As well as being compared against other ultra compacts, the Olympus VG-110 is also often compared to compacts and travel zooms. The Olympus VG-110's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix L24 and the Coolpix L31) and Olympus (such as the VG-180 and the VG-150)

Competitor classes

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, compared to other ultra compact competitors the Olympus VG110 is older (february 2011 vs january 2012).

Olympus VG-150

Olympus VG-150
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the VG-150 (vs the VG110)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the VG-150 (vs the VG110)

  • None found

common strengths of the VG-150 and VG110

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus VG110 compared to compact competitors include: it is significantly smaller (ultra compact (92×54×20 mm) vs compact (104×60×28 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.6") and is significantly lighter (105 g vs 298 g).

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 20 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (none vs 10 fps).

Olympus VG-180

Olympus VG-180
2 years newer
$197

Significant advantages of the VG-180 (vs the VG110)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the VG-180 (vs the VG110)

  • Significantly larger: Compact (104×60×28 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×54×20 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Heavier: 172 g vs 105 g

common strengths of the VG-180 and VG110

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.9
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"

Sony Cybershot WX7

Sony Cybershot DSC-WX7
similar age

Significant advantages of the WX7 (vs the VG110)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the WX7 (vs the VG110)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the WX7 and VG110

  • Wide aperture: f/2.6 vs f/2.9
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (95×56×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×54×20 mm)

Nikon Coolpix L24

Nikon Coolpix L24
similar age

Significant advantages of the L24 (vs the VG110)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the L24 (vs the VG110)

  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 27 mm
  • Significantly larger: Compact (98×61×28 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×54×20 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the L24 and VG110

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 182 g vs 105 g

Nikon Coolpix L31

Nikon Coolpix L31
3 years newer
$140

Significant advantages of the L31 (vs the VG110)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs None
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the L31 (vs the VG110)

  • Larger: Compact (96×59×29 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×54×20 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the L31 and VG110

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Light weight: 160 g vs 105 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV
4 years newer
$650 - $898

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the VG110)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 IV (vs the VG110)

  • Much larger: Compact (102×58×41 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×54×20 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.6" vs 0.8"
  • Much heavier: 298 g vs 105 g

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 IV and VG110

  • Wide aperture: f/1.8 vs f/2.9
  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus VG110 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.9 vs f/3.7) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (27 mm vs 25 mm), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and is older (february 2011 vs january 2014).

Nikon Coolpix S3600

Nikon Coolpix S3600
2 years newer
$186

Significant advantages of the S3600 (vs the VG110)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S3600 (vs the VG110)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.7 vs f/2.9
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the S3600 and VG110

  • Very small: Super compact (97×58×20 mm) vs Ultra compact (92×54×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 125 g vs 105 g