As well as being compared against other compacts, the Olympus mju mini Digital is also often compared to boutiques. The Olympus mju mini Digital's top rivals come from Leica (such as the C-LUX C-Lux 3) and Olympus (such as the mju mini Digital S)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, compared to other compact competitors the Olympus mju mini Digital has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 25 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 2.5"), is significantly larger (compact (95×56×28 mm) vs super compact (96×52×22 mm)), doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (3.9 MP vs 9.8 MP).

Leica C-LUX C-Lux 3

Leica C-LUX 3
7 years newer

Significant advantages of the C-Lux 3 (vs the mju mini Digital)

  • Much better wide angle: 25 mm vs 35 mm
  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 1.8"
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the C-Lux 3 (vs the mju mini Digital)

  • None found

common strengths of the C-Lux 3 and mju mini Digital

  • Very small: Super compact (96×52×22 mm) vs Compact (95×56×28 mm)
  • Very light: 146 g vs 165 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 1.1"

Olympus mju mini Digital S

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5 months newer

Significant advantages of the mju mini Digital S (vs the mju mini Digital)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the mju mini Digital S (vs the mju mini Digital)

  • None found

common strengths of the mju mini Digital S and mju mini Digital

  • Very small: Compact (95×56×28 mm) vs Compact (95×56×28 mm)
  • Very light: 165 g vs 165 g
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 1.1"

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, compared to boutique competitors the Olympus mju mini Digital has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.5 vs f/2.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (35 mm vs 28 mm), has a much smaller screen (1.8" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (134k dots vs 1,230k dots) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (3.9 MP vs 16.1 MP).

Ricoh GR II

Ricoh GR II
10 years newer
$497 - $547

Significant advantages of the GR II (vs the mju mini Digital)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,230k dots vs 134k dots

Significant disadvantages of the GR II (vs the mju mini Digital)

  • None found

common strengths of the GR II and mju mini Digital

  • Fairly small: Mid size (117×63×35 mm) vs Compact (95×56×28 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.4" vs 1.1"
  • Very light: 251 g vs 165 g

Ricoh GR

Ricoh GR
8 years newer
$499

Significant advantages of the GR (vs the mju mini Digital)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 1.8"
  • Wider aperture: f/2.8 vs f/3.5
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,228k dots vs 134k dots

Significant disadvantages of the GR (vs the mju mini Digital)

  • None found

common strengths of the GR and mju mini Digital

  • Fairly small: Compact (117×61×35 mm) vs Compact (95×56×28 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.4" vs 1.1"
  • Very light: 245 g vs 165 g