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Olympus SP-810UZ

alaTest has collected and analyzed 228 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the performance and image quality are generally positive. The value for money and usability are also mentioned favorably. The build quality and viewfinder get less positive views, and views are divided on the responsiveness.

portability, usability, value for money, image quality, performance

shutter, viewfinder, build quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus SP-810UZ is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Olympus SP-810UZ Review

 

Olympus has had a very successful 2011, wherein they introduced some really 'head turning' cameras. The PEN range of Micro Four Thirds and a one-of-its-kind, the SZ-30MR, a travel compact in an extremely slim frame camera, from their camera line-up,...

The Olympus SP-810UZ is available in India at a market operating price of Rs.18,999. The camera does really well in the design and build quality departments and with a large lens of 36x zoom, this attribute cannot be ignored in the features part of the...

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Olympus SP-810UZDigital Camera Review

 

Olympus' SP series aims to push the ultrazoom category further, squeezing ever-longer zoom ratios into bodies only slightly larger than a compact system camera. The SP-810UZ is the most ambitious so far, boasting an amazing 36x lens, one of the longest...

For us, innovation is always welcome in the saturated ultrazoom market. Olympus’ SP series deserves credit here for trying something different. Their goal is to fit the same capabilities of a clunky superzoom camera into a smaller, more portable body....

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Olympus SP-810UZ Preview

 

Olympus has just announced "one of the smallest cameras currently on the market with a zoom of 36x" -- the SP-810UZ -- which replaces last year's SP-800UZ. While the 810 retains the 14-mega pixel image sensor, 3.0-inch LCD, and 720p HD video recording...

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Olympus SP-810UZ

 

A compact ultrazoom that sacrifices image quality for size

Sharp lens for a superzoom

Noisy, even at low ISOs; Small size is hard to handle; Control over common variables is limited

For us, innovation is always welcome in the saturated ultrazoom market. Olympus’ SP series deserves credit here for trying something different. Their goal is to fit the same capabilities of a clunky superzoom camera into a smaller, more portable body....

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Amazon review summary for Olympus SP-810UZ

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 103 user reviews of Olympus SP-810UZ from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

usability, value for money, performance, image quality, lens

responsiveness

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

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Great camera for the $!

 

Super fast shipping and processing. Typical Newegg service, great!

Excellent zoom and picture quality. I've been shopping around for a decent point and shoot under $200 for a couple months. Glad I waited

None so far

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Great Camera..Great Value..Super Service

 

Outstanding Camera with lots of features... Highly Recommended!!!

Reliable Quality Value

none

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great camera, lots of features.

 

I like the sleekness, ease of use, and all the options this camera offers. Although I am learning much about this camera, so far with what I have used it for I have been very pleased. Great battery life too!

Easy To Use ; Fast/accurate auto-focus ; Good Image Quality ; Good Image Stabilization ; Good in Low Light ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Nice Body Color ; Short Lag Time ; Small / Compact ; Still A Learning Process

None I Can Say Right Now

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great camera, lots of features.

 

I like the sleekness, ease of use, and all the options this camera offers. Although I am learning much about this camera, so far with what I have used it for I have been very pleased. Great battery life too!

Easy To Use ; Fast/accurate auto-focus ; Good Image Quality ; Good Image Stabilization ; Good in Low Light ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Nice Body Color ; Short Lag Time ; Small / Compact ; Still A Learning Process

None I Can Say Right Now

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for the price a great deal

 

use on trips,because of size

Easy To Use ; Good Image Quality ; Good Image Stabilization ; Great Zoom ; Large Clear LCD ; Nice Body Color ; Short Lag Time

Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI Interface: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity:WiFi Ready / WITH EYE-FI

General Features

3D:3D enabled
Bridge Camera: Yes
Chip Type:CCD
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2.3''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:4
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/850S

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:Internal + External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Olympus LI-50 B
Battery Type:Olympus LI-50 B

Recording

Aperture Priority: Yes
Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
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