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Olympus µ 7000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 86 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the battery and design. The image quality and usability also get good feedback, but the energy efficiency and value for money get mixed reviews. Some have doubts about the shutter and memory.

portability, usability, image quality, design, battery

performance, memory, shutter

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus µ 7000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 86 reviews)

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Olympus Stylus 7000


Easy-to-navigate menu system ; Packed with features ; Very light ; Light-up rear panel controls

Jerky zoom ; Non-standard USB cable ; No HDMI cable included ; Image detail only average

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Olympus Stylus 7000 12MP Digital Camera (Black) + 2GB Deluxe Accessory Kit Camera Review


Excellent resolution and powerful zoom ; Creative feature set

Narrow 37mm field of view ; Standard-definition video only

The 7x optical zoom Olympus Stylus-7000 is a stylish compact geared to the creative photographer.

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Review: Olympus Stylus 7000 digital camera


The Stylus 7000 certainly delivers in terms of style, ease of use, and a creative feature set.

For general photography, the automatic camera mode is a good place to start. The Stylus 7000 will set exposure and aperture for you, but you can customize the settings by enabling exposure compensation, white balance adjustment, and a host of other...



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Olympus Mju 7000 Digital Camera Review


Are you a chronic self-portrait shooter or frequent happy snapper whose photos are generally of people? Or do you upload a lot of images to social networking sites such as Facebook or MySpace? If your answer is yes to either of these questions then...

Obviously, the overall effect is increasingly dramatic as the subject fills more and more of the frame but that's not to say it won't work as well for couple and group shots etc. It is important to be aware however, that the images processed in beauty...

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This camera is the best value for about $200


Best value for about $200

Everything... The camera turns on and is ready to shoot so quickly. It is small and light weight enough to take everywhere. Has so many great features for taking great pictures

Haven't found any yet

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Olympus Stylus 7000


I will never buy anything but olympus again. the quality of the pictures is by far the best i've seen. You will not be disappointed if you purchase this camera.

The pictures and features of this camera are awesome. I would recommend this camera to anyone who enjoys high quality family or wild life pics. The outdoor pictures are supreme

you need to buy a good size memory card

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Amazon review summary for Olympus µ 7000


alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Olympus µ 7000 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

portability, image quality, usability, battery, color

performance, value for money, responsiveness

78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Olympus Stylus 7000 12 MP Digital Camera with 7x Optical Dual Image Stabilized Zoom and 3-Inch LCD (Silver)Olympus Stylus 7000 12 MP Digital Camera with 7x Optical Dual Image Stabilized Zoom and 3-Inch LCD (Blue)Olympus Stylus 7000 12 MP Digital Camera with 7x Optical Dual Image Stabilized Zoom and 3-Inch LCD (Blue)

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Olympus Stylus 7000


I just started using this camera and like its features. Lightweight, yet 12 MP, very easy setup and operation. the 7x zoom is excellent and the super-macro is amazing. You can take photos from less than an inch. The 3-in viewer is crisp and bright, the...

good photo quality


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Good but look cheap!


We needed a camera that is easy to use and carry while on vacation. The Good. I chose the Olympus 7000 because the features and...

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Olympus Stylus 7000 review


Packs a serious punch, The Olympus Stylus 7000 comes with a range of features and options that make it a great buy. 12-mega pixel resolution and 7x optical dual image-stabilized zoom allows for photos that don't lose any of their sharpness or color...

Vary nice


Product Specifications

Put an advanced digital camera in your pocket for less than you think. A powerful 7x optical zoom and a host of other advanced technologies are found in the STYLUS-7000's compact, stylish body. Now you can capture everything from the finer details in life to the most expansive panoramas with ease.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Olympus LI-42B

Camera Flash

Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

Digital Camera Type:Compact
Supported Flash Memory:microSD Card / xD-Picture Card/xD-Picture Card / microSD Card

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3in
Diagonal Size (metric):7.6cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Beach/snow / Beauty / Candle / Cuisine / Documents / Fireworks / Indoor / Landscape / Night scene / Night scene with portrait / Portrait mode / Self-portrait / Smile shot / Sports mode / Sunset/Landscape / Portrait mode / Beach/snow / Self-portrait / Fireworks / Night scene / Sports mode / Sunset / Indoor / Cuisine / Candle / Beauty / Night scene with portrait / Documents / Smile shot


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Olympus Stylus

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/3.5-5.3
Max Focal Length:46.2mm
Min Focal Length:6.6mm
Optical Zoom:7
Type:Zoom lens


Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/2.33 / 1/2.33"/1/2.33"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):10.9 mm ( 1/2.33 ) / 10.9 mm ( 1/2.33" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:12Megapixel

Optical System

Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer: Yes
Image Stabilizer:Optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:AVI / MJPEG/AVI / MJPEG
Digital Zoom:5
Face Detection: Yes
ISO (Max):1600
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100 / ISO 800 / ISO 400 / ISO 200 / ISO 64 / ISO 1600 / ISO auto/ISO 100 / ISO 1600 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 64 / ISO 800 / ISO auto
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Sepia/Black & White / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Digital camera