Casio EX-H10 Review

July 22, 2009 | Mark Goldstein | |


Number of Effective Pixels

12.10 million


Image Sensor


1/2.3-inch square pixel CCD

Total Pixels

12.39 million


File Format

Still Images

JPEG (Exif Version 2.2, DCF 1.0 standard, DPOF compliant)


AVI format, Motion JPEG, IMA-ADPCM (monaural)

Audio (Voice Recording)

WAV format (monaural)


Built-in Flash Memory (Image Area)



Recording Media

SDHC Memory Card, SD Memory Card*2


Number of Recorded Pixels

Still Images

12M (4000 x 3000), 3:2 (4000 x 2656), 16:9 (4000 x 2240), 8M (3264 x 2448),
5M (2560 x 1920), 3M (2048 x 1536), VGA (640 x 480)


HD: 1280 x 720 (24 fps) / STD: 640 x 480 (30 fps) / LP: 320 x 240 (15 fps)


Recording Capacity
(Maximum Image Size Setting)

Still Images

SD Memory Card 1GB*3

Approx. 122 shots (Fine) / 234 shots (Normal) / 350 shots (Economy)


Recording Time

Maximum Recording Capacity per File: 4GB*4

SD Memory Card 1GB*3

Approx. 5 min. 27 seconds (HD)


Continuous Shutter

High-speed Continuous Shutter

Approx. 10 frames per second at 1280 x 960 pixels (Up to 20 shots)
Approx. 4 frames per second at 1600 x 1200 pixels (Up to 8 shots)

Flash Continuous Shutter

Approx. 3 frames per second at 1600 x 1200 pixels (Up to 3 shots)




11 lenses in 10 groups, including aspherical lens


F3.2 (W) to F5.7 (T)

Focal Length


f=4.3 to 43.0mm

35mm Film Equivalent

Approx. 24mm ultra-wide to 240mm tele.



Optical Zoom


Digital Zoom

4X (40X in combination with optical zoom)

HD Zoom

62.4X (image size: 640 x 480 pixels)



Focus Type

Contrast Detection Auto Focus

Focus Modes

Auto Focus, Macro Mode, Infinity Mode, Manual Focus

AF Area

Spot, Multi or Tracking

AF Assist Lamp



Focus Range*5
(From Lens Surface)

Auto Focus

Approx. 5.9”  to infinity (W)


Approx. 2.8”  to 20” (First step from widest setting)

Infinity Mode

Infinity (W)

Manual Focus

Approx. 5.9”  to infinity (W)



Exposure Metering

Multi-pattern, center weighted, spot by imaging element

Exposure Control

Program AE

Exposure Compensation

-2EV to +2EV (in 1/3EV steps)


Shutter Type


CCD electronic shutter, mechanical shutter

Shutter Speed*6


1/2 to 1/2000 second

Night Scene

4 to 1/2000 second



F3.2 (W) to F7.5 (W)*7


White Balance

Auto WB, Daylight, Overcast, Shade, Day White FL, Daylight FL, Tungsten, Manual WB


Sensitivity (SOS/REI)*8

Still Images

Auto, ISO64, ISO100, ISO200, ISO400, ISO800, ISO1600, ISO3200




Entry Tags

hd video, review, 3 inch LCD, 720p, 12 megapixel, 10x zoom, casio, exh10, ex h10, Casio EX-H10

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