Excerpt: Serious photographers usually own more than one camera. There’s the high-end model you might use for nature photography, a pocket camera for quick indoor shots, and one that has some specific feature for unusual situations – such as finally getting front row ticks to your favorite sports team.
Summary: The Casio EXILIM Pro EX-FH20 digs deep to gather attention – and that it does with great success. Its super slow mo video and continuous shooting modes are definite eye-catchers, though for many photographers may come across as nothing more than a gimmick; especially given the limitations of both...
Pros: 20x super zoom, HD video, high frame rate video,
Cons: Higher frame rate videos lack quality & resolution, slow startup, small buffer makes processing batches of images slow, white balance inconsistent
Conclusion: Casio Exilim EX-FH20 megazoom camera With the EXILIM EX-FH20, Casio is showing that they are still able to be innovative. Launching the Hi-Speed function for the consumer market, even if it is somewhat restricted in its resolution at really high speeds, is a brilliant move.
Excerpt: At first glance, the Casio Exilim EX-FH20 ($599) may look
another super zoom camera. It has a big lens (20X), a 9 Megapixel sensor, a
3-inch LCD, manual controls, RAW image support, and all the gimmicks
you'd expect on a modern digital camera (face detection, scene modes, etc.)
Pros: 20X optical zoom lens, with great 26 - 520 mm range, Sensor-shift image stabilization, Stunning ultra high speed continuous shooting and movie modes; handy precapture feature ensures that you don't miss a shot, Large 3-inch LCD display; easy to see outdoors and in low light, Generally good build ...
Cons: Images are soft/fuzzy, with smudged details, even at ISO 100; image quality drops rapidly at ISO 200 and above, Expensive, Strong purple fringing at times, Autofocus system often struggled to lock focus; no multi-point AF feature, Slow startup time, Very limited RAW mode: only usable at ISO 100 o...
Summary: The Casio Exilim Pro EX-FH20 is no gimmick: it stands on its own 20x zoom as a decent superzoom, even before you consider the enormous fun to be had with the dizzying 40fps still and 1,000fps video modes
Pros: Super-fast burst modes and video; high definition video; intriguing slow motion view mode; large screen.
Cons: 1,000fps is at too low a resolution to be much more than a fun gimmick; out of action for several seconds after snapping a burst.
Conclusion: This camera packs some big high speed features, and is well constructed. However, the actual functions and bonuses included with this camera leave a little to be desired. I would recommend anyone shopping for a camera in this range to look for a camera with better still photo performance, unless the...
Cons: Still photo performance, Slow AF, tiny high-speed video resolution
Summary: For nonprofessional photographers who want to take action shots frequently, the Casio Exilim EX-FH20 is a godsend that drastically reduces guesswork. For the photographer with established skills, the Exilim EX-FH20 can be a nice secondary camera, though such advanced users may desire more...