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
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

Zoom
Great zoom
24x
Wide angle
Wide angle lens
25 mm
High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

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 S120

Canon PowerShot S120

Pro digicam

$550

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

$279

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

Battery life Longer battery life
Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Nikon Coolpix S7000

Nikon Coolpix S7000

Travel zoom

$195 - $227

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Size Slightly smaller
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Olympus Stylus SZ-15

Olympus Stylus SZ-15

Travel zoom

$231

Battery life Longer battery life
Fastest shutter speed Faster max shutter speed
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

discussion

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