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Casio EX-Z2000 vs Olympus TG-870

Portability
95
Imaging
37
Features
28
Overall
33
Casio Exilim EX-Z2000 front
 
Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 front
Portability
91
Imaging
41
Features
46
Overall
43

Casio EX-Z2000 vs Olympus TG-870 Key Specs

Casio EX-Z2000
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 64 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 26-130mm (F2.8-6.5) lens
  • 152g - 99 x 58 x 17mm
  • Announced January 2010
Olympus TG-870
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 125 - 6400 (Increase to 12800)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 21-105mm (F3.5-5.7) lens
  • 221g - 113 x 64 x 28mm
  • Revealed January 2016
  • Replaced the Olympus TG-860
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Casio EX-Z2000 vs Olympus TG-870 Overview

On this page, we are comparing the Casio EX-Z2000 vs Olympus TG-870, both Ultracompact cameras by competitors Casio and Olympus. The image resolution of the EX-Z2000 (14MP) and the TG-870 (16MP) is fairly comparable and both cameras posses the same sensor measurements (1/2.3").

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The EX-Z2000 was manufactured 7 years before the TG-870 and that is a fairly big difference as far as camera tech is concerned. Each of these cameras have the same body design (Ultracompact).

Before diving straight to a full comparison, here is a short highlight of how the EX-Z2000 scores versus the TG-870 in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Casio EX-Z2000 over the Olympus TG-870

 EX-Z2000 TG-870 
Manually focus Very precise focusing

Reasons to pick Olympus TG-870 over the Casio EX-Z2000

 TG-870 EX-Z2000 
RevealedJanuary 2016January 2010More recent by 73 months
Display typeTiltingFixed Tilting display
Display resolution921k461kSharper display (+460k dot)

Common features in the Casio EX-Z2000 and Olympus TG-870

 EX-Z2000 TG-870 
Display dimensions3"3"Equal display measurements
Selfie screen No selfie screen
Touch display No Touch display

Casio EX-Z2000 vs Olympus TG-870 Physical Comparison

If you're looking to lug around your camera frequently, you will have to factor its weight and proportions. The Casio EX-Z2000 enjoys physical measurements of 99mm x 58mm x 17mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.7") having a weight of 152 grams (0.34 lbs) while the Olympus TG-870 has measurements of 113mm x 64mm x 28mm (4.4" x 2.5" x 1.1") with a weight of 221 grams (0.49 lbs).

Check out the Casio EX-Z2000 vs Olympus TG-870 in our brand new Camera plus Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Don't forget, the weight of an ILC will differ dependant on the lens you have attached at that time. Here is a front view physical size comparison of the EX-Z2000 compared to the TG-870.

Casio EX-Z2000 vs Olympus TG-870 size comparison

Considering size and weight, the portability score of the EX-Z2000 and TG-870 is 95 and 91 respectively.

Casio EX-Z2000 vs Olympus TG-870 top view buttons comparison

Casio EX-Z2000 vs Olympus TG-870 Sensor Comparison

Often, it can be hard to visualize the gap in sensor measurements purely by checking out technical specs. The graphic underneath will offer you a clearer sense of the sensor sizing in the EX-Z2000 and TG-870.

As you can tell, each of the cameras provide the same sensor dimensions but different megapixels. You can anticipate the Olympus TG-870 to provide greater detail due to its extra 2MP. Greater resolution will enable you to crop images more aggressively. The older EX-Z2000 will be disadvantaged in sensor technology.

Casio EX-Z2000 vs Olympus TG-870 sensor size comparison

Casio EX-Z2000 vs Olympus TG-870 Screen and ViewFinder

Casio EX-Z2000 vs Olympus TG-870 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Casio EX-Z2000 Portrait photography factors
Olympus TG-870 Portrait photography factors
35
you can focus manually
MP count good (14 megapixels)
lack of manual exposure
external flash not possible
small sensor (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
36
good MP (16 megapixels)
includes face detection focusing
lack of manual focus
lack of manual mode
cannot use external flash
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
no RAW support
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Street Comparison

Casio EX-Z2000 as a Street photography camera
Olympus TG-870 as a Street photography camera
55
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
screen does not articulate
small sensor (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
heavier than competition (152 grams)
65
screen tilts
image stabilization (Optical)
weather proofing
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
no RAW support
heavier than competition in class (221g)
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Sports Comparison

Casio EX-Z2000 Sports photography features
Olympus TG-870 Sports photography features
38
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
MP count good (14 megapixels)
lack of shutter priority mode
small sensor (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect auto focus
51
image stabilization (Optical)
good MP (16MP)
includes tracking autofocus
weather proofing
great battery pack (300 per charge)
no shutter priority
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Casio EX-Z2000
Travel photography with Olympus TG-870
62
MP count good (14 megapixels)
flash built-in
quite wide (26mm)
does not have Time Lapse mode
heavier than competition (152 grams)
doesn't posses selfie friendly display
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
69
great battery pack (300 shots)
weather proofing
good MP (16MP)
built-in flash
quite wide (21mm)
heavier than competition in class (221g)
display is not selfie friendly
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.5)
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Landscape Comparison

Casio EX-Z2000 as a Landscape photography camera
Olympus TG-870 as a Landscape photography camera
47
you can focus manually
quite wide (26mm)
good sized screen (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
MP count good (14MP)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
lack of manual exposure
small sensor (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
does not have Time Lapse mode
50
quite wide (21mm)
pretty good screen size (3")
image stabilization (Optical)
good MP (16MP)
weather proofing
great battery pack (300 shots)
lack of manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.5)
lack of manual mode
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
no RAW support
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Vlogging Comparison

Casio EX-Z2000 as a Vlogging camera
Olympus TG-870 as a Vlogging camera
28
quite wide (26mm)
has image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
doesn't posses selfie friendly display
low res video (640 x 480 pxls)
does not have mic socket
heavier than competition (152g)
32
quite wide (21mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detection focusing
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pxls)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.5)
display is not selfie friendly
does not have external mic jack
heavier than competition in class (221g)
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Casio EX-Z2000 vs Olympus TG-870 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Casio EX-Z2000 and Olympus TG-870
 Casio Exilim EX-Z2000Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870
General Information
Make Casio Olympus
Model type Casio Exilim EX-Z2000 Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870
Type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Announced 2010-01-06 2016-01-06
Body design Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Powered by - TruePic VII
Sensor type CCD BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 14 megapixels 16 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 4320 x 3240 4608 x 3456
Highest native ISO 3200 6400
Highest enhanced ISO - 12800
Minimum native ISO 64 125
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detect autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 26-130mm (5.0x) 21-105mm (5.0x)
Maximal aperture f/2.8-6.5 f/3.5-5.7
Macro focusing range - 1cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Tilting
Display sizing 3" 3"
Resolution of display 461k dot 921k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Min shutter speed 4 secs 4 secs
Max shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/2000 secs
Continuous shutter speed - 7.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance - 4.00 m (at ISO 1600)
Flash settings Auto, flash off, flash on, red eye reduction Auto, redeye reduction, fill flash, off, LED illuminator
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 × 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60p), 1280 x 720 (60p), 640 x 480 (60p)
Highest video resolution 640x480 1920x1080
Video format Motion JPEG MPEG-4, H.264
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None BuiltIn
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 152 grams (0.34 lbs) 221 grams (0.49 lbs)
Physical dimensions 99 x 58 x 17mm (3.9" x 2.3" x 0.7") 113 x 64 x 28mm (4.4" x 2.5" x 1.1")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life - 300 shots
Battery format - Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-110 Li-50B
Self timer Yes (10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer) Yes (2 or 10 sec, custom)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC card, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Storage slots One One
Retail price $0 $280