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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
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
30 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Optio E20

Size
Really small
Compact 90x63x32 mm
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
Image stabilization Image stabilization Sensor shift vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.4"
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Around 30% larger screen
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
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 112k dots
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More than 4x higher resolution screen
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
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
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
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 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

        Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

        Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
        EX-ZR1000:4s
        E20:2s
        Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
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        competitors

        Shared Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        No significant shared competitors found.

        Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Casio Exilim ZR800

        Casio Exilim ZR800

        Travel zoom

        $169

        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Casio Exilim EX-ZR200

        Casio Exilim ZR-200

        Travel zoom

        $231

        Size Smaller
        Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
        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
        Casio Exilim ZR700

        Casio Exilim ZR700

        Travel zoom

        $151

        Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
        Zoom More zoom
        Aperture Narrower aperture
        Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
        Samsung NX Mini

        Samsung NX Mini

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $220 body only

        $400 - $450 with 9-27mm lens

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

        Pentax Optio E20 Competitors

        Advantages

        Disadvantages

        Samsung PL51

        Samsung PL51

        Compact

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Size Significantly smaller
        Wide angle Slightly worse wide angle
        Canon EOS 5D Mark III

        Canon EOS 5D Mark III

        Pro DSLR

        $3,399 body only

        $3,990 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        True resolution Much higher true resolution
        Size Much larger
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50

        Sony Cyber-shot WX50

        Ultra compact

        $195

        Image stabilization Image stabilization
        Wide angle Much better wide angle
        Canon Rebel T5i

        Canon Rebel T5i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $749 - $1,048 with 18-55mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Much larger
        Weight Much heavier
        Canon Rebel T4i

        Canon Rebel T4i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $525 - $700 body only

        $845 - $950 with 18-135mm lens

        Sensor size Much larger sensor
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Size Much larger
        Weight Much heavier

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