As well as being compared against other compacts, the Casio Exilim EX-Z1000 is also often compared to mirrorless, ultra compacts and travel zooms. The Casio Exilim EX-Z1000's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the 1 J1) and Pentax (such as the Optio S10)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z1000 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (2.8" vs 2.5") and takes slightly higher resolution photos (10 MP vs 8 MP).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (3x vs 3.6x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 28 mm), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), is older (april 2006 vs july 2007) and is slightly heavier (185 g vs 154 g).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX33

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX33
1 year newer
$359

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX33 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX33 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FX33 and EX-Z1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×52×22 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z1000 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it is slightly lighter (185 g vs 277 g).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2.8" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 1,200 fps), users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection) and is older (april 2006 vs september 2011).

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1
5 years newer
$206 (body only)

Significant advantages of the J1 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Records high-speed movies: 1,200 fps vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.8"
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the J1 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the J1 and EX-Z1000

  • Fairly small: Compact (106×61×30 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×22 mm)
  • Light weight: 277 g vs 185 g
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 0.9"

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z1000 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (2.8" vs 2.5").

However, on average it is older (april 2006 vs august 2007) and is significantly heavier (185 g vs 116 g).

Pentax Optio S10

Pentax Optio S10
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the S10 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S10 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the S10 and EX-Z1000

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z1000 compared to travel zoom 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 way more less zoom (3x vs 10x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 25 mm), records lower quality movies (480p vs 720p @ 30fps), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and is older (april 2006 vs july 2012).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ5
6 years newer
$270

Significant advantages of the DMC-SZ5 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Much more zoom: 10x vs 3x
  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-SZ5 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-SZ5 and EX-Z1000

  • Very small: Compact (58×104×21 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 136 g vs 185 g