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Olympus Stylus SH-2

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An award winning and fully featured 16 megapixel 24 times zoom factor camera
Bridge 16MP 24x Yes Mar 2015
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Olympus Stylus SH-2 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Olympus Stylus SH-2 number 198 across all digital cameras.
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36 Reviews + 1 Award
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Overall Score
46
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 86% 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 lens quality, it is robust and good video capture.
This Olympus digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Quite big optical zoom
Does not have a GPS (satellite)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the Stylus SH-2 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. However good for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras as well being good for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras.
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
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How Big is the Olympus Stylus SH-2?

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 is 108.8mm wide and 63.2mm tall. It is 42.4mm deep and weighs 271g.

Olympus Stylus SH-2 front dimensions

Olympus Stylus SH-2 size in context

Olympus Stylus SH-2 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Optyczne.pl who said that this camera was exceptional.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This camera received a rating of 90 out of 100 from expert review website optyczne.pl. The expert review sites think this Olympus camera is one of the very best cameras.

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User Reviews Are Good

This camera has an average user rating of 86 out of 100 based on 37 user reviews. Over 84% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 86% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Very Good Brand

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

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Three customers who bought the Olympus Stylus SH-2 considered that it had a good image stabiliser and two people mentioned that this digital camera had a good zoom.

Users Report it is Robust

Three customers who purchased the product mentioned that it was strong and durable, three customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good at resisting water ingress and three owners who bought the product reckoned that it was well made.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Two people said in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus SH-2 was good for video recording.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Five owners thought this digital camera was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Nine people who reviewed it thought it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

Six customers who purchased it thought it was easy to use.


Value For Money

Average Priced

We checked 417 digital cameras and they range in price from $29 to $6,895. We think that this digital camera has an average price compared to other digital cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Olympus Stylus SH-2 of £273.09 ($273.09) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $146.85.

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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Olympus Stylus SH-2 has a pretty average megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Weight

The Stylus SH-2 has a relatively typical weight (271 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

Cameras have optical zooms of between 0.34x and 83x. At 24 times zoom factor, the Olympus Stylus SH-2 has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Stylus SH-2 has a pretty typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Stylus SH-2 features noise reduction. Most of the other cameras also feature noise reduction.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The maximum memory card sizes of cameras range from 1GB to 2.1TB, and the average maximum memory card size is 48GB. The Olympus Stylus SH-2 has one of the largest maximum memory card sizes (128 gigabytes) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Stylus SH-2 has a self-timer. Most of the other cameras also have a self-timer.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Stylus SH-2 has a pretty typical digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Stylus SH-2 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Large Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of cameras range from 1.8 to 130. At 20, the Stylus SH-2 has a fairly large maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 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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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Olympus digital camera have a still image resolution(s) of 3264 x 2448 and 2048 x 1536. Across all digital cameras the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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380 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 is a digital camera that takes 380 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Stylus SH-2 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other digital cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Olympus Stylus SH-2 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). 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. The video resolution of all cameras ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 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 typical of many digital cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Stylus SH-2 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras range from 2.3mm to 2,000mm. The Stylus SH-2 has one of the longer maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (600 millimeters) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 has a touchscreen. Most of the other digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Olympus camera was released in March 2015.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00050332189386, 00050332189423, 04545350048563, 04545350048600

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