Olympus SH-50 iHSPanasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
Top 54%694 points
Top 54%
Top 44%852 points
Top 44%
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Megapixels
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Top 95%
747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Olympus SH-50 iHS vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40: 52 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

11.6% more megapixels (photo).
16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
18.1MP
290
0

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 38mm
6.17 x 4.55mm
245
0

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
172
0

4. weight

97g lighter.
269g
HTC Re: 65.5g
172g
141
0

5. 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.
12400ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
6400ISO
126
0

6. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps
115
0

7. 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
114
0

8. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
34% have it
100
0

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
48% have it
84
0

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.0005s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
0.0005s
81
0

11. pixel density

27.92% higher pixel density.
333ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
462ppi
77
0

12. width

4.6mm narrower.
63.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
58.9mm
76
0

13. 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
73
0

14. volume

1.71x less body volume.
301.82cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
176.69cm³
71
0

15. height

3.8mm shorter.
112.1mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
108.3mm
71
0

16. thickness

14.7mm thinner.
42.4mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
27.7mm
70
0

17. resolution

50% higher resolution.
831 x 554px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
1108 x 831px
69
0

18. battery power

1.6% more battery power.
1270mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
1250mAh
69
0

19. 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
67
0

20. 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
36% have it
59
0

21. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
14% have it
58
0

22. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
3"
58
0

23. 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
22% have it
58
0

24. 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
73% have it
56
0

25. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
26% have it
54
0

26. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
18% have it
52
0

27. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
88% have it
51
0

28. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
66% have it
48
0

29. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
19% have it
47
0

30. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
45% have it
47
0

31. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
24x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x
20x
43
0

32. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
3f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
3.3f
41
0

33. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
67% have it
41
0

34. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
88% have it
40
0

35. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
600mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
480mm
39
0

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