Summary: The Casio Exilim EX-G1 is not a camera for serious photographers – and it isn’t meant to be. It’s a point-and-shoot for having fun, mostly outdoors, mostly under conditions where you don’t want to carry a serious camera with you: when you go rock climbing, mounta in biking, skiing, swimming,...
Summary: The Casio EX-G1 does what it says on the tin – it's rugged, freezeproof, waterproof, dustproof, shock resistant and ever-so-slim. But while it excels in the rough-handed department, it's let down by a relatively low-spec, not a wide enough angle lens and, ultimately, so-so image quality.
Pros: Slim body makes for unobtrusive pocketing, ruggedness
Cons: Body too slim for comfortable use, 38mm lens not wide, image quality, electronic anti-shake
Summary: While Casio has been in the consumer electronics business since the company was founded in 1957, their first Exilim digital camera reached market fairly recently in 2002. Expanding upon their “card”, “zoom” and “high speed” camera product lines, the company has recently introduced the “G” or...
Pros: Waterproof and ruggedized, Good shutter lag, AF timings, Many user inputs
Cons: No printed manual, No true stabilization, Average ISO performance
Summary: Casio has unleashed its "tough-man", a rugged, take anywhere, compact model known modestly as the G1. This tough looking camera is ready for any adventure and according to Casio it can take a licking and keep on clicking.
Excerpt: If you want a camera for the beach, hiking or nights out on the tiles, a rugged, waterproof camera makes a lot of sense. In the last year this sector of the market has blossomed, with most of the big manufacturers releasing models.