As well as being compared against other compacts, the Olympus D-425 is also often compared to super zooms, travel zooms and digicams. The Olympus D-425's top rivals come from Olympus (such as the D-395 and the FE-115) and Casio (such as the QV-2900UX)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-425 compared to other compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (101×52×36 mm) vs compact (88×63×39 mm)).

However, on average it is older (january 2005 vs january 2006) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Olympus FE-115

Olympus FE-115
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the FE-115 (vs the D-425)

  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the FE-115 (vs the D-425)

  • Much larger: Compact (88×63×39 mm) vs Compact (101×52×36 mm)

common strengths of the FE-115 and D-425

  • Fairly small: Compact (88×63×39 mm) vs Compact (101×52×36 mm)
  • Very light: 160 g vs 170 g

Olympus D-435

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4 months newer

Significant advantages of the D-435 (vs the D-425)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D-435 (vs the D-425)

  • None found

common strengths of the D-435 and D-425

  • Very small: Compact (101×52×35 mm) vs Compact (101×52×36 mm)
  • Very light: 140 g vs 170 g

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-425 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (37 mm vs 40 mm), is slightly smaller (compact (101×52×36 mm) vs prosumer size (107×73×88 mm)), is newer (january 2005 vs may 2001) and is thinner (1.4" vs 3.4").

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (1.5" vs 1.8"), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (none vs 3.3 fps), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), doesn't support an external flash and has a slower max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

Casio QV-2900UX

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3 years older

Significant advantages of the QV-2900UX (vs the D-425)

  • Much larger screen: 1.8" vs 1.5"
  • Supports an external flash
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 2 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the QV-2900UX (vs the D-425)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 40 mm vs 37 mm

common strengths of the QV-2900UX and D-425

  • Fairly small: Standard size (81×121×66 mm) vs Compact (101×52×36 mm)
  • Very light: 295 g vs 170 g
  • Very thin: 2.6" vs 1.4"

Kyocera Finecam M410R

Kyocera Finecam M410R
10 months older

Significant advantages of the M410R (vs the D-425)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Faster max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the M410R (vs the D-425)

  • Thicker: 3.4" vs 1.4"

common strengths of the M410R and D-425

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (107×73×88 mm) vs Compact (101×52×36 mm)
  • Very light: 340 g vs 170 g
  • Thin: 3.4" vs 1.4"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, compared to travel zoom competitors the Olympus D-425 has a much narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 25 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (85k dots vs 461k dots), is significantly larger (compact (101×52×36 mm) vs super compact (95×54×22 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160
10 years newer
$134

Significant advantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the D-425)

  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 1.5"
  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 37 mm
  • Much smaller: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Compact (101×52×36 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 160 (vs the D-425)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 160 and D-425

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Compact (101×52×36 mm)
  • Very light: 127 g vs 170 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.4"

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS

Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
8 years newer
$237

Significant advantages of the SX270 HS (vs the D-425)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.5"
  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 37 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SX270 HS (vs the D-425)

  • Much larger: Compact (106×63×33 mm) vs Compact (101×52×36 mm)
  • Significantly heavier: 233 g vs 170 g

common strengths of the SX270 HS and D-425

  • Very small: Compact (106×63×33 mm) vs Compact (101×52×36 mm)
  • Very light: 233 g vs 170 g
  • Thin: 1.3" vs 1.4"

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-425 compared to digicam competitors include: it is newer (january 2005 vs march 2004) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/1500 of a second vs 1/800 of a second).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (37 mm vs 33 mm) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Olympus D-395

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9 months older

Significant advantages of the D-395 (vs the D-425)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 33 mm vs 37 mm
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the D-395 (vs the D-425)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/800 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second

common strengths of the D-395 and D-425

  • Light weight: 210 g vs 170 g