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Reasons to buy the Olympus SP-810 UZ

Zoom
Great zoom
36x
3D
Takes 3D photos
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
 
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differences

Advantages of the Olympus SP-810 UZ

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Sensor shift vs None
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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
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More than 10% better wide angle
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
Size Smaller 105x75x73 mm vs 136x87x79 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Weight Much lighter 413 g vs 910 g
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2.2x lighter
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 3 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 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 Significantly larger screen 3.5" vs 3.0"
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Around 20% larger screen
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
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More than 2x larger sensor
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Macro focus Better macro capability 3 cm vs 5 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
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Digital vs None
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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
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More than 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 4s
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7.5x longer exposures
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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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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
Movie format Poor movies Help
SP-810 UZ:720p @ 30fps
Pro815:480p @ 25fps

Compared to recent super zooms

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Thickness Thin Help
SP-810 UZ:2.9"
Pro815:3.1"
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
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

Olympus SP-800 UZ

Olympus SP-800 UZ

Super zoom

Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Thickness Is thicker
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Olympus SP-810 UZ Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus SP-720UZ

Olympus 720UZ

Super zoom

$145 - $190

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Zoom Less zoom
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$197

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Size Larger
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
Nikon Coolpix L820

Nikon Coolpix L820

Super zoom

$168 - $279

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Zoom Less zoom
Size Slightly larger
Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500

Super zoom

$324

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Aperture Narrower aperture

Samsung Pro815 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$285 body only

$427 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
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
Olympus E-300

Olympus E-300

Entry-level DSLR

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Screen size Much smaller screen
Movie format Does not take movies
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$225 - $389 body only

$399 - $550 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen size Much smaller screen
Size Slightly larger
Placeholder

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-F828

Pro digicam

Aperture Wider aperture
Storage slots Has more storage slots
Screen size Much smaller screen
Size Much larger

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