The Casio Exilim EX-P505 is mostly gets compared to super zooms. The Casio Exilim EX-P505's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix P510)

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-P505 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (mid size (99×56×74 mm) vs professional size (120×83×102 mm)), is thinner (2.9" vs 4"), is slightly lighter (275 g vs 555 g) and much longer exposures (60 seconds vs 8 seconds).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.3 vs f/3), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (85k dots vs 921k dots) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510
7 years newer
$299

Significant advantages of the P510 (vs the EX-P505)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 85k dots

Significant disadvantages of the P510 (vs the EX-P505)

  • Much shorter max exposures: 8 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the P510 and EX-P505

  • Fairly small: Professional size (120×83×102 mm) vs Mid size (99×56×74 mm)
  • Light weight: 555 g vs 275 g
  • Thin: 4" vs 2.9"