• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.0x zoom 25mm - 600mm (35mm equiv.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.0x zoom 25mm - 600mm (35mm equiv.)

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Advantages

Olympus SH-50 over Olympus SZ-15

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Love or hate them, they can be useful
  • 1080p
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Longer shutter
    15 vs 2 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Olympus SZ-15 over Olympus SH-50

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Olympus SZ-12

Olympus SH-50
Olympus SZ-12
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • 1080p
  • $126
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bulb shutter
Olympus SZ-15
Olympus SZ-12
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • $126
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer shutter
  • Bulb shutter

Compared to Pentax VS20

Olympus SH-50
Pentax VS20
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Touchscreen
  • $250
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
Olympus SZ-15
Pentax VS20
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Newer
  • $250
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Olympus SZ-16

Olympus SH-50
Olympus SZ-16
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Longer shutter
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
Olympus SZ-15
Olympus SZ-16
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 1080p
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Canon SX700 HS

Olympus SH-50
Canon SX700 HS
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $301
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
Olympus SZ-15
Canon SX700 HS
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $301
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Olympus SH-1

Olympus SH-50
Olympus SH-1
  • $300
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • 60p
Olympus SZ-15
Olympus SH-1
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $380
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
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