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Reasons to buy the Olympus SP-810 UZ

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
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"
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Better editing
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
 
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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
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported

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
Image stabilization One has image stabilization Help
SP-810 UZ:Sensor shift
Pro815:None
Macro focus Poor macro capabilities Help
SP-810 UZ:5 cm
Pro815:3 cm
Zoom Poor zoom Help
SP-810 UZ:36x
Pro815:15x

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$339 - $567 body only

$444 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Has much better image quality
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Weight Is slightly heavier
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Nikon Coolpix L810

Nikon Coolpix L810

Super zoom

$164

Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
Aperture Has a significantly narrower aperture

Olympus SP-810 UZ Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

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
Olympus SP-720UZ

Olympus 720UZ

Super zoom

$130 - $190

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Zoom Less zoom
Olympus SP-800 UZ

Olympus SP-800 UZ

Super zoom

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
Image stabilization No image stabilization
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Nikon Coolpix P500

Nikon Coolpix P500

Super zoom

$583

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Narrower aperture
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Nikon Coolpix S9700

Nikon Coolpix S9700

Travel zoom

$297

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Samsung Pro815 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$495 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Movie format Does not take movies
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Super zoom

$636

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Much smaller screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Fujifilm FinePix S4800

Super zoom

$129 - $135

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ30

Super zoom

$149

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$352 - $415 body only

$495 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

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

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