Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS vs Olympus Stylus SZ-15

Olympus SZ-14

Winner
Olympus SZ-14

42

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Olympus Stylus SZ-15

40

Olympus Stylus SZ-15

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Reasons to buy the Olympus SZ-14

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
10 fps
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus SZ-15

Light sensitivity
High ISO
6,400 ISO
 
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differences

Advantages of the Olympus SZ-14

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3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
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Advantages of the Olympus SZ-15

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Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The SZ-15's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $87.99 vs $129.99
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Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digicams, and ignoring price

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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              SZ-14:$129.99
              SZ-15:$87.99
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
              You could stitch photos in post
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
              720p @ 30fps
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

              Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $155

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Olympus SZ-12

              Olympus SZ-12

              Travel zoom

              $99 - $129

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX170 IS

              Travel zoom

              $149 - $180

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Macro focus Slightly closer macro focusing
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Olympus SZ-31MR iHS

              Olympus SZ-31MR

              Travel zoom

              $176

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Image stabilization Has worse image stabilization
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

              Travel zoom

              $98 - $129

              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Thickness Is thinner
              Screen size Has a slightly smaller screen
              Screen resolution Has a slightly lower resolution screen
              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Nikon Coolpix L320

              Super zoom

              $207

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker

              Olympus SZ-14 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX220 HS

              Travel zoom

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Olympus SZ-20

              Olympus SZ-20

              Travel zoom

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
              Zoom Less zoom
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

              Olympus Stylus SZ-15 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Nikon Coolpix L620

              Travel zoom

              $140 - $167

              Battery life Much longer battery life
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Less zoom
              Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

              Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

              Travel zoom

              $180 - $299

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Lowest price More expensive
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS15

              Panasonic Lumix ZS15

              Travel zoom

              $318

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Less zoom

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