LCD and Viewfinder
Casio EX-10 has a Tilting 3.5″ LCD screen with a resolution of 922k dots. The Casio EX-10's 3.5″ screen is larger than average and its resolution is up to the class standarts.
LCD is Touch screen type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips.
EX-10 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Nikon Coolpix P7800 (Compare) or Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Casio EX-10 can shoot continuously at max speed of 10 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec . Unfortunately EX-10 doesn't have an external flash port so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Casio EX-10 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system.
With Casio EX-10, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30 fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Casio EX-10 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video. There is also a high speed mode where you can capture videos at 1,000 fps for ultra slow motion videos. EX-10 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Casio EX-10 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Nikon Coolpix P7800 or Olympus XZ-2 iHS in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Casio EX-10 features a built-in wireless connectivity ( via smartphone app) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Casio EX-10 is powered by Li-130A battery which provides a shooting life of 455 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Compact type cameras is 253 shots, Casio EX-10 has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Compact Cameras
Fujifilm X30 with its 470shots is the model with longest battery life among Compact cameras. Check the comparison of Casio EX-10 vs Fujifilm X30 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Casio EX-10 is $382.87