The Olympus VR-360 is mostly gets compared to travel zooms, mirrorless, waterproofs and compacts. The Olympus VR-360's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot A3300 IS and the PowerShot A3400 IS) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix T200 and the X-A3)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus VR-360 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.7") and is newer (january 2012 vs february 2011).

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift).

Fujifilm FinePix T200

Fujifilm FinePix T200
10 months older

Significant advantages of the T200 (vs the VR-360)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the T200 (vs the VR-360)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 2.7" vs 3"

common strengths of the T200 and VR-360

  • None found

Olympus VR320

Olympus VR-320
1 year older

Significant advantages of the VR320 (vs the VR-360)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the VR320 (vs the VR-360)

  • None found

common strengths of the VR320 and VR-360

  • None found

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors the Olympus VR-360 records lower quality movies (720p @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 120fps), has a much lower resolution screen (460k dots vs 1,040k dots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps) and takes much lower resolution photos (9.8 MP vs 24 MP).

Fujifilm X-A3

Fujifilm X-A3
4 years newer
$489 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-A3 (vs the VR-360)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has a touch screen
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the X-A3 (vs the VR-360)

  • None found

common strengths of the X-A3 and VR-360

  • Each has a built-in flash

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the VR-360)

  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Supports 24p
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 460k dots

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the VR-360)

  • None found

common strengths of the Alpha a6300 and VR-360

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus VR-360 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1300 of a second).

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 3,200 ISO), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (0.6 fps vs 10 fps), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is older (january 2012 vs january 2013).

Panasonic Lumix TS5

Panasonic Lumix TS5
1 year newer
$509

Significant advantages of the TS5 (vs the VR-360)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TS5 (vs the VR-360)

  • None found

common strengths of the TS5 and VR-360

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus VR-360 compared to compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 37 mm), has a slightly larger screen (3" vs 2.5"), has a slightly higher resolution screen (460k dots vs 154k dots), is newer (january 2012 vs june 2007) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), doesn't have a touch screen and slightly shorter exposures (4 seconds vs 15 seconds).

Canon PowerShot A3300 IS

Canon PowerShot A3300 IS
1 year older
$231

Significant advantages of the A3300 IS (vs the VR-360)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A3300 IS (vs the VR-360)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the A3300 IS and VR-360

  • None found

Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

Canon PowerShot A3400 IS
similar age
$215

Significant advantages of the A3400 IS (vs the VR-360)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the A3400 IS (vs the VR-360)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the A3400 IS and VR-360

  • None found

Kodak EasyShare M853

Kodak EasyShare M853
4 years older
$191

Significant advantages of the M853 (vs the VR-360)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the M853 (vs the VR-360)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 2.5" vs 3"
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1400 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the M853 and VR-360

  • None found