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Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic FZ1000

Portability
69
Imaging
33
Features
37
Overall
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Casio Exilim EX-FH25 front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 front
Portability
55
Imaging
51
Features
80
Overall
62

Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic FZ1000 Key Specs

Casio EX-FH25
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 26-520mm (F2.8-4.5) lens
  • 524g - 122 x 81 x 83mm
  • Launched July 2010
Panasonic FZ1000
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1" Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 125 - 12800 (Expand to 25600)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 25-400mm (F2.8-4.0) lens
  • 831g - 137 x 99 x 131mm
  • Released June 2014
  • Successor is Panasonic FZ2500
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Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic FZ1000 Overview

Lets look more in depth at the Casio EX-FH25 and Panasonic FZ1000, one being a Small Sensor Superzoom and the latter is a Large Sensor Superzoom by manufacturers Casio and Panasonic. There is a big difference among the image resolutions of the EX-FH25 (10MP) and FZ1000 (20MP) and the EX-FH25 (1/2.3") and FZ1000 (1") offer different sensor sizing.

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The EX-FH25 was brought out 4 years earlier than the FZ1000 and that is a fairly big gap as far as camera tech is concerned. Each of these cameras feature the same body design (SLR-like (bridge)).

Before we go right into a full comparison, here is a brief view of how the EX-FH25 scores versus the FZ1000 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Casio EX-FH25 over the Panasonic FZ1000

 EX-FH25 FZ1000 

Reasons to pick Panasonic FZ1000 over the Casio EX-FH25

 FZ1000 EX-FH25 
ReleasedJune 2014July 2010Fresher by 47 months
Screen typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating screen
Screen resolution921k230kCrisper screen (+691k dot)
Selfie screen Take selfies

Common features in the Casio EX-FH25 and Panasonic FZ1000

 EX-FH25 FZ1000 
Focus manually Dial accurate focusing
Screen size3"3"Same screen measurement
Touch screen Neither provides Touch screen

Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic FZ1000 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is aiming to carry your camera, you will have to take into account its weight and measurements. The Casio EX-FH25 provides outer dimensions of 122mm x 81mm x 83mm (4.8" x 3.2" x 3.3") having a weight of 524 grams (1.16 lbs) and the Panasonic FZ1000 has proportions of 137mm x 99mm x 131mm (5.4" x 3.9" x 5.2") with a weight of 831 grams (1.83 lbs).

See the Casio EX-FH25 and Panasonic FZ1000 in the latest Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Keep in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ dependant on the lens you are working with at the time. Below is a front view physical size comparison of the EX-FH25 compared to the FZ1000.

Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic FZ1000 size comparison

Taking into account size and weight, the portability grade of the EX-FH25 and FZ1000 is 69 and 55 respectively.

Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic FZ1000 top view buttons comparison

Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic FZ1000 Sensor Comparison

Oftentimes, it's tough to imagine the gap in sensor sizing purely by going through specifications. The photograph underneath may give you a clearer sense of the sensor sizes in the EX-FH25 and FZ1000.

Plainly, both of these cameras come with different resolutions and different sensor sizing. The EX-FH25 due to its smaller sensor is going to make getting shallow depth of field trickier and the Panasonic FZ1000 will show greater detail having its extra 10MP. Higher resolution will also help you crop pictures a good deal more aggressively. The older EX-FH25 will be behind with regard to sensor technology.

Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic FZ1000 sensor size comparison

Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic FZ1000 Screen and ViewFinder

Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic FZ1000 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Casio EX-FH25 Portrait photography details
Panasonic FZ1000 Portrait photography details
35
has manual focus
saves RAW formats
no external flash support
megapixel count low (10 megapixels)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
70
focusing manually
decent sensor resolution (20MP)
nice sensor size (1")
features face detect autofocus
exports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Casio EX-FH25 Street photography details
Panasonic FZ1000 Street photography details
51
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
saves RAW formats
fixed screen
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
more heavy than others (524 grams)
70
fully articulated screen
has image stabilization (Optical)
nice sensor size (1")
exports RAW formats
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Sports Comparison

Casio EX-FH25 Sports photography highlights
Panasonic FZ1000 Sports photography highlights
41
long zoom range (26-520mm 20.0 x zoom)
fast shooting (40.0 fps)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
megapixel count low (10 megapixels)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect autofocus
67
excellent zoom range (25-400mm 16.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent sensor resolution (20MP)
nice sensor size (1")
features tracking focus
does not have phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Casio EX-FH25 as a Travel photography camera
Panasonic FZ1000 as a Travel photography camera
49
has built in flash
really wide (26mm)
great reach (520mm)
missing Timelapse function
more heavy than others (524 grams)
megapixel count low (10MP)
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
65
decent sensor resolution (20MP)
built-in flash
screen is selfie friendly
pretty wide (25mm)
very long reach (400mm)
slow max aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Casio EX-FH25
Landscape photography with Panasonic FZ1000
45
has manual focus
really wide (26mm)
screen size is decent (3 inches)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
saves RAW formats
can't switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
megapixel count low (10MP)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
missing Timelapse function
64
focusing manually
pretty wide (25mm)
screen size is decent (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent sensor resolution (20MP)
nice sensor size (1")
exports RAW formats
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f2.8)
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Vlogging Comparison

Casio EX-FH25 as a Vlogging camera
Panasonic FZ1000 as a Vlogging camera
22
really wide (26mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
video quality not great (640 x 480 resolution)
missing microphone support
more heavy than others (524g)
66
pretty wide (25mm)
screen is selfie friendly
has image stabilization (Optical)
features face detect autofocus
great video quality (3840 x 2160 pixels)
includes mic jack
slow max aperture (f2.8)
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Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic FZ1000 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Casio EX-FH25 and Panasonic FZ1000
 Casio Exilim EX-FH25Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000
General Information
Make Casio Panasonic
Model type Casio Exilim EX-FH25 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000
Category Small Sensor Superzoom Large Sensor Superzoom
Launched 2010-07-06 2014-06-12
Body design SLR-like (bridge) SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor Information
Processor Chip - Venus Engine
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 13.2 x 8.8mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 116.2mm²
Sensor resolution 10 megapixels 20 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 3648 x 2736 5472 x 3648
Maximum native ISO 3200 12800
Maximum boosted ISO - 25600
Min native ISO 100 125
RAW format
Min boosted ISO - 80
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Total focus points - 49
Lens
Lens mount type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 26-520mm (20.0x) 25-400mm (16.0x)
Max aperture f/2.8-4.5 f/2.8-4.0
Macro focusing distance 1cm 3cm
Crop factor 5.8 2.7
Screen
Range of screen Fixed Type Fully Articulated
Screen size 3" 3"
Screen resolution 230 thousand dot 921 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 2,359 thousand dot
Viewfinder coverage - 100%
Viewfinder magnification - 0.7x
Features
Lowest shutter speed 30 seconds 60 seconds
Highest shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Continuous shooting speed 40.0 frames per sec 12.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 3.30 m 13.50 m (at Auto ISO)
Flash settings Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 640 x 480 (120, 30fps), 448 x 336 (30, 120, 240 fps), 224 x 168 (420 fps), 224 x 64 (1000 fps) 3840x2160 (30p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p, 24p) 1280x720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Maximum video resolution 640x480 3840x2160
Video file format Motion JPEG MPEG-4, AVCHD
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected 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 524 grams (1.16 pounds) 831 grams (1.83 pounds)
Physical dimensions 122 x 81 x 83mm (4.8" x 3.2" x 3.3") 137 x 99 x 131mm (5.4" x 3.9" x 5.2")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested 64
DXO Color Depth rating not tested 22.1
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested 11.7
DXO Low light rating not tested 517
Other
Battery life - 360 images
Battery format - Battery Pack
Battery ID 4 x AA DMW-BLC12PP
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Triple) Yes
Time lapse feature
Storage media SD/SDHC card, Internal -
Storage slots Single Single
Pricing at launch $450 $800