44points

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

94points

Sony Alpha 7R III

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
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Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS vs Sony Alpha 7R III

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

Why is Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS better than Sony Alpha 7R III?

  • 448g lighter
    227gvs675g
  • Has an optical viewfinder
  • 59.02% less body volume
    300.07cm³vs732.3030990000001cm³
  • Has a flash
  • 57.2mm narrower
    69.7mmvs126.9mm
  • 20.4mm thinner
    39.9mmvs60.3mm

Why is Sony Alpha 7R III better than Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS?

  • 2.65x more megapixels (main camera)
    42.4MPvs16MP
  • 30.69x larger sensor
    24 x 35.9mmvs6.17 x 4.55mm
  • 16x higher maximum light sensitivity
    102400 ISOvs6400 ISO
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • 430shots longer battery life
    650shotsvs220shots
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    2160 x 30fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Has WiFi
  • 75% faster maximum shutter speed
    1/8000svs0.0005s

Top specs and features

Design

1.has a flip-out screen
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.

2.Weather sealed
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.has an optical viewfinder
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.

4.Has a hot shoe
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

5.weight

227g

675g

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

6.Is a system camera
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

Optics

1.sensor size

6.17 x 4.55mm

24 x 35.9mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

2.has AF tracking
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

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.

3.maximum light sensitivity

6400 ISO

102400 ISO

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.

Best

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

1640000 ISO

4.megapixels

16MP

42.4MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

5.has built-in optical image stabilization
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

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.

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

2160 x 60fps

2.Has timelapse function
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.

3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

4.supports AVCHD format
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

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.

5.has a 24p cinema mode
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

6.Supports slow motion video recording
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.has a microphone in
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Canon EOS 200D

2

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

5.has stereo speakers
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Battery

1. longer battery life

220shots

650shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.has a removable battery
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.has a battery level indicator
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.Has WiFi
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an external memory slot
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

4.can be controlled remotely
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

5.Has dual card slots
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.

6.has an accelerometer
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony Alpha 7R III

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

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