As well as being compared against other compacts, the Olympus C-370 Zoom is also often compared to travel zooms, ultra compacts, entry-level DSLRs and super zooms. The Olympus C-370 Zoom's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-ZX1) and Samsung (such as the NV4)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus C-370 Zoom compared to other compact competitors include: it is newer (september 2004 vs february 2004).

However, on average it takes slightly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 5.1 MP), has a marginally smaller sensor (1/3" 5.27x3.96mm vs 1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm), is thicker (1.5" vs 1.4"), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and slightly shorter exposures (2 seconds vs 16 seconds).

HP Photosmart R707

HP Photosmart R707
7 months older

Significant advantages of the R707 (vs the C-370 Zoom)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the R707 (vs the C-370 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the R707 and C-370 Zoom

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

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, compared to travel zoom competitors the Olympus C-370 Zoom has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 25 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 2.7"), is significantly larger (compact (88×63×39 mm) vs super compact (95×56×21 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 9.8 MP).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZX1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZX1
4 years newer

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZX1 (vs the C-370 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 1.5"

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZX1 (vs the C-370 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-ZX1 and C-370 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Compact (98×55×26 mm) vs Compact (88×63×39 mm)
  • Very light: 158 g vs 190 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
8 years newer
$196

Significant advantages of the ELPH 130 IS (vs the C-370 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 38 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (95×56×21 mm) vs Compact (88×63×39 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 130 IS (vs the C-370 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 130 IS and C-370 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×56×21 mm) vs Compact (88×63×39 mm)
  • Very light: 133 g vs 190 g

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus C-370 Zoom compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.9 vs f/3.5).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 2.5"), is much larger (compact (88×63×39 mm) vs ultra compact (95×57×18 mm)), takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 8 MP), is older (september 2004 vs january 2008) and is thicker (1.5" vs 0.7").

Samsung NV4

Samsung NV4
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the NV4 (vs the C-370 Zoom)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the NV4 (vs the C-370 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the NV4 and C-370 Zoom

  • None found

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus C-370 Zoom compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (compact (88×63×39 mm) vs professional size (136×107×76 mm)), is thinner (1.5" vs 3") and is much lighter (190 g vs 675 g).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (320 x 240 @ 15fps vs 1080p @ 60fps), has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 3.2"), has a much lower resolution screen (130k dots vs 1,229k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 24 MP) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100
8 years newer
$709 (body only)
$1,097 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D7100 (vs the C-370 Zoom)

  • Much higher true resolution: 24 MP vs 3.1 MP
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 130k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 1.5"

Significant disadvantages of the D7100 (vs the C-370 Zoom)

  • Much larger: Professional size (136×107×76 mm) vs Compact (88×63×39 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 1.5"
  • Much heavier: 675 g vs 190 g

common strengths of the D7100 and C-370 Zoom

  • None found

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus C-370 Zoom compared to super zoom competitors include: it is significantly smaller (compact (88×63×39 mm) vs large (131×97×126 mm)), is thinner (1.5" vs 5") and is significantly lighter (190 g vs 687 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (130k dots vs 460k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.1 MP vs 10.6 MP).

Fujifilm FinePix HS33 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS33 EXR
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the HS33 EXR (vs the C-370 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 38 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.5"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the HS33 EXR (vs the C-370 Zoom)

  • Significantly larger: Large (131×97×126 mm) vs Compact (88×63×39 mm)
  • Much thicker: 5" vs 1.5"
  • Significantly heavier: 687 g vs 190 g

common strengths of the HS33 EXR and C-370 Zoom

  • Light weight: 687 g vs 190 g