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Olympus SP-820UZ

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Olympus SP-820UZ

Olympus SP-820UZ
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An enormous optical zoom and award winning compact digital camera, with good features
Compact 14MP 40x Yes Sep 2012
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Olympus SP-820UZ Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Olympus SP-820UZ number 876 across all digital cameras.
90
Reviews
5 Reviews + 1 Award
78
Features
Good Features
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 79%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Olympus digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
All you need in one lens. \
Capture far away in fantastic detail. \\this compact 40x optical zoom has an impressive focal range of 22.4-896mm - for unparalleled flexibility. unlike other zooms, it also takes you remarkably close to far-away subjects with uncompromised image quality thanks to its 80x super resolution.\
\<br> stellar shots, day and night. \\turn tricky shots into terrific shots with ihs technology.\\originally designed for DSLR and PEN cameras, ihs technologies with a truepic V processor and backlit CMOS sensor offer high sensitivity and high-speed processing for enhanced image details, especially in low light.\
\<br> fit even more in the frame. \
Get the full picture every single time. \\it\'s often a job fitting everything in photos. with a maximum wide angle of 22.4mm, exceeding the usual 24mm in this class, this lens makes sure you get everything in the frame from landscapes and buildings to group shots.\
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4288 x 3216 pixels image resolution

Olympus SP-820UZ In-Depth Analysis

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Olympus SP-820UZ's sensor megapixels of only 14MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 26% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The Olympus SP-820UZ has a maximum image resolution of 4288 x 3216 pixels. That's 13% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Olympus SP-820UZ's optical zoom of 40x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 9% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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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 the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The SP-820UZ's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 54% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the SP-820UZ of 3.4 is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 8% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The SP-820UZ has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The SP-820UZ has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

The SP-820UZ's weight of 485g is in the heaviest 19% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has an HDMI Port

The SP-820UZ has an HDMI port, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The SP-820UZ features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The SP-820UZ features contrast adjustment. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Olympus SP-820UZ's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 82% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Olympus SP-820UZ features saturation adjustment. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the SP-820UZ is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The SP-820UZ supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Energy Star Certified

The Olympus SP-820UZ is Energy Star certified. 98% of cameras are not Energy Star certified.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The SP-820UZ has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The SP-820UZ does not feature bluetooth, although this is within the context that 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Olympus SP-820UZ's display diagonal of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 9% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The SP-820UZ's digital zoom of 4x is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 52% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Face Detection

The SP-820UZ features face detection. 88% of cameras do not feature face detection.

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Features Date Imprinting

The SP-820UZ features date imprinting, which is unusual. 93% of cameras do not feature date imprinting.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The SP-820UZ does not support Wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sp820uzzildigfoto1440xol, olympus v103050su000, olympus sp820uz

Barcodes:

00050332183919, 00545350041984, 04545350041984, 04545350041991

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