• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 26.00mm - 130.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Olympus XZ-10 advantages over Canon N100

  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Lighter weight
    221g vs 289g
    Lighter weight
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 15 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Canon N100 advantages over Olympus XZ-10

  • 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)
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 330 vs 240 shots
    Capture more photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm XF1

Olympus XZ-10
Fujifilm XF1
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $350
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon N100
Fujifilm XF1
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $350
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Nikon P330

Olympus XZ-10
Nikon P330
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Canon N100
Nikon P330
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $380
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Canon G16

Olympus XZ-10
Canon G16
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $599
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Canon N100
Canon G16
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $599
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm XQ1

Olympus XZ-10
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $500
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Canon N100
Fujifilm XQ1
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $500
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Fujifilm XQ2

Olympus XZ-10
Fujifilm XQ2
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
Canon N100
Fujifilm XQ2
  • $349
  • 1/1.7 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
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