Olympus SZ-15
Compact Superzoom Camera
vs Olympus SZ-16
Compact Superzoom Camera

What’s good about the Olympus SZ-15

Best price $199

What’s good about the Olympus SZ-16 iHS

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  • Better light sensitivity by 2 f-stops 6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
  • Better built-in flash range 43′ vs 23′
  • Better video capture 1080p 30fps vs 720p 30fps
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 3 shots per sec vs 2 shots per sec
  • Has HDR on-board SZ-15 does not have HDR

What the Olympus SZ-15 and Olympus SZ-16 have in common

  • Weigh about the same 7.8 oz vs 8 oz
  • Similar Body sizes 17 in³
  • Similar sensor resolutions 16 MP
  • Similar image sensor size 28 in²
  • Similar viewscreen resolutions 460k dots
  • Both cameras are the same age March 2013
  • Similar optical zoom range 24.0×
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • HDMI port
  • panorama mode

What’s missing from both the Olympus SZ-15 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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