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Casio EX-ZR1000 vs Nikon S9700

Portability
90
Imaging
40
Features
53
Overall
45
Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000 front
 
Nikon Coolpix S9700 front
Portability
90
Imaging
40
Features
48
Overall
43

Casio EX-ZR1000 vs Nikon S9700 Key Specs

Casio EX-ZR1000
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 24-300mm (F3.0-5.9) lens
  • 255g - 108 x 62 x 37mm
  • Revealed September 2012
Nikon S9700
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Display
  • ISO 125 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 25-750mm (F3.7-6.4) lens
  • 232g - 110 x 64 x 35mm
  • Introduced February 2014
  • Succeeded the Nikon S9500
  • Replacement is Nikon S9900
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Casio EX-ZR1000 vs Nikon S9700 Overview

Below is a in depth comparison of the Casio EX-ZR1000 and Nikon S9700, both Small Sensor Superzoom cameras by manufacturers Casio and Nikon. The sensor resolution of the EX-ZR1000 (16MP) and the S9700 (16MP) is very close and they feature the exact same sensor sizing (1/2.3").

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The EX-ZR1000 was manufactured 16 months earlier than the S9700 making the cameras a generation apart from each other. Both cameras come with the identical body type (Compact).

Before we go in to a comprehensive comparison, below is a short introduction of how the EX-ZR1000 scores versus the S9700 in regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Casio EX-ZR1000 over the Nikon S9700

 EX-ZR1000 S9700 
Focus manually Very accurate focusing
Display typeTiltingFixed Tilting display

Reasons to pick Nikon S9700 over the Casio EX-ZR1000

 S9700 EX-ZR1000 
IntroducedFebruary 2014September 2012More recent by 16 months
Display resolution921k461kSharper display (+460k dot)

Common features in the Casio EX-ZR1000 and Nikon S9700

 EX-ZR1000 S9700 
Display dimension3"3"Identical display measurement
Selfie screen Neither features selfie screen
Touch friendly display Lack of Touch friendly display

Casio EX-ZR1000 vs Nikon S9700 Physical Comparison

If you are planning to lug around your camera, you need to factor in its weight and volume. The Casio EX-ZR1000 enjoys exterior measurements of 108mm x 62mm x 37mm (4.3" x 2.4" x 1.5") accompanied by a weight of 255 grams (0.56 lbs) and the Nikon S9700 has sizing of 110mm x 64mm x 35mm (4.3" x 2.5" x 1.4") and a weight of 232 grams (0.51 lbs).

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Remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ dependant on the lens you are utilising during that time. Underneath is the front view over all size comparison of the EX-ZR1000 versus the S9700.

Casio EX-ZR1000 vs Nikon S9700 size comparison

Factoring in size and weight, the portability grade of the EX-ZR1000 and S9700 is 90 and 90 respectively.

Casio EX-ZR1000 vs Nikon S9700 top view buttons comparison

Casio EX-ZR1000 vs Nikon S9700 Sensor Comparison

In many cases, it can be difficult to visualise the contrast in sensor measurements merely by looking through specs. The visual here will provide you a more clear sense of the sensor measurements in the EX-ZR1000 and S9700.

All in all, both of these cameras posses the exact same sensor measurements and the exact same megapixels and you should expect comparable quality of images however you will need to take the production date of the cameras into account. The older EX-ZR1000 will be behind in sensor technology.

Casio EX-ZR1000 vs Nikon S9700 sensor size comparison

Casio EX-ZR1000 vs Nikon S9700 Screen and ViewFinder

Casio EX-ZR1000 vs Nikon S9700 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Casio EX-ZR1000 as a Portrait photography camera
Nikon S9700 as a Portrait photography camera
44
manual focus
decent MP (16MP)
includes face detect autofocus
no external flash support
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
37
decent MP (16MP)
has face detect autofocus
no manual focus
external flash not possible
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
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Street Comparison

Casio EX-ZR1000 Street photography information
Nikon S9700 Street photography information
68
screen tilts
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
lighter than others in class (255g)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
61
has image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than competition in class (232g)
screen is fixed
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Casio EX-ZR1000 Sports photography features
Nikon S9700 Sports photography features
51
incredible zoom range (24-300mm 12.5 x zoom)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent MP (16 megapixels)
includes tracking focus
great battery power (470 CIPA)
low fps (3.0 fps)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect autofocus
53
excellent zoom range (25-750mm 30.0 x zoom)
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (16MP)
has tracking focus
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Casio EX-ZR1000 Travel photography information
Nikon S9700 Travel photography information
70
great battery power (470 CIPA)
lighter than others in class (255g)
decent MP (16 megapixels)
has built in flash
pretty wide (24mm)
long zoom (300mm)
doesn't have Time Lapse function
doesn't feature selfie friendly screen
slow maximum aperture (f3.0)
69
lighter than competition in class (232 grams)
decent MP (16 megapixels)
flash built-in
pretty wide (25mm)
great zoom (750mm)
missing Timelapse function
does not have selfie friendly screen
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.7)
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Landscape Comparison

Casio EX-ZR1000 Landscape photography details
Nikon S9700 Landscape photography details
52
manual focus
pretty wide (24mm)
screen is a decent size (3")
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
decent MP (16MP)
great battery power (470 per charge)
cannot switch lenses (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.0)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
doesn't have Time Lapse function
45
pretty wide (25mm)
decent sized screen (3 inch)
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (16 megapixels)
no manual focus
cannot swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.7)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
missing Timelapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Casio EX-ZR1000 Vlogging info
Nikon S9700 Vlogging info
34
pretty wide (24mm)
image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
includes face detect autofocus
great video quality (1920 x 1080 resolution)
lighter than others in class (255 grams)
slow maximum aperture (f3.0)
doesn't feature selfie friendly screen
doesn't have mic jack
34
pretty wide (25mm)
has image stabilization (Optical)
has face detect autofocus
good video quality (1920 x 1080 pixels)
lighter than competition in class (232g)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.7)
does not have selfie friendly screen
missing microphone port
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Casio EX-ZR1000 vs Nikon S9700 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Casio EX-ZR1000 and Nikon S9700
 Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000Nikon Coolpix S9700
General Information
Brand Casio Nikon
Model Casio Exilim EX-ZR1000 Nikon Coolpix S9700
Class Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Superzoom
Revealed 2012-09-25 2014-02-07
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Processor EXILIM Engine HS 3 -
Sensor type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 16MP 16MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 -
Max resolution 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456
Max native ISO 3200 6400
Lowest native ISO 80 125
RAW data
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Number of focus points - 99
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 24-300mm (12.5x) 25-750mm (30.0x)
Maximal aperture f/3.0-5.9 f/3.7-6.4
Macro focus distance 5cm 1cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Range of screen Tilting Fixed Type
Screen sizing 3 inches 3 inches
Resolution of screen 461 thousand dot 921 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Screen tech Super Clear TFT color LCD TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Min shutter speed 4 seconds 8 seconds
Max shutter speed 1/2000 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Continuous shutter speed 3.0 frames per second 7.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 4.70 m 6.00 m
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
External flash
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30,20,15 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 120 fps), 512 x 384 (30, 240 fps), 224 x 160 (480 fps), 224 x 64 (1000 fps), 1920 x 1080 (30/25p, 60/50i) 1280 x 720 (60/50/30/25/15/12.5p) 960 x 540 (30/25p) 640 x 480 (120/30/25p) 320 x 240 (240p)
Max video resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless None 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 proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 255 gr (0.56 lb) 232 gr (0.51 lb)
Dimensions 108 x 62 x 37mm (4.3" x 2.4" x 1.5") 110 x 64 x 35mm (4.3" x 2.5" x 1.4")
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 life 470 photos 300 photos
Style of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model NP-130 EN-EL12
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 seconds, custom) Yes
Time lapse recording
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots Single Single
Launch pricing $572 $350