Olympus SZ-31MR
Compact Superzoom Camera
vs Sony HX20
Compact Superzoom Camera

What’s good about the Olympus SZ-31MR ihs

Best price $292
  • Weighs a little bit less than the HX20 7.97 oz vs 9 oz
  • Cheaper street price $292 vs $410
  • Better built-in flash range 43′ vs 23′
  • Faster continuous shooting speed 15 shots per sec vs 10 shots per sec

What’s good about the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

Best price
$410
  • Smaller body size 15 in³ vs 18 in³
  • 60% more battery life 320 shots vs 200 shots
  • Higher sensor resolution 18.2 MP vs 16 MP
  • Higher resolution rear screen 921k dots vs 460k dots
  • Has longer exposure available 30 seconds vs 4 seconds
  • Better light sensitivity by 1 f-stop 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
  • Has GPS location tagging SZ-31MR does not have GPS

What the Olympus SZ-31MR and Sony HX20 have in common

  • Similar image sensor size 28 in²
  • Both cameras are the same age May 2012 vs May 2012
  • Same viewscreen size 3.0″
  • Same quality video capture 1080p 60fps
  • HDR processing
  • HDMI port
  • 3D capture
  • panorama mode

What’s missing from both the Olympus SZ-31MR and the Sony HX20

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

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