As well as being compared against other compacts, the Casio Exilim EX-Z57 is also often compared to travel zooms. The Casio Exilim EX-Z57's top rivals come from Casio (such as the Exilim EX-Z50) and Canon (such as the PowerShot S120 and the PowerShot SD880 IS)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z57 compared to other compact competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (89×58×23 mm) vs compact (100×59×29 mm)).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 922k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), takes slightly lower resolution photos (4.9 MP vs 9.8 MP) and significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (400 ISO vs 12,800 ISO).

Casio Exilim EX-Z50

Casio Exilim EX-Z50
5 months older

Significant advantages of the EX-Z50 (vs the EX-Z57)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the EX-Z50 (vs the EX-Z57)

  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the EX-Z50 and EX-Z57

  • Wide aperture: f/2.6 vs f/2.6
  • Very small: Super compact (87×58×23 mm) vs Super compact (89×58×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120
8 years newer
$1,331

Significant advantages of the S120 (vs the EX-Z57)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the S120 (vs the EX-Z57)

  • Much larger: Compact (100×59×29 mm) vs Super compact (89×58×23 mm)
  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"
  • Heavier: 217 g vs 175 g

common strengths of the S120 and EX-Z57

  • Wide aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.6
  • Very small: Compact (100×59×29 mm) vs Super compact (89×58×23 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot SD880 IS

Canon PowerShot SD880 IS
3 years newer
$699

Significant advantages of the SD880 IS (vs the EX-Z57)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the SD880 IS (vs the EX-Z57)

  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the SD880 IS and EX-Z57

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.6
  • Very small: Compact (94×57×24 mm) vs Super compact (89×58×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio EX-Z57 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.6 vs f/3.3), is much smaller (super compact (89×58×23 mm) vs compact (105×59×28 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 1.1") and is slightly lighter (175 g vs 198 g).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (3x vs 20x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3") and has a much lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 920k dots).

Panasonic Lumix ZS30

Panasonic Lumix ZS30
8 years newer
$396

Significant advantages of the ZS30 (vs the EX-Z57)

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

Significant disadvantages of the ZS30 (vs the EX-Z57)

  • Much larger: Compact (105×59×28 mm) vs Super compact (89×58×23 mm)

common strengths of the ZS30 and EX-Z57

  • Very small: Compact (105×59×28 mm) vs Super compact (89×58×23 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 198 g vs 175 g