The Casio XV-3 is mostly gets compared to pro DSLRs and mirrorless. The Casio XV-3's top rivals come from Fujifilm (such as the X-T1) and Canon (such as the EOS 1D X)

Competitor classes

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio XV-3 compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (compact (115×62×33 mm) vs large (158×164×83 mm)), is thinner (1.3" vs 3.3"), is much lighter (245 g vs 1,530 g) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it records lower quality movies (320 x 240 vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3.2"), takes much lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 18.1 MP), doesn't record movies in 24p and has a much smaller sensor (1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm vs full frame 36x24mm).

Canon EOS 1D X

Canon EOS 1D X
11 years newer
$3,780 (body only)

Significant advantages of the 1D X (vs the XV-3)

  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 1.8"
  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Tunnel
  • Much higher true resolution: 18.1 MP vs 3.1 MP

Significant disadvantages of the 1D X (vs the XV-3)

  • Much larger: Large (158×164×83 mm) vs Compact (115×62×33 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.3" vs 1.3"
  • Much heavier: 1,530 g vs 245 g

common strengths of the 1D X and XV-3

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Casio XV-3 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (115×62×33 mm) vs standard size (129×90×47 mm)), is thinner (1.3" vs 1.8"), is slightly lighter (245 g vs 440 g) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it records lower quality movies (320 x 240 vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), takes much lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 16.3 MP), doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a slightly smaller sensor (1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.6mm).

Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1
14 years newer
$1,299 (body only)

Significant advantages of the X-T1 (vs the XV-3)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the X-T1 (vs the XV-3)

  • Heavier: 440 g vs 245 g
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the X-T1 and XV-3

  • Thin: 1.8" vs 1.3"