• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 26mm - 130mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24mm - 120mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Olympus XZ-10 over Canon S120

  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    200 vs 5 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Canon S120 over Olympus XZ-10

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    1/1.7 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.90 vs 1.55 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    250 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.8 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon P300

Olympus XZ-10
Nikon P300
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Touchscreen
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch
Canon S120
Nikon P300
  • $395
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $330
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Nikon P310

Olympus XZ-10
Nikon P310
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Bigger pixels
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Higher extended ISO
Canon S120
Nikon P310
  • $395
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $169
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels

Compared to Olympus TG-1

Olympus XZ-10
Olympus TG-1
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • RAW file ability
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Longer battery life
Canon S120
Olympus TG-1
  • $395
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Fast startup

Compared to Olympus TG-2

Olympus XZ-10
Olympus TG-2
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • RAW file ability
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Canon S120
Olympus TG-2
  • $395
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $383
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Fast startup

Compared to Olympus TG-3

Olympus XZ-10
Olympus TG-3
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Bigger pixels
  • $352
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
Canon S120
Olympus TG-3
  • $395
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $352
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-camera panoramas
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