As well as being compared against other compacts, the Casio Exilim EX-Z120 is also often compared to ultra compacts. The Casio Exilim EX-Z120's top rivals come from Olympus (such as the FE-230) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SD3500 IS)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z120 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2" vs 3.5"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (85k dots vs 460k dots), is significantly larger (compact (90×60×27 mm) vs super compact (99×56×22 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Canon PowerShot SD3500 IS

Canon PowerShot SD3500 IS
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the SD3500 IS (vs the EX-Z120)

  • Much larger screen: 3.5" vs 2"
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SD3500 IS (vs the EX-Z120)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the SD3500 IS and EX-Z120

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Very small: Super compact (99×56×22 mm) vs Compact (90×60×27 mm)
  • Very light: 160 g vs 154 g

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z120 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2" vs 2.5"), is much larger (compact (90×60×27 mm) vs ultra compact (91×55×17 mm)), is older (august 2005 vs january 2007), is thicker (1.1" vs 0.7") and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Olympus FE-230

Olympus FE-230
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the FE-230 (vs the EX-Z120)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the FE-230 (vs the EX-Z120)

  • None found

common strengths of the FE-230 and EX-Z120

  • None found