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

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Advantages

Olympus SZ-15 over Olympus SZ-16

Olympus SZ-16 over Olympus SZ-15

  • 1080p
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Longer shutter
    4 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

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The Competition

Compared to Canon SX170

Olympus SZ-15
Canon SX170
  • $162
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider aperture
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $156
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer shutter
Olympus SZ-16
Canon SX170
  • $156
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Wider aperture
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $156
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer shutter

Compared to Panasonic ZS35

Olympus SZ-15
Panasonic ZS35
  • $162
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $225
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi
Olympus SZ-16
Panasonic ZS35
  • $156
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $225
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Samsung WB350F

Olympus SZ-15
Samsung WB350F
  • $162
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • $210
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
Olympus SZ-16
Samsung WB350F
  • $156
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $210
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Canon SX700 HS

Olympus SZ-15
Canon SX700 HS
  • $162
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Shoots RAW
Olympus SZ-16
Canon SX700 HS
  • $156
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $280
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Shoots RAW

Compared to Olympus SH-1

Olympus SZ-15
Olympus SH-1
  • $162
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
Olympus SZ-16
Olympus SH-1
  • $156
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $349
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
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