LCD and Viewfinder
Casio EX-100 has a Tilting 3.5″ LCD screen with a resolution of 922k dots. The Casio EX-100's 3.5″ screen is larger than average and its resolution is up to the class standarts.
EX-100 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 Fujifilm X30 (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Casio EX-100 can shoot continuously at max speed of 30 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/20000 sec.
Unfortunately EX-100 doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Casio EX-100 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 25 points to choose from.
Casio EX-100 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Casio EX-100, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 and save in and formats. Full HD resolution of Casio EX-100 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.
EX-100 also a high speed mode where it captures videos at 1,000 fps for ultra slow motion videos. EX-100 has a built-in None microphone and a Mono speaker.
Casio EX-100 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 Fujifilm X30 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Thanks to the built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity feature, Casio EX-100 lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
You can connect EX-100 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Casio EX-100 is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 390 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Compact type cameras is 254 shots, Casio EX-100 has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras
Fujifilm HS35EXR with its 600shots is the model with longest battery life among Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Check the comparison of Casio EX-100 vs Fujifilm HS35EXR or take a look at Longest Battery Life Compact cameras list.
Casio EX-100 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Casio EX-100 is $472.06