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Olympus SP620UZ

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Olympus SP620UZ

$388.99
$199.99 $189 cheaper than 6 days ago
Olympus SP-620UZ
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Compact 16MP 21x Yes Apr 2012
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Olympus SP-620UZ Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Olympus SP-620UZ number 608 across all digital cameras.
88
Reviews
7 Reviews + 2 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 73%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Olympus digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Bigger than average optical zoom
X wide optical zoom<br>- 720p HD movie<br>- multi-motion movi
than ten years ago, with its first SP ultra zoom (uz) camera, olympus laid down a marker for first-class specifications, versatility and sheer telephoto performance. on the evidence of the latest editions to the traveller family, in this specialist segment they remain the cameras to beat. the powerful optics are all the more impressive given the modest dimensions. in fact, they take up most of the camera, especially on the sp-620uz, which is incredibly slender and light for a camera of this zoom potential. it comes equipped with a 21x wide-angle optical zoom lens (25-525mm). in addition to close-quarter wide angles, expansive panoramas and nose-to-nose close-ups, this lens gives you the flexibility to experiment with intermediate zoom settings from portraits to still lifes and holiday movies in 720p HD. image quality is excellent on this camera, thanks in part to the 16-megapixel CCD and dual image stabilisation. you can look forward to radiant colours, low noise and razor-sharp edges. blur is conspicuous only by its abse
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

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Olympus SP-620UZ In-Depth Analysis

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Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Olympus SP-620UZ of 16MP is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 52% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The SP-620UZ's optical zoom of 21x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 80% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Olympus SP-620UZ is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all cameras is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The SP-620UZ's minimum aperture number of 5.8 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 0% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The SP-620UZ has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the SP-620UZ of only 1,600 is in the lowest 15% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The SP-620UZ's camera shutter speed of 0.5s is faster than average when compared to most other cameras. It is faster than 88% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The SP-620UZ has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the SP-620UZ of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 23% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The SP-620UZ's internal memory of 59MB is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 70% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average internal memory of all cameras is 50MB, with the smallest being 1MB and the biggest being 700MB.

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Features Date Imprinting

The Olympus SP-620UZ features date imprinting, which is unusual. 93% of cameras do not feature date imprinting.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Olympus SP-620UZ does not support Wi-Fi, although this is within the context that 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The SP-620UZ supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The SP-620UZ does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Tripod Mount

The SP-620UZ has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The SP-620UZ does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Olympus SP-620UZ of 0.435" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 45% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The SP-620UZ supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Average Display Diagonal

The SP-620UZ's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 30% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Olympus SP-620UZ of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 21% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The SP-620UZ has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The SP-620UZ features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The SP-620UZ does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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3D

The SP-620UZ is 3D, unlike 90% of cameras which are not 3D.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The SP-620UZ features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus sp620uzblack

Barcodes:

00050332182516, 00050332182523, 03610170730910, 03610170730941, 04545350040048, 04545350040055

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