Samsung HZ30W vs Olympus PEN E-P2

Winner
Samsung HZ30W

50

Olympus PEN E-P2

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Samsung HZ30W

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
Really small
Size
Compact (107×61×28 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Thin
Thickness
1.1"
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-P2

Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-P2.

competitors

Samsung HZ30W Competitors

Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F

Travel zoom

$469

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Aperture Wider aperture
Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Travel zoom

$320

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS3

Travel zoom

Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures
Wide angle Worse wide angle

Olympus PEN E-P2 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL2

Olympus PEN E-PL2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$457 with 14-42mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$750

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen size Smaller screen
Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$595 - $899 body only

$999 - $1,000 with 14-150mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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