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Olympus µ 725

alaTest has collected and analyzed 119 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the design and battery are generally positive. The water proof and image quality also get good feedback. Reviews about the focus and memory are mixed. Many are less positive about the shutter and responsiveness.

portability, image quality, water proof, battery, design

responsiveness, shutter

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus µ 725 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Olympus 725 SW

 

To proof the audience their new Mju camera is able to discover the underwater world, Olympus set-up a water basin where visitors could actually test the waterproof capabilities of the new Olympus Mju 725 SW digital compact camera. With its own unique...

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Olympus Stylus 725 SW Digital

 

With today's hectic and active lifestyles, photographers need a camera they can truly rely on when the going gets tough. Luckily, being waterproof to 5m and shockproof to 1.5m, the Stylus-725 SW Digital can pretty much shrug off anything that life...

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Olympus Stylus 725 SW

 

Our Olympus 725 SW have been with us for quite some years now, and it is a perfect camera for point and shoot while out paddling. It has by now been superseeded by similar cameras with more pixels, and more features, but it still works well.

Except poor performance in dark light and a bad battery, none. We bought an extra battery, non-Olympus-branded, which we eventually had to return to the retailer, as it worked very erraticly, while the company that made it found no problems with it....

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Owners Opinion: Olympus Stylus 725 SW (wimvdv, 25 Sep 07)

 

We use this camera for the quick shooting. It is small and fits in easily in a pocket. We use this camara for outdoor sports (hiking, climbing, swimming). This camera you can take with you when having a wildwater rafting tour! The image quality isn't...

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Owners Opinion: Olympus Stylus 725 SW (ShatteredSky, 9 Aug 07)

 

Hello, I tried this one for three weeks snorkling in southern Greece. Build quality is excellent, though a tiny screw inside the USB compartment seemed to be corroded a little bit (after use). It resists several hours underwater, and depths down to 5...

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Owners Opinion: Olympus Stylus 725 SW (jodi2, 14 Jul 07)

 

I was looking for a camera to complete my DSLR, something light and tough for outdoor activities like cycling, walking, maybe rafting, not especially to go underwater. Olympus seemed to have the right models with 725SW and 770SW. I read the 770SW...

Shutter lag, focus delay, image quality, noise

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Amazon review summary for Olympus µ 725

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of Olympus µ 725 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

performance, screen, water proof, usability, design

value for money, responsiveness, portability

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Olympus Stylus 725 SW 7.1 MP Shock Resistant & Waterproof Digital Camera & 128MB Accessory Kit - Available in Red, Blue or Silver

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dv ------------ Olympus μ-725SW

 

Olympus ÃŽ¼-725SW One basic specifications ÃŽ¼725SW used 1/2.33 inch CCD, than the average DC mining 1/2.5 inch CCD slightly larger. Resolution to maintain the Level 7 million-pixel (7.1MP), the highest resolution is 3072 x 2304, the current DC market...

Good waterproof function

Own memory too low

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dv ------------ Olympus Ž¼-725SW

 

Olympus Ž¼-725SW One basic specifications Ž¼725SW used 1/2.33 inch CCD, than the average DC mining 1/2.5 inch CCD slightly larger. Resolution to maintain the Level 7 million-pixel (7.1MP), the highest resolution is 3072 x 2304, the current DC market...

Good waterproof function

Own memory too low

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Olympus µ[MJU:] 725 SW

 

Deeper submersible waterproof DC - Olympus ÃŽ¼-725SW Features Basic specifications ÃŽ¼725SW used 1/2.33 inch CCD, than the average DC mining 1/2.5 inch CCD slightly larger. Resolution to maintain the Level 7 million-pixel (7.1MP), the highest...

725SW new waterproof coating lenses to make it at 5 meters underwater filming still retain the w

Are 115,000-pixel resolution 2.5-inch LCD, the performance of the more common definition, viewing

Product Specifications

The 725SW is the latest evolution in the Stylus series--a digital camera that can withstand a 5-foot drop, shoot under water up to 10 feet, and capture phenomenal photos in any situation. The Stylus 725SW combines light, durable body construction and shock-absorbing materials throughout the interior with the sealant technology used in Olympus underwater housings. The fully-featured, compact Stylus 725SW offers 7.1 megapixels, 3x optical Olympus zoom lens, 2.5-inch LCD, Bright Capture Technology, Digital Image Stabilization Mode, and much more. Designed for everyday use yet versatile enough to shoot on the mountain, at the game, at the party, on the beach, or under water, the Stylus 725SW is a breakthrough digital camera.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Battery

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

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Built-in flash

Digital Camera

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

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.8in
Height:2.3in
Weight:5.3oz
Width:3.6in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):6.4cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Auction / Available light portrait / Beach/snow / Behind glass / Candle / Cuisine / Documents / Fireworks / Indoor / Landscape / Landscape-portrait / Museum / Night scene / Night scene with portrait / Portrait mode / Self-portrait / Shoot & select 1 / Shoot & select 2 / Sports mode / Sunset / Underwater macro / Underwater snapshot / Underwater wide 1 / Underwater wide 2

Header

Manufacturer:Olympus
Model:725 SW
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Olympus /Olympus Stylus

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/3.5-5.0
Max Focal Length:20.1mm
Min Focal Length:6.7mm
Optical Zoom:3
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Color:Cherry red/Deep blue/Titanium gray
Underwater Use: Yes

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/3"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):8.5 mm ( 1/3 ) / 8.5 mm ( 1/3" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:7.1Megapixel

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:QuickTime
Digital Zoom:5
ISO (Max):1600
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100 / ISO 1600 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 80 / ISO 800 / ISO auto
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Frames / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG
Type:Digital camera

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type: None
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