Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic ZS70

Casio Exilim EX-FH25 front
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70 front

Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic ZS70 Key Specs

Casio EX-FH25
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 26-520mm (F2.8-4.5) lens
  • 524g - 122 x 81 x 83mm
  • Released July 2010
Panasonic ZS70
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200 (Bump to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 24-720mm (F3.3-6.4) lens
  • 322g - 112 x 67 x 41mm
  • Released April 2017
  • Additionally referred to as Lumix DMC-TZ90
  • Old Model is Panasonic ZS60
  • Renewed by Panasonic ZS80
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Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic ZS70 Overview

Following is a complete analysis of the Casio EX-FH25 and Panasonic ZS70, both Small Sensor Superzoom digital cameras by competitors Casio and Panasonic. There is a sizeable difference between the sensor resolutions of the EX-FH25 (10MP) and ZS70 (20MP) but they enjoy the same exact sensor size (1/2.3").

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The EX-FH25 was launched 7 years before the ZS70 which is quite a large gap as far as tech is concerned. Both of the cameras offer different body type with the Casio EX-FH25 being a SLR-like (bridge) camera and the Panasonic ZS70 being a Compact camera.

Before getting in to a full comparison, below is a short view of how the EX-FH25 grades versus the ZS70 with regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Casio EX-FH25 over the Panasonic ZS70

 EX-FH25 ZS70 

Reasons to pick Panasonic ZS70 over the Casio EX-FH25

 ZS70 EX-FH25 
ReleasedApril 2017July 2010More modern by 82 months
Screen typeTiltingFixed Tilting screen
Screen resolution1040k230kCrisper screen (+810k dot)
Selfie screen Easy selfies
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Common features in the Casio EX-FH25 and Panasonic ZS70

 EX-FH25 ZS70 
Manually focus More precise focusing
Screen sizing3"3"Equivalent screen size

Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic ZS70 Physical Comparison

For those who are aiming to carry around your camera regularly, you are going to need to factor its weight and dimensions. The Casio EX-FH25 has got physical dimensions of 122mm x 81mm x 83mm (4.8" x 3.2" x 3.3") and a weight of 524 grams (1.16 lbs) whilst the Panasonic ZS70 has dimensions of 112mm x 67mm x 41mm (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.6") accompanied by a weight of 322 grams (0.71 lbs).

Take a look at the Casio EX-FH25 and Panasonic ZS70 in the latest Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember that, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change based on the lens you are using at that time. The following is the front view size comparison of the EX-FH25 compared to the ZS70.

Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic ZS70 size comparison

Taking into account size and weight, the portability rating of the EX-FH25 and ZS70 is 69 and 87 respectively.

Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic ZS70 top view buttons comparison

Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic ZS70 Sensor Comparison

In many cases, it is very difficult to picture the difference between sensor sizes purely by checking technical specs. The pic below might give you a far better sense of the sensor sizes in the EX-FH25 and ZS70.

As you have seen, each of these cameras enjoy the same exact sensor sizing albeit different resolution. You should count on the Panasonic ZS70 to resolve extra detail utilizing its extra 10MP. Higher resolution will enable you to crop shots far more aggressively. The more aged EX-FH25 is going to be behind when it comes to sensor technology.

Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic ZS70 sensor size comparison

Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic ZS70 Screen and ViewFinder

Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic ZS70 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Casio EX-FH25 Portrait photography features
Panasonic ZS70 Portrait photography features
manual focus
exports RAW files
no external flash support
sensor resolution low (10MP)
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
focusing manually
good megapixels (20MP)
comes with face detect focusing
supports RAW files
external flash not possible
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
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Street Comparison

Casio EX-FH25 Street photography information
Panasonic ZS70 Street photography information
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
exports RAW files
fixed screen
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
more heavy than others (524 grams)
screen tilts
image stabilization (Optical)
supports RAW files
features focus via touch
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
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Sports Comparison

Casio EX-FH25 Sports photography info
Panasonic ZS70 Sports photography info
incredible zoom range (26-520mm 20.0 x zoom)
max frames per second high (40.0 fps)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sensor resolution low (10MP)
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect AF
amazing zoom range (24-720mm 30.0 x zoom)
quiet shooting (1/16,000s)
image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (20MP)
comes with tracking focus
great battery pack (380 per charge)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Casio EX-FH25
Travel photography with Panasonic ZS70
built-in flash
fairly wide (26mm)
great zoom (520mm)
missing Timelapse mode
more heavy than others (524g)
sensor resolution low (10MP)
doesn't offer selfie friendly display
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
great battery pack (380 per charge)
features focus via touch
good megapixels (20 megapixels)
has built in flash
selfie friendly display
relatively wide (24mm)
very long zoom (720mm)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Casio EX-FH25
Landscape photography with Panasonic ZS70
manual focus
fairly wide (26mm)
screen size is good (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
exports RAW files
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
sensor resolution low (10MP)
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
missing Timelapse mode
focusing manually
relatively wide (24mm)
screen size is good (3 inch)
image stabilization (Optical)
good megapixels (20MP)
supports RAW files
great battery pack (380 CIPA)
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
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Vlogging Comparison

Casio EX-FH25 as a Vlogging camera
Panasonic ZS70 as a Vlogging camera
fairly wide (26mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
doesn't offer selfie friendly display
video quality not great (640 x 480 resolution)
missing external microphone support
more heavy than others (524g)
relatively wide (24mm)
selfie friendly display
has touchscreen
image stabilization (Optical)
comes with face detect focusing
video resolution high (3840 x 2160 pxls)
slow max aperture (f3.3)
missing microphone port
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Casio EX-FH25 vs Panasonic ZS70 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Casio EX-FH25 and Panasonic ZS70
 Casio Exilim EX-FH25Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70
General Information
Brand Name Casio Panasonic
Model Casio Exilim EX-FH25 Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70
Alternative name - Lumix DMC-TZ90
Class Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Released 2010-07-06 2017-04-19
Body design SLR-like (bridge) Compact
Sensor Information
Processor - Venus Engine
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 10 megapixels 20 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 3648 x 2736 5184 x 3888
Highest native ISO 3200 3200
Highest enhanced ISO - 6400
Min native ISO 100 80
RAW support
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Number of focus points - 49
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 26-520mm (20.0x) 24-720mm (30.0x)
Max aperture f/2.8-4.5 f/3.3-6.4
Macro focus range 1cm 3cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 5.8
Range of display Fixed Type Tilting
Display diagonal 3 inches 3 inches
Display resolution 230 thousand dot 1,040 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 1,166 thousand dot
Viewfinder coverage - 100%
Viewfinder magnification - 0.46x
Min shutter speed 30s 4s
Max shutter speed 1/2000s 1/2000s
Max quiet shutter speed - 1/16000s
Continuous shutter speed 40.0 frames/s 10.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 3.30 m 5.60 m (at Auto ISO)
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 640 x 480 (120, 30fps), 448 x 336 (30, 120, 240 fps), 224 x 168 (420 fps), 224 x 64 (1000 fps) 3840 x 2160 (30p), 1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30p)
Highest video resolution 640x480 3840x2160
Video file format Motion JPEG MPEG-4, AVCHD
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected Built-In
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 524g (1.16 pounds) 322g (0.71 pounds)
Dimensions 122 x 81 x 83mm (4.8" x 3.2" x 3.3") 112 x 67 x 41mm (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.6")
DXO scores
DXO Overall 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
Battery life - 380 photographs
Battery form - Battery Pack
Battery model 4 x AA -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Triple) Yes (2 or 10 sec, 3 shots / 10 secs)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC card, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots Single Single
Pricing at release $450 $450