• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 37.00mm - 260.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/3.1 inch 16.5mm2
  • 13.2 megapixels
  • 30.00mm - 90.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Olympus 7000 advantages over Nikon W100

  • Larger sensor
    1/2.33 inch vs 1/3.1 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.54 vs 1.13 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • More telephoto lens reach
    260 mm vs 90 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    25 mm vs 38 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    132g vs 177g
    Lighter weight

Nikon W100 advantages over Olympus 7000

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Newer
    5 years vs 13 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Wider angle lens
    30 mm vs 37 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    25 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Manual focus
    Neither provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Neither provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus Stylus 1010

Olympus 7000
Olympus Stylus 1010
  • $195
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • HDMI out
  • More pixels
  • $300
  • 1/2.33 inch
Nikon W100
Olympus Stylus 1010
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $300
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Olympus 1020

Olympus 7000
Olympus 1020
  • $195
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • HDMI out
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
Nikon W100
Olympus 1020
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $350
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Samsung SL820

Olympus 7000
Samsung SL820
  • $195
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Wider angle lens
Nikon W100
Samsung SL820
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Nikon S32

Olympus 7000
Nikon S32
  • $195
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $97
  • 1/3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Newer
Nikon W100
Nikon S32
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $97
  • 1/3 inch
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon S33

Olympus 7000
Nikon S33
  • $195
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Newer
Nikon W100
Nikon S33
  • $157
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $107
  • 1/3.1 inch
  • Less expensive
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