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Casio EX-10 vs Nikon A1000

Portability
83
Imaging
37
Features
65
Overall
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Casio Exilim EX-10 front
 
Nikon Coolpix A1000 front
Portability
86
Imaging
43
Features
64
Overall
51

Casio EX-10 vs Nikon A1000 Key Specs

Casio EX-10
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 3.5" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 80 - 12800
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-112mm (F1.8-2.5) lens
  • 384g - 120 x 68 x 49mm
  • Released November 2013
Nikon A1000
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 125 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 24-840mm (F3.4-6.9) lens
  • 330g - 114 x 72 x 41mm
  • Introduced January 2019
  • Replaced the Nikon A900
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Casio EX-10 vs Nikon A1000 Overview

Here is a extended analysis of the Casio EX-10 versus Nikon A1000, one being a Small Sensor Compact and the latter is a Small Sensor Superzoom by competitors Casio and Nikon. There is a sizeable difference among the resolutions of the EX-10 (12MP) and A1000 (16MP) and the EX-10 (1/1.7") and A1000 (1/2.3") feature totally different sensor size.

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The EX-10 was introduced 6 years prior to the A1000 and that is a fairly large gap as far as camera tech is concerned. Each of these cameras come with the identical body type (Compact).

Before we go in to a step-by-step comparison, below is a quick introduction of how the EX-10 matches up against the A1000 with regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Casio EX-10 over the Nikon A1000

 EX-10 A1000 
Screen dimension3.5"3"Bigger screen (+0.5")
Screen resolution922k921kClearer screen (+1k dot)

Reasons to pick Nikon A1000 over the Casio EX-10

 A1000 EX-10 
IntroducedJanuary 2019November 2013Fresher by 63 months
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Common features in the Casio EX-10 and Nikon A1000

 EX-10 A1000 
Manually focus Dial precise focus
Screen typeTiltingTiltingTilting screen
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Casio EX-10 vs Nikon A1000 Physical Comparison

If you are intending to carry your camera often, you will want to think about its weight and proportions. The Casio EX-10 enjoys outside 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) whilst the Nikon A1000 has measurements of 114mm x 72mm x 41mm (4.5" x 2.8" x 1.6") accompanied by a weight of 330 grams (0.73 lbs).

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Bear in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary based on the lens you are working with during that time. Here is the front view physical size comparison of the EX-10 versus the A1000.

Casio EX-10 vs Nikon A1000 size comparison

Factoring in size and weight, the portability rating of the EX-10 and A1000 is 83 and 86 respectively.

Casio EX-10 vs Nikon A1000 top view buttons comparison

Casio EX-10 vs Nikon A1000 Sensor Comparison

Oftentimes, it is hard to see the gap in sensor sizing only by going through specs. The visual here may offer you a much better sense of the sensor sizing in the EX-10 and A1000.

As you can plainly see, both the cameras posses different resolutions and different sensor sizing. The EX-10 with its bigger sensor will make shooting shallow DOF easier and the Nikon A1000 will provide extra detail using its extra 4 Megapixels. Higher resolution can also make it easier to crop pictures somewhat more aggressively. The older EX-10 will be disadvantaged with regard to sensor technology.

Casio EX-10 vs Nikon A1000 sensor size comparison

Casio EX-10 vs Nikon A1000 Screen and ViewFinder

Casio EX-10 vs Nikon A1000 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Casio EX-10 Portrait photography highlights
Nikon A1000 Portrait photography highlights
42
you can focus manually
has face detect focusing
saves RAW formats
can't use external flash
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
sensor is very small (1/1.7")
52
manual focus
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
has face detection autofocus
saves RAW files
cannot use external flash
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
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Street Comparison

Casio EX-10 Street photography highlights
Nikon A1000 Street photography highlights
67
tilting screen
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
saves RAW formats
boasts focus by touch
sensor is very small (1/1.7")
more heavy than average in class (384g)
75
tilting screen
has image stabilization (Optical)
saves RAW files
boasts focus by touch
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
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Sports Comparison

Casio EX-10 as a Sports photography camera
Nikon A1000 as a Sports photography camera
43
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
has tracking focus
good battery (455 CIPA)
low megapixels (12MP)
sensor is very small (1/1.7")
doesn't have phase detect AF
50
incredible zoom range (24-840mm 35.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count decent (16MP)
has tracking autofocus
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
terrible battery (250 per charge)
lacks phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Casio EX-10 as a Travel photography camera
Nikon A1000 as a Travel photography camera
65
good battery (455 shots)
boasts focus by touch
has built in flash
pretty wide (28mm)
great max aperture (f1.8)
more heavy than average in class (384g)
low megapixels (12MP)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
73
boasts focus by touch
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
has built in flash
screen is selfie friendly
pretty wide (24mm)
very long zoom (840mm)
terrible battery (250 CIPA)
slow max aperture (f3.4)
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Casio EX-10
Landscape photography with Nikon A1000
58
you can focus manually
pretty wide (28mm)
great max aperture (f1.8)
bigger than average screen (3.5 inches)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
saves RAW formats
good battery (455 shots)
can't change lenses (fixed lens mount)
low megapixels (12MP)
sensor is very small (1/1.7")
55
manual focus
pretty wide (24mm)
decent sized screen (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count decent (16MP)
saves RAW files
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.4)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
terrible battery (250 CIPA)
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Casio EX-10
Vlogging with Nikon A1000
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pretty wide (28mm)
great max aperture (f1.8)
touchscreen enabled
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
has face detect focusing
great video quality (1920 x 1080 pxls)
doesn't offer selfie friendly screen
missing microphone support
more heavy than average in class (384 grams)
73
pretty wide (24mm)
screen is selfie friendly
screen is touchscreen
has image stabilization (Optical)
has face detection autofocus
high res video (3840 x 2160 pixels)
slow max aperture (f3.4)
no external microphone socket
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Casio EX-10 vs Nikon A1000 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Casio EX-10 and Nikon A1000
 Casio Exilim EX-10Nikon Coolpix A1000
General Information
Brand Name Casio Nikon
Model Casio Exilim EX-10 Nikon Coolpix A1000
Category Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Superzoom
Released 2013-11-14 2019-01-18
Physical type Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Powered by Exilim Engine HS 3 -
Sensor type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/1.7" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 7.44 x 5.58mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 41.5mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixels 16 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3 and 16:9
Highest resolution 4000 x 3000 4608 x 3456
Highest native ISO 12800 6400
Minimum native ISO 80 125
RAW files
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-112mm (4.0x) 24-840mm (35.0x)
Maximum aperture f/1.8-2.5 f/3.4-6.9
Macro focus range 1cm 1cm
Crop factor 4.8 5.8
Screen
Screen type Tilting Tilting
Screen sizing 3.5" 3"
Resolution of screen 922 thousand dots 921 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Screen tech Super Clear LCD with 180 degree upward tilt -
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 1,166 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage - 98%
Features
Slowest shutter speed 250s 8s
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000s 1/4000s
Continuous shooting rate 10.0fps -
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 10.90 m 6.00 m (with Auto ISO)
Flash settings Auto, off, fill-in, redeye reduction -
External flash
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 3840 x 2160 @ 30p, MP4, H.264, AAC
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 3840x2160
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) EN-EL12 lithium-ion battery & USB charger
GPS None No
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 384g (0.85 lb) 330g (0.73 lb)
Dimensions 120 x 68 x 49mm (4.7" x 2.7" x 1.9") 114 x 72 x 41mm (4.5" x 2.8" x 1.6")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 455 pictures 250 pictures
Form of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model Li-130A -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (3 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC Internal + SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Card slots 1 1
Price at launch $456 $477