As well as being compared against other ultra compacts, the Casio Exilim EX-S200 is also often compared to pro digicams, super zooms, compacts and entry-level DSLRs. The Casio Exilim EX-S200's top rivals come from Canon (such as the Powershot S100 and the PowerShot S110) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-WX70)

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-S200 compared to other ultra compact competitors include: it has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/2.6), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (27 mm vs 25 mm), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), is slightly larger (ultra compact (100×55×18 mm) vs ultra compact (92×52×13 mm)) and has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX70
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-WX70 (vs the EX-S200)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-WX70 (vs the EX-S200)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-WX70 and EX-S200

  • None found

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-S200 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is slightly smaller (ultra compact (100×55×18 mm) vs compact (99×60×28 mm)), is thinner (0.7" vs 1.1"), is slightly lighter (132 g vs 198 g) and is slightly less expensive ($159.99 vs $439.00).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/2), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (27 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 461k dots), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 12 MP).

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100
1 year newer
$382

Significant advantages of the S100 (vs the EX-S200)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.2
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 27 mm

Significant disadvantages of the S100 (vs the EX-S200)

  • Larger: Compact (99×60×28 mm) vs Ultra compact (100×55×18 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the S100 and EX-S200

  • Fairly small: Compact (99×60×28 mm) vs Ultra compact (100×55×18 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.7"
  • Light weight: 198 g vs 132 g

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110
2 years newer
$439

Significant advantages of the S110 (vs the EX-S200)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.2
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 27 mm

Significant disadvantages of the S110 (vs the EX-S200)

  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.7"

common strengths of the S110 and EX-S200

  • Fairly small: Compact (99×59×27 mm) vs Ultra compact (100×55×18 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.7"
  • Light weight: 198 g vs 132 g

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-S200 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (ultra compact (100×55×18 mm) vs large (131×97×126 mm)), is thinner (0.7" vs 5") and is significantly lighter (132 g vs 687 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/2.8), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (27 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS30 EXR
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the HS30 EXR (vs the EX-S200)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 27 mm
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the HS30 EXR (vs the EX-S200)

  • Significantly larger: Large (131×97×126 mm) vs Ultra compact (100×55×18 mm)
  • Much thicker: 5" vs 0.7"
  • Significantly heavier: 687 g vs 132 g

common strengths of the HS30 EXR and EX-S200

  • Light weight: 687 g vs 132 g

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-S200 compared to compact competitors include: it has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1300 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (27 mm vs 24 mm), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (august 2010 vs january 2013) and is not waterproof.

Panasonic Lumix TS25

Panasonic Lumix TS25
2 years newer
$138

Significant advantages of the TS25 (vs the EX-S200)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Waterproof

Significant disadvantages of the TS25 (vs the EX-S200)

  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/1300 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the TS25 and EX-S200

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (104×58×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (100×55×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.7"

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
6 months newer
$261

Significant advantages of the 300 HS (vs the EX-S200)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 27 mm
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

Significant disadvantages of the 300 HS (vs the EX-S200)

  • None found

common strengths of the 300 HS and EX-S200

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (100×55×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.7"

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-S200 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it records lower quality movies (720p @ 20fps vs none), is newer (august 2010 vs january 2008), is much smaller (ultra compact (100×55×18 mm) vs professional size (142×101×72 mm)), is thinner (0.7" vs 2.8") and is much lighter (132 g vs 800 g).

However, on average it takes much lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 14.6 MP), has a much smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm vs APS-C 23.4x15.6mm), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentaprism), has a built-in lens and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Samsung GX-20

Samsung GX-20
2 years older

Significant advantages of the GX-20 (vs the EX-S200)

  • Much higher true resolution: 14.6 MP vs 9.8 MP
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the GX-20 (vs the EX-S200)

  • Much larger: Professional size (142×101×72 mm) vs Ultra compact (100×55×18 mm)
  • Much thicker: 2.8" vs 0.7"
  • Much heavier: 800 g vs 132 g

common strengths of the GX-20 and EX-S200

  • Thin: 2.8" vs 0.7"