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Olympus µ-7010 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 12MP 7x Sep 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Average expert reviews
Soft images
Unacceptable noise level
21 Reviews

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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 4,447 expert and owner reviews (including 84 verified purchases) for Olympus cameras and found that on average Olympus has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Olympus has good reviews specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range. 100% of those that bought a Olympus digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on fourteen expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine this camera has an average expert rating of 66%.


Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two owners said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews “The 2.7in screen has excellent viewing angles” in their review of the Olympus µ-7010. Photographyblog.com wrote on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com eight years ago “The Olympus 7010 also features a 2.7 inch LCD screen, Dual Image Stabilisation” in their review of this digital camera.

Fast Lens Motor Provides Speedy Zooming

Five owners concluded that this digital camera had a good zoom. Pocket-Lint.com wrote on expert review site Pocket Lint “Makes up in part by incorporating a 7x optical zoom and fun effects filters” in their review of this digital camera.

Two customers who bought it considered that it had a good lens. Pc Mag said in their review of this digital camera on PC Mag “Fast lens motor provides speedy zooming” yet they rated the product 1 stars. One customer who bought it reckoned that it had a good autofocus. Pc Mag wrote “Unique auto-focus can lock onto” in their review of this digital camera.

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Soft Images

Four customers thought the Olympus µ-7010 was not able to produce good images. Pc Mag said on PC Mag seven years ago “Still images are flat”. Pc Mag also wrote “Images seem a little flat, not vibrant” in their review. Expert review site Pcmag.com wrote “Soft images and a lack of HD video recording hold this budget camera back” in their review of this digital camera.

Four people who purchased this digital camera wrote that it was not good in low light.

One person wrote in their reviews that it did not have a good picture resolution. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Only one 16 9 ratio resolution option, no other nonstandard ratios available” in their review of the Olympus µ-7010.

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Poor Video Mode

Six customers mentioned in their reviews that it was not good for video recording. Pc Mag wrote in their review of the Olympus µ-7010 “Poor video mode”. Pc Mag also mentioned “No HD movies, which seems amiss when similarly priced rivals a” in their review. Expert website V3.co.uk mentioned “A camera that can do a lot without the operator knowing much about photography, though the video option is poor” in their Olympus µ-7010 review.


Design

Lens Quality, Compact Size, Build Quality

Three customers said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Seven years ago Pc Mag said “Lens quality, compact size, build quality” yet they gave it a score of 17 out of 100. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk gave it a score of 7 stars and said “Other cameras offer better image quality and performance for the same price” in their review of the Olympus µ-7010. Expert review site Pcmag.com said “Then some, along with better image quality” .

Attractive Design

One person who reviewed the Olympus µ-7010 considered that it was well designed. Pc Mag wrote in their review of the Olympus µ-7010 on PC Mag “Attractive design” but they rated the product 1 stars. One owner who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was neat. Expert website Cnet.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “An in-camera panorama feature and some neat 'magic filters' are a welcome”.

One owner who bought this digital camera wrote that it was good looking. Eight years ago Cnet.co.uk rated it 8 stars and mentioned “It looks great, handles well and its pictures are pretty good too”.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was ugly. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned “The 12-megapixel Olympus mju-7010 might sound like a minor upgrade to the mju-7000, which suffers from an ugly exterior and a run-of-the-mill 7x zoom”.

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Easy to Use

Two customers thought it was easy to use. Pc Mag wrote in their Olympus µ-7010 review on PC Mag “Easy to use”. One customer who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was easy to handle.

Lens Quality, Compact Size, Build Quality

Two customers thought this digital camera was well made. Pc Mag wrote in their Olympus µ-7010 review “User friendly operation, solid construction, portably pocket sized, quick” .

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Whatdigitalcamera.com said eight years ago “The 7010 has some very tough competition, including the Panasonic FX60”. Pcmag.com wrote on expert website PC Mag “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” in their review of this digital camera.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Olympus µ-7010 supports video recording. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also support video recording.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The µ-7010 does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolution

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 camera's video resolution (320 x 240 pixels) is in fact the worst supported video resolution amongst all low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

Amongst comparable types of camera the best supported video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Features

Can See Explanations of Most Features Through "" Button, "Magic" Filte

Seven people agreed that the Olympus µ-7010 had good features. Seven years ago Pc Mag wrote “Can see explanations of most features through "" button, "Magic" filte” in their review of this digital camera nonetheless they only rated it 17 out of 100. Cameras.co.uk wrote “When it comes to features this is a fairly typical point”. Expert website Steves-Digicams.com said “Olympus' new Stylus 7010 is an ultra-compact digicam that is loaded with versatile features”.


Weight & Dimensions

7x Optical Zoom in Thin Body

Ten people who reviewed the product considered that it was compact. Seven years ago expert review site Cameras.co.uk wrote “The Olympus MJU 7010 offers some extra zoom over and above a lot of smaller compact cameras” in their review of this digital camera. Steves-Digicams.com mentioned “The Stylus 7010 has a lot to offer for such a compact package”. Ephotozine.com mentioned eight years ago “Three digital compact cameras selling for under £250” and scored it 7 stars.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was thin. Pc Mag mentioned “7x optical zoom in thin body” but despite that they only rated it 17 out of 100. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on expert review site CNET.co.uk eight years ago “The Olympus mju-7010 combines a 7x wideangle zoom with a slim body”.

One customer said in their reviews that the Olympus µ-7010 was good structurally.

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Very Light

The lightest low megapixel digital camera that has been available for a comparable time to this digital camera is 50g and the heaviest is 1.3kg. The µ-7010 is quite light (only 125 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera.

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Audio

Too Much Noise in Low Light

Two people who reviewed the product agreed that it was noisy. Pc Mag mentioned “Too much noise in low light”. Pc Mag also wrote “Lowlight photos have some noise” in their review.

Has a Built-In Microphone

The µ-7010 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

Two people who reviewed the product agreed that it was noisy. Pc Mag mentioned “Too much noise in low light”. Pc Mag also wrote “Lowlight photos have some noise” in their review.


Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Olympus µ-7010 supports video capability. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera also support video capability.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The µ-7010 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have a built-in flash.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Olympus µ-7010 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus µ-7010 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera also have an image stabilizer.

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3968 X 2232 Still Image Resolution

The µ-7010 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of this type and age. This Olympus camera has a 3968 x 2232 still image resolution(s), whereas most low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 3968x2232, 2560x1920, 2048x1536, 1920x1080, 1600x1200 and 1280x960 and 640x480. Across all digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 4032 x 3024.

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Lens System

Fairly Big Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera range from 0.71x to 14x. At 5 times zoom factor, the µ-7010 has a fairly big digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Six Aspheric Elements

Most digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera have between 1 and 14 aspheric elements, including the µ-7010 which has six aspheric elements.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 7 times zoom factor, the µ-7010 has a fairly average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

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Camera

Features Calendar

The µ-7010 features calendar. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also feature calendar.

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Features Histogram

The µ-7010 features histogram. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also feature histogram.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Olympus µ-7010 has a hand strap, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The µ-7010 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Olympus µ-7010 has a batteries included, as do most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The µ-7010 supports PictBridge. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera also support PictBridge.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Olympus µ-7010 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras of this age and type which have an HDMI.

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Light Exposure

Supports Seven ISO Sensitivities

The µ-7010 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities "64", "100", "200", "800", "1600" and "Auto" are also supported by this Olympus camera.

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Power

Low Light Focusing, Slow Performance, Battery Life

One person who reviewed it considered that it did not have a good battery life. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Low light focusing, slow performance, battery life” in their review of the Olympus µ-7010.


Battery

Only 170 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The µ-7010 is a camera that takes 170 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This Olympus digital camera was released in April 2017.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 2.7 inches, the µ-7010 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

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