Casio EX-10 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon A495 and Casio EX-10
 Canon PowerShot A495Casio Exilim EX-10
General Information
Make Canon Casio
Model type Canon PowerShot A495 Casio Exilim EX-10
Type Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Compact
Introduced 2010-01-05 2013-11-14
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Powered by - Exilim Engine HS 3
Sensor type CCD CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/1.7"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 7.44 x 5.58mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 41.5mm²
Sensor resolution 10MP 12MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 3648 x 2736 4000 x 3000
Max native ISO 1600 12800
Lowest native ISO 80 80
RAW photos
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Touch focus
Continuous AF
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Total focus points 9 -
Cross type focus points - -
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 37-122mm (3.3x) 28-112mm (4.0x)
Largest aperture f/3.0-5.8 f/1.8-2.5
Macro focusing range 1cm 1cm
Crop factor 5.8 4.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Tilting
Display size 2.5 inch 3.5 inch
Display resolution 115k dot 922k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Display technology - Super Clear LCD with 180 degree upward tilt
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Lowest shutter speed 15s 250s
Highest shutter speed 1/2000s 1/4000s
Continuous shooting speed 1.0 frames/s 10.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation - Yes
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 3.00 m 10.90 m
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync Auto, off, fill-in, redeye reduction
External flash
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Max video resolution 640x480 1920x1080
Video format Motion JPEG MPEG-4, H.264
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless None Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 175g (0.39 lbs) 384g (0.85 lbs)
Physical dimensions 94 x 62 x 31mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 1.2") 120 x 68 x 49mm (4.7" x 2.7" x 1.9")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life - 455 shots
Form of battery - Battery Pack
Battery ID 2 x AA Li-130A
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom, Face) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse recording
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MMCplus/HC MMCplus SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots Single Single
Pricing at launch $109 $456