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Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 
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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 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 $158.88 vs $208.95
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The best price we've seen is $50 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              SH-50 iHS:1080p @ 60fps
              SZ-16 iHS:1080p @ 30fps
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support

              Compared to recent travel zooms

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/3.0
              Light sensitivity Very good maximum light sensitivity Help
              6,400 ISO

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

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

              Travel zoom

              $200 - $300

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $200

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Olympus SZ-31MR iHS

              Olympus SZ-31MR

              Travel zoom

              $208

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              3D Captures 3D images
              Battery life Has a slightly shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Panasonic Lumix ZS30

              Travel zoom

              $329 - $399

              GPS Has a built-in GPS
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

              Travel zoom

              $345 - $398

              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
              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Travel zoom

              $235 - $295

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              3D Captures 3D images
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
              Aperture Has a slightly narrower aperture
              Olympus Stylus XZ-10

              Olympus Stylus XZ-10

              Pro digicam

              $199

              Aperture Has a much wider aperture
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Zoom Has slightly less zoom

              Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

              Super zoom

              $399 - $400

              Zoom Much more zoom
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Size Significantly larger
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Canon PowerShot S110

              Canon PowerShot S110

              Pro digicam

              $235 - $250

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Zoom Less zoom
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

              Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus Stylus SZ-15

              Olympus Stylus SZ-15

              Travel zoom

              $94 - $199

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Nikon Coolpix L820

              Super zoom

              $180 - $279

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

              Olympus SZ-14

              Digicam

              $130

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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