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Olympus E-410 vs Panasonic FS25

Portability
77
Imaging
44
Features
35
Overall
40
Olympus E-410 front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS25 front
Portability
95
Imaging
35
Features
24
Overall
30

Olympus E-410 vs Panasonic FS25 Key Specs

Olympus E-410
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - Four Thirds Sensor
  • 2.5" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • No Video
  • Micro Four Thirds Mount
  • 435g - 130 x 91 x 53mm
  • Announced June 2007
  • Also referred to as EVOLT E-410
  • Succeeded the Olympus E-400
  • Successor is Olympus E-420
Panasonic FS25
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 1600 (Raise to 6400)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 29-145mm (F3.3-5.9) lens
  • 148g - 97 x 58 x 22mm
  • Released January 2009
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Olympus E-410 vs Panasonic FS25 Overview

Here, we will be evaluating the Olympus E-410 and Panasonic FS25, former is a Entry-Level DSLR while the latter is a Small Sensor Compact by brands Olympus and Panasonic. The sensor resolution of the E-410 (10MP) and the FS25 (12MP) is pretty similar but the E-410 (Four Thirds) and FS25 (1/2.3") provide different sensor sizes.

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The E-410 was manufactured 19 months earlier than the FS25 which makes them a generation away from each other. Each of these cameras feature different body design with the Olympus E-410 being a Compact SLR camera and the Panasonic FS25 being a Compact camera.

Before we go right into a comprehensive comparison, here is a short highlight of how the E-410 matches up against the FS25 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Olympus E-410 over the Panasonic FS25

 E-410 FS25 
Manual focus Dial exact focusing

Reasons to pick Panasonic FS25 over the Olympus E-410

 FS25 E-410 
ReleasedJanuary 2009June 2007More modern by 19 months
Screen size3"2.5"Bigger screen (+0.5")
Screen resolution230k215kCrisper screen (+15k dot)

Common features in the Olympus E-410 and Panasonic FS25

 E-410 FS25 
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Selfie screen No selfie screen
Touch friendly screen No Touch friendly screen

Olympus E-410 vs Panasonic FS25 Physical Comparison

For those who are looking to carry around your camera frequently, you'll need to factor in its weight and measurements. The Olympus E-410 has got exterior dimensions of 130mm x 91mm x 53mm (5.1" x 3.6" x 2.1") having a weight of 435 grams (0.96 lbs) while the Panasonic FS25 has proportions of 97mm x 58mm x 22mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 0.9") along with a weight of 148 grams (0.33 lbs).

Check the Olympus E-410 and Panasonic FS25 in our newest Camera & Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember that, the weight of an ILC will vary based on the lens you are using during that time. Following is a front view physical size comparison of the E-410 vs the FS25.

Olympus E-410 vs Panasonic FS25 size comparison

Factoring in size and weight, the portability score of the E-410 and FS25 is 77 and 95 respectively.

Olympus E-410 vs Panasonic FS25 top view buttons comparison

Olympus E-410 vs Panasonic FS25 Sensor Comparison

Generally, it is very hard to picture the gap between sensor sizes merely by going over a spec sheet. The image underneath will give you a clearer sense of the sensor sizes in the E-410 and FS25.

Clearly, both of these cameras feature different resolutions and different sensor sizes. The E-410 featuring a bigger sensor is going to make getting shallower DOF less difficult and the Panasonic FS25 will offer you greater detail due to its extra 2 Megapixels. Higher resolution will also make it easier to crop pictures way more aggressively. The more aged E-410 is going to be disadvantaged with regard to sensor technology.

Olympus E-410 vs Panasonic FS25 sensor size comparison

Olympus E-410 vs Panasonic FS25 Screen and ViewFinder

Olympus E-410 vs Panasonic FS25 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Olympus E-410 Portrait photography highlights
Panasonic FS25 Portrait photography highlights
56
manual focus
sensor size is good (Four Thirds)
delivers RAW formats
low resolution (10 megapixels)
26
supports face detect focusing
lack of manual focus
manual mode not possible
cannot use external flash
low megapixels (12MP)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
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Street Comparison

Olympus E-410 Street photography features
Panasonic FS25 Street photography features
60
sensor size is good (Four Thirds)
delivers RAW formats
screen is fixed
lack of image stabilization
57
image stabilization (Optical)
no moving screen
small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Olympus E-410 Sports photography features
Panasonic FS25 Sports photography features
42
sensor size is good (Four Thirds)
sensor has phase detect AF
very slow continuous shooting (3.0 frames/s)
lack of image stabilization
low resolution (10 megapixels)
25
image stabilization (Optical)
max fps very slow (2.0 frames/s)
lack of shutter priority mode
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Olympus E-410 as a Travel photography camera
Panasonic FS25 as a Travel photography camera
49
flash built-in
doesn't have Time Lapse mode
low resolution (10MP)
does not posses selfie friendly display
51
has built in flash
doesn't have Timelapse function
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
display isn't selfie friendly
wide angle not great (29mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.3)
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Landscape Comparison

Landscape photography with Olympus E-410
Landscape photography with Panasonic FS25
50
manual focus
switch lenses (Micro Four Thirds mount)
sensor size is good (Four Thirds)
delivers RAW formats
screen is somewhat small (2.5 inch)
lack of image stabilization
low resolution (10 megapixels)
doesn't have Time Lapse mode
32
good sized screen (3 inch)
image stabilization (Optical)
lack of manual focus
cannot switch lens (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not great (29mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.3)
manual mode not possible
low megapixels (12MP)
small sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
doesn't have Timelapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Olympus E-410 Vlogging information
Panasonic FS25 Vlogging information
9
no video
28
image stabilization (Optical)
supports face detect focusing
wide angle not great (29mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f3.3)
display isn't selfie friendly
low quality video (640 x 480 pxls)
doesn't have microphone jack
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Olympus E-410 vs Panasonic FS25 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Olympus E-410 and Panasonic FS25
 Olympus E-410Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS25
General Information
Brand Name Olympus Panasonic
Model Olympus E-410 Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS25
Alternative name EVOLT E-410 -
Class Entry-Level DSLR Small Sensor Compact
Announced 2007-06-14 2009-01-27
Body design Compact SLR Compact
Sensor Information
Processor TruePic III -
Sensor type CMOS CCD
Sensor size Four Thirds 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 17.3 x 13mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor surface area 224.9mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 10 megapixel 12 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 16:9, 4:3 and 3:2
Full resolution 3648 x 2736 4000 x 3000
Max native ISO 1600 1600
Max boosted ISO - 6400
Minimum native ISO 100 80
RAW data
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detect focus
Contract detect focus
Phase detect focus
Number of focus points 3 11
Lens
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds fixed lens
Lens focal range - 29-145mm (5.0x)
Maximum aperture - f/3.3-5.9
Macro focus range - 5cm
Available lenses 45 -
Crop factor 2.1 5.9
Screen
Range of display Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display size 2.5 inches 3 inches
Resolution of display 215k dot 230k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Optical (pentamirror) None
Viewfinder coverage 95 percent -
Viewfinder magnification 0.46x -
Features
Lowest shutter speed 60 secs 60 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/2000 secs
Continuous shooting speed 3.0fps 2.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes -
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 12.00 m (at ISO 100) 5.30 m
Flash modes Auto, Auto FP, Manual, Red-Eye Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Highest flash sync 1/180 secs -
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions - 848 x 480 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Max video resolution None 640x480
Video format - Motion JPEG
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 435 gr (0.96 pounds) 148 gr (0.33 pounds)
Physical dimensions 130 x 91 x 53mm (5.1" x 3.6" x 2.1") 97 x 58 x 22mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 0.9")
DXO scores
DXO All around score 51 not tested
DXO Color Depth score 21.1 not tested
DXO Dynamic range score 10.0 not tested
DXO Low light score 494 not tested
Other
Self timer Yes (2 or 12 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage Compact Flash (Type I or II), xD Picture Card SD/MMC/SDHC card, Internal
Storage slots Single Single
Price at launch - $230