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
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

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
Zoom
More zoom
36x vs 15x
Help
Around 6x more zoom
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
Help
More than 10% better wide angle
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
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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"
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
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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

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Common Weaknesses
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 flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
SP-810 UZ:230k dots
Pro815:235k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
SP-810 UZ:3,200 ISO
Pro815:400 ISO
Movie format Poor movies Help
SP-810 UZ:720p @ 30fps
Pro815:480p @ 25fps

Compared to recent super zooms

Common Strengths
Thickness Thin Help
SP-810 UZ:2.9"
Pro815:3.1"
Common Weaknesses
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

Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$569 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Has much better image quality
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Weight Is slightly heavier

Olympus SP-810 UZ Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ iHS

Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ iHS

Super zoom

$320

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix L830

Nikon Coolpix L830

Super zoom

$185 - $237

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Size Larger
Nikon Coolpix S5200

Nikon Coolpix S5200

Digicam

$109 - $110

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Aperture Narrower aperture
Zoom Less zoom
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
Olympus E-410

Olympus E-410

Entry-level DSLR

$449 with 14-42mm lens

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Samsung Pro815 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Fujifilm FinePix HS20 EXR

Super zoom

$430

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Aperture Narrower aperture
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Sony Alpha DSLR-A200

Entry-level DSLR

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen size Much smaller screen
Movie format Does not take movies
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$349 body only

$499 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Screen size Much smaller screen
Size Slightly larger
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$334 body only

$560 with 18-55mm, 55-200mm lenses

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

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

Entry-level DSLR

$1,000 with 18-55mm lens

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

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