As well as being compared against other compacts, the Olympus D-630 Zoom is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, pro DSLRs and super zooms. The Olympus D-630 Zoom's top rivals come from Canon (such as the EOS Rebel T6s and the PowerShot SD550) and Nikon (such as the D3300 and the D400)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-630 Zoom compared to other compact competitors include: it is thinner (0.9" vs 1.3") and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm), has a much smaller screen (2" vs 2.5"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 920k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (4.9 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Canon PowerShot SD550

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6 months newer

Significant advantages of the SD550 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 2"
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None
  • Longer exposures: 15 seconds vs 2 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the SD550 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 35 mm

common strengths of the SD550 and D-630 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Compact (90×57×27 mm) vs Compact (94×61×24 mm)

Sony Cybershot DSC-W620

Sony Cybershot DSC-W620
6 years newer
$175

Significant advantages of the DSC-W620 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 2"
  • Higher true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 4.9 MP

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W620 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-W620 and D-630 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Super compact (98×56×20 mm) vs Compact (94×61×24 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Olympus TG-610

Olympus TG-610
6 years newer
$439

Significant advantages of the TG-610 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"
  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the TG-610 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/2.8
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the TG-610 and D-630 Zoom

  • None found

Toshiba PDR-5300

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the PDR-5300 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the PDR-5300 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 2"
  • Larger: Compact (93×59×34 mm) vs Compact (94×61×24 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.3" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the PDR-5300 and D-630 Zoom

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

Sony Cybershot DSC-W650
6 years newer
$140

Significant advantages of the DSC-W650 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W650 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DSC-W650 and D-630 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×56×19 mm) vs Compact (94×61×24 mm)
  • Thin: 0.7" vs 0.9"

Kyocera Finecam 3300

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4 years older

Significant advantages of the 3300 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 3300 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 2"
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much larger: Compact (38×94×66 mm) vs Compact (94×61×24 mm)

common strengths of the 3300 and D-630 Zoom

  • None found

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-630 Zoom compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it is much smaller (compact (94×61×24 mm) vs professional size (133×100×80 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 3") and is much lighter (175 g vs 530 g).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 1,040k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (4.9 MP vs 24 MP), doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a much smaller sensor (1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm vs APS-C 23.5x15.6mm).

Canon EOS Rebel T6s

Canon EOS Rebel T6s
10 years newer

Significant advantages of the T6s (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 115k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the T6s (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much larger: Professional size (132×111×78 mm) vs Compact (94×61×24 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"
  • Much heavier: 565 g vs 175 g

common strengths of the T6s and D-630 Zoom

  • None found

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300
9 years newer
$403 (body only)
$397 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the D3300 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 115k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the D3300 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (124×98×76 mm) vs Compact (94×61×24 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 430 g vs 175 g

common strengths of the D3300 and D-630 Zoom

  • Light weight: 430 g vs 175 g

Canon Rebel T2i

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
5 years newer
$399 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the T2i (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 115k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the T2i (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much larger: Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm) vs Compact (94×61×24 mm)
  • Much thicker: 2.4" vs 0.9"
  • Much heavier: 530 g vs 175 g

common strengths of the T2i and D-630 Zoom

  • Very small: Prosumer size (129×98×62 mm) vs Compact (94×61×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 2.4" vs 0.9"

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i
6 years newer
$499 (body only)
$752 18-135mm lens

Significant advantages of the T3i (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 115k dots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentamirror vs None

Significant disadvantages of the T3i (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much larger: Professional size (133×100×80 mm) vs Compact (94×61×24 mm)
  • Much thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"
  • Much heavier: 570 g vs 175 g

common strengths of the T3i and D-630 Zoom

  • None found

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-630 Zoom compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it is significantly lighter (175 g vs 800 g).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2" vs 3.2"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 921k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (4.9 MP vs 24.1 MP), has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm vs APS-C 23.2x15.4mm) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs pentaprism).

Nikon D400

Nikon D400
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the D400 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 3.2" vs 2"
  • Has a viewfinder: Pentaprism vs None
  • Much higher true resolution: 24.1 MP vs 4.9 MP

Significant disadvantages of the D400 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Significantly heavier: 800 g vs 175 g

common strengths of the D400 and D-630 Zoom

  • Light weight: 800 g vs 175 g
  • Built-in flashes

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-630 Zoom compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (94×61×24 mm) vs prosumer size (110×77×78 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.1") and is slightly lighter (175 g vs 406 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 25 mm), has a much smaller screen (2" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 920k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (4.9 MP vs 9.7 MP).

Nikon Coolpix L120

Nikon Coolpix L120
6 years newer
$424

Significant advantages of the L120 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm

Significant disadvantages of the L120 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the L120 and D-630 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (110×77×78 mm) vs Compact (94×61×24 mm)
  • Light weight: 406 g vs 175 g
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 0.9"