• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 36.00mm - 108.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 480.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Olympus FE-3010 advantages over Panasonic ZS35

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 1.54 vs 1.33 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Thinner
    17 mm vs 32 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    108g vs 250g
    Lighter weight

Panasonic ZS35 advantages over Olympus FE-3010

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • More telephoto lens reach
    480 mm vs 108 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Newer
    5 years vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    460k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    16.1 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    24 mm vs 36 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • RAW file ability
    Neither provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Samsung SL201

Olympus FE-3010
Samsung SL201
  • $150
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More pixels
  • $170
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer exposure
Panasonic ZS35
Samsung SL201
  • $338
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $170
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

Compared to Olympus FE-3000

Olympus FE-3010
Olympus FE-3000
  • $150
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More pixels
  • $140
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Panasonic ZS35
Olympus FE-3000
  • $338
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $140
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm J20

Olympus FE-3010
Fujifilm J20
  • $150
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More pixels
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer exposure
Panasonic ZS35
Fujifilm J20
  • $338
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $130
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner

Compared to Sony HX20V

Olympus FE-3010
Sony HX20V
  • $150
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $326
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
Panasonic ZS35
Sony HX20V
  • $338
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $326
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in GPS
  • Manual focus

Compared to Panasonic ZS45

Olympus FE-3010
Panasonic ZS45
  • $150
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
  • $516
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • In-camera panoramas
Panasonic ZS35
Panasonic ZS45
  • $338
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • $516
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • More dots on screen
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