Casio EX-G1 digital camera review

Tough snapper

Our rating 
2.5 out of 5 star rating 2.5
GBP £279.00 RRP | USD $299.99
Casio EX-G1 digital camera

Our review

Easy-to-use little snapper that shrugs off abuse with ease
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Casio seem pretty proud to announce that the EX-G1 is the world’s slimmest shock-resistant camera, which should make it ideal for taking with you on rides.

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It’s definitely skinny; it’s a gnat’s ball under 20mm thin in fact, yet packs a 12.1-megapixel punch. It’s drop-proof to 2.13m (7ft), can handle temperatures down to -10°C and safely be dunked in up to 3m (10ft) of water for up to an hour.

It genuinely doesn’t mind a good real-world battering either. You’ll need to take your gloves off to use it, but the menus are all pretty intuitive and the controls are sturdy.

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Disappointingly, the shortest interval shot mode was 10 seconds – a bit lengthy for action sequence shots. There is a handy Best Shot mode for different circumstances such as ‘snow’ but we found the best results were achieved by manually adjusting the camera.

Product Specifications

Product

Name EX-G1 (10)
Brand Casio

Description Shock Resistant, Dustproof, Freezeproof and Waterproof, Approx. 12.1 megapixels, 35.7 MB built-in flash memory, microSD Memory Card, microSD SDHC Memory Card compatible
Weight (g) 155
Available Colours Black Red
Type of Battery Required Lithium-Ion Rechargable
No Of Batteries Required 1
Dimensions 103.5 x 64.2 x 19.9