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Olympus SZ-16 iHS Digital Camera (White)

B&H # OLSZ16W Mfr # V102100WU000
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Product Highlights
  • 16MP 1/2.3 BSI CMOS Sensor
  • TruePic V iHS Image Processor
  • 24x Optical Zoom, 25-600mm Equivalent
  • 3.0" 460K LCD Display
  • Full HD 1080p Video with HDMI Output
  • Dual Image Stabilization & Movie IS
  • Built-In Pop-Up Flash
  • ISO 100-6400
  • Intelligent Auto, Face Detection
  • Backlight HDR, Hand-Held Starlight Modes

The white SZ-16 iHS Digital Camera from Olympus is a compact point-and-shoot digital camera with a 16MP sensor, powerful 24x optical zoom lens and a host of assistive and creative features. The 16MP Back Side Illuminated CMOS sensor combined with the TruePic V Image Processor provide rich, detailed, colorful images and fast transfer and performance speeds. Full HD 1080p video capture with a dedicated one-touch button and HDMI output is also supported by the SZ-16 iHS.

The lens on the SZ-16 iHS is a 24x wide-angle optical zoom that provides the focal length equivalency of 25-600mm in the 35mm format. At 25mm, you have a true wide-angle lens that can shoot expansive vistas, interiors and inclusive group shots and 600mm is a super-telephoto length that can magnify distant subjects or shoot creative close-ups. A digital zoom function is also available for even further reach if necessary. And Dual Image Stabilization offers clearer images by reducing the blurring effects of camera shake when shooting at long telephoto lengths and in low light situations.

A 3.0" LCD screen with anti-glare technology provides composition and playback viewing and numerous assistive features make it easy to get the best shot possible. Intelligent Auto makes all camera adjustments to capture your images with the optimal settings and Scene Modes allow you to match the camera's settings to the scene you are shooting, whether it be Sports, Sunset, Night Portrait. One-touch Panorama is supported and Hand-held Starlight Mode creates clear night and low-light images without a tripod by blending together a series of shots into one crisp image. Creative Art Filters, such as Watercolor, Fisheye and Miniature are available to add special effects to your images and Beauty Mode lets you smooth out wrinkles, whiten teeth and add touch-ups for perfect portraiture.

16MP 1/2.3" BSI CMOS Sensor
The 16MP sensor in the SZ-16 iHS provides richly colored, detailed images with fine low-light performance and fast autofocus capability.
TruePic V Image Processor
The image processing engine on the SZ-16 iHS offer fast transfer and performance speeds and allows the camera to shoot both high resolution photos and Full HD video with accurate colors and minimal noise.
24x Wide-angle Optical Zoom Lens
With a focal range that runs from 25-600mm in the 35mm format, the lens on the SZ-16 iHS provides shooting lengths from true wide-angle to super-telephoto. The wide-angle allows for group shots and expansive vistas and the powerful telephoto lengths can bring distant subjects in for close-ups. The Super Macro Mode offers clear close-ups as close as 1.18" (3 cm). The maximum aperture at the wide-angle end is f/3.0 which will gather sufficient light for clear low-light photography.
2x Super Resolution Zoom and 4x Digital Zoom
A Super Resolution Zoom function allows you to double your zoom range to 48x for extreme close-ups and a 4x Digital Zoom will bring you even closer.
1080p Full HD Video with Dedicated Button
A one-touch button allows you to record videos with amazing clarity in Full HD 1080p video. The SZ-16 iHS offers Multi-Motion Movie IS, which is a newly developed image stabilization technique that helps to reduce the blur created by camera movement when shooting video. Micro HDMI (Type D) output makes playing back videos on your HDTV simple.
3.0" LCD Screen
This 3.0" LCD with 460k-pixel resolution features anti-glare technology for easier composing and shooting even in direct sunlight.
Shooting Modes
Shooting Modes include Intelligent Auto, Program Auto, Beauty Mode with Make-up, Panorama and Backlight HDR.
Intelligent Auto and Scene Modes
In iAuto mode, the camera automatically detects the subject, lighting and situation to identify the scene you're shooting and adjusts the settings for ideal results. Scene Modes include Portrait, Landscape, Hand-held Starlight, Night, Night + Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Self Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Beach & Snow, Documents, Pet(Cat) and Pet(Dog).
High Speed Continuous Shooting
Shoot 1.5 frames per second up to 200 images at full resolution or 3 fps for up to 3 frames. At lower resolution you can shoot as fast at 30 frames per second up to 28 images.
Hand-held Starlight Mode
At night and in low-light situations where image blur is more likely to occur, Hand-Held Starlight mode captures multiple images and stitches them together into a single, crisp photo.
ISO Range 100-6400
An ISO range up to 6400 offers accurate color reproduction and low-noise imaging even in low light situations.
Dual Image Stabilization
Dual Image Stabilization combines Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization with high ISO sensitivity to compensate for the blurring effects of camera movement providing you with clearer images when shooting in low light and at long telephoto lengths.
Face Detection
Face Detection automatically recognizes your subjects' faces and optimizes exposure for sharp, brilliant portraits.
Shadow Adjustment Technology (HDR)
HDR Mode compensates for shadowed areas to minimize the differences in highlight and shadowed areas resulting in more uniform exposure across the image. When used together with iAuto or Face Detection, the subject's face is shot with optimal exposure settings so that the face can be seen clearly even under strong back light conditions.
Autofocus Tracking
AF Tracking automatically tracks fast-moving subjects such as kids, pets and sporting events, and continuously adjusts the focus and brightness so you can capture these moments with ease.
Panorama Mode
Capture panoramic vistas all in one frame with the touch of one button, by simply panning the camera across the scene.
Magic Filter - Photo and Video
Magic Art Filters add creative touches to photos and some are applicable to videos as well. Choose from Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fisheye, Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle, Watercolor, Miniature, Reflection, Dramatic and Fragmented.
Playback Edit Effects
Various controls and effects can make adjustments to your images after they have been shot. Effects include: Resize, Crop, Red Eye Fix and Shadow Adjustment.
Shooting Assist Functions
Histogram, Frame Assist, Hand-Held Starlight, Voice Recording
Imaging
Pixels 16 Megapixel
Sensor 1/2.3" CMOS
File Formats Still Images: JPEG
Movies: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio: Linear PCM
Image Stabilization Optical
Optics
Lens EFL: 4.5-108 mm (35 mm equivalent: 25-600 mm)
Aperture: f/3.0 (W) - 6.9 (T)
Filter Thread None
Zoom Optical: 24x
Digital: 4x
Focus Range Wide: 3.94" (10 cm) - Infinity
Telephoto: 15.75" (40 cm) - Infinity
Super-Macro: 1.18" (3 cm) - Infinity
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100-6400 (High Sensitivity Mode: )
Shutter 1/4 - 1/2000 sec
4 - 1/2000 sec in Night Scene Mode
Exposure Modes Modes: Programmed Auto
Shooting Modes Beach
Copy
Fireworks
Food
Landscape
Pet Portrait
Portrait
Snow
Sunset
Burst Rate Up to 1.5 fps at 16 MP for up to 200 frames
Up to 3 fps at 16 MP for up to 3 frames
Up to 10 fps at 3 MP for up to 28 frames
Up to 30 fps at 3 MP for up to 28 frames
Self Timer 2 Sec, 12 Sec
Interval Recording No
Flash
Flash Modes Auto
Fill-in
Off
Red-eye Reduction
Built-in Flash Yes
Maximum Effective Flash Range Wide: 0.49 - 43.31' (0.15 - 13.2 m)
Telephoto: 1.31 - 18.70' (0.4 - 5.7 m)
Memory
Built-in Memory 43MB
Memory Card Type SD
SDHC
SDXC
Recording
Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
Resolution 1920 x 1080
1280 x 720
640 x 480: 120 fps, 240 fps
Video
Audio Recording With Video, Mono
Viewfinder/Display
Screen 3.0" LCD Rear Screen (460,000 pixels)
Connectivity/System Requirements
Connectivity AV Output
DC Input
HDMI D (Micro)
USB 2.0
Power
Battery 1x LI-50B Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
AC Power Adapter F-2AC (Included)
Physical
Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.2 x 2.7 x 1.6" / 107.9 x 69.7 x 39.9 mm
Weight 8.01 oz / 227 g
Olympus SZ-16 iHS Digital Camera (White)
  • LI-50B Lithium-Ion Battery (3.7V, 925mAh)
  • F-2AC AC Adapter
  • USB Cable CB-USB8
  • Strap
  • Set-Up Manual & Instruction CD
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    OlympusSZ-16 iHS Digital Camera (White)
     
    4.7

    (based on 10 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Great resolution (6)
    • Large clear LCD (6)
    • Zoom range/performance (6)
    • Compact (5)
    • Easy to use (5)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Travel (6)
      • Family photos (5)
      • Low light (5)
      • Wildlife (5)
      • Macro photography (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual photographer (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (8)

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      5.0

      Super Product

      By Bernie

      from Mississippi

      About Me Casual Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Fast Shutter Speed
      • Good Battery Life
      • Good in Low Light
      • Great Resolution
      • Great Zoom
      • Large Clear LCD
      • Small / Compact

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Indoors/Low Light
        • Travel
        • Wildlife photos

        Comments about SZ-16 iHS Digital Camera (White):

        Good battery life
        Excellent pictures
        Great zoom

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Great price good camera

        By Mike

        from MA

        Comments about SZ-16 iHS Digital Camera (Silver):

        This is the second digital camera that I have owned, and what a difference! The camera works really well. The pictures indoors and in lower light conditions come out pretty good ( this was abhor problem with my previous camera) . We took it on vacation and the pics came out great, outdoors, indoors and low light

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        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great camera

        By Jbuzz

        from Montana

        Comments about SZ-16 iHS Digital Camera (White):

        I needed a camera for real estate appraising and personal use. This camera was highly rated in consumer reports. It has a very wide angle which helps with small room photos. It also has an amazing zoom. There are many easy setting to play with light exposures and things. There is a burst photo setting that helps you get the perfect action shot. The video is also great, and you can zoom while in video. There is a red button that starts recording as soon as you hit it. All that and it fits in my pocket! I wish the battery lasted longer but it wasnt bad. All around great camera, great value.

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        5.0

        Best point and shoot I have ever used!

        By Suze

        from Los Angeles

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use
        • Fast Shutter Speed
        • Good Battery Life
        • Good in Low Light
        • Great Resolution
        • Great Zoom
        • Large Clear LCD
        • Small / Compact

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Macro Photography
          • Travel
          • Wildlife photos

          Comments about SZ-16 iHS Digital Camera (White):

          This camera is so easy to use,it is virtually foolproof! Nice and small so you can stash it in a pocket or purse. Works in all kinds of light, and has a very nice little telephoto lens.
          I really could not find any negatives to say about it.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          So far, so good with a few minor issues

          By Smoky

          from California, MD

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Great Resolution
          • Great Zoom
          • Large Clear LCD
          • Picture Quality Is Great
          • Small / Compact
          • Video Is Easy
          • Video Looked Good

          Cons

          • Lag / Shutter Delay
          • Slow On Wake Up Time
          • Sport Mode Not Very Fast

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Travel
          • Video

          Comments about SZ-16 iHS Digital Camera (Silver):

          Learning how to use all the features, some I didn't realize camera had when looked on line. Picture clarity and quality is great. Wanted a small, light camera for travel to put in pocket. Unless you buy an extra battery charger, you must charge batteries inside the camera. I don't like the picture sleep time settings. I've missed pictures of babies and people because the wake up time is too slow. I guess leave the camera on all the time with no auto shut down on the picture view (camera stays on but view shuts off). Sports mode so far is not very fast, with a longer lag time than I was anticipating or advertised, unless I haven't figured it out yet.

          • Ease of Operation:
          • 7
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Super Camera at a very affordable price

          By Dolphin

          from San Antonio TX

          About Me Casual Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Fast Shutter Speed
          • Good Battery Life
          • Good in Low Light
          • Great Resolution
          • Great Zoom
          • Large Clear LCD
          • Small / Compact

          Cons

          • No cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Indoors/Low Light
          • Macro Photography
          • Sports/Action
          • Travel
          • Video
          • Weddings/Events
          • Wildlife photos

          Comments about SZ-16 iHS Digital Camera (White):

          After exhaustive research, both online and through Consumer Reports, this camera offered the best features at the best price. Having used it for a few days, I am absolutely thrilled with its performance. Although is camera can be found on @ for the same price, buy it at B&H Camera as they have all of the accessories to go with it and are available for warranty service.

          • Ease of Operation:
          • 10
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          I love it!

          By Mara the Teacher

          from Athens, Ohio

          About Me Casual Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Fast Shutter Speed
          • Good Battery Life
          • Good in Low Light
          • Great Resolution
          • Great Zoom
          • Large Clear LCD
          • Small / Compact

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Indoors/Low Light
            • Sports/Action
            • Travel
            • Video
            • Weddings/Events
            • Wildlife photos

            Comments about SZ-16 iHS Digital Camera (Silver):

            It does everything you want a great camera to do!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Fast camera with nice, clear photos

            By Florabella

            from Santa Rosa, Ca

            About Me Semi-Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Fast Shutter Speed
            • Good in Low Light
            • Great Resolution
            • Great Zoom
            • Large Clear LCD

            Cons

            • Short Battery Life

            Best Uses

            • Family Photos
            • Indoors/Low Light
            • Macro Photography
            • Sports/Action
            • Travel
            • Wildlife photos

            Comments about SZ-16 iHS Digital Camera (White):

            I've only been using this camera for about 2 weeks but I am very pleased with what I've seen so far. I love the design of this camera, very easy and comfortable to hold. This is my first Olympus but I found it easy to learn it's operating system. Camera focuses very quickly and has little to no shutter lag. It takes great pictures without the flash, even in low light. But the flash works very well when needed and provides the perfect amount of light. Great zoom. Clear and colorful images are consistent. I really enjoy using this little camera.
            My only con is that the battery life seems a little on the shorter side but its not terrible.

            • Ease of Operation:
            • 8
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Little Camera

            By Stew32s

            from Dunedin, FL

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Awesome Low Light
            • Excellent size
            • Great Features

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about SZ-16 iHS Digital Camera (Silver):

                Like the saying goes, good things sometimes come in small packages (I paraphrased)! This little camera is fabulous. I got it as an alternative to my E620 and I am very happy with the quality, features and portability of this gem!!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Great little camera!

                By Just Another Dude

                from Duncan, South Carolina

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Excellent Macro Shots
                • Excellent Value
                • Solid Construction
                • Very good auto-focus

                Cons

                • Can't think of any

                Best Uses

                • Flowers Birds
                • General purpose

                Comments about SZ-16 iHS Digital Camera (Silver):

                This camera was purchased for somebody else, but I played with it a bit, and I am very impressed by the quality of pictures from this little camera, and how easy it is to use. It is very versatile, and it is built solid.

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                Olympus -  Li-50B Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery (3.7V, 925 mAh)
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                Pearstone -  Onyx 250 Camera Pouch (5 x 2.7 x 1.3", Black)
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