As well as being compared against other compacts, the Olympus T-100 is also often compared to ultra compacts and entry-level DSLRs. The Olympus T-100's top rivals come from Samsung (such as the WB30F and the NV3) and Canon (such as the PowerShot A800 and the Rebel T2i)

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus T100 compared to other compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/4.6 vs f/3), has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 29 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.4" vs 3"), is slightly larger (compact (93×60×23 mm) vs super compact (97×54×22 mm)) and is older (march 2010 vs february 2011).

Canon PowerShot A800

Canon PowerShot A800
1 year newer
$162

Significant advantages of the A800 (vs the T100)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/3 vs f/4.6

Significant disadvantages of the A800 (vs the T100)

  • Much larger: Compact (94×61×31 mm) vs Compact (93×60×23 mm)
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
  • Significantly heavier: 186 g vs 122 g

common strengths of the A800 and T100

  • Very small: Compact (94×61×31 mm) vs Compact (93×60×23 mm)
  • Light weight: 186 g vs 122 g
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 0.9"

Olympus VG-160

Olympus VG-160
1 year newer
$191

Significant advantages of the VG-160 (vs the T100)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 36 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.4"
  • Much wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/4.6

Significant disadvantages of the VG-160 (vs the T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the VG-160 and T100

  • Very small: Super compact (96×57×19 mm) vs Compact (93×60×23 mm)
  • Very light: 125 g vs 122 g
  • Very thin: 0.7" vs 0.9"

Olympus VG120

Olympus VG-120
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the VG120 (vs the T100)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 36 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.4"
  • Much wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/4.6

Significant disadvantages of the VG120 (vs the T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the VG120 and T100

  • Very small: Super compact (96×57×19 mm) vs Compact (93×60×23 mm)
  • Very light: 120 g vs 122 g
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Nikon Coolpix S4100

Nikon Coolpix S4100
10 months newer
$135

Significant advantages of the S4100 (vs the T100)

  • Much better wide angle: 26 mm vs 36 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.4"
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/3.2 vs f/4.6

Significant disadvantages of the S4100 (vs the T100)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital

common strengths of the S4100 and T100

  • Very small: Super compact (95×57×20 mm) vs Compact (93×60×23 mm)
  • Very light: 131 g vs 122 g
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Kodak EasyShare M341

Kodak EasyShare M341
7 months older

Significant advantages of the M341 (vs the T100)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.4"
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/3 vs f/4.6
  • Significantly smaller: Super compact (96×59×19 mm) vs Compact (93×60×23 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the M341 (vs the T100)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1400 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the M341 and T100

  • Very small: Super compact (96×59×19 mm) vs Compact (93×60×23 mm)
  • Very light: 135 g vs 122 g
  • Very thin: 0.7" vs 0.9"

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS15

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS15
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DMC-FS15 (vs the T100)

  • Much better wide angle: 29 mm vs 36 mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/3.3 vs f/4.6
  • Much larger screen: 2.7" vs 2.4"

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FS15 (vs the T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-FS15 and T100

  • Very small: Super compact (97×54×22 mm) vs Compact (93×60×23 mm)
  • Very light: 136 g vs 122 g
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus T100 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (digital vs none) and is newer (march 2010 vs july 2006).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower aperture (f/4.6 vs f/3.1), has a much narrower wide angle lens (36 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.4" vs 3"), is much larger (compact (93×60×23 mm) vs ultra compact (98×58×17 mm)) and is thicker (0.9" vs 0.7").

Samsung WB30F

Samsung WB30F
2 years newer
$177

Significant advantages of the WB30F (vs the T100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WB30F (vs the T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the WB30F and T100

  • None found

Samsung NV3

Samsung NV3
3 years older
$1,008

Significant advantages of the NV3 (vs the T100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the NV3 (vs the T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the NV3 and T100

  • None found

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Canon Rebel T2i

Canon EOS Rebel T2i
similar age

Significant advantages of the T2i (vs the T100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the T2i (vs the T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the T2i and T100

  • None found

Canon Rebel T4i

Canon Rebel T4i
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the T4i (vs the T100)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the T4i (vs the T100)

  • None found

common strengths of the T4i and T100

  • None found