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Olympus µ-7010 Digital Camera

12MP 7x CCD Sep 2011
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
12 Megapixel Talk About High Resolution, The STYLUS-7010 Has 12 Million Pixels At Its Disposal For Better-than-terrific Image Quality. Turn Prints Into Posters Without Sacrificing The Smallest... More
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23 Reasons For

Good Size

Several Olympus Stylus 7010 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was compact. Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote in their review on expert review site What Digital Camera “The Olympus mju 7010 is a 12-megapixel compact featuring an ultra-slim 7x zoom lens equivalent to 28-196mm”. Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert review site Ephotozine “Three digital compact cameras selling for under £250” in their Olympus Stylus 7010 review. Photographyblog.com wrote on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The Olympus Mju 7010 (also known as the Stylus 7010) is a new 12 megapixel compact camera with a 7x optical zoom lens” in their Olympus Stylus 7010 review.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good structurally. One person mentioned that it was thin. Seven years ago expert website Cnet.co.uk rated it 4 stars and mentioned in their Olympus Stylus 7010 review “The Olympus mju-7010 combines a 7x wideangle zoom with a slim body”.

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Good Technical Features

Some Olympus Stylus 7010 owners who purchased it concluded that it had good features. Pc Mag said “Can see explanations of most features through "" button, "Magic" filte” in their Olympus Stylus 7010 review. Ephotozine.com wrote “The compact camera makers are getting innovative with features to tempt you to” and scored the Olympus Stylus 7010 80 out of 100. Ephotozine.com also wrote “While it has a lot of features, it”.

Robust

A few customers who reviewed it thought it was well made. Pc Mag mentioned in their review of this digital camera on PC Mag six years ago “User friendly operation, solid construction, portably pocket sized, quick”. Seven years ago Ephotozine.com said on Ephotozine “It's slow and feels less well built than the other cameras on test” in their review of this digital camera.

A number of Olympus Stylus 7010 reviewers who bought the Olympus Stylus 7010 wrote that it was strong and durable. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote “The 12-Megapixel Olympus Stylus 7010 ($199.99 direct) is a tough sell when you consider that the same-price Kodak EasyShare M580 ($199.99, ) offers all of the Stylus' features” yet they only gave the Olympus Stylus 7010 a rating of 50 out of 100. Expert review site Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The 7010 has some very tough competition, including the Panasonic FX60”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Six Olympus Stylus 7010 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Pc Mag mentioned six years ago “Super macro mode works great for extreme closeup photography” but despite that they only rated the product 3 stars. Pc Mag also mentioned “Images seem a little flat, not vibrant”. Pc Mag also wrote “Good pictures at medium to high ISOs”.

One Olympus Stylus 7010 reviewer who reviewed the Olympus Stylus 7010 thought it had a good picture resolution. V3.co.uk wrote “Silver, has four easily accessible shooting modes and can be used to shoot video as well as still images” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Brand

On average Olympus compact cameras have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all digital cameras manufactured by Olympus.

Good Quality Lens

Two Olympus Stylus 7010 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus 7010 had a good lens. Pc Mag wrote in their Olympus Stylus 7010 review “Fast lens motor provides speedy zooming”.

Some people said in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Expert website Pocket-Lint.com mentioned seven years ago “Makes up in part by incorporating a 7x optical zoom and fun effects filters” in their review of the Olympus Stylus 7010.

One Olympus Stylus 7010 owner reckoned that this digital camera had a good autofocus. Six years ago Pc Mag mentioned “Focus tracking could be quicker” however they only gave it a score of 50 out of 100.

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Good Product Quality

Three Olympus Stylus 7010 owners who bought it wrote that it was good quality. Six years ago Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of the Olympus Stylus 7010 on expert review site PC Mag “Then some, along with better image quality” however they gave it a score of 3 stars. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Lens quality, compact size, build quality” in their review. Six years ago expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their review “Other cameras offer better image quality and performance for the same price”.

Nice Design

One Olympus Stylus 7010 owner who purchased it considered that it was a good design. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Attractive design”.

One Olympus Stylus 7010 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus 7010 was good looking. Cnet.co.uk wrote in their Olympus Stylus 7010 review on expert website CNET.co.uk “It looks great, handles well and its pictures are pretty good too”.

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was neat. Cnet.co.uk said on expert review site CNET.co.uk “An in-camera panorama feature and some neat 'magic filters' are a welcome”.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few Olympus Stylus 7010 reviewers who purchased this digital camera considered that it had a good screen. Expert review site Photographyblog.com mentioned “The Olympus 7010 also features a 2.7 inch LCD screen, Dual Image Stabilisation” in their Olympus Stylus 7010 review. Six years ago expert website Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “The 2.7in screen has excellent viewing angles” in their review yet they scored it 60 out of 100.

Easy to Use

A few customers who purchased this digital camera wrote that it was easy to use. One person considered that it was easy to handle.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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XD Compatible Memory Cards

XD Picture Memory Cards aer used in some older Fijifilm and Olympus cameras. The best memory card type of all cameras of this age and type is SDXC and the worst is Not supported.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The µ-7010 supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec do not support video capability.

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Fairly Big Digital Zoom

Across all the cameras of a similar type and age to the µ-7010 the digital zooms range from 1x to 810x. With a digital zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the Olympus µ-7010 has a quite big digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The µ-7010 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Olympus µ-7010 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the µ-7010.

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Features Five Flash Modess

The Olympus µ-7010 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of this spec and age. This Olympus camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that are a similar age to the µ-7010. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this camera.

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Has Four White Balances

The µ-7010 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the µ-7010. The white balances "Fluorescent", "Sunny" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Olympus digital camera.

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Six Number of Aspheric Elementss

The Olympus µ-7010 is a six number of aspheric elements camera. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec have between 1 and 14 number of aspheric elementss.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Olympus µ-7010 is more than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the µ-7010. The photo effects "Sepia" is also found on this Olympus digital camera.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

The ISO sensitivity (min)s of compact cameras that have been available for more than two years range from 10 to 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94. With an ISO sensitivity (min) of only 64, the Olympus µ-7010 has a quite small ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for a similar time to the µ-7010.

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19 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this compact camera digital camera is 66% based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews.

Poor Battery Life

One person who bought it concluded that it did not have a good battery life. Pc Mag gave the product a score of 50 out of 100 and mentioned six years ago “Low light focusing, slow performance, battery life”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person who purchased the product considered that it was not noisy. Expert website V3.co.uk wrote in their review of the Olympus Stylus 7010 seven years ago “Good points Easy to use; great panorama option; good bundled software for PC and Mac Bad points Too much noise in low light; poor video mo” and rated the product 3 stars.

Quite Low Megapixel

The µ-7010 has a quite low megapixel (only 12 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the µ-7010. The lowest megapixel of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 0.3MP and the highest is 46MP.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Olympus µ-7010 does not support Full HD video, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also do not support Full HD video.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 2.7 inches, the Olympus µ-7010 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the µ-7010. Across all the compact cameras that were released more than two years ago the display diagonals range from 1" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8".

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the µ-7010, the µ-7010 does not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the µ-7010, the µ-7010 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other digital cameras of this type and age, the µ-7010 does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

Most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the µ-7010 are not waterproof. The µ-7010 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only 170 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Olympus µ-7010 is a digital camera that takes 170 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the µ-7010 take between 110 and 949 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolutions

The µ-7010 supports a maximum video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. That's 75% less video resolution than the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels.

This digital camera's video resolution (320 x 240 pixels) is in fact the worst supported video resolution across all cameras of this type and age.

The best supported video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Very Few Total Megapixels

The total megapixelss of similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years range from 10MP to 48MP, and the average total megapixels is 16MP. With a total megapixels of only 12.7 megapixels, the µ-7010 has one of the less total megapixelss amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

Comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the µ-7010 have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 3 and 26,000. With an ISO sensitivity (max) of only 1,600, the µ-7010 has a quite low ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the µ-7010.

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Only 3968 X 2976 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The µ-7010 has a 3968 x 2976 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. Across all similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the µ-7010 the best image resolution is 5152 x 3864 pixels and the worst is 2592 x 1944 pixels.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Olympus µ-7010 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution. Across all cameras of a comparable age and type to the µ-7010 the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

Similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the µ-7010 have slowest camera shutter speeds of between 0.12s and 250s. At only 4 seconds, the µ-7010 has a fairly short slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the µ-7010.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the µ-7010 is 230 pixels, the highest is 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 450,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the Olympus µ-7010 has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 28 millimeters, the Olympus µ-7010 has a quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the µ-7010 have minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of between 5mm and 39mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Olympus µ-7010

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when this camera was released.

Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 7 times zoom factor, the µ-7010 has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the µ-7010.

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Average Weight

The µ-7010 has a relatively standard weight (125 grams) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the µ-7010.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Calendar
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Image Editing
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed
Video Memory Capacity
Digital SLR

Expert Reviews

(21)
9 September 2010

The Olympus Stylus-7010 packs a 7x zoom into its small body, but soft images and a lack of HD video recording hold this budget camera back. Buy it now...

7x optical zoom in thin body
Unique auto-focus can lock onto and tracks moving objects
Fast lens motor provides speedy zooming
Budget compact group test
Lens quality, compact size, build quality
Soft images
Noticeable shutter lag
No HD Video capture
Proprietary USB and AV connections
The Fujifilm FinePix 70 EXR costs around 175 and is available from Warehouse Express here
28 March 2010

The 7x zoom is worth having, but other cameras offer better image quality and performance for the same price...

1 January 2010

The Olympus MJU 7010 offers some extra zoom over and above a lot of smaller compact cameras. It has a 7x, wide angle lens. When it comes to features this is a fairly typical point and shoot... Read more…

20 December 2009

The Olympus Stylus 7010 is an interesting offering. It is a clear let-down in terms of image noise and details but for typical small prints this should not be an issue. Even the ISO 800 setting...

8 December 2009

I'm surprised by how poorly the Olympus has performed throughout the test. Its images have a lot of noise, it's slow and feels less well built than the other cameras on test. For me, the Olympus...

8 December 2009

The Olympus mju 7010 is a 12-megapixel compact featuring an ultra-slim 7x zoom lens equivalent to 28-196mm. Wide-zoom compacts are all the rage at the moment, and the 7010 has some very tough... Read more…

24 November 2009

Consumers have always loved tiny cameras and Olympus has long been the industry leader when it comes to producing mini-cams. Their "Pen" series half-frame cameras were small before small was cool,... Read more…

16 November 2009

During my review of the Olympus Stylus 7010, I found a beginner-level camera with one of the larger optical zoom lenses that you'll find in a sub-$200 camera. The Stylus 7010 also offers some...

6 November 2009

One of the latest "Stylus" series models from Olympus, the Stylus 7010 builds off of the success of past models, specifically the Stylus 1020. This new model does not offer the ruggedness of the...

2 November 2009

A camera that can do a lot without the operator knowing much about photography, though the video option is poor. Good points Easy to use; great panorama option; good bundled software for PC and...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus stylus7010, olympus stylus7010s, olympus stylus7010si, olympus stylus7010sil, olympus stylus7010silv, olympus stylus7010silve, olympus stylus7010silver
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