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Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
240 fps
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Stylus SZ-15

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Olympus Stylus SZ-15 over the Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS.
 
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Advantages of the Olympus SZ-15

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Lowest price Slightly cheaper $99.00 vs $139.00
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The best price we've seen is $40 cheaper (around 30% less)
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Advantages of the Olympus SZ-16 iHS

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Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies 240 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
Battery life Longer battery life 270 shots vs 230 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              SZ-15:$99.00
              SZ-16 iHS:$139.00
              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.

              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus SZ-31MR iHS

              Olympus SZ-31MR

              Travel zoom

              $193

              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Nikon Coolpix L830

              Super zoom

              $160 - $227

              Zoom Has slightly more zoom
              Wide angle Has a slightly wider wide angle lens
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

              Olympus Stylus SH-50 iHS

              Travel zoom

              Touch screen Has a touch screen
              Olympus SZ-14

              Olympus SZ-14

              Digicam

              $130

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              3D Captures 3D images
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

              Super zoom

              $199 - $250

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Panasonic Lumix ZS25

              Travel zoom

              $209 - $240

              Image stabilization Has better image stabilization
              3D Captures 3D images
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity
              Olympus SZ-12

              Olympus SZ-12

              Travel zoom

              3D Captures 3D images
              Light sensitivity Slightly lower maximum light sensitivity

              Olympus Stylus SZ-15 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

              Travel zoom

              $145 - $248

              Battery life Significantly longer battery life
              Macro focus Better macro capability
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX280 HS

              Travel zoom

              $320

              GPS Has a GPS
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Narrower aperture
              Macro focus Worse macro capability

              Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Olympus SZ-20

              Olympus SZ-20

              Travel zoom

              $240

              3D Takes 3D photos
              Wide angle Slightly better wide angle
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Canon PowerShot SX600 HS

              Travel zoom

              $199 - $259

              Image stabilization Better image stabilization
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching

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