As well as being compared against other digicams, the Olympus D-510 Zoom is also often compared to super zooms. The Olympus D-510 Zoom's top rivals come from HP (such as the Photosmart C200) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix L830)

Competitor classes

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-510 Zoom compared to other digicam competitors include: it is newer (may 2001 vs october 1999) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/1000 of a second vs 1/500 of a second).

HP Photosmart C200

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the C200 (vs the D-510 Zoom)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the C200 (vs the D-510 Zoom)

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

common strengths of the C200 and D-510 Zoom

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

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-510 Zoom compared to super zoom competitors include: it is thinner (2" vs 3.6"), is slightly lighter (250 g vs 508 g) and has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 22 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), takes significantly lower resolution photos (1.9 MP vs 9.7 MP) and doesn't shoot as fast continuously (1.8 fps vs 6.7 fps).

Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830
12 years newer
$244

Significant advantages of the L830 (vs the D-510 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Much better wide angle: 22 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the L830 (vs the D-510 Zoom)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the L830 and D-510 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×91 mm) vs Mid size (118×66×50 mm)
  • Light weight: 508 g vs 250 g
  • Thin: 3.6" vs 2"