As well as being compared against other compacts, the Olympus Stylus 770 SW is also often compared to digicams. The Olympus Stylus 770 SW's top rivals come from Olympus (such as the D-200L and the Stylus 1050 SW)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus 770 SW compared to other compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (sensor shift vs none), is thinner (0.8" vs 0.9"), is waterproof and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1000 of a second).

However, on average it is older (january 2007 vs august 2008).

Olympus Stylus 1050 SW

Olympus Stylus 1050 SW
1 year newer
$220

Significant advantages of the 1050 SW (vs the 770 SW)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 1050 SW (vs the 770 SW)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Not waterproof
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the 1050 SW and 770 SW

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (93×62×23 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×21 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

Olympus Stylus 780

Olympus Stylus 780
similar age

Significant advantages of the Stylus 780 (vs the 770 SW)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Stylus 780 (vs the 770 SW)

  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the Stylus 780 and 770 SW

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (100×55×24 mm) vs Super compact (92×59×21 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus 770 SW compared to digicam competitors include: it has image stabilization (sensor shift vs none), is newer (january 2007 vs september 1996), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.8") and is waterproof.

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 36 mm), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/10000 of a second).

Olympus D-200L

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10 years older

Significant advantages of the D-200L (vs the 770 SW)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/10000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the D-200L (vs the 770 SW)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Sensor shift
  • Not waterproof

common strengths of the D-200L and 770 SW

  • None found