Olympus SH-50 iHS
Compact Superzoom Camera
vs Olympus SZ-16
Compact Superzoom Camera

What’s good about the Olympus SH-50 iHS

Best price $299
  • Has longer exposure available 15 seconds vs 4 seconds
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 12 shots per sec vs 3 shots per sec

What’s good about the Olympus SZ-16 iHS

Best price
$143
  • Weighs a little bit less than the SH-50 iHS 8 oz vs 9.5 oz
  • Significantly cheaper street price $143 vs $299
  • Better built-in flash range 43′ vs 31′
  • Better video capture 1080p 30fps vs 1080i 60fps
  • Has an HDMI port for photo playback SH-50 iHS does not have HDMI

What the Olympus SH-50 iHS and Olympus SZ-16 have in common

  • Similar Body sizes 18 in³ vs 17 in³
  • Similar sensor resolutions 16 MP
  • Similar image sensor size 28 in²
  • Similar viewscreen resolutions 460k dots
  • The same maximum ISO setting 6400 ISO
  • Similar optical zoom range 24.0×
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • HDR processing
  • panorama mode

What’s missing from both the Olympus SH-50 iHS and the Olympus SZ-16

  • No 3D capture
  • No GPS tagging
  • No waterproof housing
  • No external microphone jack
  • No RAW capture
  • No hot shoe
  • No Wi-Fi
  • No flip out viewscreen

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