• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 26mm - 130mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 5.0x zoom 24mm - 120mm (35mm equiv.)

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Advantages

Olympus XZ-10 over Canon S120

  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

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
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer shutter
    250 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Canon S110

Olympus XZ-10
Canon S110
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Hot shoe
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon S120
Canon S110
  • $399
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Fast startup
  • $249
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • 24p

Compared to Ricoh WG-4 GPS

Olympus XZ-10
Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Bigger pixels
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • 60p
Canon S120
Ricoh WG-4 GPS
  • $399
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • More pixels

Compared to Ricoh WG-4

Olympus XZ-10
Ricoh WG-4
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Bigger pixels
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • More pixels
Canon S120
Ricoh WG-4
  • $399
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $297
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Nikon P340

Olympus XZ-10
Nikon P340
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Hot shoe
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon S120
Nikon P340
  • $399
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $347
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • 24p
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Olympus TG-3

Olympus XZ-10
Olympus TG-3
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Bigger pixels
  • $376
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPS
Canon S120
Olympus TG-3
  • $399
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $376
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • GPS
  • Longer battery life
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