Olympus SP-810 UZ vs Samsung Pro815

Olympus SP-810 UZ
Samsung Pro815

Reasons to buy the Olympus SP-810 UZ

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
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"
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital

galleries

Explore our gallery of 7 sample photos taken by the Olympus SP-810 UZ.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Samsung Pro815.

differences

Advantages of the Olympus SP-810 UZ

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Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
vs None
Help
Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
Help
More than 10% better wide angle
Zoom
More zoom
36x vs 15x
Help
Around 6x more zoom
Size
Smaller
106×76×74 mm vs 136×87×79 mm
Help
Around 40% smaller
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 25fps
Help
Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video at a higher frame rate
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 6 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
Significantly 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"
Help
Around 20% larger screen
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
Help
Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Sensor size
Significantly larger sensor
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Help
More than 2x larger sensor
Macro focus
Better macro capability
3.0 cm vs 5.0 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
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/850s
Help
4.7x faster max shutter speed
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
Help
A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Continuous shooting
Shoots 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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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 UZ2.9"
Pro8153.1"
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
SP-810 UZ0.7 fps
Pro8152.5 fps
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
SP-810 UZ230k dots
Pro815235k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
SP-810 UZ3,200 ISO
Pro815400 ISO
Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
SP-810 UZ
  1. Sensor shift
Pro815None
Movie format Poor movies Help
SP-810 UZ720p @ 30fps
Pro815480p @ 25fps

Compared to recent super zooms

Common Strengths
Thickness Thin Help
SP-810 UZ2.9"
Pro8153.1"
Common Weaknesses
Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
SP-810 UZ5.0 cm
Pro8153.0 cm
Zoom Poor zoom Help
SP-810 UZ36x
Pro81515x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$300 - $547 body only

$379 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Has much better image quality
Movie format Records higher quality movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Size Is slightly larger

Olympus SP-810 UZ Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ iHS

Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ iHS

Super zoom

Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$149 - $536

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Aperture Narrower aperture
Zoom Less zoom
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$189 - $247

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Larger
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Olympus Stylus SP-100

Olympus Stylus SP-100

Super zoom

$339

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Zoom More zoom
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Size Significantly larger
Placeholder

Olympus FE-110

Compact

$104

Size Smaller
Weight Significantly lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Wide angle Much worse wide angle

Samsung Pro815 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EOS Rebel T1i

Canon Rebel T1i

Entry-level DSLR

$825 body only

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Placeholder

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

Entry-level DSLR

$675 with 18-55mm lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$700 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

Entry-level DSLR

$950 body only

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen size Much smaller screen
Movie format Does not take movies
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Super zoom

$523

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Screen size Significantly smaller screen

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