As well as being compared against other pro digicams and compacts, the Olympus Stylus XZ-10 is also often compared to travel zooms and mirrorless. The Olympus Stylus XZ-10's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SX700 HS and the PowerShot S200) and Olympus (such as the XZ-2 iHS and the OM-D E-M1)

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus XZ-10 compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 614k dots), has a touch screen, has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), is newer (january 2013 vs september 2012) and is slightly less expensive ($419.49 vs $1,330.59).

However, on average it has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens), doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), lacks and external mic jack, has a slightly shorter battery life (240 shots vs 320 shots) and doesn't support an external flash.

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS
4 months older

Significant advantages of the XZ-2 iHS (vs the XZ-10)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly longer battery life: 340 shots vs 240 shots

Significant disadvantages of the XZ-2 iHS (vs the XZ-10)

  • None found

common strengths of the XZ-2 iHS and XZ-10

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Have touch screens

Canon PowerShot S200

Canon PowerShot S200
1 year newer
$232

Significant advantages of the S200 (vs the XZ-10)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

Significant disadvantages of the S200 (vs the XZ-10)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much lower resolution screen: 461k dots vs 920k dots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the S200 and XZ-10

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Inexpensive: $232.37 vs $419.49

Canon PowerShot S120

Canon PowerShot S120
6 months newer
$1,331

Significant advantages of the S120 (vs the XZ-10)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

Significant disadvantages of the S120 (vs the XZ-10)

  • None found

common strengths of the S120 and XZ-10

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Have touch screens

Olympus XZ-1

Olympus XZ-1
2 years older
$549

Significant advantages of the XZ-1 (vs the XZ-10)

  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD
  • Significantly longer battery life: 320 shots vs 240 shots
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the XZ-1 (vs the XZ-10)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 614k dots vs 920k dots
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the XZ-1 and XZ-10

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus XZ-10 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3.2), has a much wider wide angle lens (26 mm vs 36 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a much higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 230k dots) and has better image stabilization (sensor shift vs none).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (102×61×34 mm) vs compact (93×57×28 mm)), is thicker (1.3" vs 1.1"), is slightly heavier (221 g vs 160 g) and is slightly more expensive ($419.49 vs $78.29).

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
2 years newer
$87 - $88

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the XZ-10)

  • Thinner: 1.1" vs 1.3"
  • Lighter: 160 g vs 221 g

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the XZ-10)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.2 vs f/1.8
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 920k dots

common strengths of the Coolpix A10 and XZ-10

  • Each has a built-in flash

Fujifilm FinePix F31fd

Fujifilm FinePix F31fd
6 years older
$480

Significant advantages of the F31fd (vs the XZ-10)

  • Smaller: Compact (93×57×28 mm) vs Compact (102×61×34 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.1" vs 1.3"

Significant disadvantages of the F31fd (vs the XZ-10)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 26 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the F31fd and XZ-10

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Each has a built-in flash

Fujifilm FinePix F30 Zoom

Fujifilm FinePix F30 Zoom
7 years older

Significant advantages of the F30 Zoom (vs the XZ-10)

  • Smaller: Compact (93×57×28 mm) vs Compact (102×61×34 mm)
  • Significantly thinner: 1.1" vs 1.3"

Significant disadvantages of the F30 Zoom (vs the XZ-10)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 26 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the F30 Zoom and XZ-10

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/1.8
  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus XZ-10 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/1.8 vs f/3.3), has a significantly higher resolution screen (920k dots vs 460k dots), has a touch screen, has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and is newer (january 2013 vs january 2012).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (26 mm vs 24 mm), has worse image stabilization (sensor shift vs lens), lacks and external mic jack and has a much shorter battery life (240 shots vs 360 shots).

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS

Canon PowerShot SX700 HS
1 year newer
$429

Significant advantages of the SX700 HS (vs the XZ-10)

  • Has an external mic jack
  • Much longer battery life: 360 shots vs 240 shots
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

Significant disadvantages of the SX700 HS (vs the XZ-10)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.2 vs f/1.8
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the SX700 HS and XZ-10

  • Inexpensive: $429.33 vs $419.49

Samsung WB150F

Samsung WB150F
1 year older

Significant advantages of the WB150F (vs the XZ-10)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift

Significant disadvantages of the WB150F (vs the XZ-10)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.2 vs f/1.8
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 920k dots

common strengths of the WB150F and XZ-10

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR

Fujifilm FinePix F305EXR
2 years older

Significant advantages of the F305EXR (vs the XZ-10)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the F305EXR (vs the XZ-10)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/1.8
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Much lower resolution screen: 460k dots vs 920k dots

common strengths of the F305EXR and XZ-10

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus XZ-10 compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has better image stabilization (sensor shift vs none), has a touch screen, is slightly smaller (compact (102×61×34 mm) vs prosumer size (130×94×63 mm)), is thinner (1.3" vs 2.5") and is slightly lighter (221 g vs 497 g).

However, on average it has a significantly lower resolution screen (920k dots vs 1,400k dots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 16 MP), doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.6mm).

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1
6 months newer
$1,099 (body only)
$2,098 14-150mm lens

Significant advantages of the E-M1 (vs the XZ-10)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,400k dots vs 920k dots
  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the E-M1 (vs the XZ-10)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (130×94×63 mm) vs Compact (102×61×34 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 2.5" vs 1.3"
  • Significantly heavier: 497 g vs 221 g

common strengths of the E-M1 and XZ-10

  • None found

Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-M1
4 months newer
$328 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-M1 (vs the XZ-10)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has interchangeable lenses
  • Higher true resolution: 16 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the X-M1 (vs the XZ-10)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • No touch screen

common strengths of the X-M1 and XZ-10

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×67×39 mm) vs Compact (102×61×34 mm)
  • Light weight: 330 g vs 221 g
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.3"