Updated (March 2011): Compare the Olympus SZ-30MR vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

Olympus SZ-30MR vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

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Olympus SZ-30MR

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

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Reasons to buy the Olympus SZ-30MR

Really small
Size
Mid size (106×69×40 mm)
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Thin
Thickness
1.6"
Light-weight
Weight
246 g
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

galleries

Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40.

competitors

Olympus SZ-30MR Competitors

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Waterproof

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V

Travel zoom

$398

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300

Travel zoom

$450

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Aperture Narrower aperture

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Super zoom

$750

Size Slightly smaller
Weight Lighter
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Fujifilm FinePix SL300

Fujifilm FinePix SL300

Super zoom

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Super zoom

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger

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Olympus SZ-30MR
SZ-30MR
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ40
Lumix DMC-FZ40
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