Casio's Continuous Shutter technology has other party tricks. You can use high-speed and low-light anti-shake modes that combine pictures taken in a high-speed sequence to produce a blur-free result, and there's a slow-motion mode that lets you record a moving subject, play it back in slow mo and pick out and save the best shot.
The EX-FS10 takes pretty good still shots too. The non-extending lens seems substantially better than Casio's usual offerings, with little distortion or chromatic aberration and good sharpness across the frame, except at the very edges. It's just as sharp at full zoom too.
There are a couple of issues though. Price is one, obviously. The EX-FS10 is a pretty good little camera, and it's certainly well made, but there's no way it's worth £300 unless you're going to use the high-speed shooting and Continuous Shutter often. The LCD display's on the small side too, and the controls and options for all these high-speed functions, perhaps inevitably, do get confusing.
The Casio Exilim EX-FS10 is a fun package. Although it looks like a stills camera, it's really all about capturing action and movement, and Casio's high-speed, Continuous Shutter technology does this in a way that would once have been impossible without highly-specialised equipment. And you get all this in a smart little body that you can slide in your shirt pocket.
Edited by Charles Kloet