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Casio EX-Z35 vs Sony W560

Portability
96
Imaging
35
Features
14
Overall
26
Casio Exilim EX-Z35 front
 
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560 front
Portability
96
Imaging
37
Features
28
Overall
33

Casio EX-Z35 vs Sony W560 Key Specs

Casio EX-Z35
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.5" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 64 - 3200
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 36-107mm (F3.1-5.6) lens
  • 124g - 99 x 57 x 20mm
  • Introduced February 2010
Sony W560
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 26-104mm (F2.7-5.7) lens
  • 110g - 94 x 56 x 19mm
  • Launched January 2011
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Casio EX-Z35 vs Sony W560 Overview

Let's look a bit more closely at the Casio EX-Z35 vs Sony W560, both Ultracompact digital cameras by manufacturers Casio and Sony. The resolution of the EX-Z35 (12MP) and the W560 (14MP) is relatively similar and both cameras boast the identical sensor measurements (1/2.3").

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The EX-Z35 was announced 10 months earlier than the W560 which means that they are both of a similar age. Both of the cameras feature the same body design (Ultracompact).

Before getting into a detailed comparison, here is a short synopsis of how the EX-Z35 matches up against the W560 in regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Casio EX-Z35 over the Sony W560

 EX-Z35 W560 
Focus manually More precise focus

Reasons to pick Sony W560 over the Casio EX-Z35

 W560 EX-Z35 
LaunchedJanuary 2011February 2010More recent by 10 months
Screen size3"2.5"Bigger screen (+0.5")

Common features in the Casio EX-Z35 and Sony W560

 EX-Z35 W560 
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen resolution230k230kExact same screen resolution
Selfie screen Neither provides selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Lack of Touch friendly screen

Casio EX-Z35 vs Sony W560 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is going to lug around your camera often, you will need to think about its weight and volume. The Casio EX-Z35 provides external measurements of 99mm x 57mm x 20mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 0.8") accompanied by a weight of 124 grams (0.27 lbs) whilst the Sony W560 has sizing of 94mm x 56mm x 19mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.7") with a weight of 110 grams (0.24 lbs).

Compare the Casio EX-Z35 vs Sony W560 in our brand new Camera & Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Always remember, the weight of an ILC will differ depending on the lens you have during that time. Here is a front view size comparison of the EX-Z35 and the W560.

Casio EX-Z35 vs Sony W560 size comparison

Taking into consideration size and weight, the portability rating of the EX-Z35 and W560 is 96 and 96 respectively.

Casio EX-Z35 vs Sony W560 top view buttons comparison

Casio EX-Z35 vs Sony W560 Sensor Comparison

Often, it can be difficult to picture the contrast between sensor measurements only by reviewing a spec sheet. The visual here will offer you a far better sense of the sensor measurements in the EX-Z35 and W560.

Clearly, each of the cameras feature the identical sensor size albeit different megapixels. You can count on the Sony W560 to offer more detail with its extra 2MP. Higher resolution will allow you to crop pictures way more aggressively. The older EX-Z35 is going to be disadvantaged in sensor innovation.

Casio EX-Z35 vs Sony W560 sensor size comparison

Casio EX-Z35 vs Sony W560 Screen and ViewFinder

Casio EX-Z35 vs Sony W560 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Casio EX-Z35 Portrait photography details
Sony W560 Portrait photography details
27
focusing manually
lack of manual exposure
cannot use external flash
low megapixels (12MP)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
28
decent sensor resolution (14MP)
manual focus not available
lack of manual exposure
cannot use external flash
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
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Street Comparison

Casio EX-Z35 as a Street photography camera
Sony W560 as a Street photography camera
48
no moving screen
does not have image stabilization
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
57
built in image stabilization (Optical)
no moving screen
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Casio EX-Z35 Sports photography details
Sony W560 Sports photography details
17
no shutter priority mode
does not have image stabilization
low megapixels (12MP)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect autofocus
35
built in image stabilization (Optical)
decent sensor resolution (14 megapixels)
painfully slow continuous shooting (1.0 frames per second)
no shutter priority mode
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Casio EX-Z35
Travel photography with Sony W560
52
has built in flash
missing Time Lapse recording
low megapixels (12MP)
screen isn't selfie friendly
wide angle not good (36mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
65
decent sensor resolution (14 megapixels)
has built in flash
really wide (26mm)
does not have Time Lapse function
screen isn't selfie friendly
slow maximum aperture (f2.7)
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Landscape Comparison

Casio EX-Z35 Landscape photography features
Sony W560 Landscape photography features
28
focusing manually
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not good (36mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
screen is small (2.5")
lack of manual exposure
does not have image stabilization
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
missing Time Lapse recording
42
really wide (26mm)
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
decent sensor resolution (14 megapixels)
manual focus not available
cannot change lenses (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f2.7)
lack of manual exposure
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
has no RAW support
does not have Time Lapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Casio EX-Z35 as a Vlogging camera
Sony W560 as a Vlogging camera
22
wide angle not good (36mm)
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.1)
screen isn't selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization
video quality not great (640 x 480 pixels)
missing external mic port
29
really wide (26mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
slow maximum aperture (f2.7)
screen isn't selfie friendly
video quality not great (1280 x 720 resolution)
does not have external mic support
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Casio EX-Z35 vs Sony W560 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Casio EX-Z35 and Sony W560
 Casio Exilim EX-Z35Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560
General Information
Manufacturer Casio Sony
Model Casio Exilim EX-Z35 Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W560
Category Ultracompact Ultracompact
Introduced 2010-02-21 2011-01-06
Physical type Ultracompact Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Chip Exilim Engine 5.0 BIONZ
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 12MP 14MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3 and 16:9
Peak resolution 4000 x 3000 4320 x 3240
Highest native ISO 3200 3200
Min native ISO 64 80
RAW images
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
AF center weighted
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Number of focus points - 9
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 36-107mm (3.0x) 26-104mm (4.0x)
Maximal aperture f/3.1-5.6 f/2.7-5.7
Macro focus distance 10cm 5cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Type of screen Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen sizing 2.5 inch 3 inch
Screen resolution 230k dots 230k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Screen technology - Clear Photo LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Minimum shutter speed 4s 2s
Fastest shutter speed 1/2000s 1/1600s
Continuous shutter rate - 1.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range 3.20 m 3.80 m
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Soft Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 848 x 480 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (15 fps) 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 640x480 1280x720
Video data format Motion JPEG MPEG-4
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless None Eye-Fi Connected
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 124 grams (0.27 lbs) 110 grams (0.24 lbs)
Physical dimensions 99 x 57 x 20mm (3.9" x 2.2" x 0.8") 94 x 56 x 19mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.7")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery model NP-82 NP-BN1
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Triple Self-timer) Yes (2 or 10 sec, Portrait 1/2)
Time lapse feature
Storage type SD/SDHC card, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
Card slots Single Single
Pricing at release $99 $139