Olympus XZ-1 vs Ricoh Caplio GX200

Olympus XZ-1
Ricoh Caplio GX200

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-1

OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Great battery life
Battery life
320 shots
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Ricoh Caplio GX200

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Longest exposure
Long exposures
180 seconds
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

differences

Advantages of the Olympus XZ-1

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Aperture
Significantly wider aperture
f/1.8 vs f/2.5
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At its widest zoom, the XZ-1's lens captures much more light (0.9 f-stops)
Screen type
Has an OLED screen
OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.7"
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More than 10% larger screen
Sensor size
Larger sensor
1/1.6" 8.3x6.2mm vs 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
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Around 20% larger sensor
Movie format
Higher resolution movies
720p @ 30fps vs 480p @ 30fps
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Shoots high resolution HD (720p) video
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The XZ-1's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$199.99 vs $1,130.00
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The best price we've seen is $930 cheaper (5.7x less)
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
614k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 30% higher resolution screen
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Advantages of the Ricoh GX200

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12 MP vs 10 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Size
Smaller
112x58x25 mm vs 110x64x42 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Longest exposure
Much longer exposures
180s vs 60s
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3x longer exposures
Thickness
Thinner
1" vs 1.7"
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More than 40% thinner
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Aperture Wide aperture Help
XZ-1f/1.8
GX200f/2.5
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
1 cm
Sensor size Large sensors Help
XZ-11/1.6" 8.3x6.2mm
GX2001/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
XZ-160s
GX200180s
Common Weaknesses
Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
Lacks boost light sensitivity
Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
CCD
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Movie format Poor movies Help
XZ-1720p @ 30fps
GX200480p @ 30fps
Zoom Poor zoom Help
XZ-14x
GX2003x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths

Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

Common Weaknesses
Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
XZ-16,400 ISO
GX2001,600 ISO
True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
XZ-110 MP
GX20012 MP
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
XZ-1614k dots
GX200460k dots
Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
Sensor shift

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498 - $798

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$589

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100

Pro digicam

$214

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Canon PowerShot S95

Canon PowerShot S95

Pro digicam

$449

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Color depth Has slightly more color depth
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$199 - $210

Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$351

Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Samsung TL500

Samsung TL500

Pro digicam

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

$334

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Sensor size Smaller sensor
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$164

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$348 - $398

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Sensor size Smaller sensor

Ricoh Caplio GX200 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Ricoh Caplio GX100

Ricoh Caplio GX100

Pro digicam

$871

Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Screen size Smaller screen
Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90

Pro digicam

$878

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen size Larger screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
True resolution Lower true resolution
Ricoh GR Digital III

Ricoh GR Digital III

Pro digicam

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Wide angle Worse wide angle
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Ricoh GXR (A12)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Size Larger
Ricoh GR Digital II

Ricoh GR Digital II

Pro digicam

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Weight Lighter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Wide angle Worse wide angle

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