Casio EX-FC150 Review

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Review posted 01/07/2010
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Quick Take
Pros
Great Battery Life, BestShot  Scene Selection, One Touch Video Recording, High Speed Movie Recording and continuous shooting at up to 40fps
Cons
Smaller LCD Screen, currently limited availability
Bottom Line
The Casio EX-FC150 is a compact super machine. This is a point-and-shoot that will not disappoint! The  camera is simple to use,with great  performance and image quality. Read more in our Full Conclusion.


Please note that as of the posting of this review the Casio EX-FC150 is currently not available in the U.S. or Europe.

Casio's Exilim FC150 is the newest member to the High Speed line. Sporting a 10.1-Megapixel imaging sensor, 5x optical zoom lens, HD movie mode, 2.7-inch LCD screen and large list of specialized shooting or scene modes. The camera is super easy to operate in either Auto mode or any of the BestShot scene modes. And for those more advanced you'll be right at home with the Shutter, Aperture and Manual Modes. New features in this camera center around its amazing High Speed capabilities. We will get more into detail on theses in the conclusion.


Casio EX-FC150 Key Features:
  • 10-Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch imaging sensor
  • 5x optical zoom: 35mm equivalent of 37-185mm
  • 2.7-inch, 230k dot LCD screen
  • Video Resolutions: HD 1280x720@30fps, HS120 640x480@120fps, HS240 448x336@420fps, HS1000 224x64@1000fps, HS30-120 640x480@30-120fps switchable, HS30-240 448x336@30-240fps switchable  and STD 640x480@30fps
  • Shutter Speed: 1-1/1000 of a second (auto & Aperture Priority); 30-1/1000 of a second  (Shutter Priority & manual Mode)
  • ISO 100-3200
  • Three Self Timer settings
  • BestShot Scene Selections
  • High Speed Night and Portrait  Scene
  • Intelligent AF
  • Auto Mode
  • AF Area: Spot, Free and Tracking
  • 85.9 MB internal Memory
  • Li-Ion rechargeable Battery
  • SD/SDHC compatible

Included with the EX-FC150:
  • EX-FC150 Camera
  • Li-Ion Battery
  • Battery Charger
  • AC Power Cord
  • USB Cable
  • Strap
  • AV Cable
  • USB cable
  • CD-ROM
  • Basic reference guide
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