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Olympus Stylus 8010

alaTest has collected and analyzed 861 reviews of Olympus Stylus 8010. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Opinions about the battery and portability are generally positive. The image quality and durability also get good reviews. Views about the sensor and energy efficiency are mixed. Many are negative about the viewfinder and flash.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus Stylus 8010 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Olympus Stylus 8010

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 47 user reviews of Olympus Stylus 8010 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

79% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Olympus Stylus 8010

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 415 user reviews of Olympus Stylus 8010 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the size and portability. The price and usability also get good views. Many are critical about the shutter and flash, and opinions about the optics and memory are mixed.

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67% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2020

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 review: Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

 

The Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 is one of the most durable pocket cameras you're going to find. Its metal body and shock-absorbing system can survive drops of up to 6.6 feet and it's crushproof up to a weight of 220 pounds. On top of those things it is...

Extremely rugged for a compact; very good feature set; full, built-in user manual; 1.6GB of internal memory for photos, video.

Frustratingly slow performance; soft photos; pricey.

The Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 is rugged on the outside, but average on the inside.

Sep, 2010

Expert review by : PJ Jacobowitz (pcmag.com)

Olympus Stylus Tough-8010

 

With its tap-enabled interface, the Olympus Stylus Tough-8010 is a good fit for those who want a top-of-the-line rugged build, HD video capture, and a camera that's easy to operate while using gloves.

Good image quality with low noise. Water-, freeze-, drop-, and crush-proof. Tap-enabled interface. Lens is protected by a retracting shield. 2GB of internal storage. In-camera manual and guide.

Pricey. Images are soft towards the outer areas of the frame. Noticeable shutter lag. Long delays between shots. LCD shows motion blur.

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Jul, 2010

Expert review by : Missy Schwartz (wired.com)

Review: Olympus Stylus Tough 8010

 

Run it over, drop it from great heights, drown it. The rugged Olympus 8010 can meet any physical challenge set before it.

The Chuck Norris of point-and-shoots — virtually indestructible. More functions than we know what to do with. No casing needed to take pictures under the sea

Shutter is prohibitively slow. Photo quality not on par with similar rugged cameras. Menu system needs a serious overhaul

May, 2010

Expert review by : Josh Fate (steves-digicams.com)

Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 Review

 

The new Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 is still the perfect camera for the adventurous person. Featuring a 14-Megapixel imaging sensor, 5x optical zoom lens and 720p HD video capture, it has all of the features of a top digicam with but with the versatility...

iAuto shooting mode ; Great Overall Image Quality ; Dedicated Video Capture Button ; Versatile 5x optical zoom lens ; Tough" construction ; New simple menus ; Bright 2.7-inch HyperCrystal III LCD with anti-glare coating ; Huge internal memory ;...

Slow Camera Performance ; Noise in dark areas of image ; Weak Built-In flash ; Slow Face Detection ; Bottom Line ; The new Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 is still the perfect camera for the adventurous person. Featuring a 14-Megapixel imaging sensor, 5x...

The new Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 is still the perfect camera for the adventurous person. Featuring a 14-Megapixel imaging sensor, 5x optical zoom lens and 720p HD video capture, it has all of the features of a top digicam with but with the versatility...

Jun, 2010

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Olympus Tough-8010

 

The Olympus Stylus Tough-8010 is the latest in Olympus's Tough series of take-a-licking, keep-on-ticking digital cameras. Featuring a shockproof, waterproof, freezeproof, crushproof body--we're starting to wonder just how many more things Olympus can...

A wide-angle, non-protruding lens ; Sensor-shift image stabilization ; Durable construction ; Deep underwater capability--33 feet ; Shockproof to a drop from 5 feet ; Freezeproof to 14F or -10C ; Crushproof to 220 pounds of pressure ; In-camera manual...

Sluggish performance ; Redundant controls ; Power button small, not always responsive ; Poor battery life ; Weak flash ; AF struggles in low light ; Few manual controls ; LCD somewhat dim in bright sunlight ; No relay recording between internal memory...

Ultimately, it's hard to find a more rugged camera, but the Olympus Tough-8010 really needs a speed improvement. Most people needing a rugged camera would also like a fast one for capturing their lives in action. Last year's Stylus Tough-8000 was a...

Expert review by : Buy-n-Shoot.com (buy-n-shoot.com)

Olympus Tough 8010 Digital Camera Review

 

Three versions of panorama mode are available: auto (when the camera automatically stitches two images), manual (where user shoots and aligns the edges of three successive images) and PC (where the user shoots up to ten images to stitch themselves via...

Jun, 2010

Expert review by : Rachael D'Cruze (t3.com)

Olympus Tough 8010 review

 

It's not refined, but a great all-weather compact camera

Sep, 2011

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Olympus Tough 8010 review

 

Olympus's armour-plated compact might be the toughest camera we've seen. But can it match the performance of Panasonic's FT2?

A seriously tough compact cookie, but lacks the usability and picture performance of Panasonic’s rugged FT2

Aug, 2010

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Stuff magazine

 

Olympus's armour-plated compact might be the toughest camera we've seen. But can it match the performance of Panasonic's FT2?

A seriously tough compact cookie, but lacks the usability and picture performance of Panasonic's rugged FT2

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.co.uk)

Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 review

 

The Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 is one of the most durable pocket cameras you're going to find. Its metal body and shock-absorbing system can survive drops of up to 6.6 feet and it's crushproof up to a weight of 220 pounds. On top of those things it is...

Extremely rugged for a compact; very good feature set; full, built-in user manual; 1.6GB of internal memory for photos, video.

Frustratingly slow performance; soft photos; pricey.

The Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 is rugged on the outside, but average on the inside.

Sep, 2010

Price comparison for Olympus Stylus 8010

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Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 14MP Digital Camera with...
14 megapixels (effective), 1/2.3 in. image sensor; 5x optical zoom plus 5x digital zoom
$114.00 TO SHOP
Olympus Stylus Tough-8010 High Capacity Batteries (2...
2 High Capacity (Non-OEM) Batteries For Olympus Stylus Tough-8010 (3.7 Volt, 1000 Mah), 5 Year Warranty
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$319.00 TO SHOP
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Replacement For Olympus Stylus Tough 8010 Battery
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$379.00 TO SHOP
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