The Casio Exilim EX-S12 is mostly gets compared to super zooms and ultra compacts. The Casio Exilim EX-S12's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the FinePix S1500) and Casio (such as the Exilim EX-Z90)

Competitor classes

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-S12 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is thinner (0.9" vs 2.7") and is slightly lighter (111 g vs 345 g).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 33 mm), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital).

Fujifilm FinePix S1500

Fujifilm FinePix S1500
similar age

Significant advantages of the S1500 (vs the EX-S12)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Significantly better wide angle: 33 mm vs 36 mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S1500 (vs the EX-S12)

  • Thicker: 2.7" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the S1500 and EX-S12

  • Very small: Standard size (103×73×68 mm) vs Compact (95×60×23 mm)
  • Very light: 345 g vs 111 g
  • Very thin: 2.7" vs 0.9"

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, compared to ultra compact competitors the Casio EX-S12 is much larger (compact (95×60×23 mm) vs ultra compact (90×52×19 mm)), is older (january 2009 vs august 2009) and is thicker (0.9" vs 0.7").

Casio Exilim EX-Z90

Casio Exilim EX-Z90
7 months newer

Significant advantages of the EX-Z90 (vs the EX-S12)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the EX-Z90 (vs the EX-S12)

  • None found

common strengths of the EX-Z90 and EX-S12

  • None found