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Olympus Camedia C-760 Ultra Zoom

alaTest has collected and analyzed 142 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the glare and focus. The value for money and usability are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the low light performance and portability.

responsiveness, usability, value for money, focus, glare

portability, low-light

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus Camedia C-760 Ultra Zoom is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

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Great pictures, when they are not blurry

 

I bought my Olmpus Stylus 760 about two months ago. I am not a heavy digital camera user, nor am I any type of professional photographer. So here is an honest review from an everyday user. Pros: -7.1 Megapixel, awesome pictures and color, though ...

5x optical zoom, weather resistant

Very difficult to take a non-shaky picture

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Olympus C-760 Ultra Zoom review

 

Available only through Jessops, the C760 is an exclusive offering to the chain of camera shops. It's common practice for camera manufacturers to offer certain shops variants of its range as an exclusive. Sometimes the models are better than the...

10x Optical Zoom, USB 2.0

Exclusive to Jessops, 1 MP less than old model

You can only buy this from the one chain, so research the model above it (the C750-UZ) for comparison

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Olympus Camedia C-760 Ultra Zoom

 

On test, the C-760 delivered images that were clear, with accurate colour but slightly boosted saturation and contrast. Metering favoured shadows over highlights. No fringing was detected in backlit shots. Stuck pixels were abundant in exposures over...

Excellent close-up performance ; Conservative power consumption ; Good handling and range of controls

No image stabilisation ; Slow AF in low light (no AF assist light) ; Poor auto white balance in incandescent light [BG05

On test, the C-760 delivered images that were clear, with accurate colour but slightly boosted saturation and contrast. Metering favoured shadows over highlights. No fringing was detected in backlit shots. Stuck pixels were abundant in exposures over...

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Olympus C-760 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera Announced

 

Photography Blog is on the case in announcing the brand new Olympus C-760 digital camera. It offers a 3.2 megapixel sensor, a massive 10x optical zoom lens, 2.0USB and super macro mode. UK/European Readers buy the Olympus C-760 The Olympus C-760's main...

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Amazon review summary for Olympus Camedia C-760 Ultra Zoom

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 15 user reviews of Olympus Camedia C-760 Ultra Zoom from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, focus, glare, value for money, performance

responsiveness

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Olympus C760, 3MP, 10 x Optical ZoomOlympus C760, 3MP, 10 x Optical Zoom

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Olympus Camedia C 760 Ultra Zoom : Olympus C-760 Ultra Zoom

 

Was using a fuji for about 3 years and then it was time for an upgrade. I felt the optical zoom was something I needed and went for the ultra zoom model. I decided that the 760 was a good compromise between price and features. The battery life is good....

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Olympus Camedia C-760 Ultra Zoom: Olympus C-760 Ultra Zoom

 

Was using a fuji for about 3 years and then it was time for an upgrade. I felt the optical zoom was something I needed and went for the ultra zoom model. I decided that the 760 was a good compromise between price and features. The battery life is good....

Fantastic Zoom, natural picture quality, plenty of features

Need a steady hand or tripod with that fantastic zoom

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Olympus Camedia C 760 Ultra Zoom : Yes, I bought another Olympus!

 

Well, following several happy years with my C-990 I felt it was time for an upgrade. I always felt the optical zoom was somewhat lacking on the 990 so I thought the ultra zoom model would be a good bet. I had my eye on the 770 model, but following...

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Yes, I bought another Olympus!

 

Well, following several happy years with my C-990 I felt it was time for an upgrade. I always felt the optical zoom was somewhat lacking on the 990 so I thought the ultra zoom model would be a good bet. I had my eye on the 770 model, but following...

Great optical zoom, Good battery life, Loads of features

Fussy menus, Battery costs

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Olympus

 

times 10 optical zoom brilliant, manual or auto focu...

Product Specifications

Fill your frame with stunning close-up detail. With its compact form, ultra light weight and powerful 10x zoom, the C-760 Ultra Zoom allows you to get to the heart of the story. Whether you want to capture a bird resting high in a tree or another distant subject, this model is your perfect companion. Jaw-dropping macro capability is also assured in Super Macro mode for shots as close as 3cm away. And the fun doesn't stop there. The C-760 Ultra Zoom also allows movie recording with sound. An optimized electronic viewfinder with 240, 000 pixels offers superb framing flexibility. Take advantage of a host of manual features and push your creativity to the limit.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Olympus Li-10B

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Pop-up flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:xD-Picture Card / xD-Picture Card Type H / xD-Picture Card Type M

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:2.7in
Height:2.4in
Weight:0.7lbs
Width:4.1in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:1.8in
Diagonal Size (metric):4.6cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:2 in 1 / Landscape / Night scene / Panorama assist / Portrait mode / Sports mode

Flash Memory

Form Factor:xD-Picture Card
Storage Capacity:16MB

Header

Manufacturer:Olympus
Model:760 Ultra Zoom
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Olympus CAMEDIA C

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.8-3.7
Max Focal Length:63mm
Min Focal Length:6.3mm
Optical Zoom:10
Type:Zoom lens

Optical Sensor

Interpolated Resolution:7.7Megapixel
Optical Sensor Size:1/2.7"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):9.4 mm ( 1/2.7 ) / 9.4 mm ( 1/2.7" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:3.2Megapixel

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:QuickTime
Digital Zoom:3
ISO (Max):400
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO auto (100-400)
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode / Panorama mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Blackboard / Saturation / Sepia / Whiteboard
Still Image Format:JPEG / TIFF
Type:Digital camera

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Color Support:Color
Viewfinder Type:Electronic
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