As well as being compared against other compacts, the Casio Exilim EX-Z1000 is also often compared to mirrorless, pro digicams, super zooms and travel zooms. The Casio Exilim EX-Z1000's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the 1 J1) and Casio (such as the Exilim EX-Z300 and the Exilim ZR800)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, compared to other compact competitors the Casio EX-Z1000 has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 26 mm), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), is older (april 2006 vs february 2013) and is slightly heavier (185 g vs 146 g).

Casio Exilim EX-Z300

Casio Exilim EX-Z300
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the EX-Z300 (vs the EX-Z1000)

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

Significant disadvantages of the EX-Z300 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the EX-Z300 and EX-Z1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (97×57×19 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.7" vs 0.9"

Casio Exilim EX-ZS30

Casio Exilim EX-ZS30
6 years newer

Significant advantages of the EX-ZS30 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 38 mm

Significant disadvantages of the EX-ZS30 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • None found

common strengths of the EX-ZS30 and EX-Z1000

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" 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
$707 10-300mm lens

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 toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z1000 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is much smaller (super compact (92×58×22 mm) vs large (137×99×131 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 5.1") and is significantly lighter (185 g vs 780 g).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller sensor (1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), records lower quality movies (480p vs UHD @ 25fps), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 25 mm), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots) and doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000
4 years newer
$598 - $798

Significant advantages of the DMC-FZ1000 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FZ1000 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Much larger: Large (137×99×131 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×22 mm)
  • Much thicker: 5.1" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 780 g vs 185 g

common strengths of the DMC-FZ1000 and EX-Z1000

  • None found

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 records lower quality movies (480p vs 1080p @ 60fps), 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) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Canon PowerShot G3 X

Canon PowerShot G3 X
9 years newer
$564 - $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)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (123×77×105 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×22 mm)
  • Much 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"
  • Light weight: 733 g vs 185 g

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z1000 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), is significantly smaller (super compact (92×58×22 mm) vs compact (108×60×31 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 1.2") and is slightly lighter (185 g vs 222 g).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (3x vs 18x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 25 mm), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO).

Casio Exilim ZR800

Casio Exilim ZR800
7 years newer
$277

Significant advantages of the ZR800 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the ZR800 (vs the EX-Z1000)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (108×60×31 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×22 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.2" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the ZR800 and EX-Z1000

  • Fairly small: Compact (108×60×31 mm) vs Super compact (92×58×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.2" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 222 g vs 185 g