36points

Olympus VR-330

94points

Sony Alpha a6500

Olympus VR-330
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Olympus VR-330 vs Sony Alpha a6500

Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500
36
points
94
points

Why is Olympus VR-330 better than Sony Alpha a6500?

  • 300g lighter
    153gvs453g
  • 61.55% less body volume
    164.52cm³vs427.8924cm³
  • 61.8mm narrower
    58.2mmvs120mm
  • 25.2mm thinner
    28.1mmvs53.3mm
  • Has 3D photo/video recording capabilities

Why is Sony Alpha a6500 better than Olympus VR-330?

  • 1.73x more megapixels (main camera)
    24.2MPvs14MP
  • 13.06x larger sensor
    23.5 x 15.6mmvs6.17 x 4.55mm
  • 32x higher maximum light sensitivity
    51200 ISOvs1600 ISO
  • 50shots longer battery life
    350shotsvs300shots
  • 1.69x better video recording quality (main camera)
    2160 x 30fpsvs1280 x 30fps
  • Has WiFi
  • 50% faster maximum shutter speed
    1/4000svs0.0005s
  • Has phase detection autofocus for photos

Top specs and features

Design

1.Weather sealed
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

2.Has a built-in focus motor
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

3.weight

153g

453g

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

4.Is a system camera
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

5.Has a hot shoe
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

6.has a touch screen
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

Optics

1.sensor size

6.17 x 4.55mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

2.has AF tracking
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

3.maximum light sensitivity

1600 ISO

51200 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

4.megapixels

14MP

24.2MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

5.has built-in optical image stabilization
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1280 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

2160 x 60fps

2.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

4.supports AVCHD format
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

5.has a 24p cinema mode
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

6.Supports slow motion video recording
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.has a microphone in
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

3.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Canon EOS 200D

2

Battery

1. longer battery life

300shots

350shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.battery power

740mAh

1100mAh

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

3.has a removable battery
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Has WiFi
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an external memory slot
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

4.Has dual card slots
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.

5.has an accelerometer
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

6.has a HDMI output
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Miscellaneous

1.has 3D photo/video recording capabilities
Olympus VR-330
Sony Alpha a6500

The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.

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