The Olympus D-40 Zoom is mostly gets compared to compacts. The Olympus D-40 Zoom's top rivals come from Kyocera (such as the Finecam S5) and Samsung (such as the Digimax 370)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-40 Zoom compared to compact competitors include: it slightly longer exposures (16 seconds vs 1 seconds).

However, on average it is much larger (mid size (87×69×44 mm) vs compact (92×58×33 mm)), is older (september 2001 vs february 2004), is thicker (1.7" vs 1.3"), is much heavier (270 g vs 157 g) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Kyocera Finecam S5

Kyocera Finecam S5
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the S5 (vs the D-40 Zoom)

  • Much smaller: Compact (92×58×33 mm) vs Mid size (87×69×44 mm)
  • Much thinner: 1.3" vs 1.7"
  • Significantly lighter: 205 g vs 270 g

Significant disadvantages of the S5 (vs the D-40 Zoom)

  • Shorter max exposures: 1 seconds vs 16 seconds

common strengths of the S5 and D-40 Zoom

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

Samsung Digimax 370

Samsung Digimax 370
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the Digimax 370 (vs the D-40 Zoom)

  • Much smaller: Compact (108×56×32 mm) vs Mid size (87×69×44 mm)
  • Much lighter: 157 g vs 270 g
  • Much thinner: 1.3" vs 1.7"

Significant disadvantages of the Digimax 370 (vs the D-40 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the Digimax 370 and D-40 Zoom

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.8
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel