Olympus XZ-1 vs Olympus SZ-31MR

Winner
Olympus XZ-1

42

Olympus SZ-31MR iHS

38

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-1

OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
Shoots RAW
Supports RAW
Better editing
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus SZ-31MR

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

galleries

Explore our gallery of 44 sample photos taken by the Olympus SZ-31MR iHS.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus XZ-1.

competitors

Olympus XZ-1 Competitors

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$279

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Olympus XZ-2 iHS

Pro digicam

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$599

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

Olympus SZ-31MR iHS Competitors

Olympus SZ-30MR

Olympus SZ-30MR

Travel zoom

$258

High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

Travel zoom

Battery life Longer battery life
Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

Travel zoom

$1,371

Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure Longer exposures
High-speed framerate Lower speed movies

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