differences

Advantages of the Epson L-500V

Screen size
Much larger screen
2.5" vs 1.8"
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Around 40% larger screen
Wide angle
Much better wide angle
34 mm vs 40 mm
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Around 20% better wide angle
Size
Smaller
92×62×32 mm vs 108×66×74 mm
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2.9x smaller
True resolution
Higher true resolution
4.9 MP vs 1.9 MP
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Capture more than 2.5x more detail in your photos
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/800s
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2.5x faster max shutter speed
Thickness
Thinner
1.3" vs 2.9"
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2.3x thinner
Weight
Lighter
200 g vs 380 g
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Around 50% lighter
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Advantages of the Olympus C-2040 Zoom

Aperture
Much wider aperture
f/1.8 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the C-2040 Zoom's lens captures much more light (1.3 f-stops)
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Sensor size
Slightly larger sensor
1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs 1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
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More than 20% larger sensor
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
16s vs 1s
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16x longer exposures
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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Aperture Wide aperture Help
L-500Vf/2.8
C-2040 Zoomf/1.8
Common Weaknesses
Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
L-500V1/2000s
C-2040 Zoom1/800s
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Screen size Very small screens Help
L-500V2.5"
C-2040 Zoom1.8"
Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
L-500V34 mm
C-2040 Zoom40 mm
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
L-500V4.9 MP
C-2040 Zoom1.9 MP
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
400 ISO
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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