The Kyocera Finecam S3L is mostly gets compared to other compacts. The Kyocera Finecam S3L's top rivals come from Olympus (such as the FE-5040)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Kyocera S3L compared to other compact competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 26 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.6" vs 2.7"), is much larger (compact (92×58×33 mm) vs super compact (96×58×20 mm)), takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 9.7 MP) and is older (september 2002 vs august 2010).

Olympus FE-5040

Olympus FE-5040
8 years newer

Significant advantages of the FE-5040 (vs the S3L)

  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 1.6"
  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much smaller: Super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs Compact (92×58×33 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the FE-5040 (vs the S3L)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the FE-5040 and S3L

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Very small: Super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs Compact (92×58×33 mm)
  • Light weight: 130 g vs 205 g