Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point & shoot Black
  • Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point & shoot Black
  • Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point & shoot Black
  • Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point & shoot Black
  • Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point & shoot Black
  • Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point & shoot Black
  • Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point & shoot Black

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point & shoot Black

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Key Features
  • Type Advanced Point & Shoot
  • Optical Sensor Resolution 16 MP
  • Optical Zoom 24x
  • Built in Flash Yes
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Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point & shoot Black - Expert Reviews

Overall Review

Olympus Stylus SZ-16, is a long zoom camera sporting 1/2.3-inch, CMOS, and 16-megapixel sensor. CMOS sensors are the new generation camera sensors that are speedier and allow faster burst shoot performance and better and responsive AF. Its video frames rates are higher for achieving slow motion playback. The worries of noise and sensitivity have been removed by the invention of backside-illuminated CMOS sensor. Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point and Shoot sports the ISO sensitivity range of 100 to 6400. The image processor is TruePic VI that handles a second burst of three images. When you drop the burst speed over to 1.5fps, you can shoot 200 frames at one go. When you cut the resolution by three megapixels, you can capture 28 images at 30fps.
The camera covers all from 25 to 600mm-equivalents, thus justifying its 24x optical zoom, even though the maximum aperture is relatively dim. The wide angle starts at f/3.0 and the telephoto position falls over to f/6.9. The lens structuring involves 11 elements in 10 groups. At wide angle, the lens can focus at minimum 10cm normally, but when locked onto 79mm, it will focus to only 3cm, which is good for your macro shots. Resultantly, you get both, face detection and tracking functions. The sensor is mounted on a mobile platter that in turn gives out true mechanical stabilization. At the rear, you have three inches wide LCD with resolution of 460,000 dots. Exposure includes Program and Intelligent Auto. Unlike DSLRS, Manual and priority modes are missing.

The shutter speeds ambit begins from 1/4th of a second to 1/2000th of a second; it can even be raised to as high as four seconds under the night mode. At 3200 ISO, at wide angle, the built in flash has a working range of 13.2meters and at 5.7meters telephoto.
The camera comes with special modes that direct the user towards liberty of use and creativity. The HDR backlight adjustment mode combines serial, multiple shots to create a singular image with even greater dynamic range than it is possible with single exposure. The starlight mode in hand held position is similar but increases sensitivity to get smaller shutter speed. The exposure to remove noise levels is average here. The iAuto mode recognizes 34 different types of scenes. You also get selection of 11 magic filter effects, beauty mode that produces portraits and simulates blush makeup.

The smart panorama tool captures full circle scene wherein, all you need is to press the shutter and sweep the camera across. SZ16 catches videos in H.264 compressed .MOV format. All your work gets stored inside secure digital cards involving SDHC and SDXC and UHS-I cards. The camera is Wi-Fi capable. The internal memory of 43MB can be complemented with the memory cards. You can have high-def HDMI output directly to your TV. Data can be transferred over your PC with USB 2.0 high-speed data. The HDMI feature requires an HDMI CEC standard cable for controlling your camera via TV remote. The camera derives its power from an LI-50B proprietary lithium-ion rechargeable battery pack. The camera is available in two color options, Silver and White.

Design and Build Quality

The physical controls at the back of Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point and Shoot are quite accessible. The TFT LCD screen is 3inches wide, which helps to view clean pictures. The camera can easily sit in one hand with the thumb rest getting to sit at the top right hand corner. It switches on quickly. The menu display over the screen is intuitive and responsive as well. ISO settings and exposure compensation can be altered with ease, with a single button. The Menu system is also quite easy to handle and navigate through. The entire design is quite stylish and glossy. The choice of colors in which Olympus is selling the camera is remarkable; Silver and White.

Focus and Face Detection

With Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point and Shoot, you get three types of focusing namely, AF tracking, spot focusing, and face detection. Under face detection mode, the camera can detect up to eight faces in a single frame. Spot focusing stresses on the subject placed in the middle of the screen. The two types hardly take time and are quite easy to be used. When you come to AF tracking, the matter gets a little tricky. First, the camera locks onto the subject via focus square amidst screen by pressing OK button. After you have locked onto the subject, you would see the focus square move along with the subject. But capturing the image of a moving subject isn't possible. The AF point simply traces the subject on. When you press the shutter button, the camera will lock on to the subject at the particular instant where it was.

Lens and Image Stabilization

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point and Shoot sports 24x wide-angle optical zoom lens of which, the 35mm equivalent focal length range is 25-600mm, which lets you take beautiful group and panorama shots. The wide-angle lets you take expensive vistas as well, the powerful telephoto on the other end lets you get close ups. The super macro mode offers clean close-ups, close to 1.18inches. The max aperture at wide-angle is f/3.0 that will gather enough light for clear dark lit scene photography. There is digital zoom available up to 4x and the super-resolution zoom goes up to 2x. The lens technology used here has been basically developed for professional SLRs. The technology actually lowers down the optical aberrations that appear in many other cameras with super zoom or long zoom. Image stabilization is also there with the camera. It is of dual type, combining sensor shift image stabilization with high ISO sensitivity to alleviate the blur effects of camera movement and providing you with clean images in low light and at long telephoto end.

Screen and Menus

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point and Shoot screen is 3inches wide TFT LCD. Viewing the screen from different angles and in different situations is easy. The menu navigation is easy to pick the functions and play with them.

Battery

The battery is a proprietary LI-50B rechargeable Lithium-ion one and is available with the battery charger, is available with the camera itself. Under CIPA ratings, you can catch 270 shots on a single charge with Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point and Shoot.

Video Mode

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point and Shoot uses special multi-motion image stabilization for stable and smooth high quality video capturing. Your high-speed video recording can be achieved at 240fps (VGA) that lets you in turn, achieve super-slow motion video playback. There are up to 8 different types of Magic Filter video enhancement effects that can be applied to the movies. The videos can be shot at 1080p Full HD.

Sensors

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point and Shoot brings together 16MP in the high-sensitivity CMOS sensor that delivers apt quality image with reduced noise for enhanced image detail, especially in dark lit conditions. The DSLR quality image processor along with the sensor makes AF fast and iAuto makes it even better by subject and scene recognition with the super-resolution zoom. The size of the sensor is 1/2.3inches and  is of BSI type. The aspect ratio is 4:3.

Pros

·         The zoom range is quite long.
·         The design of the camera is compact and impressive with its all gloss.
·         Help mode is quite useful.
·         Zoom range is extensive.
·         It comes cheaper than most of other cameras that have super zooms.
·         It has a 3D shoot mode as well.

Cons

·         The device is made of all plastic body.
·         The ISO performance when tested very strictly may make you change opinion about the camera.
·         The time taken by the camera from shot to shot that is, the respond back time is not impressive.

Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point & shoot Black - User Reviews

4.4
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Very Good , Based on 22 ratings
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4
Good camera and photo quality
by kalpesh thakur on 2015-06-01

If you want a camera for long zoom and want good photo quality , you can trust on this SZ16.
People screaming like "Best Camera of life or Better than DSLR" type comments are actually never used more than one camera. There is no such best camera in the world but there are many cameras which suits to your needs! SZ16 is one of them. And never compare it with DSLR at all, its different world.
This camera give good photos at any zoom position so you can take it with you for trips.
Stay away from Samsung junk cameras. I have used Canon Sx50 with 50x zoom.There is small difference in zoom as many people think that 50x zoom means 25x + 25x, but actually 50x zoom means 25x zoom + 2x zoom. So understand the fact.
Canon Sx50 is known for good photo quality at full zoom, SZ16 is not like that quality but it is bad also. As compared to SX50 i can give 7/10 to SZ16.
SZ16 has no manual control, no titling screen, 24x zoom and acceptable photo quality.
But but......SZ16 give you very nice colours and beautiful skin tones of people that Canon never gives. If you use both cameras at same time, you will like Olympus colours only.
Olympus skin tone colours are true to life but Canon colours are yellowish, sometimes in Flash photos ,canon colours looks like burned yellow skin.

Buy this camera for good photos, less price, good camera body and long zoom
Be assured for image quality, its good

5
SZ-16... The awesome shooter !
by Ashutosh Srivastava on 2014-08-10

The moment I saw the specifications of SZ-16,I made up my mind to try this.
Thanks to Olympus,SZ-16 met all my expectations, be it quality of picture or quality of video, or image stability or Zooming, SZ-16 rocks !

The rich colour-definition of the snapped images and super fast zoom-stability as well as zoom-range instantly compelled me to be its proud owner :)
Even the battery's charging-time is significantly low compared to its peers.

Much appreciated for its performance.

5
Awesome product
by Mohd Faisal on 2013-09-10

This camera is awesome the picture quality i hv compared to other brands is awesome U can capture videos in 1020x720p HD videos optical zoom rocks u can use this camera to review a mobile or tab My main purpose is to review mobiles......

5
Amazing camera.
by Vinodh Kumar on 2015-08-30

This is the best travel compact zoom out there and gives out a stunning performance for the money.Best buy ever.

1
Constantly goes into Zoom Error
by Srinath G S on 2014-06-06

Waste of money. Don't buy. Constantly goes into Zoom Error. No way to fix that. Terrible product. Used this for some 5 ~ 10 days, and this went into zoom error. Worst ever camera around in the price range.

5
Olympus Stylus SZ -16: Awasome...!
by subbu ped on 2013-08-12

Hi,

Just want to share about my personal experience about Olympus Stylus SZ -16 model.
I have recently bought this camera after a long research online and as well as offline. I gone through couple of sites in internet, noticed very positive feedback even though not satisfied then decided to go for live demo that where we can check all features in camera stores. Once i tested personally all features, quality of picture, quality of video, image stability, Zooming..... etc then felt pretty much happy. This is a wonderful camera, i ever seen, where you can not get other cameras in this range having such a great quality and affordable price.

5
Fantastic Camera with excellent picture quality.
by Dhananjay Shinde on 2016-10-26

Fantastic Camera with excellent picture quality and huge 24X zoom and importantly got only at Rs.8418 in deal.

4
1 no product boss
by Sameer Pawar on 2015-09-24

good image quality. magic filter works very well. image quality in night also very good. images in zoom also very good. go for it. you will not be disappointed.....

4
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 is very good in performance & impressive.
by Madhav Mandha on 2015-07-02

Product is Very good. It will be more effective it could have bluetooth too.
Delivery Through Delhivery is little delay.

4
Tuff opponent to Nikon & Canon
by Ritesh Doshi on 2014-10-08

We always prefer Nikon or Canon while purchasing a camera, but this Olympus camera took my attention when I personally used it. Its way better than Nikon and Canon in terms of, mobility, handling and the end results and off course the PRICE...
Though I took it from Croma retail store, But I felt to post a review here because flipkart gives you the best information.

3
Received Faulty Charger
by Dr. Shyam on 2015-05-25

Camera is good. Picture quality is Fantastic. The only problem is with the charger. i was shocked, when I found the charger was not working, Really a pathetic experience.

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Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point & shoot Black Specifications

General Features
  • Brand Olympus
  • Model Name SZ-16
  • Type Advanced Point & Shoot
  • Color Black
Camera Features
  • Optical Sensor Resolution 16 MP
  • Sensor Type CMOS Sensor
  • Shutter Speed Range 1/4-1/2000 sec
  • Sensor Size 1/2.3 Inches
  • Maximum Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
  • Minimum Shutter Speed 25 sec
  • Optical Zoom 24x
  • Digital Zoom 4x
  • Audio Video Interface A/V Output (NTSC or PAL)
  • Picture Angle 25 mm Wide Angle
  • Other Resolution Image Size: 3264 x 2448 (8 M), 2048 x 1536 (3 M), VGA 640 x 480
Lens
  • Lens Type Olympus Lens
  • Auto Focus TTL Auto Focus
  • Focal Length 4.5 - 108 mm (35 mm Equivalent to 25 - 600 mm)
  • Aperture Range f/3.0 - f/6.9
  • Color Filter Primary (RGB) Color Filter
Convenience Features
  • Shooting Modes Beauty, I-Auto, Magic Filter, P + Movie Clip, Panorama, Programme Automatic, Scene, Super Macro
  • Microphone Monaural Microphone
  • PictBridge Yes
  • Self Timer 2 sec, 12 sec
  • Delete Function Yes
  • Metering ESP Light, Spot
  • Supported Languages 39 Languages
Image Enhancements
  • ISO Rating Auto / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 / 6400
  • Image Stabilizer Digital
  • White Balancing Auto, Fluorescent-1, Overcast, Sunlight, Tungsten
  • Red Eye Reduction Yes
  • Face Detection Yes
  • Macro Mode 3 cm
  • Exposure Compensation 2 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Display
  • ViewFinder Optical
  • Display Type LCD
  • Screen Size 3 Inches
  • Image Display Resolution 460000 dots
  • Video Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD) @ 30 fps
  • Supported Aspect Ratio 16:9, 3:2, 4:3, 1:1
Connectivity
  • GPS No
  • HDMI Yes
  • USB USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Images & Video
  • Image Format JPEG
  • Video Format QuickTime Motion JPEG
  • Video Recording 1280x720
Media & Software
  • Memory Card Type SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-I)
  • Inbuilt Memory 43 MB
  • Upgradeable Memory Yes
Flash
  • Built in Flash Yes
  • Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in Flash
  • Flash Range Wide : 0.15 - 13.2m, Telephoto : 0.4 - 5.7m
Power Source
  • AC Adapter LI-50B Li-ion battery
  • Battery Type Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
Dimensions
  • Dimensions 4.25 x 2.74 x 1.57 Inches
  • Weight 227 gms
Other Features
  • In The Box Main Unit
  • Additional Features 2 Levels Brightness Adjustment, 0.4 m (T), 17.5 Total MP, 3 Aspherical Glass Elements, 3 ED Glass Elements, AF Illuminator, Advanced Face Detection Technology, Auto / High Auto, Backlight HDR), Beach and Snow, Beauty, Cuisine, Documents, Dramatic), Enhancement Function, Exposure Compensation: +/- 2 EV in increments of 1/3, Exposure System Modes (i-Auto, Fireworks, Fish Eye, Fragmented, Frame Assistance, Hand-held Starlight, Histogram in Shooting Mode, Indoor, Landscape, Lens Construction: 11 Elements in 10 Groups, Magic Filter, Magic Filter Types (Pop Art, Mechanical Image Stabilizer (Sensor Shift), Miniature, Night Scene, Night Scene with Portrait, P + Movie Clip), Panorama, Pet (Cat), Pet (Gog), Pet Detection, Photo with Movie Clip Multi-recording Modes, Pin Hole, Programme Automatic, Protection Panel, Punk, Scene Modes, Scene Modes (Portrait, Self-portrait, Shadow Adjustment Technology, Soft Focus, Sparkle, Sports, Standard Mode: 0.1 m (W), Sunset, Super Macro, Water Color
Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point & shoot Black Olympus Stylus SZ-16 Point & shoot Black
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