Olympus SZ-15
Top 64%548 points
Top 64%
Megapixels
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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 SZ-15: 42 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
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
247
0

3. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
0.45fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
177
0

4. weight

220g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
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.
1600ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

6. video recording

720 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 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.
230shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

8. fastest shutter speed

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

9. pixel density

326ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
77
0

10. width

68.80mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

11. height

107.30mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

12. volume

293.81cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

13. thickness

39.80mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

14. battery power

925mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
69
0

15. resolution

783 x 587px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

16. 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 SZ-15
45% have it
67
0

17. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
0

18. 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 SZ-15
35% have it
59
0

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 SZ-15
72% have it
57
0

20. 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 SZ-15
18% have it
57
0

21. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Olympus SZ-15
87% have it
51
0

22. 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
43
0

23. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Canon EOS M6: 2
43
0

24. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Olympus SZ-15
88% have it
41
0

25. 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
41
0

26. 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
39
0

27. lenses

A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
1
Nikon D5: 400
38
0

28. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
4s
Hasselblad H5D-50c: 720s
38
0

29. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Olympus SZ-15
61% have it
36
0

30. minimum focal length

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
25mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
35
0

31. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Olympus SZ-15
93% have it
32
0

32. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.10
31
0

33. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Olympus SZ-15
92% have it
31
0

34. has manual white balance

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Olympus SZ-15
95% have it
28
0

35. has a dedicated camera button

A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
Olympus SZ-15
99% have it
27
0

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