Updated (October, 2012): Compare the Casio Exilim EX-FH25 vs Nikon D5200

Nikon D5100

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Nikon D5100

79

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Casio Exilim EX-FH25

47

Casio Exilim EX-FH25

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13 EV
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-FH25

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,000 fps
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
40 fps
 
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Advantages of the Casio EX-FH25

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High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 1,000 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster 40 fps vs 4 fps
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10x faster continuous shooting
Size Smaller 122x81x83 mm vs 127x96x78 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Weight Slightly lighter 524 g vs 560 g
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Around 10% lighter
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Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 920k dots vs 230k dots
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4x higher resolution screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
External mic jack Has an external mic jack Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor APS-C 23.6x15.6mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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Around 13x larger sensor
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution 16.1 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Capture more than 60% more detail in your photos
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Pentamirror vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The D5100's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $370.00 vs $1,249.00
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The best price we've seen is $879 cheaper (3.4x less)
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 25,600 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Thickness Slightly thinner 3.1" vs 3.3"
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Around 10% thinner
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              EX-FH25:3.3"
              D5100:3.1"
              Weight Heavy Help
              EX-FH25:524 g
              D5100:560 g
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
              Risk of blur
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Size Large Help
              EX-FH25:122x81x83 mm
              D5100:127x96x78 mm

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 - $656 body only

              $399 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $774 body only

              $200 - $617 with 18-55mm lens

              Autofocus Lacks autofocus
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Nikon D3300

              Nikon D3300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $597 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Startup delay Has much more startup delay
              Nikon D3100

              Nikon D3100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $376 - $427 with 18-55mm lens

              Dynamic range Has significantly narrower dynamic range
              Overall image quality Has slightly lower image quality
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 body only

              $200 - $749 with 18-55mm lens

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Color depth Has slightly less color depth
              Canon Rebel T4i

              Canon Rebel T4i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $609 body only

              $200 - $660 with 18-55mm lens

              Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Color depth Has slightly less color depth
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $276 - $290 body only

              $299 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Autofocus Lacks autofocus

              Casio Exilim EX-FH25 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

              Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

              Pro digicam

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Casio Exilim EX-FH20

              Casio Exilim EX-FH20

              Super zoom

              $1,149

              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              True resolution Slightly lower true resolution
              Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

              Casio Exilim ZR100

              Travel zoom

              $273

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Significantly smaller
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Supports RAW No RAW support
              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              GoPro HERO3 Black Edition

              Waterproof

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots slower
              Casio Exilim EX-FH100

              Casio Exilim EX-FH100

              Travel zoom

              $925

              Size Significantly smaller
              Image stabilization Image stabilization
              Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
              Aperture Narrower aperture

              Nikon D5100 Competitors

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              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $597 - $647 body only

              $544 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $720 - $747 body only

              $847 with 18-55mm lens

              True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
              GPS Has a GPS
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Lowest price More expensive
              Nikon D90

              Nikon D90

              Entry-level DSLR

              $575 - $629 body only

              $848 - $966 with 18-105mm lens

              Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
              Battery life Longer battery life
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Autofocus Lacks video autofocus

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