As well as being compared against other digicams, the Olympus D-400 Zoom is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, pro digicams and compacts. The Olympus D-400 Zoom's top rivals come from Olympus (such as the C-8080 Wide Zoom and the Stylus 300) and Canon (such as the Rebel T2i)

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-400 Zoom compared to other digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (35 mm vs 37 mm) and is much lighter (320 g vs 900 g).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 2.5"), is older (november 1998 vs february 2000) and doesn't support an external flash.

Sony Mavica FD-95

Sony Mavica FD-95
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the FD-95 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.8"
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the FD-95 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Much heavier: 900 g vs 320 g

common strengths of the FD-95 and D-400 Zoom

  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Tunnel

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-400 Zoom compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (standard size (127×67×54 mm) vs prosumer size (129×98×62 mm)), is thinner (2.1" vs 2.4") and is significantly lighter (320 g vs 530 g).

However, on average it doesn't record movies (none vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (2 fps vs 3.7 fps), has a lower quality type of viewfinder (tunnel vs pentamirror) and users slower contrast detection autofocus (contrast detection vs phase detection).

Canon Rebel T2i

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
11 years newer
$549 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T2i (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Shoots movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Tunnel

Significant disadvantages of the T2i (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm) vs Standard size (127×67×54 mm)
  • Much thicker: 2.4" vs 2.1"
  • Significantly heavier: 530 g vs 320 g

common strengths of the T2i and D-400 Zoom

  • Very small: Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm) vs Standard size (127×67×54 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.4" vs 2.1"

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-400 Zoom compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is slightly smaller (standard size (127×67×54 mm) vs professional size (124×85×99 mm)), is thinner (2.1" vs 3.9") and is significantly lighter (320 g vs 724 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/2.4), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm), is older (november 1998 vs february 2004), has fewer storage slots (1 vs 2) and doesn't support an external flash.

Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom

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5 years newer

Significant advantages of the C-8080 Wide Zoom (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/500 of a second
  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1

Significant disadvantages of the C-8080 Wide Zoom (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Significantly heavier: 724 g vs 320 g
  • Thicker: 3.9" vs 2.1"

common strengths of the C-8080 Wide Zoom and D-400 Zoom

  • Built-in flashes
  • Viewfinders: Digital vs Tunnel

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-400 Zoom compared to compact competitors include: it has higher quality type of viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it doesn't record movies (none vs 848 x 480 @ 30fps), is much larger (standard size (127×67×54 mm) vs super compact (95×53×23 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), is older (november 1998 vs january 2008) and is thicker (2.1" vs 0.9").

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS3
9 years newer
$380

Significant advantages of the DMC-FS3 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much smaller: Super compact (95×53×23 mm) vs Standard size (127×67×54 mm)
  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.8"

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FS3 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the DMC-FS3 and D-400 Zoom

  • None found

Samsung Digimax 370

Samsung Digimax 370
5 years newer

Significant advantages of the Digimax 370 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Much smaller: Compact (108×56×32 mm) vs Standard size (127×67×54 mm)
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/500 of a second
  • Much thinner: 1.3" vs 2.1"

Significant disadvantages of the Digimax 370 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 1.8"

common strengths of the Digimax 370 and D-400 Zoom

  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

Olympus Stylus 300

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4 years newer
$149

Significant advantages of the Stylus 300 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Much smaller: Compact (99×56×34 mm) vs Standard size (127×67×54 mm)
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/500 of a second
  • Much thinner: 1.3" vs 2.1"

Significant disadvantages of the Stylus 300 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 1.8"

common strengths of the Stylus 300 and D-400 Zoom

  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel