Olympus XZ-1 vs Olympus SZ-31MR

Winner
Olympus XZ-1

42

Olympus SZ-31MR iHS

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-1

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus SZ-31MR

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
920k dots
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$435 - $448

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

Olympus PEN-F

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$999 body only

$1,199 with 14-42mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$499

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

$306

High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$259 - $349

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Zoom More zoom
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Olympus SZ-14

Olympus SZ-14

Digicam

$245

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

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