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Overall Score

Olympus Stylus SZ-15

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
An award winning compact digital camera with average features
Compact 16MP 24x Yes Oct 2013
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Olympus Stylus SZ-15 Review

With excellent reviews but average features, we have ranked the Olympus Stylus SZ-15 number 689 across all digital cameras.
80
11 Reviews + 1 Award
53
Average Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
44
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 45?

It has not bad expert reviews and good user reviews with 33% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Olympus digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, lens quality and product quality.
The Stylus SZ-15 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash
Only 3264 x 2448 pixels image resolution
Quite low ISO sensitivity (max)
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Olympus Stylus SZ-15 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

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

Expert Reviews Are Good

This camera received an expert rating of 80% from PhotographyBlog.com.

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Average User Reviews

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as 78%. 33% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Olympus Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 6,224 user and expert reviews (including 1,337 verified purchases) for Olympus digital cameras and found that on average Olympus has very good reviews. We also found that Olympus has very good reviews specifically within its digital cameras range. 90% of those that bought a Olympus digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Four customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two customers reckoned that it had a good zoom.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Two people who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was good quality.


Features

Only 3264 X 2448 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Olympus Stylus SZ-15 is 3264 x 2448 pixels. That's 50% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges 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 typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Stylus SZ-15 of 24x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus Stylus SZ-15 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital 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 pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000. The Olympus Stylus SZ-15's ISO sensitivity (max) of only 1,600 is very low compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 3% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Stylus SZ-15's weight of 220g is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Olympus Stylus SZ-15 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Stylus SZ-15's digital zoom of 4x is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

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

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Olympus Stylus SZ-15 features saturation adjustment, unlike 88% of cameras which do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Stylus SZ-15 has a tripod mount. 75% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Stylus SZ-15 has an HDMI port, unlike 71% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Three Aspherical Lenses

The Stylus SZ-15 is a three aspherical lens digital camera. Most of the other digital cameras only have one aspherical lens.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Stylus SZ-15's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Stylus SZ-15 of 3" is in the largest 13% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since October 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus v102110bu000, olympus v102110ru000
Barcodes 00050332185043, 00050332185050, 00050332185067, 00545350043254, 00545350043261, 04545350043254, 04545350043261, 04545350043278

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