The Olympus mju 400 Digital is mostly gets compared to mirrorless, digicams and travel zooms. The Olympus mju 400 Digital's top rivals come from Polaroid (such as the Z2300 Instant Digital Camera) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-G6 and the Lumix TZ35)

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus mju 400 Digital compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it is significantly smaller (compact (99×56×34 mm) vs prosumer size (122×85×71 mm)), is thinner (1.3" vs 2.8") and is slightly lighter (220 g vs 390 g).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (134k dots vs 1,036k dots), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens), takes significantly lower resolution photos (3.9 MP vs 15.9 MP) and doesn't have a touch screen.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6
10 years newer
$852 (body only)

Significant advantages of the DMC-G6 (vs the mju 400 Digital)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.5"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,036k dots vs 134k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-G6 (vs the mju 400 Digital)

  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (122×85×71 mm) vs Compact (99×56×34 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 2.8" vs 1.3"

common strengths of the DMC-G6 and mju 400 Digital

  • Light weight: 390 g vs 220 g
  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus mju 400 Digital compared to digicam competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 3") and is older (january 2003 vs june 2012).

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera

Polaroid Z2300 Instant Digital Camera
9 years newer
$88

Significant advantages of the Instant Digital Camera (vs the mju 400 Digital)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.5"

Significant disadvantages of the Instant Digital Camera (vs the mju 400 Digital)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the Instant Digital Camera and mju 400 Digital

  • None found

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Olympus mju 400 Digital compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (3x vs 20x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.5" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (134k dots vs 460k dots) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Panasonic Lumix TZ35

Panasonic Lumix TZ35
10 years newer

Significant advantages of the TZ35 (vs the mju 400 Digital)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 35 mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.5"

Significant disadvantages of the TZ35 (vs the mju 400 Digital)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the TZ35 and mju 400 Digital

  • Very small: Compact (105×59×28 mm) vs Compact (99×56×34 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 1.3"
  • Light weight: 193 g vs 220 g