Casio EX-FC150 overview
Casio EX-FC150 is Casio's Small Sensor Compact camera first launched on November of 2009. It features a 10 MegaPixel, BSI-CMOS 1/2.3" size sensor with a maximum resolution of 3648 x 2736.
The EX-FC150 comes in at #215 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and all-around #1155 out of 1436 for cameras in our collection. Remember to try our Smart camera search to get camera rankings based on your customized requirements.
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Casio EX-FC150 family
The Casio EX-FC150 comes with a history of related cameras. Underneath, you can view all earlier and most recent models alongside main specs.
Casio EX-FC150 Gallery
You can view the EX-FC150 from different angles in the gallery below.
Casio EX-FC150 Pros and Cons
Here is a checklist of upsides and downsides of the Casio EX-FC150 based on things which are generally viewed as crucial in a camera.
Casio EX-FC150 Sensor information
The size of the sensor in the Casio EX-FC150 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 3648 x 2736 pixels with aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera boasts Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Optical stabilization is more desirable than digital stabilization as the latter can easily lead to cropping.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The BSI-CMOS sensor boasts 10 megapixels and includes a native ISO range of 64 - 1600. Sadly, RAW photos are not saved which means that you have less margin for error.
The graphic underneath shows the EX-FC150's sensor size in comparison to other common sizes. The EX-FC150 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get an idea of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Casio EX-FC150 dimensions
Casio EX-FC150 is 0.38 lb (173 gr / 6.10 oz) and the overall size of the camera is 99mm x 58mm x 28mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 1.1"). The weight of normal Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 gr so the Casio EX-FC150 is on par as compared with various rivals.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
Down below is a picture of the Casio EX-FC150 besides a soft drink to help you have a feel for its size.
The top view underneath will provide the button design on the EX-FC150.
Casio EX-FC150 Lens information
The EX-FC150 includes a fixed lens with a focal range of 37-185mm making it a 5.0 x zoom which is not outstanding nevertheless it may be helpful in a few circumstances.
At it's widest 37mm, the lens will have an aperture of f3.6 which is somewhat sluggish and not very good in low light situations and you may find it hard to capture good bokeh. You might also have to increase your ISO setting which causes noisy files. On the long end, 185mm comes at f4.5 making it fairly sluggish and you may have to apply slow shutter speeds.
Casio EX-FC150 Connectivity
The EX-FC150 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
Cameras that feature NFC and Bluetooth compatibility are able to be used wirelessly through smartphones. You will be able to transfer pictures and usually change settings without connecting straight with the camera.
Some apps also provide a Liveview and click the shutter in case you aren't close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it can easily be attached to an external display. A good number of cameras enable you to charge the battery through the USB socket.
Casio EX-FC150 Video information
The maximum video resolution in the Casio EX-FC150 is 640 x 480 and it can save in Motion JPEG format. 480p is terrible by today's standards. You should try to get at least 1080p resolution for video recording. The body doesn't feature a mic and headphone jack which means you have got zero control over your audio. It is probably a better idea to get another model should you require better audio in your video clips.
Casio EX-FC150 Weather Sealing
Casio EX-FC150 doesn't have weather proofing so rainy conditions can ruin the camera.
Casio EX-FC150 Display and Viewfinder
The Casio EX-FC150 features a 2.7 inch fixed display screen with a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
Sadly the display screen is not a touch screen.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The View Finder specs regarding Casio EX-FC150 are the following:
- ViewFinder None
In those sunny outdoor situations that make the camera screens washed out and difficult to view, viewfinders will be particularly valuable.
Casio EX-FC150 Shutter information
Casio EX-FC150 continuous shooting rate is 40.0 frames per second. The max shutter speed is 1/1000 sec.
Casio EX-FC150 Flash and Hot shoe information
Casio EX-FC150 boasts just in-built flash lacking external flash ability.
Casio EX-FC150 Autofocus information
Casio EX-FC150 boasts only Contrast Detect AF and is missing Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot quicker & exact than Contrast Detect autofocusing.
Casio EX-FC150 includes manual focus in case it is required in low light situations or you want to have more exact control on focus.
Casio EX-FC150 Battery life
The general Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 features the highest possible (470) battery life in this kind of cameras.
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Casio EX-FC150 for different kinds of photography
The following illustration presents a summation of the Casio EX-FC150 for different kinds of photography. To see more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Casio EX-FC150 Portrait photography details
The Casio EX-FC150 gets a rating of 27 which is awful, meaning that it is not really suitable to use for portrait photography. Taking portraits leans heavily to sensor resolution, support for RAW photos together with the option to use off-camera lighting.
Street photography with Casio EX-FC150
Getting a moderate rating of 56, the Casio EX-FC150 is reasonably suitable to use in street photography. A very good street photography camera has a fine balance of picture quality plus portability.
Casio EX-FC150 as a Sports photography camera
A awful sports photography score of 31 indicates the Casio EX-FC150 is not really suitable for taking pictures of sports. A camera needs excellent focusing and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Casio EX-FC150 Travel photography advice
Weight is super important when selecting a travel camera. All round, the Casio EX-FC150 gets a decent 50 as a travel camera which is somewhat suitable to buy for your trips.
Casio EX-FC150 Landscape photography factors
For those who are looking to purchase a digital camera for landscape pictures, the biggest factor will no doubt be image quality. The Casio EX-FC150 at it's awful score of 31 for a landscape camera is not really suitable compared to it's competition.
Casio EX-FC150 as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging preferably should have a moving display screen, mic port and preferably image stabilization. Taking everything into account, the Casio EX-FC150 is not really suitable as a vlog camera as it receives a awful rating of 25.
Casio EX-FC150 Alternatives
If you are shopping for replacements to the EX-FC150, here is a list of the highest placed cameras that fall into the class of Small Sensor Compact.
The diagram below shows you an overview of the EX-FC150 versus it's highest ranking competitors mentioned previously.
There are a bunch of cameras you may have a look at as alternatives. To browse through a full comparison, visit the "compare" link.