The Casio Exilim EX-Z150 is mostly gets compared to super zooms, pro DSLRs and travel zooms. The Casio Exilim EX-Z150's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V) and Olympus (such as the SH-25MR)

Competitor classes

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio Z150 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (97×57×20 mm) vs professional size (130×93×103 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 4.1") and is significantly lighter (126 g vs 660 g).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (4x vs 50x), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.3 fps vs 10 fps).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V
2 years newer
$448

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the Z150)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX400V (vs the Z150)

  • Significantly larger: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Super compact (97×57×20 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 4.1" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 660 g vs 126 g

common strengths of the DSC-HX400V and Z150

  • Fairly small: Professional size (130×93×103 mm) vs Super compact (97×57×20 mm)
  • Thin: 4.1" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 660 g vs 126 g

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D
2 years older
$1,099 (body only)
$1,418 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the 7D (vs the Z150)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 7D (vs the Z150)

  • None found

common strengths of the 7D and Z150

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio Z150 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is much smaller (super compact (97×57×20 mm) vs compact (109×62×31 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.2") and is significantly lighter (126 g vs 208 g).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Olympus SH-25MR

Olympus SH-25MR
similar age

Significant advantages of the SH-25MR (vs the Z150)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the SH-25MR (vs the Z150)

  • Much larger: Compact (109×62×31 mm) vs Super compact (97×57×20 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.2" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 208 g vs 126 g

common strengths of the SH-25MR and Z150

  • Very small: Compact (109×62×31 mm) vs Super compact (97×57×20 mm)
  • Very light: 208 g vs 126 g
  • Very thin: 1.2" vs 0.8"