Updated (January, 2012): Compare the Olympus SP-620 UZ vs Olympus SZ-11

Olympus SZ10

Tie
Olympus SZ-10

36

vs

     
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus SZ10

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus SP-610 UZ

Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 
Differences | Recommendations | Cast your vote | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Olympus SP-610 UZ

Report a correction
Zoom Slightly more zoom 22x vs 18x
Help
Around 50% more zoom
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
Help
The SP-610 UZ's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $232.22 vs $275.90
Help
The best price we've seen is $44 cheaper (around 20% less)
Olympus SP-610 UZ Learn more about
the Olympus SP-610 UZ

Advantages of the Olympus SZ10

Report a correction
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
Help
Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
Help
Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
Help
2x higher resolution screen
Size Smaller 105x67x37 mm vs 107x72x73 mm
Help
2.1x smaller
Aperture Wider aperture f/3.1 vs f/3.3
Help
At its widest zoom, the SZ10's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Thickness Thinner 1.5" vs 2.9"
Help
Around 50% thinner
Weight Lighter 235 g vs 405 g
Help
More than 40% lighter
Olympus SZ-10 Learn more about
the Olympus SZ10
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

Olympus SP-610 UZ Olympus SP-610 UZ 35
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save

        vs

        36 Olympus SZ10 Olympus SZ-10
        Retailer
          Style
            Color
              You save

              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
              1 cm
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Supports RAW No RAW support Help
              Less editing fidelity
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              SP-610 UZ:1.1 fps
              SZ10:0.9 fps
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Samsung WB150F

              Samsung WB150F

              Travel zoom

              $139 - $299

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $319 body only

              $477 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Olympus SZ-20

              Olympus SZ-20

              Travel zoom

              $240

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Olympus SP-810 UZ

              Olympus SP-810 UZ

              Super zoom

              $319

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Olympus SZ-12

              Olympus SZ-12

              Travel zoom

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens

              Olympus SP-610 UZ Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Nikon Coolpix L310

              Super zoom

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Olympus Stylus 7010

              Olympus Stylus 7010

              Compact

              Size Smaller
              Aperture Wider aperture
              Macro focus Much worse macro capability
              Screen size Smaller screen
              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Nikon Coolpix L120

              Super zoom

              $244

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Size Slightly larger
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Nikon Coolpix L110

              Super zoom

              $340

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Placeholder

              Canon PowerShot S500

              Compact

              Aperture Wider aperture
              Size Smaller
              Screen size Much smaller screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

              Olympus SZ-10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus XZ-1

              Olympus XZ-1

              Pro digicam

              $500

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Zoom Less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S210

              Nikon Coolpix S210

              Ultra compact

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS

              Travel zoom

              $129 - $205

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

              Super zoom

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Significantly larger

              appearance

              Olympus SP-610 UZ Olympus SZ-10
              Olympus SP-610 UZ Olympus SZ-10
              Olympus SP-610 UZ Olympus SZ-10

              discussion

              Olympus SP-610 UZ
              SP-610 UZ
              Olympus

              Report a correction
              Olympus SZ-10
              SZ10
              Olympus

              Report a correction

              Showing 0 comments