As well as being compared against other compacts, the Casio Exilim EX-Z35 is also often compared to travel zooms and super zooms. The Casio Exilim EX-Z35's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the TL205) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z35 compared to other compact competitors include: it is newer (february 2010 vs january 2010), is significantly lighter (124 g vs 177 g) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (2.5" vs 2.7").

Samsung TL205

Samsung TL205
similar age

Significant advantages of the TL205 (vs the EX-Z35)

  • Significantly larger screen: 2.7" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the TL205 (vs the EX-Z35)

  • Significantly heavier: 177 g vs 124 g
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the TL205 and EX-Z35

  • Very small: Super compact (99×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (99×57×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 177 g vs 124 g

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z35 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is much smaller (super compact (99×57×20 mm) vs compact (102×58×36 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.4") and is much lighter (124 g vs 245 g).

However, on average it has much less zoom (3x vs 30x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3") and has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
5 years newer
$367

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the EX-Z35)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Has a GPS
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX90V (vs the EX-Z35)

  • Much larger: Compact (102×58×36 mm) vs Super compact (99×57×20 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.4" vs 0.8"
  • Much heavier: 245 g vs 124 g

common strengths of the DSC-HX90V and EX-Z35

  • Very small: Compact (102×58×36 mm) vs Super compact (99×57×20 mm)
  • Light weight: 245 g vs 124 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 0.8"

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z35 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (99×57×20 mm) vs prosumer size (122×81×83 mm)), is newer (february 2010 vs november 2009), is thinner (0.8" vs 3.3") and is significantly lighter (124 g vs 524 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.1 vs f/2.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 26 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 30 seconds).

Casio Exilim EX-FH25

Casio Exilim EX-FH25
3 months older

Significant advantages of the EX-FH25 (vs the EX-Z35)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 35 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the EX-FH25 (vs the EX-Z35)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 0.8"
  • Significantly heavier: 524 g vs 124 g

common strengths of the EX-FH25 and EX-Z35

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (122×81×83 mm) vs Super compact (99×57×20 mm)
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 524 g vs 124 g