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Olympus Stylus SZ-15

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Olympus Stylus SZ-15

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Olympus Stylus SZ-15
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An award winning and good spec compact digital camera
Compact 16MP 24x Yes Nov 2013
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Olympus Stylus SZ-15 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Olympus Stylus SZ-15 number 504 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
9 Reviews + 1 Award
69
Features
Good Features
65
Age
4 Years Old
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 33% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Olympus digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good picture quality, lens quality and great product quality.
The Stylus SZ-15 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Only 3264 x 2448 pixels image resolution
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras. It is also very good for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras, but only average for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras.
55
Portrait Photography
Mediocre
50
Landscape Photography
Mediocre
75
Everyday Photography
Good
90
Sports Photography
Excellent

Olympus Stylus SZ-15 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This camera received a "Recommended" award from review site PhotographyBlog.com who thought that this Olympus camera was very good.

Good Expert Reviews

This camera received a rating of 80% from expert review website PhotographyBlog.com.

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Good Owner Reviews

People who bought this camera rated this digital camera 83% on average. Over 71% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 33% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Four customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images.

Olympus Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 6,556 expert and user reviews (including 1,442 verified purchases) for Olympus digital cameras and found that on average Olympus has very good ratings. 90% of those that bought a Olympus camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good zoom.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £94 (40%)

The price has dropped from £237.24 to £143.15 in the last 24 hours.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Olympus Stylus SZ-15 and the United Kingdom price of £143.15 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $199.00 (£275.99).

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Olympus digital camera was released in November 2013.

Features

Only 3264 X 2448 Pixels Image Resolution

The Olympus Stylus SZ-15 has a maximum image resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels. That's 50% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Average Megapixels

The Olympus Stylus SZ-15's sensor megapixels of 16MP is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 56% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Olympus Stylus SZ-15's optical zoom of 24x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 28% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Stylus SZ-15 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus Stylus SZ-15 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Stylus SZ-15's minimum aperture number of 3 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 72% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Stylus SZ-15 of only 1,600 is in the lowest 6% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of digital cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Olympus Stylus SZ-15 of 220g is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is heavier than 47% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Stylus SZ-15 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Stylus SZ-15 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Olympus Stylus SZ-15's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 72% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Stylus SZ-15's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 600mm is longer than 96% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Stylus SZ-15 of 6.9 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 11% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Stylus SZ-15 features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Olympus Stylus SZ-15 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 72% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Stylus SZ-15's digital zoom of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 37% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Stylus SZ-15 has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Stylus SZ-15 of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 87% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Stylus SZ-15 features saturation adjustment. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus v102110ru000

Barcodes:

00050332185043, 00050332185050, 00050332185067, 00545350043254, 00545350043261, 04545350043254, 04545350043261, 04545350043278

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