As well as being compared against other compacts, the Olympus D-630 Zoom is also often compared to entry-level DSLRs, travel zooms and mirrorless. The Olympus D-630 Zoom's top rivals come from Canon (such as the EOS Rebel T6s and the PowerShot SD550) and Sony (such as the Cybershot DSC-W650 and the NEX 5N)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, compared to other compact competitors the Olympus D-630 Zoom has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 25 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2" vs 3"), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), takes slightly lower resolution photos (4.9 MP vs 9.7 MP) and is older (february 2005 vs january 2012).

Sony Cybershot DSC-W650

Sony Cybershot DSC-W650
6 years newer
$299

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

Canon PowerShot SD550

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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
  • Fairly small: Compact (90×57×27 mm) vs Compact (94×61×24 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"

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 (132×111×78 mm)), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.1") and is much lighter (175 g vs 565 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 touch screen and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

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

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, compared to travel zoom competitors the Olympus D-630 Zoom has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (115k dots vs 460k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs sensor shift) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (4.9 MP vs 9.8 MP).

Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS
8 years newer
$2,181

Significant advantages of the SH-50 iHS (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the SH-50 iHS (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the SH-50 iHS and D-630 Zoom

  • None found

Olympus SH-21

Olympus SH-21
6 years newer
$129

Significant advantages of the SH-21 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2"

Significant disadvantages of the SH-21 (vs the D-630 Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the SH-21 and D-630 Zoom

  • None found

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 1.5"), is slightly lighter (175 g vs 269 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 920k dots), takes significantly lower resolution photos (4.9 MP vs 16 MP), doesn't have a touch screen and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

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)
  • Light weight: 269 g vs 175 g
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 0.9"