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Olympus LS-20M Camcorder

5.14MP 1/4 154g Apr 2012
Total Megapixels Optical Sensor Size Full HD Weight Release Date
Full HD
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI

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Full HD

Full HD

The Olympus LS-20M is Full HD, as are most of the other video cameras of this age and type.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camcorder supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec camcorders that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This video camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec video cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Lens System

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus LS-20M has an image stabilizer. Most of the other video cameras of this type and age also have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of other video cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the JVC GZ-R15.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus LS-20M has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec video cameras that were released around the same time as this video camera. The digital zooms of medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago range from 2x to 1,800x, and the average digital zoom is 160x.

If this video camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Aiptek ProjectorCam C25 (10x) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Across all the medium total megapixels camcorders that were launched more than two years ago the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.7mm to 2,300mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 59 millimeters, the Olympus LS-20M has a fairly short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that are a similar age to this video camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports HDMI

supports HDMI

The Olympus LS-20M supports HDMI, as do most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative video cameras which support HDMI currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung F90BN ($245.95).

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Has a Microphone in

The Olympus LS-20M has a microphone in. Most of the other camcorders that have been around for around the same time as this camcorder also have a microphone in.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Olympus LS-20M has a headphone outputs. Most of the other video cameras that were launched around the same time as this video camera also have a headphone outputs.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most of the other video cameras of this spec and age, the Olympus LS-20M does not support PictBridge.

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Design

Tripod Mountable

The Olympus LS-20M is tripod mountable, as are most of the other video cameras of a similar type and age to this video camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Olympus LS-20M has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a comparable time to this camcorder.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Olympus LS-20M has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other camcorders of a similar age and spec to this camcorder.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Olympus LS-20M has a batteries included. Most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for around the same time as this video camera also have a batteries included.

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Display

Very Small Display Diagonal

Across all the medium total megapixels camcorders that have been around for a similar time to this video camera the display diagonals range from 1.5" to 4". With a display diagonal of only 2 inches, the Olympus LS-20M has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst video cameras of this age.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Sony HDR-CX330 ($425.98) (2.7" and higher rated), or the easypix WDV1080 (2.7" and higher rated).

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Battery

Quite Short Video Recording Time

At only 1.08 hours, the Olympus LS-20M has a fairly short video recording time compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that have been available for a similar time to this camcorder. The shortest video recording time of video cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camcorder is 0.016h, the longest is 2h, and the average video recording time is 1.3h.

If this medium total megapixels video camera video recording time is too short for you then you might want to look at the Samsung HMX-U20 (1.5h) which also has a higher rating.

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

This video camera was released in April 2017.


Storage

Average Maximum Memory Card Size

At 32 gigabytes, the Olympus LS-20M has a pretty average maximum memory card size compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this camcorder.

There are a number of alternative 32GB maximum memory card size video cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the Contour Design Contour+ which has better reviews.

If you want a video camera with a larger maximum memory card size then you might also want to look at the Panasonic AG-AC90 ($2,414.50) (64GB).

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

With a weight of 154 grams, the Olympus LS-20M has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other medium total megapixels camcorders that were released more than two years ago.

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Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/4" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on video cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus ls20m
Barcodes 04545350036188

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