Casio EX-FC100 summary
Casio EX-FC100 is Casio's Small Sensor Compact camera originally released on January of 2009. It includes a 9 MegaPixel, CMOS 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a full resolution of 3456 x 2592.
The EX-FC100 places at #224 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and over all #1171 out of 1436 for digital cameras in our collection. Please try our Smart camera finder to find camera rankings based on your personalized criteria.
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Casio EX-FC100 family
The Casio EX-FC100 comes with a history of related digital cameras. Underneath, you can view all previous and more recent models along with key specs.
Casio EX-FC100 Gallery
You can check the EX-FC100 from several angles in the gallery below.
Casio EX-FC100 Pros and Cons
Below is a list of pros and cons of the Casio EX-FC100 based on features that are typically regarded as essential in a camera.
Casio EX-FC100 Sensor details
The sensor measurement in the Casio EX-FC100 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 3456 x 2592 pixels and aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera includes Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). In body stabilization is superior than digital stabilization as the latter can easily cause cropping.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The CMOS sensor boasts 9MP and features a native ISO range of 100 - 1600. Unfortunately, RAW files are not saved so you have less room to maneuver in post.
The image below displays the EX-FC100's sensor dimensions when compared to other common sizes. The EX-FC100 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is presented in green.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Casio EX-FC100 dimensions
Casio EX-FC100 weighs around 0.34 pounds (156g or 5.50 oz) and features exterior size of 100mm x 59mm x 23mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.9"). The weight of average Small Sensor Compact camera is 174g so the Casio EX-FC100 is less heavy when compared to various competitors.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The following is a photo of the Casio EX-FC100 beside a soft drink to help you have a feel for its scale.
The top view below will highlight the button layout on the EX-FC100.
Casio EX-FC100 Lens specs
The EX-FC100 provides a fixed lens featuring a constant focal length of ()mm which means you don't have the flexibility to zoom.
At the widest ()mm, the lens offers an aperture of f3.6 which is quite slow and not great in low light situations and you will find it difficult to capture good bokeh. You will likely also need to increase the ISO causing noisy files.
Casio EX-FC100 Connectivity
The EX-FC100 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras with NFC or Bluetooth support can be used wirelessly with smartphones. You are able to transfer pictures and at times adjust camera settings without connecting physically to the camera.
Several applications even give a Liveview and release the shutter whenever you are not close to the camera. If the camera has a HDMI out, it can be hooked up to an external monitor. The majority of cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack using the USB socket.
Casio EX-FC100 Video specs
The highest possible video resolution in the Casio EX-FC100 is 1280 x 720 and it can shoot in Motion JPEG format. 720p is low by today's requirements. You should really shoot for at least FUll HD resolution for good video. The camera does not offer a mic or headphone port so you get little control over your sound. It is probably best to consider a different camera if you need better sound in your video clips.
Casio EX-FC100 Weather Sealing
Casio EX-FC100 does not include environment proofing so wet conditions might damage the camera.
Casio EX-FC100 Display and Viewfinder
The Casio EX-FC100 includes a 2.7" fixed display screen supporting a resolution of 230k dots.
Please be aware that the display offers no touch support.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The View Finder specs regarding Casio EX-FC100 are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
In those bright outdoor situations which make the camera displays washed out and challenging to view, viewfinders will be very helpful.
Casio EX-FC100 Shutter specs
The highest shutter speed is 1/1000s.
Casio EX-FC100 Flash and Hot shoe specs
Casio EX-FC100 includes only integrated flash with no external flash support.
Casio EX-FC100 Autofocus specs
Casio EX-FC100 includes just Contrast Based Autofocus and doesn't have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more snappier and precise when compared to Contrast Based autofocusing.
Casio EX-FC100 has got manual focusing if required during low light situations or you want more exact control on focusing.
Casio EX-FC100 Battery life
The average Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 has the best (470) battery life within this kind of cameras.
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Casio EX-FC100 for specific kinds of photography
The following diagram provides a outline of the Casio EX-FC100 for specific kinds of photography. To learn more, have a look at the specific section below.
Casio EX-FC100 as a Portrait photography camera
The Casio EX-FC100 receives a score of 27 which is lousy, meaning that it is not really very good to use for portrait images. Shooting portrait images favors heavily to sensor resolution, RAW support plus the option to work with off-camera lighting.
Casio EX-FC100 Street photography factors
With a moderate score of 56, the Casio EX-FC100 is reasonably suitable to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera has a fine balance of image quality plus portability.
Sports photography with Casio EX-FC100
A lousy sports photography rating of 24 means the Casio EX-FC100 is not really very good for taking photos of sports. A camera should have fantastic focusing plus continuous shooting for sports photography.
Travel photography with Casio EX-FC100
Weight is pretty crucial when picking a travel camera. All round, the Casio EX-FC100 gets a average 52 as a travel camera which is fairly suited to take with you on your vacations.
Casio EX-FC100 Landscape photography factors
When you're looking to purchase a digital camera for landscape pictures, the most significant factor will no doubt be image quality. The Casio EX-FC100 and it's lousy score of 32 as a landscape camera is not really very good in the current marketplace.
Vlogging with Casio EX-FC100
A camera for vlogging should have a moving display screen, mic port and if possible IBIS. Considering everything, the Casio EX-FC100 is not really very good for vlogging as it receives a lousy rating of 26.
Casio EX-FC100 Alternatives
If you are interested in alternatives to the EX-FC100, here is a list of the top placed cameras that fall into the category of Small Sensor Compact.
The chart down below gives you a summary of the EX-FC100 vs it's highest scored competitors mentioned previously.
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