• 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-16 over Olympus SH-50

Olympus SH-50 over Olympus SZ-16

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Select your focus point more intuitively.
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    17 vs 3 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Longer exposure
    15 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus SZ-10

Olympus SZ-16
Olympus SZ-10
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Longer battery life
  • $224
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • Bulb shutter
Olympus SH-50
Olympus SZ-10
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Touchscreen
  • $224
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bulb shutter

Compared to Olympus SZ-30MR

Olympus SZ-16
Olympus SZ-30MR
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer
  • Slow-motion videos
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • Faster JPEG shooting
Olympus SH-50
Olympus SZ-30MR
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Newer
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Olympus SZ-31MR

Olympus SZ-16
Olympus SZ-31MR
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer battery life
  • Newer
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • More dots on screen
Olympus SH-50
Olympus SZ-31MR
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Newer
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Olympus SZ-15

Olympus SZ-16
Olympus SZ-15
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • Longer exposure
  • $162
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
Olympus SH-50
Olympus SZ-15
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • Shoots 1080p video
  • $162
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Olympus SH-1

Olympus SZ-16
Olympus SH-1
  • $230
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $325
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
Olympus SH-50
Olympus SH-1
  • $279
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • $325
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Wi-Fi
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