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Casio EX-FC100 vs Nikon P7800

Portability
94
Imaging
32
Features
21
Overall
27
Casio Exilim EX-FC100 front
 
Nikon Coolpix P7800 front
Portability
82
Imaging
38
Features
73
Overall
52

Casio EX-FC100 vs Nikon P7800 Key Specs

Casio EX-FC100
(Full Review)
  • 9MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • ()mm (F3.6-8.5) lens
  • 156g - 100 x 59 x 23mm
  • Introduced January 2009
Nikon P7800
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 80 - 1600 (Increase to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-200mm (F2.0-4.0) lens
  • 399g - 119 x 78 x 50mm
  • Announced November 2013
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Casio EX-FC100 vs Nikon P7800 Overview

Its time to take a deeper look at the Casio EX-FC100 versus Nikon P7800, both Small Sensor Compact digital cameras by brands Casio and Nikon. There exists a substantial gap between the resolutions of the EX-FC100 (9MP) and P7800 (12MP) and the EX-FC100 (1/2.3") and P7800 (1/1.7") provide totally different sensor size.

Photography Glossary

The EX-FC100 was brought out 5 years prior to the P7800 and that is quite a big difference as far as technology is concerned. Both the cameras feature the same body design (Compact).

Before going right into a comprehensive comparison, here is a brief highlight of how the EX-FC100 matches up vs the P7800 when considering portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Casio EX-FC100 over the Nikon P7800

 EX-FC100 P7800 

Reasons to pick Nikon P7800 over the Casio EX-FC100

 P7800 EX-FC100 
AnnouncedNovember 2013January 2009Fresher by 59 months
Display typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating display
Display size3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")
Display resolution921k230kCrisper display (+691k dot)
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Common features in the Casio EX-FC100 and Nikon P7800

 EX-FC100 P7800 
Focus manually Very precise focusing
Touch friendly display Neither has Touch friendly display

Casio EX-FC100 vs Nikon P7800 Physical Comparison

When you are planning to carry your camera regularly, you will need to factor its weight and volume. The Casio EX-FC100 has outer measurements of 100mm x 59mm x 23mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.9") and a weight of 156 grams (0.34 lbs) while the Nikon P7800 has sizing of 119mm x 78mm x 50mm (4.7" x 3.1" x 2.0") and a weight of 399 grams (0.88 lbs).

Check out the Casio EX-FC100 versus Nikon P7800 in our brand new Camera plus Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Keep in mind, the weight of an ILC will change depending on the lens you are using at that moment. Underneath is a front view measurements comparison of the EX-FC100 and the P7800.

Casio EX-FC100 vs Nikon P7800 size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the EX-FC100 and P7800 is 94 and 82 respectively.

Casio EX-FC100 vs Nikon P7800 top view buttons comparison

Casio EX-FC100 vs Nikon P7800 Sensor Comparison

Normally, it is very difficult to envision the difference between sensor sizing purely by reading through specs. The visual here will help give you a stronger sense of the sensor measurements in the EX-FC100 and P7800.

As you can plainly see, the 2 cameras come with different megapixel count and different sensor sizing. The EX-FC100 because of its tinier sensor will make achieving shallower DOF tougher and the Nikon P7800 will give you more detail having its extra 3 Megapixels. Greater resolution will also let you crop photos a good deal more aggressively. The older EX-FC100 is going to be behind with regard to sensor innovation.

Casio EX-FC100 vs Nikon P7800 sensor size comparison

Casio EX-FC100 vs Nikon P7800 Screen and ViewFinder

Casio EX-FC100 vs Nikon P7800 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Casio EX-FC100 as a Portrait photography camera
Nikon P7800 as a Portrait photography camera
27
focusing manually
external flash not possible
megapixel count low (9 megapixels)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
46
has manual focus
provides face detection focus
exports RAW formats
low megapixels (12MP)
sensor size is tiny (1/1.7")
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Street Comparison

Casio EX-FC100 Street photography highlights
Nikon P7800 Street photography highlights
56
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
screen does not articulate
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
65
screen can move to multiple angles
built in image stabilization (Optical)
exports RAW formats
sensor size is tiny (1/1.7")
more heavy than others (399 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Casio EX-FC100 Sports photography info
Nikon P7800 Sports photography info
24
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
focal length is fixed (()mm)
low max shutter speed (1/1,000s)
megapixel count low (9 megapixels)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect auto focus
44
built in image stabilization (Optical)
provides tracking autofocus
better than average battery power (350 per charge)
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
sensor size is tiny (1/1.7")
doesn't have phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Casio EX-FC100
Travel photography with Nikon P7800
52
built-in flash
does not have Time Lapse function
megapixel count low (9MP)
screen is not selfie friendly
slow max aperture (f3.6)
68
better than average battery power (350 shots)
flash built-in
selfie friendly display
decently wide (28mm)
good maximum aperture (f2.0)
more heavy than others (399g)
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
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Landscape Comparison

Casio EX-FC100 Landscape photography info
Nikon P7800 Landscape photography info
32
focusing manually
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
focal length is fixed (()mm)
slow max aperture (f3.6)
tiny screen (2.7 inch)
megapixel count low (9 megapixels)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
does not have Time Lapse function
58
has manual focus
decently wide (28mm)
good maximum aperture (f2.0)
good sized screen (3 inches)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
exports RAW formats
better than average battery power (350 per charge)
can't switch lens (fixed lens mount)
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
sensor size is tiny (1/1.7")
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Vlogging Comparison

Casio EX-FC100 as a Vlogging camera
Nikon P7800 as a Vlogging camera
26
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
slow max aperture (f3.6)
screen is not selfie friendly
video resolution low (1280 x 720 resolution)
does not have external mic jack
75
decently wide (28mm)
good maximum aperture (f2.0)
selfie friendly display
built in image stabilization (Optical)
provides face detection focus
great video quality (1920 x 1080 resolution)
does have external microphone jack
more heavy than others (399g)
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Casio EX-FC100 vs Nikon P7800 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Casio EX-FC100 and Nikon P7800
 Casio Exilim EX-FC100Nikon Coolpix P7800
General Information
Manufacturer Casio Nikon
Model type Casio Exilim EX-FC100 Nikon Coolpix P7800
Class Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Compact
Introduced 2009-01-08 2013-11-25
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/1.7"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 7.44 x 5.58mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 41.5mm²
Sensor resolution 9 megapixels 12 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 3456 x 2592 4000 x 3000
Max native ISO 1600 1600
Max boosted ISO - 6400
Min native ISO 100 80
RAW format
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
AF single
AF tracking
AF selectice
AF center weighted
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Total focus points - 99
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range () 28-200mm (7.1x)
Max aperture f/3.6-8.5 f/2.0-4.0
Macro focusing distance - 5cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 4.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fully Articulated
Display diagonal 2.7 inches 3 inches
Resolution of display 230 thousand dot 921 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 921 thousand dot
Viewfinder coverage - 100%
Features
Lowest shutter speed 1 seconds 60 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/1000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Continuous shooting speed - 8.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance - 10.00 m
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 120 fps), 448 x 336 (30, 240 fps), 640 x 480 (120 fps),448 x 336 (240 fps), 224 x 168 (420 fps), 224 x 64 (1000 fps) 1920 x 1080 (25p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p); high-speed: 1920 x 1080 (15 fps), 1280 x 720 (60 fps), 640 x 480 (120 fps)
Max video resolution 1280x720 1920x1080
Video data format Motion JPEG MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected Optional
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None Optional
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 156g (0.34 lb) 399g (0.88 lb)
Physical dimensions 100 x 59 x 23mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.9") 119 x 78 x 50mm (4.7" x 3.1" x 2.0")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested 54
DXO Color Depth rating not tested 21.2
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested 11.7
DXO Low light rating not tested 200
Other
Battery life - 350 photos
Style of battery - Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-40 EN-EL14
Self timer Yes (10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer) Yes (10 or 2 seconds)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SDHC Memory Card, SD Memory Card, Eye-Fi Wireless Card compatible SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots 1 1
Cost at launch $300 $550