The Casio Exilim EX-Z33 is mostly gets compared to entry-level DSLRs and compacts. The Casio Exilim EX-Z33's top rivals come from Canon (such as the Rebel T5i) and HP (such as the Photosmart M537)

Competitor classes

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z33 compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (ultra compact (95×56×18 mm) vs professional size (133×100×79 mm)), is thinner (0.7" vs 3.1") and is much lighter (106 g vs 580 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (848 x 480 vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 17.9 MP), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i
3 years newer
$1,095 (body only)
$539 - $549 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T5i (vs the EX-Z33)

  • Much higher true resolution: 17.9 MP vs 9.8 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the T5i (vs the EX-Z33)

  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×79 mm) vs Ultra compact (95×56×18 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.7"
  • Much heavier: 580 g vs 106 g

common strengths of the T5i and EX-Z33

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z33 compared to compact competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), is slightly smaller (ultra compact (95×56×18 mm) vs compact (96×31×64 mm)), is newer (august 2009 vs march 2007), is thinner (0.7" vs 2.5") and is slightly lighter (106 g vs 165 g).

HP Photosmart M537

HP Photosmart M537
2 years older

Significant advantages of the M537 (vs the EX-Z33)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the M537 (vs the EX-Z33)

  • Much thicker: 2.5" vs 0.7"
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm
  • Significantly larger: Compact (96×31×64 mm) vs Ultra compact (95×56×18 mm)

common strengths of the M537 and EX-Z33

  • Each has a built-in flash

Fujifilm FinePix J30

Fujifilm FinePix J30
similar age

Significant advantages of the J30 (vs the EX-Z33)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 32 mm vs 35 mm

Significant disadvantages of the J30 (vs the EX-Z33)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1400 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the J30 and EX-Z33

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (95×56×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.7"

Casio Exilim EX-Z1050

Casio Exilim EX-Z1050
2 years older

Significant advantages of the EX-Z1050 (vs the EX-Z33)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the EX-Z1050 (vs the EX-Z33)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm
  • Significantly thicker: 0.9" vs 0.7"
  • Heavier: 165 g vs 106 g

common strengths of the EX-Z1050 and EX-Z33

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (91×57×24 mm) vs Ultra compact (95×56×18 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.7"