Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 vs Olympus SP-810 UZ

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Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
High ISO
Light sensitivity
6,400 ISO
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/2000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus SP-810 UZ

Size
Really small
Standard size 105x75x73 mm
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Thickness
Thin
2.9"

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differences

Advantages of the Olympus SP-810 UZ

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3D
Takes 3D photos
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Size
Smaller
105x75x73 mm vs 124x84x91 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Wide angle
Slightly better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Aperture
Slightly wider aperture
f/2.9 vs f/3.0
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Almost the same
Weight
Lighter
413 g vs 558 g
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Around 30% lighter
Thickness
Thinner
2.9" vs 3.6"
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Around 20% thinner
Lowest price
Slightly cheaper
$259.00 vs $278.83
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The best price we've seen is $20 cheaper (around 10% less)
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-LZ30

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Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Macro focus
Significantly better macro capability
1 cm vs 5 cm
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Focus on subjects 5x closer to the lens
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
Lens vs Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The DMC-LZ30's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/2000s vs 1/850s
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2.4x faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent super zooms, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              SP-810 UZ2.9"
              DMC-LZ303.6"
              Weight Heavy Help
              SP-810 UZ413 g
              DMC-LZ30558 g
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              SP-810 UZ0.7 fps
              DMC-LZ301 fps
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              SP-810 UZ230k dots
              DMC-LZ30460k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              SP-810 UZ36x
              DMC-LZ3035x

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $179 - $207

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Nikon Coolpix P600

              Super zoom

              $345 - $349

              Zoom Has much more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

              Super zoom

              $168

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Thickness Is thicker
              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

              Super zoom

              $149 - $286

              Weight Is slightly lighter
              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Battery life Has a much shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Fujifilm FinePix S8200

              Super zoom

              $154

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Fujifilm FinePix S4800

              Super zoom

              $110

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $330 - $598

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Olympus SP-810 UZ Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ iHS

              Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ iHS

              Super zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Olympus SP-800 UZ

              Olympus SP-800 UZ

              Super zoom

              $442

              Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
              Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

              Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

              Super zoom

              $290 - $600

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Fujifilm FinePix S8000fd

              Fujifilm FinePix S8000fd

              Super zoom

              $527

              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Storage slots Has more storage slots
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Screen size Much smaller screen

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ40

              Super zoom

              $169

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX500 IS

              Super zoom

              $144

              Size Smaller
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Nikon Coolpix L330

              Super zoom

              $129

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Size Smaller
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ20

              Super zoom

              $225

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $160

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Zoom Slightly less zoom

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