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Olympus Stylus 1

Digital Versus 5 Star Camera Labs Highly Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 12 megapixel 10.7 times zoom factor digital camera
Bridge 12MP 10.7x Yes May 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Olympus Stylus 1 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Olympus Stylus 1 number 428 across all digital cameras.
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109 Reviews + 12 Awards
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Good Features
Overall Score
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has great expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with an average overall rating of 100%, based on 109 reviews.
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 digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is a good size, superior product quality and excellent design.
This Olympus digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Quite low megapixel
Only 3968 x 2976 pixels image resolution
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Average
28
Mediocre
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Very Good
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Average

Olympus Stylus 1 Video Reviews


How Big is the Olympus Stylus 1?

The Olympus Stylus 1 is 116.2mm wide and 87mm tall. It is 56.5mm deep and weighs 402g.

Olympus Stylus 1 front dimensions

Olympus Stylus 1 size in context

Olympus Stylus 1 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

12 Industry Awards

Expert review sites rave about this Olympus camera and have given it 12 awards.

The experts at websites Ljudochbild.se, Lydogbilde.no, Camera Labs, PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine all said that this Olympus digital camera was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The experts at websites Dgl.ru, Lydogbillede.dk and Digitaltrends.com all said that concluded that they would endorse this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This Olympus camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review website PC Mag who decided that this Olympus digital camera was marvellous.

01net.com, Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com all gave this camera a "5 Star" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on 31 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, CNET.com and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this camera is 84%. This puts this digital camera in the top 17% of all the cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 80 owner reviews this camera has an excellent average owner rating. 34 reviewers (77% of all reviewers) gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars. If all the digital cameras are ranked by average owner review score then this Olympus camera is in the top 13%.

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Customers Report it is a Good Size

12 customers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was compact.

  • Compact cameras with fast lenses…
    Cnet.com December 2013
  • For those who crave an enthusiast compact with more zoom range…
    Cnet.com December 2013
  • Although a compact…
    T3.com February 2014
  • A compact build…
  • Buying Guide Best compact camera Nevertheless…
    Techradar.com/au/ October 2013
  • Most are compact enough to be considered appealing alternatives to heavier, bulkier, interchangeable lens camera systems…
  • Stepping up in the compact spectrum are cameras that tend to be aimed at photographers who want full photographic control…
  • When powered down, this little camera will slip into a coat pocket and the compact style lens cap seems do do an adequate job of protecting the front element…
    Waldey (Amazon) - January 2016
  • What's really nice is that my wife can pick it up, slip it into fully auto mode and fire away to her hearts content just as easily as she can with her little compact…
    Waldey (Amazon) - January 2016
  • Build quality, rugged, great pictures, easy to carry, perfect fit for my hands…
    EY (Amazon) - October 2014

Users Report Superior Product Quality

11 customers who bought the product thought it was good quality.

Olympus Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 6,180 user and expert reviews (including 1,319 verified purchases) for Olympus digital cameras and found that on average Olympus has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Olympus has very good reviews specifically within its cameras range. 89% of those that bought a Olympus digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Nice Design

Three people who purchased the Olympus Stylus 1 agreed that it was good looking and three owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was well designed.

Customers Report it is Robust

Seven people who reviewed the product wrote that it was well made.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Eight people reckoned that it had a good zoom, four customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good autofocus and three people wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens.

  • For those who crave an enthusiast compact with more zoom range…
    Cnet.com December 2013
  • The opposite end of the zoom range is ideal for capturing sports action…
    Photoreview.com.au February 2014
  • Most are compact enough to be considered appealing alternatives to heavier, bulkier, interchangeable lens camera systems…
  • Has a superb fast lens and replicates colours authentically…
    Me (Amazon) - August 2015
  • When powered down, this little camera will slip into a coat pocket and the compact style lens cap seems do do an adequate job of protecting the front element…
    Waldey (Amazon) - January 2016
  • The zoom range is much less than the Stylus 1…
  • Very small with excellent image quality and good zoom range…
    KenC (Amazon) - February 2015
  • The zoom is amazing and the quality of photos in low light is brilliant…
  • With the flick of a lever this ring can be used for manual focus, that in my view works very well…
  • Auto focus works quickly even in low light…

Users Report Excellent Technical Features

Four people who reviewed the product considered that it had good features.

Customers Report Good Battery Life

Two owners who bought it concluded that it had a good battery life.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Nine owners who reviewed it thought it was easy to use and two owners who purchased the Olympus Stylus 1 reckoned that it was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

14 people who purchased it considered that it was able to produce good images and three customers said in their reviews that it was good in low light.

  • Stepping up in the compact spectrum are cameras that tend to be aimed at photographers who want full photographic control…
  • This camera creates superb portrait photos…
    Me (Amazon) - August 2015
  • Easy to use and creates fine images…
    Me (Amazon) - August 2015
  • Build quality, rugged, great pictures, easy to carry, perfect fit for my hands…
    EY (Amazon) - October 2014
  • Will still get you amazing pictures! While it is brimful of the latest photographic technologies, there are two, in particular, that really excite me…
  • An experience professional, or sit somewhere in the middle, this versatile compact will let you grab great pictures and provide loads of fun straight from the box…
  • If you are a serious photographer you will enjoy this camera…
    KenC (Amazon) - February 2015
  • If you are not a serious photographer you should buy something cheaper…
    KenC (Amazon) - February 2015
  • Great Camera, easy to use, Takes great pictures, Would recommend, Fits in the hand great…
    R.mountain (Amazon) - February 2014
  • Very small with excellent image quality and good zoom range…
    KenC (Amazon) - February 2015

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Six customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good viewfinder.


Features

Quite Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 12 megapixels, the Stylus 1 has one of the lower megapixels amongst cameras of this age. The average megapixel of digital cameras is 16MP.

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Only 3968 X 2976 Pixels Image Resolution

The Stylus 1 has a 3968 x 2976 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras. Cameras maximum image resolutions range from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Average Weight

The Olympus Stylus 1 has a relatively typical weight (402 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/1.7" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 10.7 times zoom factor, the Stylus 1 has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Stylus 1 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of cameras is 2.9". With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Stylus 1 has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Supports Live View

The Olympus Stylus 1 supports live view, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Stylus 1 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Stylus 1 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Olympus Stylus 1 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Stylus 1 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Olympus camera supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 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. Across all digital cameras the worst video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Olympus Stylus 1 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras range from 2.3mm to 75mm. The Stylus 1 has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (28 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Stylus 1 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The smallest minimum aperture number of cameras is -2, the largest is 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4. At only 2.8, the Stylus 1 has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras.

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Eight Aspherical Lenses

The Stylus 1 is a eight aspherical lens camera. Most of the other cameras have between 1 and 14 aspherical lenses.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Stylus 1 has a touchscreen. Most of the other cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Olympus Stylus 1 has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other cameras also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Olympus Stylus 1 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of cameras range from 1.8 to 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11. When compared to other digital cameras that we have assessed, the maximum aperture number of the Stylus 1 of only 2.8 is one of the smallest.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

Cameras have display resolutions (numeric) of between 3 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of 1,040,000 pixel, the Stylus 1 has one of the higher display resolutions (numeric) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Olympus Stylus 1 has a USB connectivity, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Olympus Stylus 1 features saturation adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature saturation adjustment.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Olympus digital camera was released in May 2015.


Product Identifiers

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