Olympus SH-50 iHSPanasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
Top 53%1,136 points
Top 53%
Top 46%1,316 points
Top 46%
Olympus SH-50 iHS
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Olympus SH-50 iHS vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40: 53 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

13.13% more megapixels.
16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
18.1MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
6.17 x 4.55mm

3. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
11.5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
10fps

4. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12400 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
6400 ISO

5. weight

97g lighter.
269g
HTC Re: 65.5g
172g

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
300shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
320shots

7. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

8. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
37% have it

9. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
49% have it

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/2000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/2000s

11. pixel density

38.74% higher pixel density.
333ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 1437.5ppi
462ppi

12. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
26% have it

13. width

4.6mm narrower.
63.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
58.9mm

14. resolution

2x higher resolution.
831 x 554px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px
1108 x 831px

16. battery power

1.6% more battery power.
1270mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1250mAh

17. height

3.8mm shorter.
112.1mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
108.3mm

18. thickness

14.7mm thinner.
42.4mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
27.7mm

19. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
72% have it

20. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
46% have it

21. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
24% have it

22. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
35% have it

23. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
3"

24. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
15% have it

25. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
18% have it

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