• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.0x zoom 25mm - 600mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $285 Average Retail $300 MSRP
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.0x zoom 25mm - 600mm (35mm equiv.)
  • $146 Average Retail $230 MSRP

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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

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus SZ-12

Olympus SH-50
Olympus SZ-12
  • $285
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • 1080p
  • $126
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bulb shutter
Olympus SZ-16
Olympus SZ-12
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 1080p
  • Newer
  • $126
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bulb shutter

Compared to Olympus SZ-15

Olympus SH-50
Olympus SZ-15
  • $285
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • 1080p
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
Olympus SZ-16
Olympus SZ-15
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 1080p
  • Longer shutter
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Nikon L620

Olympus SH-50
Nikon L620
  • $285
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Touchscreen
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Faster shutter
Olympus SZ-16
Nikon L620
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Canon SX700 HS

Olympus SH-50
Canon SX700 HS
  • $285
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $312
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi
Olympus SZ-16
Canon SX700 HS
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $312
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Olympus SH-1

Olympus SH-50
Olympus SH-1
  • $285
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $394
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wi-Fi
  • 60p
Olympus SZ-16
Olympus SH-1
  • $146
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $394
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
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