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Olympus Stylus SZ-12

$199.99
A good value for money and fully featured 14 megapixel 24 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 14MP 24x Yes Dec 2013
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Olympus Stylus SZ-12 Review

Representing average value for money and with mediocre reviews, we have ranked the Olympus Stylus SZ-12 number 308 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 42?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly big optical zoom
1" image sensor size
Only 4288 x 3216 pixels image resolution
Very small digital zoom

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How Big is the Olympus Stylus SZ-12?

The Olympus Stylus SZ-12 is 106.5mm wide and 68.7mm tall. It is 39.5mm deep and weighs 216g.

Olympus Stylus SZ-12 front dimensions

Olympus Stylus SZ-12 size in context

Olympus Stylus SZ-12 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

We checked 6,180 expert and user reviews (including 1,319 verified purchases) for Olympus cameras and found that on average Olympus has very good reviews. 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.


Value For Money

Average Priced

The cheapeast digital cameras that we found costs $29 and the most expensive costs $6,895. We think that this camera has an average price.


Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 14 megapixels, the Stylus SZ-12 has a pretty standard megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The Stylus SZ-12 has a higher image resolution than most cameras. This Olympus camera has a 4288 x 3216 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all cameras ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 216 grams, the Stylus SZ-12 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

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

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 24 times zoom factor, the Olympus Stylus SZ-12 has one of the bigger optical zooms amongst digital cameras of this age. The average optical zoom of cameras is 12x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Stylus SZ-12 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Stylus SZ-12 has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Stylus SZ-12 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus Stylus SZ-12 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 600 millimeters, the Stylus SZ-12 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. Cameras have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 2.3mm and 2,000mm.

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Dustproof

The Olympus Stylus SZ-12 is dustproof, as are most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of cameras is 11x. With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the Stylus SZ-12 has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution

The Stylus SZ-12 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras. This Olympus camera has a 4288 x 3216 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 4288 x 2416, 3264 x 2448, 2560 x 1920, 2048 x 1536 and 1920 x 1080 and 1600 x 1200. The still image resolution of all cameras ranges from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 (worst) to 6016 x 4000 (best).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in December 2013.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus sz12silver

Barcodes:

00050332181878, 00050332181885, 00070090049579, 00079531654327

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