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

Nikon D5100

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Nikon D5100

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Casio Exilim EX-FH25

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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
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

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 (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
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
Thickness Slightly thinner 3.1" vs 3.3"
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Around 10% thinner
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        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
        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 body only

        $477 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
        Canon Rebel T5i

        Canon Rebel T5i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $200 with 18-55mm lens

        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

        $669 - $700 body only

        $200 - $725 with 18-55mm lens

        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

        $225 - $389 body only

        $399 - $550 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
        Autofocus Lacks autofocus

        Casio Exilim EX-FH25 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Casio Exilim EX-FH100

        Casio Exilim EX-FH100

        Travel zoom

        $949

        Size Significantly smaller
        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        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 significantly slower
        Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

        Casio Exilim Pro EX-F1

        Pro digicam

        $1,333

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
        Size Larger
        Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

        Casio Exilim ZR100

        Travel zoom

        $328

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Size Significantly smaller
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Supports RAW No RAW support
        Casio Exilim EX-FH20

        Casio Exilim EX-FH20

        Super zoom

        $909

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        True resolution Slightly lower true resolution

        Nikon D5100 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Nikon D5200

        Nikon D5200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $547 body only

        $646 - $647 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
        Canon Rebel T3i

        Canon Rebel T3i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $499 - $648 body only

        $200 - $570 with 18-55mm lens

        Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
        True resolution Higher true resolution
        Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
        Overall image quality Worse image quality
        Nikon D3300

        Nikon D3300

        Entry-level DSLR

        $547 with 18-55mm lens

        Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
        True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Startup delay Much more startup delay
        Nikon D5300

        Nikon D5300

        Entry-level DSLR

        $747 body only

        $650 - $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
        Canon EOS Rebel T5

        Canon EOS Rebel T5

        Entry-level DSLR

        $681 - $700 body only

        $499 - $822 with 18-55mm lens

        True resolution Higher true resolution
        Weight Lighter
        Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
        Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

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