Olympus SH-50 iHSPanasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
Top 53%704 points
Top 53%
Top 43%860 points
Top 43%
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1.Megapixels
2.Sensor size
3.Maximum light sensitivity
4.Continuous shooting at high resolution
5.Video recording
6.Longer battery life
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Olympus SH-50 iHS vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40: 52 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

11.60% more megapixels.
16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
18.10MP

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

3. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
11.50fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
10fps

4. weight

97g lighter.
269g
HTC Re: 65.50g
172g

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
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
6400ISO

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
35% 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
48% have it

10. fastest shutter speed

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

11. pixel density

27.92% higher pixel density.
333ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
462ppi

12. width

4.60mm narrower.
63.50mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
58.90mm

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
25% have it

14. height

3.80mm shorter.
112.10mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
108.30mm

15. volume

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

16. thickness

14.70mm thinner.
42.40mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
27.70mm

17. resolution

50% higher resolution.
831 x 554px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
1108 x 831px

18. battery power

1.60% more battery power.
1270mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1250mAh

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

20. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
3"

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
22% 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. 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

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
72% have it

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
25% have it

26. 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
87% have it

27. 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
19% have it

28. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Olympus SH-50 iHS
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40
65% have it

29. has manual shutter speed

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

30. 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

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: 83.30x
20x

32. 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
68% have it

33. 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
3.30f

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

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: 2m
480mm

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