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SVP AQUA-5500 Digital Camera

18MP 3m 4x Jan 2014
Megapixel Count Waterproof Maximum Waterproof Depth Digital Zoom Release Date
SVP has unveiled the 18-megapixel max. resolution AQUA-5500 Dual-LCD underwater digital camera, which offers a 1.8" front-mounted LCD panel in addition to its more conventional 2.7" rear screen.... More
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15 Reasons For

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The AQUA-5500 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Pentax Optio WG-3[plb_1993993_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price] which has better reviews.

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Waterproof

The AQUA-5500 is waterproof, as are most of the other waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as the AQUA-5500.

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Quite High Megapixel Count

The AQUA-5500 has one of the higher megapixel counts (18 megapixels) amongst waterproof cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the AQUA-5500 the megapixel counts range from 5MP to 23MP, and the average megapixel count is 14MP.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 18MP cameras currently available including the Canon EOS 7D[plb_420993_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a higher megapixel count then you might want to consider the Canon EOS 70D[plb_2128674_price] (20.2MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Has Five White Balance Modes

The AQUA-5500 has a greater number of white balance modes than most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This SVP camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the AQUA-5500. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this SVP digital camera.

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Two Supported Batteries

The AQUA-5500 has more supported batteries than most of the cameras of a similar age and type to the AQUA-5500. This SVP camera is a two supported battery camera compared to most of the digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the AQUA-5500 which only have one supported battery.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The AQUA-5500 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than most waterproof cameras that came out around the same time as it. Most cameras of a comparable age and type to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This SVP digital camera also have still image resolutions of 4928 x 3696, 3648 x 2736 and 2592 x 1944 and 2048 x 1536.

A 4608 x 3456 still image resolution is actually the best still image resolution amongst all cameras of this age and type.

A 480 x 480 still image resolution is the worst still image resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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Has Three Photo Effects

The AQUA-5500 has a greater number of photo effects than most digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This SVP digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the AQUA-5500. The photo effects "Negative film" and "Sepia" are also found on this digital camera.

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Water Resistant Protection Feature

The protection feature of this camera is Shock resistant|Water resistant, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

Across all the similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago the maximum memory card sizes range from 8GB to 130GB. The SVP AQUA-5500 has a quite large maximum memory card size (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the AQUA-5500.

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Short

At only 61.5 millimeters, the AQUA-5500 is fairly short compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the heights range from 17mm to 650mm, and the average height is 81mm.

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Supports One Power Source

The number of power sources supported by the AQUA-5500 is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera supports a Battery power source, which is the most frequently supported power source supported by digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the AQUA-5500.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture

The AQUA-5500 has a fairly small minimum aperture (only 2.8) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the AQUA-5500. Waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as the AQUA-5500 have minimum apertures of between 2 and 8.5, and the average minimum aperture is 3.4.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is the most frequently found focus on waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Narrow

Cameras of a similar spec and age to the AQUA-5500 have widths of between 50mm and 160mm, and the average width is 110mm. The AQUA-5500 is fairly narrow (only 97.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for around the same time as the AQUA-5500.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The SVP AQUA-5500 does not have an image stabiliser, unlike most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the AQUA-5500 which have an image stabiliser.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with an image stabiliser and we think the Pentax Optio WG-3[plb_1993993_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most of the other waterproof cameras that have been on the market for more than two years support Full HD video, however the AQUA-5500 does not support Full HD video.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support Full HD video which you might also want to look at including the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-630[plb_1666893_price], or the Pentax Optio WG-3[plb_1993993_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Most waterproof cameras that came out more than two years ago do not support video recording. The AQUA-5500 is no exception to this as it too does not support video recording.

It is worth also looking at alternative cameras which also support video recording including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P7100[plb_1147127_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the AQUA-5500 do not have a GPS. The SVP AQUA-5500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a GPS and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], the Nikon Coolpix P7100[plb_1147127_price], or the Olympus Stylus TG-2[plb_1721347_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most digital cameras of a similar type and age to the AQUA-5500 are not 3D compatible. The AQUA-5500 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The AQUA-5500 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also do not support WiFi connectivity.

It is worth also looking at alternative cameras which also support WiFi connectivity including the Nikon Coolpix P7100[plb_1147127_price] which is also higher rated.

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Very Low Maximum Waterproof Depth

At only 3 meters, the AQUA-5500 has a quite low maximum waterproof depth compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the AQUA-5500. The lowest maximum waterproof depth of waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago is 3m, the highest is 60m, and the average maximum waterproof depth is 11m.

If this camera maximum waterproof depth is not high enough for you then you might want to look at the Nikon Coolpix S32[plb_2196633_price] (10m and higher rated).

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Quite Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of digital cameras that have been available for more than two years range from 1.8" to 3.3", and the average screen size is 2.8". With a screen size of only 2.7 inches, the AQUA-5500 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst waterproof cameras of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2.7" screen digital cameras currently available including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3[plb_636880_price], or the Canon PowerShot D20[plb_1609521_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a digital camera with a larger screen size then you might also want to look at the Canon EOS 70D[plb_2128674_price] (3"), or the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850[plb_2167574_price] (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The SVP AQUA-5500 has one of the smaller digital zooms (only 4 times zoom factor) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. Digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the AQUA-5500 have digital zooms of between 2x and 20x.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix P7100[plb_1147127_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the Ricoh WG-4[plb_2173526_price] (7.2x) which is also higher rated.

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Very Short Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The maximum camera shutter speeds of similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years range from 0.03s to 60s. At only 0.25 seconds, the SVP AQUA-5500 has a fairly short maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the AQUA-5500.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture

The SVP AQUA-5500 has a quite big maximum aperture (only 2.8) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that have been available for more than two years. The biggest maximum aperture of waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the AQUA-5500 is 2.7 and the smallest is 38.

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Only Features Two Flash Modes

The SVP AQUA-5500 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of this age and type. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on waterproof cameras that were launched around the same time as the AQUA-5500. The flash mode "Forced off" is also featured on this SVP camera.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolution

The AQUA-5500 supports a maximum video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. That's 75% less video resolution than a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by waterproof cameras that have been around for around the same time as the AQUA-5500. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolution is in fact the worst supported video resolution across all cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the AQUA-5500.

Across similar types of camera the best supported video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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1 Other reason to consider the SVP AQUA-5500

Released Over Three Years Ago

This SVP digital camera has been on the market for over three years.

Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Design
Colour
Maximum Waterproof Depth
Protection Feature
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Fixed Focal Length
Focusing
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Video
Full HD Video
Video Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Memory
Memory Card
Maximum Memory Card Size
Display
Screen Size
Display
Second Display Diagonal
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
System Requirements
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Minimum Processor
Minimum RAM Requirement
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Product Identifiers

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