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Reasons to buy the Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
1,000 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
30 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Optio E20

Weight
Light-weight
180 g
 
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differences

Advantages of the Casio EX-ZR1000

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High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 1,000 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Wide angle Much better wide angle 24 mm vs 34 mm
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Around 30% better wide angle
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 320 x 240 @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.4"
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Around 30% larger screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization Sensor shift vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 112k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Zoom More zoom 12.5x vs 3x
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Around 17.5x more zoom
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution 9.7 MP vs 5.9 MP
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Capture more than 60% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 25,600 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 200 ISO
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The EX-ZR1000's maximum light sensitivity is 4 f-stops better
Sensor size Slightly larger sensor 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm vs 1/2.5" 5.8x4.3mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 4s vs 2s
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2x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Pentax E20

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Size Significantly smaller 90x63x32 mm vs 107x61x36 mm
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Around 30% smaller
Aperture Wider aperture f/2.8 vs f/3.0
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At its widest zoom, the E20's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Weight Significantly lighter 180 g vs 255 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness Thinner 1.3" vs 1.4"
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More than 10% thinner
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        similarities

        Compared to recent compacts

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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        Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
        EX-ZR1000:4s
        E20:2s
        Thickness Quite thick Help
        EX-ZR1000:1.4"
        E20:1.3"

        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        No significant shared competitors found.

        Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 SR

        Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 SR

        Compact

        Size Much smaller
        Aperture Wider aperture
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Wide angle Much worse wide angle
        Samsung NX Mini

        Samsung NX Mini

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $448 - $500 with 9-27mm lens

        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        External mic jack Has an external mic jack
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

        Pro digicam

        $498

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Casio Exilim ZR700

        Casio Exilim ZR700

        Travel zoom

        $128

        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Zoom More zoom
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Casio Exilim EX-ZR100

        Casio Exilim ZR100

        Travel zoom

        $265

        Size Significantly smaller
        Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Supports RAW No RAW support

        Pentax Optio E20 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $199

        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600

        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600

        Compact

        Wide angle Better wide angle
        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Screen size Significantly smaller screen
        Size Slightly larger
        Placeholder

        HP Photosmart C200

        Digicam

        Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
        Size Much larger
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Pentax Optio T20

        Pentax Optio T20

        Compact

        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Size Significantly smaller
        Macro focus Much worse macro capability
        Wide angle Worse wide angle
        Fujifilm FinePix S9100

        Fujifilm FinePix S9100

        Pro digicam

        $200

        Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
        Zoom More zoom
        Size Much larger
        Thickness Much thicker

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