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SVP AQUA-5500 Digital Camera

18MP 3m 4x Jan 2014
Megapixel Waterproof Waterproof Up to Digital Zoom Release Date
SVP has unveiled the 18-megapixel max. resolution AQUA-5500 Dual-LCD underwater digital camera, which offers a 1.8" front-mounted LCD panel in addition to its more conventional 2.7" rear screen.... More
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10 Reasons For

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The SVP AQUA-5500 has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Nikon Coolpix S32 which has better reviews.

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Waterproof

Like most of the other waterproof cameras that came out more than two years ago, the AQUA-5500 is waterproof.

We compared this digital camera to all the other waterproof digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Olympus Stylus TG-2 is also worth considering.

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Fairly High Megapixel

Digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago have megapixels of between 5MP and 21MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP. The SVP AQUA-5500 has a fairly high megapixel (18 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 18MP cameras currently available including the Canon EOS 7D ($899.00) which has better reviews.

If you want a camera with a higher megapixel then you might want to look at the Canon EOS 70D ($699.00) (20.2MP) which is also higher rated.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is the most commonly found camera shutter type on digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Two Number of Batteries Supporteds

The AQUA-5500 has more number of batteries supporteds than most of the digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the AQUA-5500. This camera is a two number of batteries supported digital camera compared to most of the similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the AQUA-5500 which only have one number of batteries supported.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The AQUA-5500 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras that have been available for more than two years. Most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 4928 x 3696, 3648 x 2736 and 2592 x 1944 and 2048 x 1536.

This digital camera's still image resolution (4608 x 3456) is actually the best still image resolution amongst all waterproof cameras that are a similar age to the AQUA-5500.

The worst still image resolution amongst similar types of digital camera is 480 x 480.

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Has Three Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the AQUA-5500 is more than most digital cameras of this age and type. This SVP camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the AQUA-5500. The photo effectss "Negative film" and "Sepia" are also found on this camera.

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Fairly Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the AQUA-5500 is 24GB. At 32 gigabytes, the AQUA-5500 has a fairly large maximum memory card size compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the AQUA-5500.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The number of power sources supported by the AQUA-5500 is more than most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most frequently supported power source type supported by waterproof cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the AQUA-5500.

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14 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The AQUA-5500 does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other cameras of this type and age which have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also have an image stabilizer which you might also want to consider including the Panasonic DMC-FT3 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The AQUA-5500 does not support video capability, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the AQUA-5500 also do not support video capability.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also support video capability including the Panasonic DMC-FT3 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The AQUA-5500 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the AQUA-5500 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

It is worth also looking at alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Panasonic DMC-FT3, or the Canon PowerShot D20 ($720.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the AQUA-5500 do not support Full HD video. The AQUA-5500 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to consider including the Panasonic DMC-FT3, or the Sony DSC-TX30 ($429.09) which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Most cameras that have been around for around the same time as the AQUA-5500 are not 3D. The AQUA-5500 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you would prefer a camera that is 3D then you might want to look at the Panasonic DMC-FT3.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The SVP AQUA-5500 does not support wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the AQUA-5500 also do not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might also want to look at including the Canon EOS 70D ($699.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Low Waterproof Up to

The lowest waterproof up to of waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the AQUA-5500 is 3m and the highest is 60m. The AQUA-5500 has a fairly low waterproof up to (only 3 meters) compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that were released more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a higher waterproof up to then you might want to consider the Nikon Coolpix S32 (10m) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 2.7 inches, the AQUA-5500 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the AQUA-5500. Cameras of a similar spec and age to the AQUA-5500 have display diagonals of between 1.8" and 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

There are a number of alternative 2.7" screen digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including the Nikon Coolpix S8200 which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Canon EOS 70D ($699.00) (3" and higher rated), the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-850 (3" and higher rated), or the Ricoh WG-4 (3" and higher rated).

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of cameras of this age and type is 5.9x. With a digital zoom of only 4 times zoom factor, the SVP AQUA-5500 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as the AQUA-5500.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom cameras to this camera and we think the Panasonic DMC-FT3 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the Ricoh WG-4 (7.2x) which also has a higher rating.

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Very Short Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The average slowest camera shutter speed of waterproof cameras that were released around the same time as the AQUA-5500 is 9.7s, and the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 0.03s to 60s. The AQUA-5500 has one of the shorter slowest camera shutter speeds (only 0.25 seconds) amongst waterproof cameras of this age.

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Only Features Two Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the AQUA-5500 is more than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on waterproof cameras that have been available for more than two years. The flash modes "Forced off" is also featured on this camera.

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Only 320 X 240 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the SVP AQUA-5500 is 320 x 240 pixels. That's 92% less video resolution than the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. In addition, this digital camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is actually the worst supported video resolution across all waterproof cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

The best supported video resolution across similar types of camera is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the AQUA-5500 is more than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by waterproof cameras that are a comparable age to the AQUA-5500.

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Quite Big Minimum RAM

The smallest minimum RAM of cameras of a comparable type and age to the AQUA-5500 is 64MB, the biggest is 1.1GB, and the average minimum RAM is 630MB. At 1,024 megabyte, the SVP AQUA-5500 has a fairly big minimum RAM compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the AQUA-5500.

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1 Other reason to consider the SVP AQUA-5500

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when SVP released the AQUA-5500.

Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Design
Waterproof
Colour of Product
Waterproof Up to
Shock Resistant
Lens System
Digital Zoom
Minimum Aperture Number
Fixed Focal Length
Focusing
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Video
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
HD Type
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Maximum Memory Card Size
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Second Display Diagonal
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
System Requirements
Minimum Processor
Minimum RAM
Other Features
Built-In Flash

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