As well as being compared against other compacts, the Casio Exilim EX-Z1000 is also often compared to mirrorless, super zooms, entry-level DSLRs and ultra compacts. The Casio Exilim EX-Z1000's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SD1100 IS and the PowerShot G3 X) and Nikon (such as the 1 J1 and the 1 V3)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z1000 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 28 mm), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (400 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), is older (april 2006 vs february 2009) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS
1 year newer
$330

Significant advantages of the SD1100 IS (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SD1100 IS (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD1100 IS and EX-Z1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (87×55×22 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Pentax Optio P80

Pentax Optio P80
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the P80 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Much better wide angle: 27 mm vs 38 mm
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 400 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the P80 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the P80 and EX-Z1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the SD1200 IS (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly better wide angle: 35 mm vs 38 mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SD1200 IS (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD1200 IS and EX-Z1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (86×55×22 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Fujifilm FinePix F480 Zoom

Fujifilm FinePix F480 Zoom
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the F480 Zoom (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 38 mm

Significant disadvantages of the F480 Zoom (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the F480 Zoom and EX-Z1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (96×55×23 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 SR

Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 SR
1 year newer
$4,836

Significant advantages of the EX-Z1200 SR (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    2. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Longer exposures: 30 seconds vs 4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the EX-Z1200 SR (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the EX-Z1200 SR and EX-Z1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×58×22 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 324 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (2.8" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,037k dots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital) and doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 1,200 fps).

Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1
5 years newer

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

  • Records high-speed movies: 1,200 fps vs None
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 480p
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.8"

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"

Nikon 1 V3

Nikon 1 V3
7 years newer
$750 10-30mm lens

Significant advantages of the 1 V3 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Records high-speed movies: 1,200 fps vs None
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 60fps vs 480p
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,037k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the 1 V3 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the 1 V3 and EX-Z1000

  • Fairly small: Compact (111×65×33 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×22 mm)
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 324 g vs 185 g

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z1000 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (92×58×22 mm) vs prosumer size (123×77×105 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 4.1") and is significantly lighter (185 g vs 733 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.8" vs 3.2"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,620k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (10 MP vs 20 MP).

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X
9 years newer
$536 - $849

Significant advantages of the G3 X (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,620k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the G3 X (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (123×77×105 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×22 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 4.1" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 733 g vs 185 g

common strengths of the G3 X and EX-Z1000

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (123×77×105 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×22 mm)
  • Thin: 4.1" vs 0.9"

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z1000 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (super compact (92×58×22 mm) vs professional size (133×100×80 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.1") and is much lighter (185 g vs 570 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a significantly smaller screen (2.8" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (10 MP vs 17.9 MP) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 10 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the T3i (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×80 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×22 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"
  • Much heavier: 570 g vs 185 g

common strengths of the T3i and EX-Z1000

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z1000 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it 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 february 2010), is thicker (0.9" vs 0.7") and is slightly heavier (185 g vs 133 g).

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS
3 years newer
$299

Significant advantages of the SD1400 IS (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD1400 IS (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD1400 IS and EX-Z1000

  • None found