• 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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Olympus SZ-16 over Olympus SH-50

Olympus SH-50 over Olympus SZ-16

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

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The Competition

Compared to Canon SX170

Olympus SZ-16
Canon SX170
  • $122
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More lens zoom
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Longer exposure
Olympus SH-50
Canon SX170
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More lens zoom
  • $151
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Manual focus
  • Faster shutter

Compared to Panasonic ZS35

Olympus SZ-16
Panasonic ZS35
  • $122
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $230
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • In-camera panoramas
Olympus SH-50
Panasonic ZS35
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Touchscreen
  • $230
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Samsung WB350F

Olympus SZ-16
Samsung WB350F
  • $122
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
Olympus SH-50
Samsung WB350F
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • HDMI out
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $199
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Samsung WB50F

Olympus SZ-16
Samsung WB50F
  • $122
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $145
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Wi-Fi
Olympus SH-50
Samsung WB50F
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Touchscreen
  • $145
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Wi-Fi

Compared to Canon SX700 HS

Olympus SZ-16
Canon SX700 HS
  • $122
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • RAW file ability
Olympus SH-50
Canon SX700 HS
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $277
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • RAW file ability
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