The Casio Exilim EX-FC100 is mostly gets compared to super zooms and travel zooms. The Casio Exilim EX-FC100's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-FZ150) and Casio (such as the Exilim EX-FH100 and the Exilim EX-FH20)

Competitor classes

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-FC100 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (100×59×23 mm) vs prosumer size (124×82×92 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.6") and is significantly lighter (156 g vs 528 g).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/2.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots) and has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ150
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ150 (vs the EX-FC100)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 37 mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.6
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ150 (vs the EX-FC100)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (124×82×92 mm) vs Compact (100×59×23 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.6" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 528 g vs 156 g

common strengths of the DMC-FZ150 and EX-FC100

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (124×82×92 mm) vs Compact (100×59×23 mm)
  • Thin: 3.6" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 528 g vs 156 g

Casio Exilim EX-FH20

Casio Exilim EX-FH20
3 months older
$368

Significant advantages of the EX-FH20 (vs the EX-FC100)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 37 mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.6
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the EX-FH20 (vs the EX-FC100)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 513 g vs 156 g

common strengths of the EX-FH20 and EX-FC100

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (123×81×85 mm) vs Compact (100×59×23 mm)
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 513 g vs 156 g

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-FC100 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (100×59×23 mm) vs compact (104×60×28 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 1.1") and is slightly lighter (156 g vs 201 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.6 vs f/3.2), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), is older (january 2009 vs january 2010) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Casio Exilim EX-FH100

Casio Exilim EX-FH100
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the EX-FH100 (vs the EX-FC100)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 37 mm
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second
  • Significantly longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the EX-FH100 (vs the EX-FC100)

  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the EX-FH100 and EX-FC100

  • Very small: Compact (104×60×28 mm) vs Compact (100×59×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 201 g vs 156 g