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Olympus Stylus 1S

dkamera.de Recommended
An award winning and fully featured 12 megapixel 10.7 times zoom factor camera
Compact 12MP 10.7x Yes Apr 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Olympus Stylus 1S Review

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38 Reviews + 1 Award
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50
Good Features
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has great expert reviews and excellent user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
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 good picture quality, it is easy to use and excellent product quality.
This Olympus digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Quite high display resolution (numeric)
Quite low megapixel
Only 3968 x 2976 pixels image resolution

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Olympus Stylus 1S In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that they would recommend this digital camera. This Olympus digital camera received a "Recommended" award from Dkamera.de.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this digital camera is 85% based on five expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, Les Numeriques.com, digitalfoto.dk and dkamera.de. This puts this Olympus camera in the top 13% of all the digital cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as superb. Over 76% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This Olympus camera in the top 18% of all the cameras when ranked by user rating.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Eight owners who reviewed it concluded that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Seven owners who bought this digital camera wrote that it was easy to use.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Six owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was good quality.

Olympus Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 6,180 expert and owner 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 for its cameras. 89% of those that bought a Olympus digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report it is Robust

Four people who reviewed it agreed that it was well made.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two owners who bought it reckoned that it had a good viewfinder.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two people who purchased the product agreed that it had a good zoom.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Six people who reviewed the product concluded that it was compact.


Features

Quite Low Megapixel

The Olympus Stylus 1S has one of the lower megapixels (only 12 megapixels) amongst cameras of this age. The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP.

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Only 3968 X 2976 Pixels Image Resolution

The Olympus Stylus 1S has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras. This Olympus digital camera has a 3968 x 2976 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Cameras maximum image resolutions range from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Average Weight

The Stylus 1S has a fairly average weight (402 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This 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 1S has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Stylus 1S has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 1,040,000 pixel, the Olympus Stylus 1S has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras. The display resolutions (numeric) of cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels.

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Supports Live View

The Olympus Stylus 1S supports live view. Most of the other digital cameras also support live view.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Stylus 1S features noise reduction, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Stylus 1S has a wind filter, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Olympus Stylus 1S has a shoe mounting point, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

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

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Olympus Stylus 1S has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of only 2.8, the Stylus 1S's maximum aperture number is one of the smallest amongst digital cameras. Across all the cameras the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 130.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital 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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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Stylus 1S features brightness adjustment. Most of the other digital cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Stylus 1S supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Quite High Playback Zoom (max)

At 14 times zoom factor, the Stylus 1S has a quite high playback zoom (max) compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have playback zoom (max) of between 1x and 30x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 10x.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Olympus Stylus 1S has an external flash connector, as do most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Stylus 1S does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Stylus 1S supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras also support Full HD video.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

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

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Has a Touchscreen

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

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since April 2015.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00050332189799

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Olympus Stylus 1S

Higher display resolution (numeric)
31.3x bigger optical zoom
3.8 larger maximum aperture number
299x shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

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