The Olympus D-370 is mostly gets compared to compacts. The Olympus D-370's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the SL620)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-370 compared to compact competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/4 vs f/2.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 2.7"), is much larger (mid size (123×65×45 mm) vs compact (92×61×23 mm)) and takes much lower resolution photos (1.2 MP vs 9.8 MP).

Samsung SL620

Samsung SL620
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the SL620 (vs the D-370)

  • Much smaller: Compact (92×61×23 mm) vs Mid size (123×65×45 mm)
  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/4

Significant disadvantages of the SL620 (vs the D-370)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the SL620 and D-370

  • Each has a built-in flash