As well as being compared against other compacts, the Olympus D-630 Zoom is also often compared to mirrorless, ultra compacts and travel zooms. The Olympus D-630 Zoom's top rivals come from Sony (such as the NEX 5N and the NEX 5T) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SD550 and the PowerShot SX150 IS)

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 2.6").

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 25 mm), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), is older (february 2005 vs august 2005) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

Sony Cybershot DSC-W650
6 years newer

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

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

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

  • None found

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

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very thin: 0.7" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot SD550

Placeholder
6 months newer

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

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

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

  • Worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 35 mm

common strengths of the SD550 and D-630 Zoom

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"

Nikon Coolpix 5600

Nikon Coolpix 5600
similar age

Significant advantages of the 5600 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the 5600 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Significantly thicker: 1.4" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the 5600 and D-630 Zoom

  • Each has a built-in flash

Toshiba PDR-5300

Placeholder
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)

  • Significantly thicker: 1.3" vs 0.9"

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

  • Each has a built-in flash

Kyocera Finecam 3300

Placeholder
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)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much thicker: 2.6" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly larger: Compact (38×94×66 mm) vs Compact (94×61×24 mm)

common strengths of the 3300 and D-630 Zoom

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-630 Zoom compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it is thinner (0.9" vs 1.8"), is slightly lighter (175 g vs 285 g) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes much lower resolution photos (4.9 MP vs 24 MP).

Sony NEX 5N

Sony NEX-5N
6 years newer

Significant advantages of the 5N (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 115k dots
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the 5N (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the 5N and D-630 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Compact (111×59×38 mm) vs Compact (94×61×24 mm)
  • Very light: 269 g vs 175 g
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 0.9"

Sony NEX 5T

Sony NEX 5T
8 years newer

Significant advantages of the 5T (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 115k dots
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the 5T (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the 5T and D-630 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Mid size (111×59×39 mm) vs Compact (94×61×24 mm)
  • Light weight: 276 g vs 175 g
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 0.9"

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000
9 years newer
$379 - $548 (body only)
$490 - $648 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the A6000 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 115k dots

Significant disadvantages of the A6000 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Thicker: 1.8" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the A6000 and D-630 Zoom

  • Fairly small: Mid size (120×67×45 mm) vs Compact (94×61×24 mm)
  • Light weight: 285 g vs 175 g
  • Thin: 1.8" vs 0.9"

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-630 Zoom compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2" vs 2.7"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 460k dots), is slightly larger (compact (94×61×24 mm) vs ultra compact (92×52×19 mm)) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50
7 years newer
$265

Significant advantages of the WX50 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WX50 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the WX50 and D-630 Zoom

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus D-630 Zoom compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.8 vs f/3.4).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm), has a much smaller screen (2" vs 3"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs LensSensor shift), takes slightly lower resolution photos (4.9 MP vs 9.8 MP) and is older (february 2005 vs august 2011).

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS
6 years newer
$255

Significant advantages of the SX150 IS (vs the D-630 Zoom)

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

Significant disadvantages of the SX150 IS (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the SX150 IS and D-630 Zoom

  • None found