As well as being compared against other compacts, the Olympus FE-100 is also often compared to pro DSLRs. The Olympus FE-100's top rivals come from Kodak (such as the EasyShare C613) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix XP10)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus FE-100 compared to other compact competitors include: it has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1400 of a second).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 2.7"), is much larger (compact (88×63×39 mm) vs compact (96×64×23 mm)), takes slightly lower resolution photos (3.9 MP vs 9.8 MP), is older (august 2005 vs february 2010) and is thicker (1.5" vs 0.9").

Kodak EasyShare C613

Kodak EasyShare C613
1 year newer
$299

Significant advantages of the C613 (vs the FE-100)

  • Much larger screen: 2.4" vs 1.5"

Significant disadvantages of the C613 (vs the FE-100)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1400 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the C613 and FE-100

  • Fairly small: Compact (91×66×35 mm) vs Compact (88×63×39 mm)
  • Light weight: 187 g vs 160 g

Fujifilm FinePix XP10

Fujifilm FinePix XP10
4 years newer
$160

Significant advantages of the XP10 (vs the FE-100)

  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 1.5"
  • Much smaller: Compact (96×64×23 mm) vs Compact (88×63×39 mm)
  • Much thinner: 0.9" vs 1.5"

Significant disadvantages of the XP10 (vs the FE-100)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/4 vs f/3

common strengths of the XP10 and FE-100

  • Fairly small: Compact (96×64×23 mm) vs Compact (88×63×39 mm)
  • Very light: 135 g vs 160 g

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Nikon D4

Nikon D4
6 years newer
$5,121 (body only)

Significant advantages of the D4 (vs the FE-100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the D4 (vs the FE-100)

  • None found

common strengths of the D4 and FE-100

  • None found