Casio EX-FH20 Review

 
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Model Name: Casio EXILIM EX-FH20 
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General
Model Number: EX-FH20
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $599.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2008-10-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 17.0 oz (483 g)
Size: 4.8 x 3.2 x 3.3 in.
(123 x 81 x 85 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 9.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.79 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3456 x 2592 (9.0 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 1944 (6.7 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), RAW (.DNG)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 40.4
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
480x360 (30-210)
224x168 (420)
224x56 (1000)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG), IMA-ADPCM
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: EXILIM Optical; 14 elements in 11 groups, including aspherical element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 26 - 520 mm
Zoom Ratio: 20.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/7.9 (wide) / f/4.5- ??? (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 12 cm
0.4 - 4.7 in
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast detect with face detection; Spot, Multi or Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 0.2-inch color LCD, 201600 pixels
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,400 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 8.0x
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Shade, Day white FL, Daylight FL, Tungsten, Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/40000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center weighted, spot by imaging element
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: 18 "Best Shot" scene modes
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Red Eye Reduction
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Approx. 0.4 to 7.0m (W), approx. 1.3 to 4.4m (T)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: RAW (.DNG)
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG), IMA-ADPCM
Included Memory: 31.9 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC input
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.98
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 6.13
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 40.4
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 40
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.13
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.78
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.120
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.24
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.010
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 2.8
Play -> Record Time: 1.2
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 3.8
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline/Lithium disposables, NiMH rechargeables
Batteries Included: 4 x AA Alkaline disposables
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): No
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 440 (NiMH AA)
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Casio CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 27% smaller and 28% lighter than the EX-F1, CMOS-shift image stabilization, up to 40 fps at 7-megapixels for 40 images, HD movies (1280x720@30fps), High-Speed movies (up to 1000fps at 224x56 pixels).

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