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Olympus SP815 14MP 36X Optical Zoom SLR-Style Camera with HD Video and Dual Image Stabilization

Olympus SP815 14MP 36X Optical Zoom SLR-Style Camera with HD Video and Dual Image Stabilization
alaScore 84

89 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 89 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the portability and image quality. The value for money and usability also get good comments. There are some mixed comments about the screen. There are some critical opinions about the performance.

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


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus SP815 14MP 36X Optical Zoom SLR-Style Camera with HD Video and Dual Image Stabilization is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Love the zoom and pic quality...


Only reason I marked it down a star is that it does not have a viewfinder, only an LCD screen. This makes harsh sunlight a problem.

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Not a great deal...


I thought this was a killer deal, but when I received the camera, the autofocus wasn't good and the camera felt cheap. You get what you pay for. I returned it immediately for a refund.

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Love this camera!...


I have wanted a DLR for some time and the price has always been my deciding factor not to go that route. However, this little camera is just as close as it gets! I took this on a cruise and got some amazing photos and the zoom feature is awesome!! I...


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great zoom...


Went to an NFL game. couldn't believe the zoom I could get from my seat. beautiful, clear shots and some great features.

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Bought this camera for a gift.One week after using it,it stopped working.It has been on again off again.Unfortunitly the gift was given after the 30 day return.

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Love my new camera!!...


I absolutely love this camera. I've always wated to be able to take professional looking pictures and this camera allows me to do that. Took it to Haiti on a missions trip and was able to take some incredible pictures. The zoom is awesome and the...

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Poor quality...


I bought this camera and had difficulty with the video. It kept going in and out of focus and every time it did this the sound quality and volumn went high and low. I exchanged it thinking it was a faulty unit. I got a replacement and it has the same...

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expected better...


Nice camera, but not as good as what they made it seem on tv. Some pictures close up are great, but blurry when zoomed.

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This camera Makes me feel like a professional!!!...


I received this camera right before Halloween. The pictures I took of my dogs with their costumes were great. The colors show up crisp and clear. I just love the funtion feature especially the MAGIC one. It is so easy to work, just aim and shoot. I...