• 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-16

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Love or hate them, they can be useful
  • Longer shutter
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Olympus SZ-16 over Olympus SH-50

  • Longer battery life
    270 vs 0 shots
    Capture more photos

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The Competition

Compared to Canon SX170

Olympus SH-50
Canon SX170
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider aperture
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Manual focus
Olympus SZ-16
Canon SX170
  • $168
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider aperture
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $159
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Panasonic ZS35

Olympus SH-50
Panasonic ZS35
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Touchscreen
  • $237
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
Olympus SZ-16
Panasonic ZS35
  • $168
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $237
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Samsung WB350F

Olympus SH-50
Samsung WB350F
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $185
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Longer battery life
Olympus SZ-16
Samsung WB350F
  • $168
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $185
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Canon SX700 HS

Olympus SH-50
Canon SX700 HS
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
Olympus SZ-16
Canon SX700 HS
  • $168
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Olympus SH-1

Olympus SH-50
Olympus SH-1
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • Longer battery life
Olympus SZ-16
Olympus SH-1
  • $168
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
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