Olympus SP-810 UZ vs Samsung Pro815

Olympus SP-810 UZ
Samsung Pro815

Reasons to buy the Olympus SP-810 UZ

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"
Sensor size
Large sensor
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing

Items often bought with the Olympus SP-810 UZ or Samsung Pro815

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Explore our gallery of 7 sample photos taken by the Olympus SP-810 UZ.
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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
Zoom
More zoom
36x vs 15x
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Around 6x more zoom
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
Help
More than 10% better wide angle
Size
Smaller
106×76×74 mm vs 136×87×79 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Weight
Much lighter
413 g vs 910 g
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2.2x lighter
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 25fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video at a higher frame rate
True resolution
Higher true resolution
9.8 MP vs 8 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The SP-810 UZ's maximum light sensitivity is 6 f-stops better
Thickness
Slightly thinner
2.9" vs 3.1"
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Around 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Samsung Pro815

Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/2.2 vs f/2.9
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At its widest zoom, the Pro815's lens captures slightly more light (0.8 f-stops)
Screen size
Much 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
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
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Focus on subjects 40% closer to the lens
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Fastest shutter speed
Much faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/850s
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4.7x faster max shutter speed
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
2.5 fps vs 0.7 fps
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More than 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Longest exposure
Significantly longer exposures
30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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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
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
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
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
SP-810 UZ3,200 ISO
Pro815400 ISO
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
SP-810 UZ230k dots
Pro815235k dots
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
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
SP-810 UZ
  1. Sensor shift
Pro815None

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix P510

Nikon Coolpix P510

Super zoom

$386

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier

Olympus SP-810 UZ Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ iHS

Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ iHS

Super zoom

$170

High-speed framerate Records high-speed 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

$269

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Image stabilization No image stabilization
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS

Super zoom

$149 - $616

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Aperture Narrower aperture
Zoom Less zoom
Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330

Super zoom

$140

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Macro focus Much better macro capability
Image stabilization No image stabilization
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Fujifilm FinePix S8600

Fujifilm FinePix S8600

Super zoom

$85 - $180

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Macro focus Worse macro capability

Samsung Pro815 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$200 - $209

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Significantly smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$263 body only

$358 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$480 - $647 body only

$549 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$170

Image stabilization Image stabilization
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$368 body only

$640 with 18-55mm lens

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

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