Olympus SP-810 UZ vs Samsung Pro815

Olympus SP-810 UZ
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
Light-weight
Weight
413 g
 

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

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
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
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
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 3.0"
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
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"
Weight Heavy Help
SP-810 UZ413 g
Pro815910 g
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 UZSensor 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 cm
Pro8153 cm
Zoom Poor zoom Help
SP-810 UZ36x
Pro81515x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$159 - $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

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
Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Super zoom

$188

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Size Significantly larger
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
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$329 - $430

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Higher resolution movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Aperture Narrower aperture
Olympus SP-800 UZ

Olympus SP-800 UZ

Super zoom

$454

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Image stabilization No image stabilization
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Samsung Pro815 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$579 - $673 body only

$899 - $1,199 with 18-135mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Size Larger
Fujifilm FinePix S6000fd

Fujifilm FinePix S6000fd

Pro digicam

$547

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1

Boutique

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen size Much smaller screen
Size Much larger
Pentax K-m

Pentax K-m

Entry-level DSLR

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Screen size Much smaller screen
Movie format Does not take movies
Nikon D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$259 body only

$408 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Significantly smaller screen

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