Olympus XZ-1 vs Olympus SZ-31MR

Winner
Olympus XZ-1

39

Olympus SZ-31MR iHS

36

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-1

OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus SZ-31MR

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

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 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
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$699

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$287

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

Olympus SZ-31MR iHS Competitors

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

Travel zoom

$467

Battery life Longer battery life
Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$594 - $798

Aperture Much wider aperture
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$884 body only

$1,426 with 12-50mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Built-in flash No built-in flash

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