Casio Exilim EX-FH25 Review

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Review posted 1/18/2010
Quick Take
Pros
Easy to use with Auto Scene Selection; Compact and easy to carry; 2.7-Inch LCD; Manages available light well
Cons
Slow performance; Noise at all ISO settings; Short battery life; Image quality is not up to par with competition, with no real "Pop" in our photos
Bottom Line
The Casio Exilim FH25 is a full-featured, Mega-zoom camera that is equipped with a set of features that is unmatched by any other consumer camera, but lacks in overall image quality. Read more in our Full Conclusion.

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Casio's new Exilim EX-FH25 is an updated version of the EX-FH20 that has been recently released in Japan. The camera features a new CMOS sensor and couple new Best Shot scene modes that are said to create higher quality images in low-light situations. These new modes allow the camera to capture several images and combine them to create one high-quality image. As with the EX-FH20, the EX-FH25 has the ability to capture 40, 9-megapixel images per second or up to 1000fps in high-speed movie mode.  The camera's 20x optical zoom lens is the other major selling point. With a 35mm equivalent of 26-520mm, this is one of the most versatile and one of the largest zooms on the market today.


Casio Exilim EX-FH25 Major Features:

  • 10.1-Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS imaging sensor
  • 20x optical zoom lens: 26-520mm, 35mm equivalent
  • F2.8(W) - F7.9(W)
  • High Speed Best Shot modes
  • Up to 40fps shooting at 9-Megpixels
  • Up to 1000fps video capture
  • 720p HD video capture
  • RAW and JPEG image capture
  • 1cm Super Macro focusing
  • Manual Focus and Exposure
  • Red-eye reduction flash
  • 3.0-inch LCD screen
  • Electronic View FInder
  • ISO 100-3200
  • Shutter Speed: 1/4000 second - 30 Seconds (Depending on Shooting Mode)
  • Self Timer: 10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple
  • Exposure Modes: Best Shot, Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Speed Priority AE, Manual Exposure
  • 4xAA sized batteries
Available now in Japan.

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