• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 600mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 25mm - 750mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Olympus SZ-15 over Canon SX700 HS

Canon SX700 HS over Olympus SZ-15

  • More lens zoom
    30.0x vs 24.0x
    Zooming is easier than walking
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Newer
    11 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 2 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    3200 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility
  • Faster shutter
    1/3200 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic ZS40

Olympus SZ-15
Panasonic ZS40
  • $162
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
Canon SX700 HS
Panasonic ZS40
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Faster shutter
  • $345
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Panasonic ZS35

Olympus SZ-15
Panasonic ZS35
  • $162
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • $259
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • In-camera panoramas
Canon SX700 HS
Panasonic ZS35
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • RAW file ability
  • $259
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Olympus SH-1

Olympus SZ-15
Olympus SH-1
  • $162
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
Canon SX700 HS
Olympus SH-1
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • RAW file ability
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Panasonic ZS50

Olympus SZ-15
Panasonic ZS50
  • $162
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
Canon SX700 HS
Panasonic ZS50
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • More pixels
  • $398
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon SX710 HS

Olympus SZ-15
Canon SX710 HS
  • $162
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • NFC
Canon SX700 HS
Canon SX710 HS
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • RAW file ability
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More pixels
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