As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Casio Exilim EX-Z1100 is also often compared to super zooms, waterproofs and compacts. The Casio Exilim EX-Z1100's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix HS30 EXR) and Olympus (such as the Tough TG-850 iHS )

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z1100 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it much higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), shoots faster continuously (30 fps vs 10 fps), has a screen which flips out, has a much longer battery life (470 shots vs 300 shots) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (12.5x vs 30x), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens), is older (september 2013 vs february 2014) and is slightly heavier (256 g vs 214 g).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60
5 months newer
$2,192

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the EX-Z1100)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly more zoom: 30x vs 12.5x
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the EX-Z1100)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Much shorter battery life: 300 shots vs 470 shots
  • Shoots much slower: 10 fps vs 30 fps

common strengths of the DMC-TZ60 and EX-Z1100

  • Very small: Compact (111×64×34 mm) vs Compact (108×62×37 mm)
  • Light weight: 214 g vs 256 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 1.4"

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z1100 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 460k dots), is significantly smaller (compact (108×62×37 mm) vs large (131×97×126 mm)), much higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), shoots faster continuously (30 fps vs 10 fps) and is newer (september 2013 vs january 2012).

However, on average it has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens), lacks and external mic jack, doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), doesn't support an external flash and slightly shorter exposures (15 seconds vs 30 seconds).

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR
1 year older

Significant advantages of the HS30 EXR (vs the EX-Z1100)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Much longer battery life: 600 shots vs 470 shots
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the HS30 EXR (vs the EX-Z1100)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 920k dots
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Significantly larger: Large (131×97×126 mm) vs Compact (108×62×37 mm)

common strengths of the HS30 EXR and EX-Z1100

  • Very long battery life: 600 shots vs 470 shots
  • Light weight: 687 g vs 256 g
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-HX300
6 months older

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX300 (vs the EX-Z1100)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX300 (vs the EX-Z1100)

  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Much shorter battery life: 310 shots vs 470 shots
  • Significantly larger: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Compact (108×62×37 mm)

common strengths of the DSC-HX300 and EX-Z1100

  • Fairly small: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Compact (108×62×37 mm)
  • Thin: 4.1" vs 1.4"
  • Light weight: 650 g vs 256 g

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z1100 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/3 vs f/3.5), has a slightly higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 460k dots), much higher maximum light sensitivity (25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), shoots faster continuously (30 fps vs 7 fps) and has a much longer battery life (470 shots vs 300 shots).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 21 mm), is much larger (compact (108×62×37 mm) vs compact (110×64×28 mm)), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens), is older (september 2013 vs january 2014) and is thicker (1.4" vs 1.1").

Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS
4 months newer

Significant advantages of the TG-850 iHS (vs the EX-Z1100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-850 iHS (vs the EX-Z1100)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-850 iHS and EX-Z1100

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z1100 compared to compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 38 mm), has a much larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a much higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 115k dots), has image stabilization (digital vs none) and takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 7.1 MP).

However, on average it is much larger (compact (108×62×37 mm) vs super compact (89×59×22 mm)), is thicker (1.4" vs 0.9"), is much heavier (256 g vs 165 g), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and much shorter exposures (15 seconds vs 60 seconds).

Casio Exilim EX-Z750

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8 years older

Significant advantages of the EX-Z750 (vs the EX-Z1100)

  • Much smaller: Super compact (89×59×22 mm) vs Compact (108×62×37 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 1.4"
  • Much lighter: 165 g vs 256 g

Significant disadvantages of the EX-Z750 (vs the EX-Z1100)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 24 mm
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 400 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"

common strengths of the EX-Z750 and EX-Z1100

  • None found