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Olympus SP-720UZ Kit Traveller

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Olympus SP-720UZ Kit Traveller

Olympus SP-720UZ Kit Traveller
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MILC 14MP 26x 1" Nov 2012
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Olympus SP-720UZ Kit Traveller Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Olympus SP-720UZ Kit Traveller number 991 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
1 Review + 1 Award
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Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
X wide optical zoom<br>- 14 megapixel cmos<br>- 1080p full HD M
Lympus ultra zoom traveller camera wears its class on its sleeve there's no mistaking the huge optical zoom lens on the front, nor the extraordinary character and quality of the images it delivers. that's what makes the new sp-720uz traveller the camera of choice for anyone with the ambition to step up from a pint-sized point-and-shoot to a powerful, great-value, go-anywhere compact that can capture genuinely challenging shots. it offers impressive wide-angle capability for shooting landscapes, interiors and crowds. but it's the extreme telephoto potential that really stands out. notwithstanding its super-slim, compact design, the sp-720uz delivers fully 26x optical magnification. that gives you the flexibility to zoom in and capture the expressive energy of wildlife, competitive sports and other unapproachable subjects without having to carry interchangeable lenses. on top the latest generation is again packed with technical wizardry like full HD movie and HDR backlight adjustment to mention just a
Only 4288 x 3216 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

Olympus SP-720UZ Kit Traveller In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the SP-720UZ Kit Traveller is 4288 x 3216 pixels. That's 13% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The SP-720UZ Kit Traveller's sensor megapixels of only 14MP is lower than 71% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This Olympus digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the SP-720UZ Kit Traveller of 3,200 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 40% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the SP-720UZ Kit Traveller of 0.5s is in the fastest 8% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Heavier Than Average

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The SP-720UZ Kit Traveller's weight of 376g is heavier than 70% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The SP-720UZ Kit Traveller has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Has an HDMI Port

The SP-720UZ Kit Traveller has an HDMI port. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The SP-720UZ Kit Traveller features flash exposure compensation, unlike 79% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Olympus SP-720UZ Kit Traveller does not feature bluetooth. 95% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Features Date Imprinting

The SP-720UZ Kit Traveller features date imprinting, unlike 93% of cameras which do not feature date imprinting.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The SP-720UZ Kit Traveller supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Olympus SP-720UZ Kit Traveller of 3" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 29% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The SP-720UZ Kit Traveller features saturation adjustment. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the Olympus SP-720UZ Kit Traveller does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the SP-720UZ Kit Traveller of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 54% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The Olympus SP-720UZ Kit Traveller's internal memory of only 15MB is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 19% of all cameras when ranked 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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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Olympus camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The SP-720UZ Kit Traveller has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The SP-720UZ Kit Traveller's digital zoom of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 25% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Olympus SP-720UZ Kit Traveller supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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3D

The SP-720UZ Kit Traveller is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The SP-720UZ Kit Traveller features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Olympus SP-720UZ Kit Traveller 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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus sp720uz, sp720uzzwa, sp720uzil

Barcodes:

00050332181892, 04545350039189, 04545350039196, 08432932007468

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