As well as being compared against other compacts, the Casio Exilim EX-Z1080 is also often compared to travel zooms. The Casio Exilim EX-Z1080's top rivals come from Casio (such as the Exilim EX-Z1050) and Olympus (such as the Stylus Tough 8000)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z1080 compared to other compact competitors include: it slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 400 ISO).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 28 mm), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs LensSensor shift), is not waterproof and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Casio Exilim EX-Z1050

Casio Exilim EX-Z1050
7 months older

Significant advantages of the EX-Z1050 (vs the EX-Z1080)

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

Significant disadvantages of the EX-Z1050 (vs the EX-Z1080)

  • None found

common strengths of the EX-Z1050 and EX-Z1080

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (91×57×24 mm) vs Super compact (91×57×24 mm)

Olympus Stylus Tough 8000

Olympus Stylus Tough 8000
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the Tough 8000 (vs the EX-Z1080)

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

Significant disadvantages of the Tough 8000 (vs the EX-Z1080)

  • None found

common strengths of the Tough 8000 and EX-Z1080

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (95×62×22 mm) vs Super compact (91×57×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Fujifilm FinePix F20 Zoom

Fujifilm FinePix F20 Zoom
1 year older

Significant advantages of the F20 Zoom (vs the EX-Z1080)

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

Significant disadvantages of the F20 Zoom (vs the EX-Z1080)

  • None found

common strengths of the F20 Zoom and EX-Z1080

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (94×57×27 mm) vs Super compact (91×57×24 mm)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z1080 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.3), is significantly smaller (super compact (91×57×24 mm) vs compact (105×61×37 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 1.5") and is significantly lighter (165 g vs 249 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs LensSensor shift), is older (august 2007 vs january 2009), has a slower max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second) and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 16 seconds).

Samsung HZ10W

Samsung HZ10W
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the HZ10W (vs the EX-Z1080)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    2. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the HZ10W (vs the EX-Z1080)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (105×61×37 mm) vs Super compact (91×57×24 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.5" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 249 g vs 165 g

common strengths of the HZ10W and EX-Z1080

  • Fairly small: Compact (105×61×37 mm) vs Super compact (91×57×24 mm)
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 249 g vs 165 g