As well as being compared against other digicams, the Olympus D-400 Zoom is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, compacts and pro digicams. The Olympus D-400 Zoom's top rivals come from Canon (such as the Rebel T2i) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-FS3)

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-400 Zoom compared to other digicam competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (35 mm vs 38 mm) and has a slightly larger screen (1.8" vs 1.5").

However, on average it is older (november 1998 vs september 2002) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/500 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second).

Kodak EasyShare CX4300

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3 years newer

Significant advantages of the CX4300 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the CX4300 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm

common strengths of the CX4300 and D-400 Zoom

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

HP Photosmart 320

HP Photosmart 320
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the Photosmart 320 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Photosmart 320 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm

common strengths of the Photosmart 320 and D-400 Zoom

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel 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

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

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Has a through-the-lens viewfinder: Pentamirror vs Tunnel
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/500 of a second

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 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 is much larger (standard size (127×67×54 mm) vs super compact (95×53×23 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (november 1998 vs february 2007) and is thicker (2.1" vs 0.9").

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS3
9 years newer
$389

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

  • Much smaller: Super compact (95×53×23 mm) vs Standard size (127×67×54 mm)
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 2.1"

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

  • Each has a built-in flash

Samsung Digimax 202

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5 years newer

Significant advantages of the Digimax 202 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Much smaller: Compact (98×51×38 mm) vs Standard size (127×67×54 mm)
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much thinner: 1.5" vs 2.1"

Significant disadvantages of the Digimax 202 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the Digimax 202 and D-400 Zoom

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

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 thinner: 1.3" vs 2.1"
  • Much lighter: 157 g vs 320 g

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

  • None found

common strengths of the Digimax 370 and D-400 Zoom

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

Fujifilm FinePix A820

Fujifilm FinePix A820
8 years newer

Significant advantages of the A820 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Much smaller: Compact (98×62×32 mm) vs Standard size (127×67×54 mm)
  • Larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.8"
  • Much thinner: 1.3" vs 2.1"

Significant disadvantages of the A820 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Much worse wide angle: 39 mm vs 35 mm
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the A820 and D-400 Zoom

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-400 Zoom compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (35 mm vs 38 mm), is newer (november 1998 vs march 1998) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/2.8 vs f/2), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (2 fps vs 10 fps) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/500 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Casio QV-770

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8 months older

Significant advantages of the QV-770 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/2.8
  • Shoots faster: 10 fps vs 2 fps
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the QV-770 (vs the D-400 Zoom)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm
  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the QV-770 and D-400 Zoom

  • None found