Casio EX-H20G overview
Casio EX-H20G is Casio's Small Sensor Compact camera first announced on September of 2010. The camera houses a 14MP, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a maximum resolution of 4320 x 3240.
The EX-H20G is placed #112 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras & all-around #928 out of 1428 for cameras in our database. Remember to test our Smart camera filter to see camera listings based on your personalized factors.
Below is a chart of multiple criteria used in the scoring system.
Casio EX-H20G family
The Casio EX-H20G is part of a family of digital cameras. You can view the complete range underneath.
Casio EX-H20G Gallery
You can see the EX-H20G from several angles in the gallery underneath.
Casio EX-H20G Pros and Cons
Below is a checklist of good and bad points of the Casio EX-H20G based on features which are typically viewed as essential in a camera.
Casio EX-H20G Sensor details
The Casio EX-H20G features the Exilim Engine HS processor. The spec of the sensor in the Casio EX-H20G is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor can resolve 4320 x 3240 pixels at aspect ratios of 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera comes with Image Stabilization (Sensor-shift). Sensor stabilization is better than digital stabilization as the latter might cause cropping.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The CCD sensor has 14MP and delivers a native ISO range of 64 - 3200. Unfortunately, RAW format is not saved therefore you have less margin for error.
The picture underneath illustrates the EX-H20G's sensor dimensions compared to other common sizes. The EX-H20G sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is presented in green.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Casio EX-H20G dimensions
Casio EX-H20G weighs about 0.48 lbs (216 grams / 7.62 oz) & the over all size of the camera is 103mm x 68mm x 29mm (4.1" x 2.7" x 1.1"). The weight of normal Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 grams so the Casio EX-H20G is weightier compared with other competitors.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
Underneath is a shot of the Casio EX-H20G alongside a softdrink to help you to get a feel for its scale.
The top view under will show you the button design on the EX-H20G.
Casio EX-H20G Lens specs
The EX-H20G has got an inbuilt lens and a focal range of 24-240mm making it a 10.0 x zoom which may not be exceptional but it would certainly be handy in certain circumstances.
At the widest 24mm, the lens comes with an aperture of f3.2 which is fairly slow and not great for low light events and you will likely struggle to get a shallow depth of field. You would also have to up the ISO setting which results in noisy files. At the tele end, 240mm comes with f5.7 making it quite sluggish and you would need to utilize slow shutter speeds.
Casio EX-H20G Connectivity
The EX-H20G has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Cameras which include NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity are able to be controlled wirelessly through smartphones. You can easily transfer pictures and in some cases adjust camera settings without connecting physically to the camera.
Some applications even stream a Liveview and click the shutter whenever you aren't close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI port, it can easily be attached to an external display. Nearly all cameras enable you to charge the battery with the USB socket.
Casio EX-H20G Video specs
The maximum video quality in the Casio EX-H20G is 1280 x 720 and you can capture in H.264 format. 720p is terrible for today's requirements. You really should go for at least 1080p quality for decent video. The camera doesn't feature a microphone and / or headphone port which means that you get no control over the audio. It is probably best to have a look at an alternative model should you want better audio for your video clips.
Casio EX-H20G Weather Sealing
Casio EX-H20G doesn't include weather proofing so wet conditions can easily damage the camera.
Casio EX-H20G Display and Viewfinder
The Casio EX-H20G is equipped with a 3 inch fixed screen boasting a resolution of 461 thousand dots.
Unfortunately the screen is not a touch screen.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The ViewFinder specifications for Casio EX-H20G are the following:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders are really handy during sunny outdoor conditions which will make the camera display washed out and very difficult to see.
Casio EX-H20G Shutter specs
The max shutter speed is 1/2000 sec.
Casio EX-H20G Flash and Hot shoe specs
Casio EX-H20G comes with only inbuilt flash without external flash ability.
Casio EX-H20G Autofocus specs
Casio EX-H20G comes with just Contrast Detect Auto Focus & does not have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot quicker & exact compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing.
Casio EX-H20G has the ability to use manual focus in case it is required during low light conditions or you require more precise focus control.
Casio EX-H20G Battery life
The general Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 comes with the highest possible (470) battery life within this class of cameras.
Underneath is a number of Small Sensor Compact cameras that come with the highest battery life:
Casio EX-H20G for specific categories of photography
The following graph gives a summation of the Casio EX-H20G for specific categories of photography. To read more, browse to the specific section underneath.
Casio EX-H20G Portrait photography information
The Casio EX-H20G gets a score of 36 which is lousy, meaning that it is simply not appropriate for portrait photography. Photographing portrait images favors heavily to sensor specs, support for RAW files along with the option to use external flash.
Street photography with Casio EX-H20G
Getting a average points tally of 54, the Casio EX-H20G is somewhat suited to use in street photography. A good street photography camera features a good balance of picture quality and portability.
Casio EX-H20G Sports photography highlights
A lousy sports photography score of 39 means the Casio EX-H20G is simply not appropriate for taking photos of sports. A camera should have good autofocus and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Travel photography with Casio EX-H20G
Size is extremely critical in getting a camera for travel. All round, the Casio EX-H20G gets a very good 61 for a travel camera which makes it a fine pick to buy for your holidays.
Casio EX-H20G Landscape photography information
When you're looking to purchase a digital camera for landscape photos, the most important factor will no doubt be image quality. The Casio EX-H20G at it's modest score of 47 as a landscape camera is relatively appropriate among it's competition.
Casio EX-H20G as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging should really posses a articulating screen, microphone input and if possible image stabilization. Considering everything, the Casio EX-H20G is simply not appropriate for vlogging as it delivers a lousy score of 27.
Casio EX-H20G Alternatives
If you are searching for alternatives to the EX-H20G, below is a list of the top placed cameras that fall within the category of Small Sensor Compact.
The graph followed below shows you an overview of the EX-H20G versus it's top ranking competitors shown earlier.
Following are additional cameras you may look into as alternate options. To read through a thorough comparison, just click on the "compare" link.