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Olympus SH-25MR
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Olympus SH-25MR Digital Camera

16MP 12.5x CMOS Jan 2012
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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21 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This camera received an expert rating of 80% from computertotaal.nl. This puts this digital camera in the bottom 88% of all the compact cameras that came out more than two years ago when ranked by average expert review score.

Olympus Has Good Camera Reviews

Compact cameras manufactured by Olympus have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just compact cameras) and found that Olympus also has good reviews across its entire range.

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the SH-25MR is 1" and the largest is 4.8". The SH-25MR has a quite large display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the SH-25MR.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The SH-25MR has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the SH-25MR do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The SH-25MR supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the SH-25MR do not support Full HD video.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

Unlike most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the SH-25MR which do not support video capability, the SH-25MR supports video capability.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec, the SH-25MR has an image stabilizer.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

Cameras of this age and type have optical zooms of between 3x and 63x. With an optical zoom of 12.5 times zoom factor, the Olympus SH-25MR has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the SH-25MR.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The SH-25MR has a built-in flash, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the SH-25MR.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The SH-25MR has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Olympus digital camera has a Micro HDMI connector type, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector type found on compact cameras that are a comparable age to the SH-25MR.

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Features Three Flash Modess

The SH-25MR has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on cameras of a similar age and type to the SH-25MR. The flash modess "Fill-in" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Has Two White Balances

The Olympus SH-25MR has a greater number of white balance modes than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. The most commonly found white balance is Auto, but this white balance is not found on this Olympus camera. The white balances Fluorescent and Tungsten are also found on this camera.

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4608 X 2592 Still Image Resolution(s)

The SH-25MR has a higher still image resolution than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This digital camera has a 4608 x 2592 still image resolution(s), whereas most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Olympus digital camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 1280 x 960, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536 and 2560 x 1920 and 3264 x 2448. Across all compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the SH-25MR the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the SH-25MR is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best supported video resolution amongst all digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the SH-25MR.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across similar types of camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The SH-25MR has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the SH-25MR.

Amongst similar types of camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 6,400, the SH-25MR has a fairly high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the SH-25MR. The average ISO sensitivity (max) of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 4,800, and the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 3 to 26,000.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that were released around the same time as the SH-25MR is 26mm, and the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Olympus SH-25MR has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the SH-25MR.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and spec.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the SH-25MR, the SH-25MR does not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age, the SH-25MR is not 3D.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec, the SH-25MR is not waterproof.

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Heavy

With a weight of 208 grams, the SH-25MR is one of the heavier digital cameras of this age and spec amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The weights of digital cameras of this spec and age range from 20g to 840g, and the average weight is 170g.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Olympus SH-25MR

Released Over Five Years Ago

Olympus released the SH-25MR over five years ago.

Average Megapixel

The SH-25MR has a fairly average megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the SH-25MR.

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Average Digital Zoom

The SH-25MR has a relatively average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the SH-25MR.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The SH-25MR has a MOS sensor type which is better than most compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. Most compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it have a CCD sensor type.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
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)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Pre-Flash
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Touchscreen
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
DC-In Jack
Connection to PC
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Tripod Mountable
Electronic Compass
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Date Imprinting
Night Mode
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Ports Quantity
On/off Switch
Panorama
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed
Rotating

Expert Reviews

(1)
15 August 2013

Het is hartje zomer. Je hebt vast allerlei leuke uitjes deze periode en misschien nog wel een vakantie in het vooruitzicht. Een ideale periode om flink wat foto's te schieten dus. Een smartphone... Read more…

1080p HD video mode with optical zoom
Easy to use
Responsive GPS
The screen doesn't use TN LCD technology
Original MultiRecording modes
Lens quality could be more consistent at wideangle settings
Picture quality upwards of 800 ISO
The interface isn't fully touchcontrol (you still need to use arrow buttons in the menus, for example)
Grip needs a rubberised, grippier surface
Soft images at corners and image edges

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sh25mr, SH-25MR, olympus sh25, olympus sh25m, olympus sh25mr
Barcodes 04545350039257, 04545350039264, 04545350039271, 04545350039288
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