Casio EX-FS10 overview
Casio EX-FS10 is Casio's Ultracompact digital camera initially revealed on January of 2009. The camera has a 9MP, CMOS 1/2.3" size sensor with a peak resolution of 3456 x 2592.
The EX-FS10 comes in at #137 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras and all round #1190 out of 1422 for cameras in our list. You can test our Smart camera filter to find camera listings based on your personal factors.
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Casio EX-FS10 history
The Casio EX-FS10 comes with a history of related cameras. Underneath, you can view all earlier and most recent models as well as important features.
Casio EX-FS10 Gallery
You can view the EX-FS10 from several angles in the gallery below.
Casio EX-FS10 Pros and Cons
Here is a list of benefits and drawbacks of the Casio EX-FS10 based on features which are generally seen as necessary in a digital camera.
Casio EX-FS10 Sensor features
The size of the sensor on the Casio EX-FS10 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor can resolve 3456 x 2592 pixels with aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The CMOS sensor boasts 9MP and has a standard ISO range of 100 to 1600. Sadly, RAW photos are not saved therefore you have less margin for error.
The image underneath shows the EX-FS10's sensor size compared to other popular sizes. The EX-FS10 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
To get an idea of specific aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Casio EX-FS10 dimensions
Casio EX-FS10 weighs in at 0.27 lb (121 gr or 4.27 ounces) and features external proportions of 102mm x 55mm x 20mm (4.0" x 2.2" x 0.8"). The weight of general Ultracompact camera is 121 gr and the Casio EX-FS10 is very similar as compared to various competitors.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Here is a image of the Casio EX-FS10 beside a soda to help you to have a feel for its size.
The top view underneath will highlight the button layout on the EX-FS10.
Casio EX-FS10 Lens features
The EX-FS10 comes with an inbuilt lens with a focal range of 38-114mm giving it a 3.0 x zoom which isn't really significant but it can be convenient in certain scenarios.
At it's widest 38mm, it will have an aperture of f3.9 which is somewhat sluggish and not great in low light situations and you may find it difficult to capture a shallow depth of field. You could also have to up your ISO setting producing noisy photos. On the long end, 114mm comes to f7.1 making it very sluggish and you may have to go with slower shutter speeds.
Casio EX-FS10 Connectivity
The EX-FS10 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras that incorporate NFC or Bluetooth compatibility can easily be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You can easily send images and oftentimes alter camera settings without the hassle of connecting straight with the camera.
Several apps also give a Liveview and press the shutter if you aren't close to the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI out, it could be hooked up to an external display. A good number of cameras enable you to charge the battery using the USB port.
Casio EX-FS10 Video features
The highest video quality on the Casio EX-FS10 is 1280 x 720 and it can save in Motion JPEG file format. 720p is terrible by today's requirements. You really should target at least 1080p quality for video recording. The body doesn't include a mic or headphone jack which means that you have zero control over your audio. It is probably a better idea to have a look at a different model in case you require good audio in your videos.
Casio EX-FS10 Weather Sealing
There is no weather proofing on the Casio EX-FS10 so you have to be cautious in wet and dusty conditions.
Casio EX-FS10 Screen and Viewfinder
The Casio EX-FS10 has a 2.5" fixed screen with a resolution of 230k dots.
Sadly the screen isn't a touch screen.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The ViewFinder details regarding Casio EX-FS10 are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders can be very beneficial in sunny outdoor conditions which may make the camera screen washed out and very difficult to view.
Casio EX-FS10 Shutter features
The maximum shutter speed is 1/1250s.
Casio EX-FS10 Flash and Hot shoe features
Casio EX-FS10 boasts just in-built flash with missing external flash ability.
Casio EX-FS10 Autofocus features
Casio EX-FS10 boasts only Contrast Detect Auto Focus and is missing Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more quicker and exact than Contrast Detect autofocusing.
Casio EX-FS10 boasts manual focus when needed in low light situations or you need to have more exact focus control.
Casio EX-FS10 Battery life
The typical Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 offers the highest (320) battery life in this group of cameras.
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Casio EX-FS10 for different categories of photography
The following graph presents a analysis of the Casio EX-FS10 for different categories of photography. To see more, check out the specific section underneath.
Portrait photography with Casio EX-FS10
The Casio EX-FS10 gets a points total of 26 which is subpar, and means the camera is not really very good for portraits. Shooting portrait photos leans greatly towards sensor resolution, support for RAW photos & capability to utilize off-camera flash.
Casio EX-FS10 Street photography advice
Getting a moderate points total of 47, the Casio EX-FS10 is reasonably suitable to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera has a fine balance of image quality plus portability.
Casio EX-FS10 Sports photography information
A subpar sports photography score of 16 suggests the Casio EX-FS10 is not really very good for taking pictures of sports. A camera should have great tracking and fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Travel photography with Casio EX-FS10
Portability is really crucial when selecting a camera for travel. All things considered, the Casio EX-FS10 gets a moderate 51 as a travel camera which is reasonably suitable to take with you on your travels.
Casio EX-FS10 as a Landscape photography camera
For those who are planning to choose a camera for landscape photos, the biggest aspect is going to be image quality. The Casio EX-FS10 with it's subpar rating of 27 for a landscape camera is not really very good in the current market.
Casio EX-FS10 Vlogging features
A camera for vlogging should really posses a moving display, microphone input and ideally image stabilization. Taking all things in to account, the Casio EX-FS10 is not really very good for vlogging as it delivers a subpar rating of 22.
Casio EX-FS10 Alternatives
If you are interested in alternatives to the EX-FS10, below is a number of the highest rated cameras which fall within the family of Ultracompact.
The graph just below offers you a summary of the EX-FS10 compared to it's top scoring rivals mentioned above.
Following are additional cameras you might see as alternative options. To read through a comprehensive comparison, go to the "compare" link.