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Olympus SP-620UZ Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 21x Apr 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Olympus digital cameras have good reviews
Does not have a GPS (satellite)
Does not support Wi-Fi

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Reviews

Olympus Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,447 expert and owner reviews (including 623 verified purchases) for Olympus cameras and found that on average Olympus has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Olympus has good ratings specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 88% of those that bought a Olympus camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Olympus SP-620UZ supports video capability, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

We compared all the other cameras which support video capability to this camera and we think the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, and the Nikon Coolpix S8200 ($499) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The SP-620UZ has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have a built-in flash.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might also want to look at including the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm which has better reviews.

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Features Date Imprinting

The SP-620UZ features date imprinting. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also feature date imprinting.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Olympus SP-620UZ has an HDMI port. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The SP-620UZ has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Lens System

Quite Big Optical Zoom

The SP-620UZ has a quite big optical zoom (21 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. Cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera have optical zooms of between 0.34x and 65x.

There are a number of alternative 21x optical zoom cameras currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Nikon L120.

If this Olympus digital camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Stylus SH-60 (24x and higher rated), or the Stylus SH-2 ($341.98) (24x and higher rated) both from Olympus.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago range from 18mm to 1,500mm. The SP-620UZ has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (525 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

The biggest maximum aperture number of digital cameras of this age and type is 2.5 and the smallest is 38. At only 3.1, the SP-620UZ has a very big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

Similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.7 and 22. With a minimum aperture number of 5.8, the SP-620UZ has a fairly large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the SP-620UZ has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

Other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the L120, or the L31 both from Nikon or the Canon SX150 IS.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The SP-620UZ has an image stabilizer. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera also have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to consider including the Nikon L120, or the Panasonic DMC-TZ30EF-W ($375.99) which has better reviews.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus SP-620UZ has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras of this type and age. Most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 1280 x 960, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. The best still image resolution of all medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera is 4928 x 3264 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Camera

Features Saturation Adjustment

The Olympus SP-620UZ features saturation adjustment. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also feature saturation adjustment.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Olympus SP-620UZ features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The SP-620UZ has a tripod mountable. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also have a tripod mountable.

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Features Histogram

The SP-620UZ features histogram, as do most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The SP-620UZ does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this camera also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the 200, or the SAMSUNG WB850F both from Samsung or the Sony HX100V which is also higher rated.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Olympus SP-620UZ has a hand strap, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The SP-620UZ has a batteries included. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Olympus SP-620UZ features voice recording, as do most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The SP-620UZ has a built-in microphone. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The SP-620UZ supports PictBridge, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the SP-620UZ is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The worst video resolution of all comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera, the SP-620UZ does not support Full HD video.

It is worth also looking at alternative cameras which also support Full HD video including the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the SLT-A57Y both from Sony or the Olympus OM-D E-M10 which is also higher rated.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Olympus SP-620UZ does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Wi-Fi to this camera and we think the Samsung 200, or the Fujifilm X-M1 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The SP-620UZ does not feature bluetooth, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera also do not feature bluetooth.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the SP-620UZ has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

Alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, the Nikon L120, or the Canon SX150 IS.

Cameras with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth looking at include the Canon 240 HS (3.2" and higher rated), or the Nikon Df ($1,995.95) (3.2" and higher rated).

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Olympus released the SP-620UZ.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus sp620uz
Barcodes 00050332182516, 03610170730910, 03610170730941, 04545350040048, 04545350040055

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