Olympus SP-810 UZ

Olympus SP-810 UZ

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Samsung Pro815

Samsung Pro815

     

Reasons to buy the Olympus SP-810 UZ

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

Reasons to buy the Samsung Pro815

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.2
Screen size
Large screen
3.5"
Sensor size
Large sensor
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
 

differences

Advantages of the Olympus SP-810 UZ

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift vs None
Help
Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Zoom
More zoom
36x vs 15x
Help
Around 6x more zoom
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
Help
More than 10% better wide angle
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 25fps
Help
Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video at a higher frame rate
Size
Smaller
105x75x73 mm vs 136x87x79 mm
Help
Around 40% smaller
Weight
Much lighter
413 g vs 910 g
Help
2.2x lighter
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.8 MP vs 8 MP
Help
Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 400 ISO
Help
The SP-810 UZ's maximum light sensitivity is 3 f-stops better
Thickness
Slightly thinner
2.9" vs 3.1"
Help
Around 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Samsung Pro815

Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.2 vs f/2.9
Help
At its widest zoom, the Pro815's lens captures slightly more light (0.8 f-stops)
Screen size
Significantly larger screen
3.5" vs 3.0"
Help
Around 20% larger screen
Sensor size
Significantly larger sensor
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
Help
More than 2x larger sensor
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
Help
Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Macro focus
Better macro capability
3 cm vs 5 cm
Help
Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
Help
An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
Help
A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
2.5 fps vs 0.7 fps
Help
More than 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
30s vs 4s
Help
7.5x longer exposures
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the Samsung Pro815
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recommendations

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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
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
Thickness Quite thick Help
SP-810 UZ:2.9"
Pro815:3.1"
Weight Heavy Help
SP-810 UZ:413 g
Pro815:910 g
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
SP-810 UZ:0.7 fps
Pro815:2.5 fps
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
SP-810 UZ:230k dots
Pro815:235k dots
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Movie format Poor movies Help
SP-810 UZ:720p @ 30fps
Pro815:480p @ 25fps

Compared to recent super zooms

Common Strengths
Thickness Thin Help
SP-810 UZ:2.9"
Pro815:3.1"
Common Weaknesses
Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
SP-810 UZ:5 cm
Pro815:3 cm
Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
SP-810 UZ:Sensor shift
Pro815:None
Zoom Poor zoom Help
SP-810 UZ:36x
Pro815:15x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Super zoom

$416

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker

Olympus SP-810 UZ Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Super zoom

$207 - $229

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Higher resolution movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$150 - $197

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Size Larger
Olympus Stylus SP-100

Olympus Stylus SP-100

Super zoom

$349 - $350

Zoom More zoom
Movie format Higher resolution movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Size Much larger
Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ iHS

Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ iHS

Super zoom

$320

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Aperture Narrower aperture
Olympus SP-720UZ

Olympus 720UZ

Super zoom

$145

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Aperture Narrower aperture

Samsung Pro815 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$350 - $367 body only

$427 - $429 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-L1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-L1

Compact

Size Significantly smaller
Weight Much lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$697 body only

$599 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen size Smaller screen
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$439 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$272 body only

$409 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen size Significantly smaller screen

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