Casio EX-H10

Casio Exilim EX-H10 front
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 64 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 24-240mm (F3.2-5.7) lens
  • 194g - 102 x 62 x 24mm
  • Launched June 2009
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  • Alternatives
  • Size Comparison
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Casio EX-H10 overview

Casio EX-H10 is Casio's Small Sensor Compact digital camera initially launched on June of 2009. It comes with a 12 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a peak resolution of 4000 x 3000.

The EX-H10 places at #164 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and all-around #1090 out of 1465 for cameras in our collection. You can test our Smart camera filter to see camera rankings based on your custom requirements.

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Here is a chart of specific criteria used in the scoring system.

Casio EX-H10 history

The Casio EX-H10 comes with a history of related cameras. Listed below, you can discover all previous and brand new models alongside key specs.

ModelVisualizeLensResolutionSensor SizeReleased
Casio-Exilim-EX-ZR800 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZR800
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Casio-Exilim-EX-ZR700 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZR700
EX-H10 vs EX-ZR700
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Casio-Exilim-EX-ZR400 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZR400
EX-H10 vs EX-ZR400
Casio-Exilim-EX-ZR1000 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZR1000
EX-H10 vs EX-ZR1000
Casio-Exilim-EX-ZR300 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZR300
EX-H10 vs EX-ZR300
Casio-Exilim-EX-ZR15 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZR15
EX-H10 vs EX-ZR15
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Casio-Exilim-EX-ZR100 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZR100
EX-H10 vs EX-ZR100
Casio-Exilim-EX-H30 front thumbnailCasio EX-H30
EX-H10 vs EX-H30
Casio-Exilim-EX-ZR10 front thumbnailCasio EX-ZR10
EX-H10 vs EX-ZR10
Casio-Exilim-EX-H20G front thumbnailCasio EX-H20G
EX-H10 vs EX-H20G
Casio-Exilim-EX-FH100 front thumbnailCasio EX-FH100
EX-H10 vs EX-FH100
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Casio-Exilim-EX-H15 front thumbnailCasio EX-H15
EX-H10 vs EX-H15
Casio-Exilim-EX-FC150 front thumbnailCasio EX-FC150
EX-H10 vs EX-FC150
Casio-Exilim-EX-Z33 front thumbnailCasio EX-Z33
EX-H10 vs EX-Z33
Casio-Exilim-EX-Z280 front thumbnailCasio EX-Z280
EX-H10 vs EX-Z280
Casio-Exilim-EX-Z90 front thumbnailCasio EX-Z90
EX-H10 vs EX-Z90
Casio-Exilim-EX-Z450 front thumbnailCasio EX-Z450
EX-H10 vs EX-Z450
Casio-Exilim-EX-H10 front thumbnailCasio EX-H1024-240mm
Casio-Exilim-EX-S12 front thumbnailCasio EX-S12
EX-H10 vs EX-S12
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Casio-Exilim-EX-FC100 front thumbnailCasio EX-FC100
EX-H10 vs EX-FC100

Casio EX-H10 Pros and Cons

Here is a checklist of advantages and drawbacks of the Casio EX-H10 based on features that are normally seen as essential in a digital camera.

built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
flash built-in
has manual focus
in built zoom lens (24-240mm 10.0 x zoom)
nice screen size (3 inches)
really wide (24mm)
very good min ISO (64)
can't swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
can't use external flash
does not have external microphone port
does not have HDMI port
does not have headphone port
does not have Timelapse function
has no phase detect auto focus
has no RAW files
low frames per second (4.0 fps)
low res video (1280 x 720 pixels)
manual mode not possible
no aperture priority
no shutter priority mode
pixelated screen (230 thousand dot)
screen is fixed
screen is not selfie friendly
sensor resolution not great (12 megapixels)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
sluggish at full zoom (f5.7)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.2)
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Casio EX-H10 Sensor features

The sensor spec on the Casio EX-H10 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to resolve 4000 x 3000 pixels using aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera includes Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Optical stabilization is more effective than digital stabilization since the latter may produce cropping.

Photography Glossary

The CCD sensor boasts 12 megapixels and gives a standard ISO range of 64 to 3200. Unfortunately, RAW format is not supported therefore you have less room to maneuver in post.

The image below illustrates the EX-H10's sensor size compared to other popular sizes. The EX-H10 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is displayed in green.

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To get an understanding of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Casio EX-H10 dimensions

Casio EX-H10 weighs 0.43 lbs (194 gr / 6.84 ounces) and features exterior measurements of 102mm x 62mm x 24mm (4.0" x 2.4" x 0.9"). The weight of general Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 gr and the Casio EX-H10 is more heavy as compared with various rivals.

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Listed below is a photo of the Casio EX-H10 with a soda so you can have a feel for its size.

Casio Exilim EX-H10 dimensions scale

The top view directly below will highlight the button layout on the EX-H10.

Casio Exilim EX-H10 topview buttons dials

Casio EX-H10 Lens features

The EX-H10 includes a built-in lens having a focal range of 24-240mm giving it a 10.0 x zoom which might not be very good but it would certainly be helpful in certain situations.

At it's widest 24mm, it offers an aperture of f3.2 which is kind of sluggish and not good in low light situations and you will probably find it hard to capture good bokeh. You will also have to increase your ISO setting which results in noisy images. With the long end, 240mm comes to f5.7 making it fairly sluggish and you will have to apply slower shutter speeds.

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Casio EX-H10 Connectivity

The EX-H10 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • Wireless Yes

Cameras that contain NFC and / or Bluetooth support are able to be used wirelessly by smartphones. You can send files and in some cases alter settings with no need to connect directly with the camera.

Several apps also provide a Liveview and press the shutter when you aren't close to the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI out, it can easily be hooked up to an external display. Many cameras will allow you to charge the battery using the USB port.

Photography Glossary

Casio EX-H10 Video features

The highest video resolution on the Casio EX-H10 is 1280 x 720 and it can record in Motion JPEG file format. 720p is terrible by today's standards. You should go for a minimum FUll HD resolution for good video. The body doesn't include a mic and / or headphone port which means that you have got absolutely no control over your sound. It is probably best to shop for an alternative camera in case you need decent sound in your videos.

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Casio EX-H10 Weather Sealing

There is no weather proofing in the Casio EX-H10 so you have to be cautious in rainy and dusty situations.

Casio EX-H10 Screen and Viewfinder

The Casio EX-H10 comes with a 3 inch fixed display having a resolution of 230 thousand dots.

Unfortunately the display isn't a touch screen.

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The View Finder specs regarding Casio EX-H10 are as follows:

  • ViewFinder None

In those bright outdoor situations that make the camera screens washed out and tough to view, viewfinders are particularly valuable.

Casio EX-H10 Shutter features

Casio EX-H10 is able to shoot continuously at 4.0 fps. The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000 seconds.

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Casio EX-H10 Flash and Hot shoe features

Casio EX-H10 includes just integrated flash lacking external flash ability.

Casio EX-H10 Autofocusing features

Casio EX-H10 includes only Contrast Based Autofocus and doesn't have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more faster & precise as compared with Contrast Based autofocusing.

Casio EX-H10 has manual focusing when needed in low light situations or you need to have more precise control on focusing.

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Casio EX-H10 Battery life

The typical Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 offers the highest (470) battery life in this group of cameras.

Listed below is a list of Small Sensor Compact cameras that have the highest battery life:

Casio EX-H10 for varying categories of photography

The following diagram indicates a overview of the Casio EX-H10 for varying categories of photography. To view more, go to the specific paragraph below.

Casio EX-H10 Portrait photography factors

The Casio EX-H10 gets a points tally of 27 which is low, and means the camera is not appropriate to use for portrait images. Shooting portraits favors greatly towards sensor resolution, RAW support along with the option to work with off-camera flash.

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has manual focus
no manual control
external flash not possible
low MP (12 megapixels)
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format

Casio EX-H10 Street photography highlights

With a modest points total of 56, the Casio EX-H10 is fairly suited to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera gives a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.

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image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
screen is fixed
sensor size is very small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW format

Casio EX-H10 as a Sports photography camera

A low sports photography score of 25 means the Casio EX-H10 is not appropriate for taking photos of sports. A camera needs to have good autofocus plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.

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built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
very slow continuous shooting (4.0 fps)
lack of shutter priority mode
low resolution sensor (12MP)
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
no phase detect autofocus

Casio EX-H10 as a Travel photography camera

Portability is very crucial in selecting a camera for travel. All things considered, the Casio EX-H10 gets a decent 57 for a travel camera which makes it somewhat appropriate for your holidays.

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has built in flash
rather wide (24mm)
doesn't have Time Lapse mode
sensor resolution not great (12 megapixels)
screen isn't selfie friendly
slow maximum aperture (f3.2)

Casio EX-H10 Landscape photography factors

When you're planning to purchase a camera for landscape photography, the most critical aspect is going to be image quality. The Casio EX-H10 at it's low grade of 41 for a landscape camera is not appropriate within the current market.

Photography Glossary
focusing manually
decently wide (24mm)
screen size is good (3 inch)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.2)
no manual mode
low megapixels (12MP)
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW files
lack of Time Lapse function

Vlogging with Casio EX-H10

A vlogging camera should offer a moving display, microphone input and if possible image stabilization. Considering everything, the Casio EX-H10 is not appropriate for vlogging as it gets a low rating of 28.

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pretty wide (24mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.2)
doesn't posses selfie friendly screen
video res low (1280 x 720 pxls)
no external mic socket

Casio EX-H10 Alternatives

If you are in the market for alternatives to the EX-H10, below is a collection of the highest placed cameras that fall in to the family of Small Sensor Compact.

The diagram down below gives you a summary of the EX-H10 versus it's top ranking competitors shown previously.

These are various other cameras you may look into as alternative options. To look at a complete comparison, click the "compare" link.

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General Information
Model type
Casio Exilim EX-H10
Small Sensor Compact
Body design
Sensor Information
Sensor type
Sensor size
Sensor measurements
6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area
Sensor resolution
12 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio
4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution
4000 x 3000
RAW photos
Max native ISO
Lowest native ISO
Focus manually
Touch focus
Continuous AF
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Lens mount type
fixed lens
Lens zoom range
24-240mm (10.0x)
Highest aperture
Macro focusing range
Crop factor
Screen type
Fixed Type
Screen diagonal
3 inches
Resolution of screen
230 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
DXO scores
DXO All around rating
not tested
DXO Color Depth rating
not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating
not tested
DXO Low light rating
not tested
Lowest shutter speed
4 secs
Highest shutter speed
1/2000 secs
Continuous shooting speed
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Change WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance
3.60 m
Flash modes
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Soft
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions
1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Max video resolution
Video file format
Motion JPEG
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
Eye-Fi Connected
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
194 grams (0.43 lb)
102 x 62 x 24mm (4.0" x 2.4" x 0.9")
Battery ID
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 sec, Triple)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage
SD/SDHC card, Internal
Storage slots
Cost at launch