Casio EX-FH100

 
Casio Exilim EX-FH100 front
 
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 24-240mm (F3.2-5.7) lens
  • 201g - 104 x 60 x 28mm
  • Launched June 2010
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  • Alternatives
  • Size Comparison
Portability
92
Imaging
35
Features
36
Overall
35

Casio EX-FH100 summary

Casio EX-FH100 is Casio's Small Sensor Compact digital camera initially released on June of 2010. The camera has a 10MP, BSI-CMOS 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a full resolution of 3648 x 2736.

The EX-FH100 is scored #114 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and over-all #935 out of 1428 for digital cameras in our collection. Please look at our Smart camera search to get camera listings based on your customized factors.

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Here is a diagram of various factors used in the rating system.

Casio EX-FH100 history

The Casio EX-FH100 comes with a history of related digital cameras. Below, you can discover all past and current models along with main specs.

ModelVisualizeLensResolutionSensor SizeReleased
Casio-Exilim-EX-ZR800 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZR800
EX-FH100 vs EX-ZR800
25-450mm
F3.5-5.9
16MP1/2.3"2013
Casio-Exilim-EX-ZR700 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZR700
EX-FH100 vs EX-ZR700
25-450mm
F3.5-5.9
16MP1/2.3"2013
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Casio-Exilim-EX-ZR400 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZR400
EX-FH100 vs EX-ZR400
24-300mm
F3.0-5.9
16MP1/2.3"2013
Casio-Exilim-EX-ZR1000 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZR1000
EX-FH100 vs EX-ZR1000
24-300mm
F3.0-5.9
16MP1/2.3"2012
Casio-Exilim-EX-ZR300 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZR300
EX-FH100 vs EX-ZR300
24-300mm
F3.0-5.9
16MP1/2.3"2012
Casio-Exilim-EX-ZR15 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZR15
EX-FH100 vs EX-ZR15
28-196mm
F3.0-5.9
16MP1/2.3"2012
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Casio-Exilim-EX-ZR100 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZR100
EX-FH100 vs EX-ZR100
24-300mm
F3.0-5.9
12MP1/2.3"2011
Casio-Exilim-EX-H30 front thumbnailCasio EX-H30
EX-FH100 vs EX-H30
24-300mm
F3.0-5.9
16MP1/2.3"2011
Casio-Exilim-EX-ZR10 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZR10
EX-FH100 vs EX-ZR10
28-196mm
F3.0-5.9
12MP1/2.3"2010
Casio-Exilim-EX-H20G front thumbnailCasio EX-H20G
EX-FH100 vs EX-H20G
24-240mm
F3.2-5.7
14MP1/2.3"2010
Casio-Exilim-EX-FH100 front thumbnailCasio EX-FH10024-240mm
F3.2-5.7
10MP1/2.3"2010
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Casio-Exilim-EX-H15 front thumbnailCasio EX-H15
EX-FH100 vs EX-H15
24-240mm
F3.2-5.7
14MP1/2.3"2010
Casio-Exilim-EX-FC150 front thumbnailCasio EX-FC150
EX-FH100 vs EX-FC150
37-185mm
F3.6-4.5
10MP1/2.3"2009
Casio-Exilim-EX-Z33 front thumbnailCasio EX-Z33
EX-FH100 vs EX-Z33
36-107mm
F3.1-5.6
10MP1/2.3"2009
Casio-Exilim-EX-Z280 front thumbnailCasio EX-Z280
EX-FH100 vs EX-Z280
26-104mm
F2.6-5.9
12MP1/2.3"2009
Casio-Exilim-EX-Z90 front thumbnailCasio EX-Z90
EX-FH100 vs EX-Z90
35-105mm
F3.1-5.9
12MP1/2.3"2009
Casio-Exilim-EX-Z450 front thumbnailCasio EX-Z450
EX-FH100 vs EX-Z450
28-112mm
F2.6-5.8
12MP1/2.3"2009
Casio-Exilim-EX-H10 front thumbnailCasio EX-H10
EX-FH100 vs EX-H10
24-240mm
F3.2-5.7
12MP1/2.3"2009
Casio-Exilim-EX-S12 front thumbnailCasio EX-S12
EX-FH100 vs EX-S12
36-108mm
F2.8-7.9
12MP1/2.3"2009
Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
Casio-Exilim-EX-FC100 front thumbnailCasio EX-FC100
EX-FH100 vs EX-FC100
()mm
F3.6-8.5
9MP1/2.3"2009

Casio EX-FH100 Pros and Cons

Below is a collection of advantages and disadvantages of the Casio EX-FH100 based on factors which are normally regarded as necessary in a digital camera.

built-in flash
delivers RAW files
focusing manually
good zoom range (24-240mm 10.0 x zoom)
great minimum ISO (100)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
includes HDMI out
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
pretty wide (24mm)
doesn't have phase detect AF
does not have a selfie friendly screen
lack of external mic support
lack of headphone support
lack of Time Lapse recording
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
low video resolution (640 x 480 pixels)
max frames per second very slow (4.0 frames/s)
max zoom aperture not good (f5.7)
no external flash support
pixelated screen (230 thousand dots)
screen is fixed
sensor is small (1/2.3")
sensor resolution not great (10MP)
sluggish max aperture (f3.2)
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Casio EX-FH100 Sensor details

The sensor spec on the Casio EX-FH100 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor can capture 3648 x 2736 pixels at aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera boasts Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Sensor stabilization is superior than digital stabilization since the latter may lead to cropping.

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The BSI-CMOS sensor boasts 10MP and has a standard ISO range of 100 to 3200. RAW photos are supported which means that you have wider margin for error.

The graphic underneath displays the EX-FH100's sensor dimensions in comparison to other popular sizes. The EX-FH100 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is highlighted in green.

Casio Exilim EX-FH100 sensor size Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone

To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Casio EX-FH100 dimensions

Casio EX-FH100 weighs 0.44 pounds (201 grams / 7.09 ounces) and features external proportions of 104mm x 60mm x 28mm (4.1" x 2.4" x 1.1"). The weight of average Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 grams and the Casio EX-FH100 is more heavy when compared with its competitors.

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Here is a picture of the Casio EX-FH100 alongside a soft drink to help you to have a feel for its scale.

Casio Exilim EX-FH100 dimensions scale

The top view just below will highlight the button layout on the EX-FH100.

Casio Exilim EX-FH100 topview buttons dials

Casio EX-FH100 Lens specs

The EX-FH100 houses an inbuilt lens providing a focal range of 24-240mm giving it a 10.0 x zoom which isn't really outstanding but it would certainly be very helpful in certain circumstances.

At the widest 24mm, it will have an aperture of f3.2 making it fairly slow and not very good in low light events and you will probably find it hard to capture a shallow depth of field. You could also need to up the ISO which results in noisy shots. For the tele end, 240mm comes to f5.7 making it very sluggish and you will need to go with slower shutter speeds.

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Casio EX-FH100 Connectivity

The EX-FH100 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • Wireless Yes
  • HDMI Yes

Digital cameras which have NFC or Bluetooth support are able to be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You can easily transfer images and usually change settings with no need to connect directly to the camera.

A few applications even stream a Liveview and release the shutter when you are not close to the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI out, it can easily be connected to an external display. Almost all cameras enable you to charge the battery pack using the USB port.

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Casio EX-FH100 Video specs

The highest possible video quality on the Casio EX-FH100 is 640 x 480 and it can capture in Motion JPEG file format. 480p is low by today's standards. You should shoot for a minimum 1080p quality for decent video. The camera does not offer a mic or headphone port which means you have got no control over your audio. It is probably best to have a look at another model should you want good audio in your videos.

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Casio EX-FH100 Weather Sealing

Casio EX-FH100 does not include environment proofing so rainy conditions might affect the camera.

Casio EX-FH100 Screen and Viewfinder

The Casio EX-FH100 has a 3 inch fixed display boasting a resolution of 230 thousand dots.

Please be aware that the display screen offers no touch support.

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The ViewFinder specs regarding Casio EX-FH100 are the following:

  • ViewFinder None

Viewfinders can be very beneficial during sunny outdoor conditions which might make the camera screen washed out and very difficult to view.

Casio EX-FH100 Shutter specs

Casio EX-FH100 continuous shooting rate is 4.0 frames/s. The max shutter speed is 1/2000s.

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Casio EX-FH100 Flash and Hot shoe specs

Casio EX-FH100 boasts only integrated flash without external flash support.

Casio EX-FH100 Autofocusing specs

Casio EX-FH100 boasts just Contrast Detect Autofocus and does not have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more snappier & accurate when compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing.

Casio EX-FH100 has got manual focus in case it is needed during low light conditions or you want to have more accurate focus control.

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Casio EX-FH100 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.

Below is a number of Small Sensor Compact cameras that come with the best battery life:

Casio EX-FH100 for various types of photography

The following diagram displays a rundown of the Casio EX-FH100 for various types of photography. To check out more, go to the specific paragraph underneath.

Casio EX-FH100 Portrait photography features

The Casio EX-FH100 has a rating of 37 which is really bad, meaning that it is not suitable for portrait photography. Taking portrait images favors heavily to sensor size, RAW support together with the ability to utilize external lighting.

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you can focus manually
exports RAW formats
no external flash support
low resolution sensor (10 megapixels)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")

Street photography with Casio EX-FH100

With a above average points tally of 65, the Casio EX-FH100 is a very decent fit to buy for street photography. A decent street photography camera features a perfect balance of picture quality and portability.

Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
delivers RAW formats
no articulating screen
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")

Casio EX-FH100 Sports photography factors

A really bad sports photography score of 27 indicates the Casio EX-FH100 is not suitable for photographing sports. A camera really should have fantastic tracking and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.

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built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
painfully slow continuous shooting (4.0 frames/s)
low MP (10 megapixels)
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect auto focus

Casio EX-FH100 Travel photography factors

Weight is extremely important in buying a travel camera. In general, the Casio EX-FH100 gets a reasonable 57 for a travel camera which makes it relatively appropriate to purchase for your journeys.

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built-in flash
decently wide (24mm)
missing Time Lapse mode
low megapixels (10MP)
display is not selfie friendly
slow maximum aperture (f3.2)

Casio EX-FH100 Landscape photography information

If you find yourself planning to purchase a digital camera for landscape pictures, the most vital factor is going to be image quality. The Casio EX-FH100 with it's average rating of 48 as a landscape camera is somewhat adequate compared to it's rivals.

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you can focus manually
pretty wide (24mm)
screen size is good (3 inches)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
saves RAW files
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.2)
sensor resolution low (10 megapixels)
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
no Timelapse function

Casio EX-FH100 Vlogging factors

A vlogging camera should really have a articulating display, mic port and preferably image stabilization. Taking all things into account, the Casio EX-FH100 is not suitable for vlogging as it receives a really bad score of 28.

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decently wide (24mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
slow max aperture (f3.2)
display isn't selfie friendly
low res video (640 x 480 pxls)
missing external microphone port

Casio EX-FH100 Alternatives

If you need alternatives to the EX-FH100, here is a collection of the highest scored cameras which fall into the class of Small Sensor Compact.

The line chart just below shows you a summary of the EX-FH100 compared to it's highest scored competitors suggested earlier.

There are a bunch of cameras you might have a look at as alternative options. To browse through a full comparison, go to the "compare" link.

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Specifications

General Information
Company
Casio
Model
Casio Exilim EX-FH100
Category
Small Sensor Compact
Launched
2010-06-16
Physical type
Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type
BSI-CMOS
Sensor size
1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions
6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area
28.1mm²
Sensor resolution
10 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio
4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution
3648 x 2736
RAW files
Maximum native ISO
3200
Min native ISO
100
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
AF single
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Lens
Lens mount
fixed lens
Lens focal range
24-240mm (10.0x)
Maximal aperture
f/3.2-5.7
Macro focus range
7cm
Focal length multiplier
5.8
Screen
Screen type
Fixed Type
Screen size
3 inch
Screen resolution
230 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder
None
DXO scores
DXO Overall score
not tested
DXO Color Depth score
not tested
DXO Dynamic range score
not tested
DXO Low light score
not tested
Features
Minimum shutter speed
4 secs
Fastest shutter speed
1/2000 secs
Continuous shutter rate
4.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation
Yes
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash settings
Auto, flash off, flash on, red eye reduction
External flash
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions
1280 × 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)
Maximum video resolution
640x480
Video format
Motion JPEG
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless
Eye-Fi Connected
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS
None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight
201 gr (0.44 lbs)
Physical dimensions
104 x 60 x 28mm (4.1" x 2.4" x 1.1")
Other
Battery model
NP-90
Self timer
Yes (10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer)
Time lapse feature
Storage type
SD/SDHC card, Internal
Card slots
1
Launch cost
$299