The Olympus D-200L is mostly gets compared to waterproofs and travel zooms. The Olympus D-200L's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 130 IS) and Olympus (such as the Stylus 770 SW)

Competitor classes

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-200L compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.5), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (36 mm vs 38 mm), has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/10000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it is much larger (standard size (145×71×45 mm) vs super compact (92×59×21 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift), is older (september 1996 vs january 2007), is thicker (1.8" vs 0.8") and is much heavier (320 g vs 195 g).

Olympus Stylus 770 SW

Olympus Stylus 770 SW
10 years newer

Significant advantages of the 770 SW (vs the D-200L)

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Significant disadvantages of the 770 SW (vs the D-200L)

  • None found

common strengths of the 770 SW and D-200L

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compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-200L compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.2) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/10000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 28 mm), is much larger (standard size (145×71×45 mm) vs super compact (95×56×21 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), is older (september 1996 vs january 2013) and is thicker (1.8" vs 0.8").

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
16 years newer
$196

Significant advantages of the ELPH 130 IS (vs the D-200L)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 36 mm
  • Much smaller: Super compact (95×56×21 mm) vs Standard size (145×71×45 mm)
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 130 IS (vs the D-200L)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/10000 of a second

common strengths of the ELPH 130 IS and D-200L

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