As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000 is also often compared to digicams, mirrorless, waterproofs, entry-level DSLRs and compacts. The Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000's top rivals come from Casio (such as the Exilim EX-ZR5000 and the Exilim ZR800) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-GX1)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-ZR1000 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a screen which flips out and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 920k dots), is slightly larger (compact (108×62×37 mm) vs compact (105×59×29 mm)), is thicker (1.4" vs 1.1") and is slightly heavier (255 g vs 205 g).

Casio Exilim ZR800

Casio Exilim ZR800
10 months newer
$271

Significant advantages of the ZR800 (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Shoots faster: 40 fps vs 30 fps
  • Significantly thinner: 1.2" vs 1.4"

Significant disadvantages of the ZR800 (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the ZR800 and EX-ZR1000

  • Fairly small: Compact (108×60×31 mm) vs Compact (108×62×37 mm)
  • Very fast continuous shooting: 40 fps vs 30 fps
  • Very long battery life: 470 shots vs 470 shots

Casio Exilim ZR700

Casio Exilim ZR700
3 months newer
$903

Significant advantages of the ZR700 (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 460k dots
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Significantly thinner: 1.2" vs 1.4"

Significant disadvantages of the ZR700 (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the ZR700 and EX-ZR1000

  • Fairly small: Compact (107×60×31 mm) vs Compact (108×62×37 mm)
  • Very fast continuous shooting: 30 fps vs 30 fps
  • Very long battery life: 470 shots vs 470 shots

Casio Exilim ZR-200

Casio Exilim EX-ZR200
10 months older
$644

Significant advantages of the ZR-200 (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • Smaller: Compact (105×59×29 mm) vs Compact (108×62×37 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.1" vs 1.4"

Significant disadvantages of the ZR-200 (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • Screen does not flip out
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the ZR-200 and EX-ZR1000

  • Fairly small: Compact (105×59×29 mm) vs Compact (108×62×37 mm)
  • Very fast continuous shooting: 30 fps vs 30 fps
  • Very long battery life: 480 shots vs 470 shots

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-ZR1000 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a slightly longer battery life (470 shots vs 430 shots).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3 vs f/2.7), has a much narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 19 mm), has a significantly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 921k dots), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 12 MP).

Casio Exilim EX-ZR5000

Casio Exilim EX-ZR5000
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the Exilim EX-ZR5000 (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • Much better wide angle: 19 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

Significant disadvantages of the Exilim EX-ZR5000 (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the Exilim EX-ZR5000 and EX-ZR1000

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/3
  • Good wide angle: 19 mm vs 24 mm
  • Very fast continuous shooting: 30 fps vs 30 fps

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-ZR1000 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it records high-speed movies (1,000 fps vs none), has image stabilization (sensor shift vs none), shoots faster continuously (30 fps vs 4.2 fps), has a screen which flips out and has a slightly longer battery life (470 shots vs 310 shots).

However, on average it records higher quality movies (1080p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a slightly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 921k dots), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 16 MP), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
10 months older
$347 (body only)

Significant advantages of the DMC-GX1 (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Higher true resolution: 16 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-GX1 (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 1,000 fps
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Screen does not flip out

common strengths of the DMC-GX1 and EX-ZR1000

  • Fairly small: Mid size (116×68×39 mm) vs Compact (108×62×37 mm)
  • Light weight: 318 g vs 255 g
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.4"

Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R
similar age
$660 (body only)

Significant advantages of the 5R (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Supports 24p
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the 5R (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 1,000 fps
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Shoots significantly slower: 10 fps vs 30 fps

common strengths of the 5R and EX-ZR1000

  • Fairly small: Mid size (111×59×39 mm) vs Compact (108×62×37 mm)
  • Light weight: 276 g vs 255 g
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.4"

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-ZR1000 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/3 vs f/3.5), shoots faster continuously (30 fps vs 7 fps), 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 a significantly narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 21 mm), is slightly larger (compact (108×62×37 mm) vs compact (110×64×28 mm)), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 6,400 ISO) and is older (october 2012 vs january 2014).

Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS

Olympus Tough TG-850 iHS
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the TG-850 iHS (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-850 iHS (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-850 iHS and EX-ZR1000

  • None found

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-ZR1000 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records high-speed movies (1,000 fps vs none), has image stabilization (sensor shift vs none), shoots faster continuously (30 fps vs 4 fps), has a screen which flips out and is much smaller (compact (108×62×37 mm) vs prosumer size (117×91×69 mm)).

However, on average it has a much lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 17.9 MP), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't record movies in 24p and has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 22.3x14.9mm).

Canon Rebel SL1

Canon Rebel SL1
5 months newer
$550 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the SL1 (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.7 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SL1 (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • Shoots much slower: 4 fps vs 30 fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 1,000 fps
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift

common strengths of the SL1 and EX-ZR1000

  • Very small: Prosumer size (117×91×69 mm) vs Compact (108×62×37 mm)
  • Thin: 2.7" vs 1.4"
  • Light weight: 407 g vs 255 g

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-ZR1000 compared to compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 37 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (460k dots vs 230k dots), has image stabilization (sensor shift vs none) and shoots faster continuously (30 fps vs 2.1 fps).

However, on average it is significantly larger (compact (108×62×37 mm) vs compact (91×57×28 mm)), is thicker (1.4" vs 1.1"), is slightly heavier (255 g vs 205 g), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 15 seconds).

Canon PowerShot SD900

Canon PowerShot SD900
6 years older

Significant advantages of the SD900 (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • Significantly smaller: Compact (91×57×28 mm) vs Compact (108×62×37 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.1" vs 1.4"
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SD900 (vs the EX-ZR1000)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the SD900 and EX-ZR1000

  • Each has a built-in flash