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Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 
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differences

Advantages of the Olympus SH-50 iHS

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Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Longest exposure Slightly longer exposures 15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Olympus SZ-16 iHS

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High-speed framerate Higher speed movies 240 fps vs 124 fps
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More than 90% higher fps
Weight Slightly lighter 227 g vs 269 g
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Around 20% lighter
Lowest price Slightly cheaper $137.99 vs $185.99
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The best price we've seen is $48 cheaper (around 30% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Image stabilization Poor image stabilization Help
              Sensor shift
              GPS No built-in GPS Help
              Missing geo-tagging

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus SH-1

              Olympus Stylus SH-1

              Travel zoom

              $399

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Olympus SZ-31MR iHS

              Olympus SZ-31MR

              Travel zoom

              $176

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              3D Captures 3D images
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $368

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Olympus Stylus SZ-15

              Olympus Stylus SZ-15

              Travel zoom

              $85 - $159

              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Samsung WB350F

              Samsung WB350F

              Travel zoom

              $135 - $199

              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
              Olympus Stylus XZ-10

              Olympus Stylus XZ-10

              Pro digicam

              $175 - $399

              Aperture Has a significantly wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Continuous shooting Doesn't shoot as fast continuously
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier

              Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $500

              GPS Has a GPS
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Zoom Slightly less zoom
              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Nikon Coolpix S9700

              Travel zoom

              $297

              GPS Has a GPS
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Touch screen No touch screen

              Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus SZ-20

              Olympus SZ-20

              Travel zoom

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $227

              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $160 - $279

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Size Larger
              Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
              Olympus SZ-14

              Olympus SZ-14

              Digicam

              $149

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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