The Casio EX-ZS12 is mostly gets compared to other compacts. The Casio EX-ZS12's top rivals come from Casio (such as the Exilim EX-TR10)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-ZS12 compared to other compact competitors include: it is much less expensive ($225.72 vs $825.99) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1 seconds).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 21 mm), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), has a significantly shorter battery life (200 shots vs 260 shots) and is older (february 2012 vs july 2013).

Casio Exilim EX-TR10

Casio Exilim EX-TR10
1 year newer
$826

Significant advantages of the EX-TR10 (vs the EX-ZS12)

  • Much better wide angle: 21 mm vs 26 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the EX-TR10 (vs the EX-ZS12)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1 seconds vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the EX-TR10 and EX-ZS12

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (129×62×15 mm) vs Super compact (95×56×19 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.6" vs 0.8"