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Olympus SP-810UZ
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Olympus SP-810UZ Digital Camera

14MP 36x CCD Oct 2011
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
- Most powerful 36x wide optical zoom (24-864mm*) for stunning close-ups and group shots- Dual Image Stabilisation for reducing blur with fast-moving shots- Eye-Fi Card compatibility for automatic... More
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19 Reasons For

Olympus Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 1,701 user and expert reviews for Olympus cameras and found that on average Olympus has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Olympus has good ratings specifically within its compact camera digital cameras range.

Good Quality Pictures

One Olympus SP-810UZ reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was able to produce good images. Technave.com mentioned “The SP-810UZ is suitable for those who are just starting to discover that they love snapping photographs of everything, from still backgrounds to objects in motion” in their Olympus SP-810UZ review.

Good Size

One Olympus SP-810UZ owner considered that the Olympus SP-810UZ was compact. Three years ago expert website Technave.com wrote “The world's longest zoom in a compact camera!The Olympus SP-810UZ was made for travelers”.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other digital cameras of this age and type which are not 3D compatible, the Olympus SP-810UZ is 3D compatible.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The smallest optical zoom of similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago is 2.7x and the biggest is 63x. At 36 times zoom factor, the SP-810UZ has a very big optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on cameras of a comparable age and type to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the SP-810UZ, the SP-810UZ supports video recording.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The SP-810UZ has an image stabiliser. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the SP-810UZ also have an image stabiliser.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The SP-810UZ has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the SP-810UZ.

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Supports One Image Format

The Olympus SP-810UZ has a greater number of supported image formats than most compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this Olympus digital camera. The image formats RAW are also supported by this camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length

Digital cameras that have been around for more than two years have maximum focal lengths of between 0.28mm and 1,800mm, and the average maximum focal length is 250mm. With a maximum focal length of 864 millimeters, the SP-810UZ has a very long maximum focal length compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has One White Balance Mode

The number of white balance modes found on the Olympus SP-810UZ is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Fairly Big Combined Zoom

The smallest combined zoom of digital cameras of this spec and age is 3x and the biggest is 1,600x. With a combined zoom of 144 times zoom factor, the Olympus SP-810UZ has one of the biggest combined zoom amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Five Aspheric Elements

The SP-810UZ is a five aspheric element digital camera.

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4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus SP-810UZ has a 4288 x 3216 still image resolution which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution found on most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Olympus camera also have still image resolutions of 1280 x 960, 1600 x 1200 and 2560 x 1920 and 3264 x 2448. The best still image resolution of all digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the SP-810UZ is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Features One Light Metering Mode

The SP-810UZ has a greater number of light metering modes than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The most commonly featured light metering mode is Centre-weighted, but this light metering mode is not featured on this digital camera. The light metering modes Spot are also featured on this Olympus digital camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago the minimum focal lengths range from 5mm to 120mm, and the average minimum focal length is 26mm. At only 24 millimeters, the SP-810UZ has a fairly short minimum focal length compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the SP-810UZ.

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Quite Small Minimum ISO Speed

The smallest minimum ISO speed of cameras of a similar age and type to the SP-810UZ is 10 and the biggest is 1,600. When compared to other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the SP-810UZ, the SP-810UZ's minimum ISO speed of only 64 is one of the smallest.

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15 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other digital cameras that came out around the same time as the SP-810UZ, the Olympus SP-810UZ does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Olympus SP-810UZ does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the SP-810UZ also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the SP-810UZ do not have a GPS. The SP-810UZ is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

The SP-810UZ is not waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age are also not waterproof.

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Only 1/2.33"" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the SP-810UZ is 1/2.33"". That's 1% less optical sensor size than the most frequently found optical sensor size of 1/2.3"". Digital cameras of a similar age and type to the SP-810UZ optical sensor sizes range from 1/2.5"" to 2/3"".

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Heavy

When compared to other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the SP-810UZ, the Olympus SP-810UZ's weight of 413 grams is one of the heaviest. The weights of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 20g to 710g.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the SP-810UZ is more than most similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the SP-810UZ. The flash modes "Fill-in", "Flash off" and "Red-eye reduction" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Low Maximum Playback Zoom

The SP-810UZ has one of the lower maximum playback zooms (only 1.1 times zoom factor) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age. The maximum playback zooms of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the SP-810UZ range from 1x to 16x.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modes

The SP-810UZ has a greater number of shooting modes than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the SP-810UZ. The shooting modes "Movie" and "Program" are also found on this Olympus camera.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of digital cameras of a similar age and type to the SP-810UZ is 1MB and the biggest is 8.2GB. At only 14 megabytes, the SP-810UZ has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the SP-810UZ.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

Across all the similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the SP-810UZ the maximum ISO speeds range from 200 to 26,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 4,500. At only 1,600, the SP-810UZ has a fairly low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to the SP-810UZ.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the SP-810UZ is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this digital camera.

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Only Has Three Playback Modes

The Olympus SP-810UZ has a greater number of camera playback modes than most similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Olympus camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the SP-810UZ. The playback modes "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this camera.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture

With a maximum aperture of only 5.7, the SP-810UZ has a fairly big maximum aperture compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the SP-810UZ. Across all the digital cameras of this type and age the maximum apertures range from 1.8 to 87, and the average maximum aperture is 6.8.

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Thick

At 73.5 millimeters, the SP-810UZ is quite thick compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to the SP-810UZ. The depths of digital cameras that are a similar age to the SP-810UZ range from 4mm to 2,200mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Olympus SP-810UZ

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Olympus SP-810UZ has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when Olympus released the SP-810UZ.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the SP-810UZ has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the SP-810UZ.

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 14 megapixels, the Olympus SP-810UZ has a pretty standard megapixel count compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the SP-810UZ.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Auto Mode Focusing Range
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
PC Connectivity
Camera
3D Compatible
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Tripod Mount
Playback Mode
Saturation Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Level Indicator
Packaging Content
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Hand Strap
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Date Imprinting
USB 3.0 Port
Camera Shutter Speed Range

Expert Reviews

30 September 2013

The SP-810UZ is suitable for those who are just starting to discover that they love snapping photographs of everything, from still backgrounds to objects in motion. If you can get over the fact...

Potny zoom
Duy zakres ogniskowej 36x)
Szerokoktny obiektyw
Wygodna rkoje
El sensor de imagen es de 14 megapixeles
Spadek ostroci przy krawdziach obrazu
Mierna wierno odwzorowania detali
Niska rozdzielczo wywietlacza
Mao przyciskw przez co konieczne jest ustawianie podstawowych parametrw w menu podrcznym
Aparat nie pozwala na zoomowanie podczas rejestracji wideo

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 21 March 2012 by M. Neale
(Verified Purchase)

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sp810u, sp810uz, olympus sp810, olympus sp810u, olympus sp810uz, olympus hd3dbagch, olympus hd3dbagcha, olympus hd3dbagchar, olympus hd3dbagcharg, olympus hd3dbagcharge, olympus hd3dbagcharger, olympus hd3dbagchargerl, olympus hd3dbagchargerle, olympus hd3dbagchargerlea, olympus hd3dbagchargerlead, olympus hd3dbagchargerleads
Barcodes 00050332181007, 00503321809944, 03610170016175, 03610170532408, 04545350038151, 04545350038168, 05053676809236, 08432932006171

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