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Digital cameras

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
 
Approximate retail price:
$150
Summary: A 16-megapixel camera from Olympus with a 3-inch LCD, 24x optical zoom.
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About - Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS

The Stylus SZ-16 is a 16-megapixel camera with 24x optical zoom and has a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 25mm-600mm. It has a 3-inch LCD (460,000 pixels).

Because of its long zoom lens, we consider this model a superzoom.

The Stylus SZ-16 stores photos and video on SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards. It captures images as JPG files at a top resolution of 4608 x 3456 and full HD-resolution video as MOV, AVI files at a top resolution of 1920 x 1080.

Like most digital cameras, this model comes with a proprietary rechargeable battery.

The image stabilization system for this camera is optical.

The Stylus SZ-16 measures 4.2 inches wide by 2.7 inches high by 1.6 inches deep, and weighs 8 ounces (with battery, memory card, and strap).

About This Brand

Olympus budget series compacts emphasize simple operation. Other model lines include its high-end SP superzoom models and select "Tough" waterproof cameras, which are also rugged. Olympus has its Pen series models that are based on micro four-thirds sensor technology. This mirrorless type of camera combines key SLR features—a large image sensor and interchangeable lenses—with the smaller size and weight of a point-and-shoot. Olympus no longer produces SLRs, but continues to offers wide range of lenses for its mirrorless camera line.

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Features & Specs - Olympus Stylus SZ-16 iHS
info Maximum aperture f3-6.9
info Shutter speed range 4 - 1/2000
info Optical zoom 24
info 35mm equivalent zoom ratio 25-600
info LCD size (in.) 3
info AA batteries No
info Viewfinder No
info Manual controls No
info Manual focus No
info Macro focus Yes
info Touch screen No
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