As well as being compared against other compacts, the Casio Exilim EX-S7 is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs and mirrorless. The Casio Exilim EX-S7's top rivals come from Canon (such as the Rebel T4i and the Powershot S100) and Nikon (such as the 1 J4 and the Coolpix S570)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-S7 compared to other compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (97×57×20 mm) vs compact (99×60×28 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1") and is slightly lighter (121 g vs 198 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.1 vs f/2), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100
1 year newer
$382

Significant advantages of the S100 (vs the EX-S7)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the S100 (vs the EX-S7)

  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 198 g vs 121 g

common strengths of the S100 and EX-S7

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Inexpensive: $197.00 vs $139.97

Nikon Coolpix S570

Nikon Coolpix S570
6 months older
$299

Significant advantages of the S570 (vs the EX-S7)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm

Significant disadvantages of the S570 (vs the EX-S7)

  • None found

common strengths of the S570 and EX-S7

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×57×22 mm) vs Super compact (97×57×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-S7 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (super compact (97×57×20 mm) vs professional size (133×100×79 mm)), is significantly less expensive ($139.97 vs $539.00), is thinner (0.8" vs 3.1") and is much lighter (121 g vs 580 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 17.9 MP) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Canon Rebel T4i

Canon Rebel T4i
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the T4i (vs the EX-S7)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.8 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the T4i (vs the EX-S7)

  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×79 mm) vs Super compact (97×57×20 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.8"
  • Much heavier: 575 g vs 121 g

common strengths of the T4i and EX-S7

  • None found

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
3 years newer
$1,095 (body only)
$539 - $549 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T5i (vs the EX-S7)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.8 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the T5i (vs the EX-S7)

  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×79 mm) vs Super compact (97×57×20 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.8"
  • Much heavier: 580 g vs 121 g

common strengths of the T5i and EX-S7

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors the Casio EX-S7 records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,037k dots), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 1,200 fps) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 18.4 MP).

Nikon 1 J4

Nikon 1 J4
4 years newer
$179 10-30mm lens

Significant advantages of the J4 (vs the EX-S7)

  • Records high-speed movies: 1,200 fps vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,037k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the J4 (vs the EX-S7)

  • None found

common strengths of the J4 and EX-S7

  • Fairly small: Compact (100×60×29 mm) vs Super compact (97×57×20 mm)
  • Very light: 192 g vs 121 g
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"