As well as being compared against other compacts, the Olympus Stylus 750 is also often compared to travel zooms. The Olympus Stylus 750's top rivals come from Olympus (such as the Stylus 740 and the TG-820) and Canon (such as the PowerShot SD500)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus Stylus 750 compared to other compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (sensor shift vs none) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (480p @ 15fps vs 720p @ 30fps), has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 28 mm), is older (august 2006 vs february 2012) and is not waterproof.

Olympus Stylus 740

Olympus Stylus 740
similar age

Significant advantages of the Stylus 740 (vs the Stylus 750)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Stylus 740 (vs the Stylus 750)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift

common strengths of the Stylus 740 and Stylus 750

  • Fairly small: Super compact (96×54×24 mm) vs Super compact (96×54×24 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 160 g vs 170 g

Olympus TG-820

Olympus TG-820 iHS
5 years newer
$230

Significant advantages of the TG-820 (vs the Stylus 750)

  • Much better wide angle: 28 mm vs 36 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 15fps

Significant disadvantages of the TG-820 (vs the Stylus 750)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-820 and Stylus 750

  • Fairly small: Compact (96×63×23 mm) vs Super compact (96×54×24 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 155 g vs 170 g

Canon PowerShot SD500

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the SD500 (vs the Stylus 750)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SD500 (vs the Stylus 750)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 2.5"

common strengths of the SD500 and Stylus 750

  • Fairly small: Compact (90×57×27 mm) vs Super compact (96×54×24 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"

Nikon Coolpix S3300

Nikon Coolpix S3300
5 years newer
$99

Significant advantages of the S3300 (vs the Stylus 750)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 36 mm
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Significantly larger screen: 2.7" vs 2.5"

Significant disadvantages of the S3300 (vs the Stylus 750)

  • None found

common strengths of the S3300 and Stylus 750

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×58×19 mm) vs Super compact (96×54×24 mm)
  • Thin: 0.7" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 128 g vs 170 g

Olympus Stylus 720 SW

Olympus Stylus 720 SW
7 months older
$400

Significant advantages of the 720 SW (vs the Stylus 750)

  • Waterproof

Significant disadvantages of the 720 SW (vs the Stylus 750)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the 720 SW and Stylus 750

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (96×54×24 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Olympus Stylus 760

Olympus Stylus 760
5 months newer
$505

Significant advantages of the Stylus 760 (vs the Stylus 750)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Stylus 760 (vs the Stylus 750)

  • None found

common strengths of the Stylus 760 and Stylus 750

  • Fairly small: Compact (99×54×24 mm) vs Super compact (96×54×24 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 160 g vs 170 g

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus Stylus 750 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (96×54×24 mm) vs compact (104×60×28 mm)) and is thinner (0.9" vs 1.1").

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 24 mm), records lower quality movies (480p @ 15fps vs 720p), has a much smaller screen (2.5" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (215k dots vs 460k dots) and is older (august 2006 vs january 2013).

Olympus VR-370

Olympus VR-370
6 years newer
$275

Significant advantages of the VR-370 (vs the Stylus 750)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 36 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.5"
  • Higher resolution movies: 720p vs 480p @ 15fps

Significant disadvantages of the VR-370 (vs the Stylus 750)

  • Larger: Compact (104×60×28 mm) vs Super compact (96×54×24 mm)

common strengths of the VR-370 and Stylus 750

  • Fairly small: Compact (104×60×28 mm) vs Super compact (96×54×24 mm)
  • Light weight: 172 g vs 170 g
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"