Olympus FE-5050 vs Canon PowerShot A490

Winner
Olympus FE-5050

61

Canon PowerShot A490

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus FE-5050

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
26 mm
Really small
Size
Super compact (93×56×22 mm)
Thin
Thickness
0.9"
Light-weight
Weight
146 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A490

Size
Really small
Compact (94×62×31 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.2"
Weight
Light-weight
175 g

galleries

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competitors

Olympus FE-5050 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS1

Ultra compact

$117

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Olympus Stylus 730

Olympus Stylus 730

Compact

$760

Screen size Larger screen
Thickness Slightly thinner
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

Canon PowerShot A490 Competitors

Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Canon PowerShot A480

Canon PowerShot A480

Compact

$225

Weight Lighter
Canon PowerShot A590 IS

Canon PowerShot A590 IS

Digicam

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Significantly larger

discussion

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