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Olympus SZ-11

67

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Olympus SZ-11

Olympus SZ-11
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A good spec but 6 year old compact camera
Compact 14MP 20x Yes Sep 2011
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Olympus SZ-11 Review

With very good features, we have scored the Olympus SZ-11 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
20x optical wide zoom (25-500mm)\
Dual image stabilisation\
Multi-motion movie is\
720p HD movie and HDMI control\
Eye-Fi card compatibility\
3D photo shooting mode
Only 4288 x 3216 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

Olympus SZ-11 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Olympus SZ-11 is 4288 x 3216 pixels. That's 13% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The Olympus SZ-11's sensor megapixels of only 14MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 30% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The Olympus SZ-11's optical zoom of 20x is in the biggest 21% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Olympus SZ-11 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Digital cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Olympus SZ-11 of only 1,600 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 90% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus SZ-11 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Olympus SZ-11's minimum aperture number of 3 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 71% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The Olympus SZ-11's camera shutter speed of 0.5s is faster than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the fastest 13% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Olympus SZ-11 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Olympus SZ-11's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 87% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Olympus SZ-11 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Olympus SZ-11 supports a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all cameras the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Olympus SZ-11 of 59MB is bigger than 69% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average internal memory of all cameras is 50MB, with the smallest being 1MB and the biggest being 700MB.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Olympus SZ-11 of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 21% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Night Mode

The Olympus SZ-11 has a night mode, unlike 96% of cameras which do not have a night mode.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Olympus SZ-11 supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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3D

The Olympus SZ-11 is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Olympus SZ-11 does not support Full HD video. 76% of digital cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Olympus SZ-11 of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 35% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Olympus SZ-11 is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Olympus SZ-11 features multi-shot function. 90% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Olympus SZ-11's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 25mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 26% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Olympus SZ-11 of 6.9 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 88% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus v102040se000

Barcodes:

04545350038465, 04545350038472

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