Casio Exilim Card EX-S100

Review Date: February 28th 2005

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Introduction / Price
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Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Conclusion / Links


Recording Element

1/3.2 inch square pixel primary colour CCD

(3.34 million total pixels; 3.2 million effective pixels)

Still Image: JPEG (Exif. Ver. 2.2), DCF standard; DPOF compliant

Movies: AVI (Motion JPEG)

Audio: WAV (mono)

Recording Medium

Built-in internal flash memory (approx. 9.3MB recordable area)

Card slot for SD / MMC

Image Resolution

Still Image: 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360 (3:2), 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480 pixels (Fine / Normal / Economy)

Movies: 320 x 240 pixels

Image Deletion

One image, all images


CASIO transparent ceramic lens (6 lenses in 5 groups)

F4.0 (W) to F6.6 (T)

f=4.8(W) to 13.5(T) mm (equivalent to approx. 36 to 102mm in 35mm format)

Lens cover


2.8x optical zoom, 4x digital zoom (11.2x total when optical and digital zooms are used in combination)

Focus Mode

Contrast AF (selectable between spot, 7 point multi)

Pan focus

Macro mode

Auto macro

Infinity mode

Manual focus

Focus lock

Focus Range

Normal: 40 cm to ∞

Macro: 17 cm to 50 cm

Exposure Metering


Exposure Control

Program AE

Exposure Compensation

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


CCD electronic / mechanical shutter

Shutter Speed

Normal: 1/8 to 1/2000 sec.

Night: 4 to 1/2000sec.

Fireworks: 2 sec. (fixed)


F4.0 / F8.0, auto switching (brightness conversion F values)

White Balance

Auto; Fixed (6 modes); Manual


ISO 50, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400; automatic or manual switching

Recording Mode

Still image

Still image with audio

Unlimted movie with audio (only restricted by free memory capacity and battery life)

BESTSHOT (23 predefined scenarios)

Voice recorder


10 seconds or 2 seconds

Triple self-timer

Flash System

Auto, Flash On, Flash Off, Red Eye Reduction

Approx. Flash Range

0.4 to 2.5 metres (W); 0.4 to 1.5 metres (T)


2.0" digital TFT colour LCD; 84,960 pixels (354240)

Playback Functions

Still image playback (4x zoom)

Movie playback




9 image display


Favourites folder


Image roulette

Slideshow (Photostand)


Multilingual menu

RGB Histogram

Flash assist

Icon help

Grid display

Grid display

Key customization

Alarm with image

Album feature


Date and time recorded with image data; auto calendar up to 2049

World Time

162 cities (32 time zones); city names; date and time; daylight saving time

Input/Output Terminals

USB cradle with AC adaptor; microphone; speaker

Power Requirements

Proprietary rechargable lithium-ion battery


Continuous Recording*: Approx. 90 min., up to approx. 180 shots (CIPA)

Continuous Recording**: Approx. 90 min., up to approx. 540 shots

Continuous Playback***: Approx. 150 min.

Voice recording****: Approx. 150 min.


88 x 57 x 16.7mm (W x H x D; excl. projections, thinnest point 14.2mm)


Approx. 113g (excl. batteries and accessories)

Bundled Accessories

Proprietary rechargable lithium-ion battery

USB cradle

USB cable

Wrist strap

User's quick reference guide


Page 1
Introduction / Price
Page 2
Page 3
Page 4
Page 5
Ease of Use
Page 6
Image Quality
Page 7
Sample Images
Page 8
Conclusion / Links

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