As well as being compared against other travel zooms and digicams, the Olympus C-765 UZ is also often compared to super zooms and compacts. The Olympus C-765 UZ's top rivals come from Canon (such as the ELPH 300 HS) and Olympus (such as the SP-500 UZ and the SZ-11)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, compared to other travel zoom competitors the Olympus C-765 UZ doesn't support an external flash.

Olympus C-770 UZ

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similar age

Significant advantages of the C-770 UZ (vs the C-765 UZ)

  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the C-770 UZ (vs the C-765 UZ)

  • None found

common strengths of the C-770 UZ and C-765 UZ

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus C-765 UZ compared to other digicam competitors include: it has a viewfinder (digital vs none) and slightly longer exposures (16 seconds vs 4 seconds).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 28 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (114k dots vs 460k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.9 MP vs 9.8 MP).

Olympus SZ-11

Olympus SZ-11
7 years newer
$486

Significant advantages of the SZ-11 (vs the C-765 UZ)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 38 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SZ-11 (vs the C-765 UZ)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the SZ-11 and C-765 UZ

  • Wide aperture: f/3 vs f/2.8

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, compared to super zoom competitors the Olympus C-765 UZ has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 2.5") and is older (february 2004 vs august 2005).

Olympus SP-500 UZ

Olympus SP-500 UZ
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the SP-500 UZ (vs the C-765 UZ)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the SP-500 UZ (vs the C-765 UZ)

  • None found

common strengths of the SP-500 UZ and C-765 UZ

  • Very small: Standard size (106×75×71 mm) vs Mid size (105×60×69 mm)
  • Very light: 385 g vs 310 g
  • Very thin: 2.8" vs 2.7"

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus C-765 UZ compared to compact competitors include: it has a viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (1.8" vs 2.7"), is much larger (mid size (105×60×69 mm) vs super compact (92×56×20 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.9 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
7 years newer
$261

Significant advantages of the 300 HS (vs the C-765 UZ)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 38 mm
  • Much smaller: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Mid size (105×60×69 mm)
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the 300 HS (vs the C-765 UZ)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the 300 HS and C-765 UZ

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.8
  • Each has a built-in flash