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Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top 57%1,055 points
Top 57%
Top 7%2,262 points
Top 7%
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
Top specs and features

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS vs Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM: 66 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.25% more megapixels (main camera).
16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16.2MP

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
23.5 x 15.6mm

3. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
1.5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
10fps

4. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
28% have it

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.
6400 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
12800 ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
220shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
330shots

7. video recording (main camera)

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.
1080 x 30fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

8. weight

265g lighter.
227g
HTC Re: 65.5g
492g

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
39% 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
1/4000s

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
50% have it

12. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
12% have it

13. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
32% have it

14. 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 Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
46% have it

15. 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 Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
72% have it

16. pixel density

44.48% higher pixel density.
326ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
471ppi

17. resolution

2.01x higher resolution.
783 x 587px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
1176 x 784px

18. battery power

16.76% more battery power.
925mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1080mAh

19. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
27% have it

20. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
26% have it

21. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
54% have it

22. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
18% have it

23. volume

69.04% less body volume.
300.07cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
969.37cm³

24. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
48% have it

25. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
66% have it

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