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Olympus 1s vs Olympus 7030

Portability
79
Imaging
38
Features
66
Overall
49
Olympus Stylus 1s front
 
Olympus Stylus 7030 front
Portability
95
Imaging
37
Features
27
Overall
33

Olympus 1s vs Olympus 7030 Key Specs

Olympus 1s
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - 1/1.7" Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 12800
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-300mm (F2.8) lens
  • 402g - 116 x 87 x 57mm
  • Revealed April 2015
  • Succeeded the Olympus 1
Olympus 7030
(Full Review)
  • 14MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 64 - 1600
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 28-196mm (F3.0-5.9) lens
  • 140g - 93 x 56 x 26mm
  • Released January 2010
  • Alternate Name is mju 7030
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Olympus 1s vs Olympus 7030 Overview

Below, we are looking at the Olympus 1s versus Olympus 7030, one is a Small Sensor Superzoom and the other is a Small Sensor Compact and both are built by Olympus. The resolution of the 1s (12MP) and the 7030 (14MP) is fairly similar but the 1s (1/1.7") and 7030 (1/2.3") possess totally different sensor sizing.

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The 1s was manufactured 5 years after the 7030 which is quite a large gap as far as technology is concerned. Each of the cameras come with different body type with the Olympus 1s being a SLR-like (bridge) camera and the Olympus 7030 being a Compact camera.

Before delving straight into a complete comparison, below is a quick view of how the 1s grades vs the 7030 in regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Olympus 1s over the Olympus 7030

 1s 7030 
ReleasedApril 2015January 2010More modern by 65 months
Focus manually More accurate focusing
Display typeTiltingFixed Tilting display
Display dimension3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")
Display resolution1040k230kClearer display (+810k dot)
Touch display Easily navigate

Reasons to pick Olympus 7030 over the Olympus 1s

 7030 1s 

Common features in the Olympus 1s and Olympus 7030

 1s 7030 
Selfie screen Neither has selfie screen

Olympus 1s vs Olympus 7030 Physical Comparison

For those who are going to carry around your camera, you'll have to factor in its weight and dimensions. The Olympus 1s has outside measurements of 116mm x 87mm x 57mm (4.6" x 3.4" x 2.2") and a weight of 402 grams (0.89 lbs) and the Olympus 7030 has dimensions of 93mm x 56mm x 26mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 1.0") accompanied by a weight of 140 grams (0.31 lbs).

Take a look at the Olympus 1s versus Olympus 7030 in the latest Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Keep in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change dependant on the lens you are employing during that time. Underneath is the front view proportions comparison of the 1s vs the 7030.

Olympus 1s vs Olympus 7030 size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability score of the 1s and 7030 is 79 and 95 respectively.

Olympus 1s vs Olympus 7030 top view buttons comparison

Olympus 1s vs Olympus 7030 Sensor Comparison

Typically, it is tough to envision the gap between sensor sizes merely by reviewing specifications. The pic underneath may give you a greater sense of the sensor measurements in the 1s and 7030.

Plainly, both the cameras have got different resolutions and different sensor sizes. The 1s featuring a larger sensor will make achieving shallow depth of field easier and the Olympus 7030 will deliver greater detail due to its extra 2 Megapixels. Greater resolution can also make it easier to crop images much more aggressively. The more recent 1s is going to have an advantage in sensor innovation.

Olympus 1s vs Olympus 7030 sensor size comparison

Olympus 1s vs Olympus 7030 Screen and ViewFinder

Olympus 1s vs Olympus 7030 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Olympus 1s as a Portrait photography camera
Olympus 7030 as a Portrait photography camera
46
you can focus manually
comes with face detect focusing
delivers RAW files
megapixel count low (12MP)
small sensor (1/1.7")
28
good resolution (14 megapixels)
no manual focus
no manual control
no external flash support
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Olympus 1s
Street photography with Olympus 7030
71
screen tilts up and down
image stabilization (Optical)
delivers RAW files
offers touch to focus
small sensor (1/1.7")
57
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
fixed screen
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Olympus 1s Sports photography info
Olympus 7030 Sports photography info
44
image stabilization (Optical)
comes with tracking focus
good battery life (450 per charge)
megapixel count low (12MP)
small sensor (1/1.7")
has no phase detect AF
39
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good resolution (14MP)
offers tracking autofocus
low fps (1.0 frames/s)
lack of shutter priority mode
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Olympus 1s
Travel photography with Olympus 7030
64
good battery life (450 CIPA)
offers touch to focus
built-in flash
rather wide (28mm)
great zoom (300mm)
megapixel count low (12MP)
does not posses selfie friendly screen
slow max aperture (f2.8)
65
good resolution (14 megapixels)
flash built-in
quite wide (28mm)
missing Time Lapse function
doesn't offer selfie friendly display
slow maximum aperture (f3.0)
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Landscape Comparison

Olympus 1s Landscape photography advice
Olympus 7030 Landscape photography advice
53
you can focus manually
rather wide (28mm)
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
image stabilization (Optical)
delivers RAW files
good battery life (450 per charge)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f2.8)
megapixel count low (12 megapixels)
small sensor (1/1.7")
37
quite wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
good resolution (14MP)
no manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.0)
tiny screen (2.7")
no manual control
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
missing Time Lapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Olympus 1s Vlogging features
Olympus 7030 Vlogging features
32
rather wide (28mm)
touchscreen enabled
image stabilization (Optical)
comes with face detect focusing
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
slow max aperture (f2.8)
does not posses selfie friendly screen
doesn't have mic socket
29
quite wide (28mm)
built in image stabilization (Sensor-shift)
slow maximum aperture (f3.0)
doesn't offer selfie friendly display
low res video (640 x 480 resolution)
missing external mic support
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Olympus 1s vs Olympus 7030 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Olympus 1s and Olympus 7030
 Olympus Stylus 1sOlympus Stylus 7030
General Information
Make Olympus Olympus
Model Olympus Stylus 1s Olympus Stylus 7030
Otherwise known as - mju 7030
Class Small Sensor Superzoom Small Sensor Compact
Revealed 2015-04-13 2010-01-07
Physical type SLR-like (bridge) Compact
Sensor Information
Powered by - TruePic III
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CCD
Sensor size 1/1.7" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 7.44 x 5.58mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor surface area 41.5mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 12 megapixels 14 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 16:9 and 4:3
Maximum resolution 3968 x 2976 4288 x 3216
Maximum native ISO 12800 1600
Min native ISO 100 64
RAW files
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detect autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Number of focus points 35 -
Lens
Lens mount fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 28-300mm (10.7x) 28-196mm (7.0x)
Largest aperture f/2.8 f/3.0-5.9
Macro focus range 5cm 2cm
Crop factor 4.8 5.9
Screen
Type of display Tilting Fixed Type
Display diagonal 3 inch 2.7 inch
Display resolution 1,040k dots 230k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic None
Viewfinder resolution 1,440k dots -
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent -
Features
Lowest shutter speed 60 secs 4 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/2000 secs 1/2000 secs
Continuous shooting rate 7.0fps 1.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation Yes -
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range 10.30 m (at ISO 1600) 5.70 m
Flash modes Auto, redeye reduction, fill-on, off, redeye reduction slow sync, full, manual Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Fill-in
External flash
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p) 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps), 320 x 240 (30, 15 fps)
Maximum video resolution 1920x1080 640x480
Video format MPEG-4, H.264 Motion JPEG
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 402 gr (0.89 lbs) 140 gr (0.31 lbs)
Dimensions 116 x 87 x 57mm (4.6" x 3.4" x 2.2") 93 x 56 x 26mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 1.0")
DXO scores
DXO All around 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 450 pictures -
Form of battery Battery Pack -
Battery model BLS-50 -
Self timer Yes (2 or 12 sec, custom) Yes (2 or 12 seconds)
Time lapse recording
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC card SC/SDHC, Internal
Card slots One One
Retail pricing $699 $179