Sensor-shift image stabilization
The SP-620UZ performs well for a sub-$200 point-and-shoot. You get a powerful lens with a 25mm wide angle for a reasonable price. If you can live without quick focus, fast performance, and a high-resolution LCD, you'll have fun going zoom zoom zoom with the SP-620UZ.
Fairly decent results
The SP-620UZ, whilst styled like the ubiquitous mini DSLR, lacks the bells and whistles of that kind of camera and more expensive bridge models, but so what. Viewed as a point and shoot camera on which you get a broader than average lens reach and from which it's possible to derive some fairly decent results, when all's said and done it's a thumbs up for the Olympus SP-620UZ.
Modest ISO range
The Olympus SP-620UZ is an entry-level superzoom with modest ambition, but fortunately a low(ish) price that suggests anyone purchasing won't feel they are taking a big risk. The all-encompassing lens reach may not match pricier cameras, but it remains at a level with which it is practical to shoot handheld and still get sharp results.
Magic filters are unique to Olympus
When taking into account the price of the SP-620UZ the features and performance make it extremely good value for money, ideal for those who are looking for a decent amount of zoom but are on a tight budget. Image quality is good, with only a few minor handling issues providing any problems with the camera.
Image Stabilisation for movies and stills
The Olympus SP-620 is a very good buy if you want lots of zoom and ease of use. It may not have many frills, but it takes a decent picture in reasonable light or within flash range. You get a lot of lens power for the price. It does its job with a minimum of fuss.
Good macro performance
A good performance overall from the chunky Olympus SP-620UZ, but it's overshadowed by its slimmer sibling, the SZ-14. The lack of a bundled rechargeable battery or the ability to zoom while filming are disappointing, but the long lens and high resolution are both tempting, as is the price.
Attractive all-metal body design
Like most of the fixed-lens Olympus cameras introduced at CES 2012, the VR-340 seems to be a minor update at best. Did the VR-320 really need a replacement? Only the market can decide. With slightly improved features and a lower price point, we can hardly complain, it's just not the most exciting news in the industry. Shooting with the VR-340 feels:okay. Not great, but passable.
Camera is easy to grip
The Olympus VR-340 is a pocketable camera with a decent zoom range, making it an ideal choice for taking pictures on your holidays. Image quality is OK, but nothing to get excited about and video recording isn't full 1080p HD, although you can use the magic filters. Colour reproduction is decent and if you are a camera user who struggles to grip a camera, the VR-340 is easy to grip thanks to the groove at the front.
Picture quality is good
The Olympus VR-340 may not be the most advanced digital camera, but you get a lot of zoom for your money. Picture quality is good for a camera in this price bracket and the longer lens gives you scope to cover most standard photo opportunities. It also has a couple of features that you do not expect to find at this price level. These include a metal body and the ability to recharge the battery via a USB computer connection.
Design and aesthetic is trendy
It's got funky looks that would appeal to a younger generation, but in terms of performance, we've seen better ones. Very few cameras in the market, which fall within this price bracket, manage to boast about features like a 14MP sensor, 5x zoom and 3-inch screen, so it does hold its own in this department. The build quality of the camera itself is good and seems durable enough, but sadly everything else is just average and there's not a single feature that stands out.
This camera has its ins and outs, and its ups and downs, but it takes great images, and at a GREAT price! Everything about it is manageable. The only problem that sticks out is that you need good light for a good picture. But the light doesn't have to be THAT good, just okay lighting and use of the flash will solve that problem. Overall, this camera is great, and I'd definitely recommend it!
Considering its tiny, pixel-packed sensor and an ultra-zoom lens that naturally comes with its own set of compromises, the Olympus SP-610UZ produces surprisingly usable images, at least outdoors in bright light. While noise reduction does rob you of some fine detail even at base ISO, the overall impression is that the SP-610UZ produces generally sharper and more pleasing images than its 30x zoom cousin, the SP-800UZ.
Excellent value for money
A compact camera with this amount of optical zoom takes some practice to get the best results. If it's more than the average amount of zoom you are looking for in a compact camera then the SP-610UZ offers excellent value for money. Although it's not going to fit in your pocket the camera is quite small considering the amount of zoom.
Cheap plastic construction
The Olympus SP-610UZ is a 22x wide-angle, ultra-zoom compact digital camera released in early 2011 primarily for casual photographers. Featured is a 22x (35mm equivalent of 28mm-616mm) optical zoom lens designed to allow users to enjoy the performance typically associated with a 500mm-equivalent DSLR camera. Also included are new Magic Filters for creating artistic effects, support for 720p HD video, and 3D compatibility for stills- Â?
The Olympus VG-110 is a budget compact digital camera that comes with great photographic functions in a smart, sleek design small enough to fit in your pocket. This camera has a 12megapixel sensor, 4 x optical zoom and comes wtih 7 Magic Filters to add artistic effects to your images.
Reasonable price tag
Remember that good-natured kid you went to school with who didnâ??t talk much in class, but always did a decent job on tests and homework? Thatâ??s what the Olympus VR-320 is like. Itâ??s a simple camera that doesnâ??t have many noteworthy features, but includes the essentials. It also has a reasonable price tag of $199.
Decent focal range
We can't shake the impression that the VR-320 is a modest camera at a modest price, and, apart from the fact that it's cheap and offers a decent focal range to boot (in theory, if not always in practice when it comes to some distinctly shaky imagery at the telephoto end), there is little beyond that to get overly excited about.
Easy to use
We weren't expecting a great deal from a camera priced at just over the 100 mark, and we were right to have modest expectations. Yes, Olympus might have been generous in providing a 12.5x wide angle optical zoom and metal-bodied model for this price, but when results are distinctly average and not a great deal better than those to be had from a modern smartphone, the initial good impression is rather undermined.
LCD is big and clear, nice to work with
The Olymus VR-320 is a superzoom digital camera with a slimline, stylish and compact design. This camera comes with photographic features like a 12.5x super wide 24-300mm optical zoom lens and 14megapixel sensor, while only being 19.3mm deep making it ideal for capturing quality images whilst on the move.
Super macro mode works great for extreme close-up photography.
The Bottom Line During my review of the Olympus Stylus 7010, I found a beginner-level camera with one of the larger optical zoom lenses that you'll find in a sub-$200 camera. The Stylus 7010 also offers some interesting features, what Olympus calls "magic filters," which are art filters that allow for effects such as fish eye, among others.
However, the Stylus 7010 has a few awkward features, especially the navigational buttons on the back.
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