As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Casio Exilim ZR400 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs and compacts. The Casio Exilim ZR400's top rivals come from Canon (such as the EOS Rebel T6i and the PowerShot SX710 HS) and Olympus (such as the D-520 Zoom)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio ZR400 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it shoots faster continuously (30 fps vs 6 fps), has a much longer battery life (515 shots vs 230 shots) and is slightly less expensive ($339.73 vs $842.00).

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 922k dots), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens), takes slightly lower resolution photos (5 MP vs 9.7 MP), is older (january 2013 vs january 2015) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/3200 of a second).

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS
1 year newer
$399

Significant advantages of the SX710 HS (vs the ZR400)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 460k dots
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Higher true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 5 MP

Significant disadvantages of the SX710 HS (vs the ZR400)

  • Much shorter battery life: 230 shots vs 515 shots
  • Shoots much slower: 6 fps vs 30 fps

common strengths of the SX710 HS and ZR400

  • Inexpensive: $399.00 vs $339.73

Casio Exilim EX-ZR300

Casio Exilim EX-ZR300
8 months older
$842

Significant advantages of the EX-ZR300 (vs the ZR400)

  • Higher true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 5 MP

Significant disadvantages of the EX-ZR300 (vs the ZR400)

  • None found

common strengths of the EX-ZR300 and ZR400

  • Wide aperture: f/3 vs f/3
  • Very long battery life: 500 shots vs 515 shots

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio ZR400 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records high-speed movies (1,000 fps vs none), shoots faster continuously (30 fps vs 5 fps), is much smaller (compact (105×59×29 mm) vs professional size (132×101×78 mm)), is slightly less expensive ($339.73 vs $549.00) and is thinner (1.1" vs 3.1").

However, on average it has a much lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (5 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't record movies in 24p and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i
2 years newer
$549 (body only)
$729 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Significant advantages of the T6i (vs the ZR400)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 5 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the T6i (vs the ZR400)

  • Shoots much slower: 5 fps vs 30 fps
  • Doesn't record high-speed movies: None vs 1,000 fps
  • Much larger: Professional size (132×101×78 mm) vs Compact (105×59×29 mm)

common strengths of the T6i and ZR400

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio ZR400 compared to compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 35 mm), has a significantly larger screen (3" vs 1.5"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (460k dots vs 114k dots), is slightly smaller (compact (105×59×29 mm) vs compact (112×62×35 mm)) and has better image stabilization (sensor shift vs none).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Olympus D-520 Zoom

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11 years older

Significant advantages of the D-520 Zoom (vs the ZR400)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the D-520 Zoom (vs the ZR400)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 3"
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift

common strengths of the D-520 Zoom and ZR400

  • Each has a built-in flash

Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

Casio Exilim EX-ZR10
2 years older
$642

Significant advantages of the EX-ZR10 (vs the ZR400)

  • Significantly higher true resolution: 9.8 MP vs 5 MP
  • Shoots faster: 40 fps vs 30 fps

Significant disadvantages of the EX-ZR10 (vs the ZR400)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the EX-ZR10 and ZR400

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Larger than average screens: 3" vs 3"
  • Very fast continuous shooting: 40 fps vs 30 fps