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Nikon D780 vs Olympus E-330

Portability
57
Imaging
77
Features
89
Overall
81
Nikon D780 front
 
Olympus E-330 front
Portability
65
Imaging
41
Features
40
Overall
40

Nikon D780 vs Olympus E-330 Key Specs

Nikon D780
(Full Review)
  • 25MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 51200 (Push to 204800)
  • 1/8000s Maximum Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Nikon F Mount
  • 840g - 144 x 116 x 76mm
  • Introduced January 2020
  • Previous Model is Nikon D750
Olympus E-330
(Full Review)
  • 7MP - Four Thirds Sensor
  • 2.5" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 400 (Push to 1600)
  • No Video
  • Micro Four Thirds Mount
  • 616g - 140 x 87 x 72mm
  • Introduced March 2006
  • Other Name is EVOLT E-330
  • Old Model is Olympus E-300
  • New Model is Olympus E-450
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Nikon D780 vs Olympus E-330 Overview

Lets look more in depth at the Nikon D780 vs Olympus E-330, both Advanced DSLR cameras by rivals Nikon and Olympus. There is a noticeable difference among the image resolutions of the D780 (25MP) and E-330 (7MP) and the D780 (Full frame) and E-330 (Four Thirds) offer different sensor sizing.

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The D780 was released 14 years after the E-330 which is a fairly sizable difference as far as camera tech is concerned. Both cameras feature the same body design (Mid-size SLR).

Before diving into a in-depth comparison, here is a simple summation of how the D780 scores vs the E-330 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Nikon D780 over the Olympus E-330

 D780 E-330 
IntroducedJanuary 2020March 2006More modern by 169 months
Screen size3.2"2.5"Bigger screen (+0.7")
Screen resolution2359k215kCrisper screen (+2144k dot)
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Reasons to pick Olympus E-330 over the Nikon D780

 E-330 D780 

Common features in the Nikon D780 and Olympus E-330

 D780 E-330 
Manual focus Very precise focusing
Screen typeTiltingTiltingTilting screen
Selfie screen Lacking selfie screen

Nikon D780 vs Olympus E-330 Physical Comparison

When you are looking to carry around your camera frequently, you're going to have to factor its weight and proportions. The Nikon D780 offers outside dimensions of 144mm x 116mm x 76mm (5.7" x 4.6" x 3.0") with a weight of 840 grams (1.85 lbs) and the Olympus E-330 has measurements of 140mm x 87mm x 72mm (5.5" x 3.4" x 2.8") accompanied by a weight of 616 grams (1.36 lbs).

Check out the Nikon D780 vs Olympus E-330 in our newest Camera & Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Do not forget, the weight of an ILC will change depending on the lens you are employing at the time. Here is a front view over all size comparison of the D780 and the E-330.

Nikon D780 vs Olympus E-330 size comparison

Looking at size and weight, the portability rating of the D780 and E-330 is 57 and 65 respectively.

Nikon D780 vs Olympus E-330 top view buttons comparison

Nikon D780 vs Olympus E-330 Sensor Comparison

In many cases, it is difficult to picture the gap in sensor sizes simply by looking through technical specs. The picture here will help give you a clearer sense of the sensor sizes in the D780 and E-330.

As you can tell, both of those cameras feature different megapixels and different sensor sizes. The D780 due to its bigger sensor is going to make getting shallower DOF less difficult and the Nikon D780 will provide you with greater detail as a result of its extra 18MP. Higher resolution will let you crop photographs way more aggressively. The more modern D780 provides an advantage when it comes to sensor innovation.

Nikon D780 vs Olympus E-330 sensor size comparison

Nikon D780 vs Olympus E-330 Screen and ViewFinder

Nikon D780 vs Olympus E-330 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Photography Glossary

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Nikon D780 Portrait photography features
Olympus E-330 Portrait photography features
86
manual focus
MP count fantastic (25 megapixels)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
comes with face detect focus
exports RAW formats
54
you can focus manually
nice sensor size (Four Thirds)
supports RAW files
low MP (7 megapixels)
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Street Comparison

Nikon D780 Street photography features
Olympus E-330 Street photography features
71
screen tilts
sensor size is large (Full frame)
exports RAW formats
includes focus via touch
weather proofing
great high ISO (51,200)
no image stabilization
60
screen tilts up and down
nice sensor size (Four Thirds)
supports RAW files
lighter than others in class (616g)
no image stabilization
low max ISO (400)
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Sports Comparison

Nikon D780 Sports photography factors
Olympus E-330 Sports photography factors
82
max shutter speed is good (1/8,000s)
MP count fantastic (25MP)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
comes with tracking focus
weather proofing
good battery power (2,260 per charge)
has phase detect auto focus
no image stabilization
40
nice sensor size (Four Thirds)
has phase detect auto focus
slow fps (3.0 fps)
no image stabilization
low MP (7 megapixels)
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Travel Comparison

Nikon D780 as a Travel photography camera
Olympus E-330 as a Travel photography camera
71
good battery power (2,260 shots)
weather proofing
supports bluetooth
includes focus via touch
MP count fantastic (25MP)
doesn't have a selfie friendly screen
50
lighter than others in class (616 grams)
built-in flash
doesn't have Time Lapse function
low MP (7 megapixels)
does not feature selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

Nikon D780 as a Landscape photography camera
Olympus E-330 as a Landscape photography camera
81
manual focus
swap lenses (Nikon F mount)
pretty good screen size (3.2 inches)
MP count fantastic (25MP)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
great high ISO (51,200)
exports RAW formats
weather proofing
good battery power (2,260 CIPA)
2 card slots
no image stabilization
45
you can focus manually
change lenses (Micro Four Thirds mount)
nice sensor size (Four Thirds)
supports RAW files
small screen (2.5")
no image stabilization
low MP (7MP)
low max ISO (400)
doesn't have Time Lapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Nikon D780 Vlogging advice
Olympus E-330 Vlogging advice
32
touch screen
comes with face detect focus
high res video (3840 x 2160 pixels)
has mic support
doesn't have a selfie friendly screen
no image stabilization
9
can't shoot video
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Nikon D780 vs Olympus E-330 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Nikon D780 and Olympus E-330
 Nikon D780Olympus E-330
General Information
Make Nikon Olympus
Model Nikon D780 Olympus E-330
Also called as - EVOLT E-330
Category Advanced DSLR Advanced DSLR
Introduced 2020-01-07 2006-03-18
Body design Mid-size SLR Mid-size SLR
Sensor Information
Processor Expeed 6 -
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Sensor size Full frame Four Thirds
Sensor dimensions 35.9 x 23.9mm 17.3 x 13mm
Sensor surface area 858.0mm² 224.9mm²
Sensor resolution 25MP 7MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9 4:3
Highest Possible resolution 6048 x 4024 3136 x 2352
Maximum native ISO 51200 400
Maximum enhanced ISO 204800 1600
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW support
Minimum enhanced ISO 50 -
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Number of focus points 51 3
Cross focus points 15 -
Lens
Lens mount Nikon F Micro Four Thirds
Available lenses 309 45
Focal length multiplier 1 2.1
Screen
Screen type Tilting Tilting
Screen sizing 3.2 inch 2.5 inch
Screen resolution 2,359 thousand dot 215 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder coverage 100% 95%
Viewfinder magnification 0.7x 0.47x
Features
Min shutter speed 900s 60s
Max shutter speed 1/8000s 1/4000s
Continuous shutter speed 7.0 frames/s 3.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range no built-in flash -
Flash options no built-in flash Auto, Auto FP, Manual, Red-Eye
External flash
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Max flash sync - 1/180s
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 30p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 24p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 100p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM -
Maximum video resolution 3840x2160 None
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 -
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB Yes USB 1.0 (1.5 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 840 gr (1.85 lbs) 616 gr (1.36 lbs)
Physical dimensions 144 x 116 x 76mm (5.7" x 4.6" x 3.0") 140 x 87 x 72mm (5.5" x 3.4" x 2.8")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 2260 photos -
Battery form Battery Pack -
Battery model EN-EL15b -
Self timer Yes Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC slots (UHS-II compatible) Compact Flash (Type I or II), xD Picture Card
Storage slots 2 One
Cost at release $2,297 $1,100