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Olympus Stylus 1S Digital Camera

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12MP 10.7x BSI CMOS Apr 2015
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
I just love the elegant leather-texture grip. Being super-slim and lightweight, theSTYLUS 1s is perfect for my trips to amazing sights around the world. A fusion of the renowned OM-D shooting... More
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28 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This Olympus digital camera was given a "Recommended" award by Dkamera.de who thought that this compact camera was good.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on five expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, Les Numeriques.com, digitalfotoforalla.se and dkamera.de the average expert rating of this digital camera is 85%.

Excellent Owner Reviews

This compact camera has a terrific average owner rating based on 23 owner reviews.

Good Quality Lens

A few customers who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good lens. Si2005 gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “F2.8 lens did a good job”. Terry Dacktill rated the Olympus Stylus 1S 5 stars and he mentioned “The ring around the lens can be used to override auto setting to give you f2.8 when you need it”.

Two people who bought the product reckoned that it had a good zoom. In November Chappie mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Optical zoom is bright at all distances”. A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good autofocus. Rajeev_d said in their Olympus Stylus 1S review on Amazon “Excellent supermacro focus” and gave the Olympus Stylus 1S an excellent review.

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Good Quality Pictures

A number of Olympus Stylus 1S owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Belard Da Fonseca wrote in their review of this digital camera “Fast focus, easy to operate, bright and clear images and a perfect f2.8 all along the zoom range” . A few weeks ago Debsa mentioned on Amazon “Fantastic Pictures”. In November this year Mr Scott said “And my professionall photography friend says the quality of image is good up to a higher iso than the reviews on-line” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

One person thought the product had a good image sensor.

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Easy to Use

A few customers who purchased the Olympus Stylus 1S concluded that it was easy to use. In November Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Great camera, easy to use, takes great pictures” in their Olympus Stylus 1S review and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars. This month Joe Mullally scored the Olympus Stylus 1S 5 stars and he mentioned in his review on Amazon “Very simple to use and the auto setting isn't bad”. Mr Scott scored it 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon this year “A joy to use”.

One person who bought this digital camera concluded that it had a touch sensitive screen. Terry Dacktill mentioned in his review on Amazon “Another positive for me is the touch sensitive rear screen” and scored the product very highly.

One customer concluded that it was easy to setup. Iveljay said on Amazon this year “Thanks to the pretty well standardised layout of the Olympus menus these days it is trivial to set up to work like my OMDs”.

One Olympus Stylus 1S reviewer mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Terry Dacktill rated the product as very good and he said in his Olympus Stylus 1S review last year “I found myself right at home with no need to play the CD for the 980 page instruction manual! There is quick menu access from the FN2 button”.

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Good Size

Several customers who bought it wrote that it was compact. Belard Da Fonseca said on Amazon “Great compact camera” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Belard Da Fonseca also said “The BEST compact camera for travels”. Debsa mentioned “The camera is really compact” in their Olympus Stylus 1S review.

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a good weight. Terry Dacktill said on Amazon “Small, versatile, light weight, high quality feel” in his review and gave it a score of 5 stars. One Olympus Stylus 1S owner said that the Olympus Stylus 1S was good structurally.

One person said that the Olympus Stylus 1S was lightweight. Iveljay wrote on Amazon this month “An excellent lightweight stand-in for when an OMD is overspecified” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Product Quality

Some customers said in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus 1S was good quality. Chappie mentioned “Quality Olympus Construction & bright stunning lens” . Chappie also mentioned “I'm not concerned with just 12MP as the sensor & Zuiko lens are top quality and give really sharp results”. Joe Mullally wrote “Got some excellent quality photos” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Robust

Five Olympus Stylus 1S owners who reviewed the product wrote that it was well made. In November this year Chappie said in their review of the Olympus Stylus 1S “Great high spec solid (die cast metal) camera”. James H. said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Highly recommend this compact camera to anyone who wants ease of use with built in no-hassle versatility”. Terry Dacktill wrote in his Olympus Stylus 1S review “The built in lens cap is a nice convenience feature”.

Olympus Cameras Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,701 expert and owner reviews for Olympus cameras and found that on average Olympus has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Olympus has good reviews specifically for its compact cameras.

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Nice Design

One person who reviewed the Olympus Stylus 1S considered that it was a good design. Expert review site Digitalversus.com wrote “Olympus has kept the Stylus 1's classy and audacious design, which d” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

One Olympus Stylus 1S reviewer who bought it concluded that it was smooth. In November last year Terry Dacktill mentioned on Amazon “The zoom is smooth to operate and can be set at fast or slow” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars.

One Olympus Stylus 1S reviewer who bought the Olympus Stylus 1S thought it was good looking. This year Joe Mullally gave it an excellent review and he wrote on Amazon “Beautiful little travel camera”.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product had a good screen. One person who bought this digital camera considered that it had an electronic viewfinder. Terry Dacktill mentioned in his review of this digital camera “The view through the EVF is excellent and every bit as large”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus 1S had a good viewfinder. A few weeks ago Chappie wrote on Amazon “Lovely bright viewfinder”.

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Good Support

One customer who bought it wrote that it had good technical guidance.

Good Technical Features

One person thought it had good features. James H. wrote in his review of the Olympus Stylus 1S on Amazon “Excellent specification and features”.

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Stylus 1S supports Full HD video, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The Stylus 1S supports WiFi connectivity, as do most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Stylus 1S has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than a year ago.

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Stereo Audio System

This camera has a Stereo audio system, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Lens Image Stabilizer

This camera has a Lens image stabilizer, which is the most commonly found image stabilizer on cameras of this age and type.

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Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the Olympus Stylus 1S is more than most compact cameras that were released more than a year ago. This camera supports a RAW image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by compact cameras that were released more than a year ago.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The Stylus 1S has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most cameras of this type and age. The most commonly found HDMI connector is Mini, but this HDMI connector is not found on this Olympus digital camera. The HDMI connectors Micro are also found on this Olympus camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

At 60 seconds, the Stylus 1S has a quite long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. Compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Stylus 1S have maximum camera shutter speeds of between 30s and 300s.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The average display resolution of comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus 1S is 1,500,000 pixels, and the display resolutions range from 1 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels. The Olympus Stylus 1S has one of the higher display resolutions (1,040,000 pixel) amongst similar spec digital cameras of this age.

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Has Six White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Olympus Stylus 1S is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a Shade white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on digital cameras of a similar age and type to the Stylus 1S. The white balance modes "Auto", "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Sunny" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Olympus digital camera.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Stylus 1S is more than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera supports a PCM audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by cameras of this age and type.

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Very Narrow

The Stylus 1S is quite narrow (only 116.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus 1S. The widths of compact cameras that are a similar age to the Stylus 1S range from 110mm to 170mm.

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Supports Two ISO Speeds

The Olympus Stylus 1S has a greater number of ISO speeds than most cameras of this age and type. This Olympus digital camera supports a 100 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by cameras that were released more than a year ago. The ISO speed "12800" is also supported by this camera.

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Features Four Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Stylus 1S is more than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This digital camera features a Face detection auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Stylus 1S. The auto focus "Continuous Auto Focus", "Single Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Olympus camera.

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11 Reasons Against

Not Waterproof

The Olympus Stylus 1S is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Stylus 1S is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other compact cameras that came out more than a year ago are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Stylus 1S does not have a GPS. Most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus 1S also do not have a GPS.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The Stylus 1S does not support video recording, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus 1S also do not support video recording.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Olympus Stylus 1S does not have a built-in flash, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras of this spec and age also do not have a built-in flash.

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Very Low Megapixel Count

The average megapixel count of cameras of a comparable type and age to the Stylus 1S is 20MP. With a megapixel count of only 12 megapixels, the Stylus 1S has one of the lower megapixel counts amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Very Big Maximum Aperture

At only 2.8, the Olympus Stylus 1S has a quite big maximum aperture compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Stylus 1S. Cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Stylus 1S have maximum apertures of between 2.7 and 22.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

The least total megapixel count of digital cameras that were released around the same time as the Stylus 1S is 12MP, the most is 33MP, and the average total megapixel count is 21MP. The Olympus Stylus 1S has a quite few total megapixel count (only 12.76 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Stylus 1S.

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Only 3968 X 2976 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Stylus 1S has a 3968 x 2976 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. Most cameras of this age and type have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution. Digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the Stylus 1S maximum image resolutions range from 1280 x 1024 pixels to 8688 x 5792 pixels.

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Very Low JPEG Frame Rate

Digital cameras of this spec and age have JPEG frame rates of between 30fps and 60fps. The Stylus 1S has a quite low JPEG frame rate (only 30 frames per second) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the Stylus 1S.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Stylus 1S the minimum focal lengths range from 18mm to 28mm, and the average minimum focal length is 24mm. The Olympus Stylus 1S has a very long minimum focal length (28 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were released one year ago.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Olympus Stylus 1S

Released Over a Year Ago

This digital camera was released over a year ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 3 inches, the Stylus 1S has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the Stylus 1S.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as 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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Average Weight

With a weight of 402 grams, the Olympus Stylus 1S has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Stylus 1S.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 10.7 times zoom factor, the Stylus 1S has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a BSI CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Focusing
Auto Focus
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
External Flash Connector
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Shoe Mounting Point
Shoe Mounting Point
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Resolution and Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Wind Filter
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Audio System
Noise Reduction
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Live View
Saturation Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Mode
Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Technical Details
Smartphone Remote Support

1 Award

dkamera.de Recommended

Expert Reviews

(7)
4 August 2015

One thing still amazes us: the compactness of the Stylus 1s. Unfortunately, though, given its very few updates, especially in terms of picture quality (same sensor, same processor), the constant...

Otherwise, the changes made are all in firmware. You can now change the zoom control on the left side of the camera's lens barrel to operate in steps rather than smoothly, with a total of nine... Read more…

12 April 2015

Released towards the end of 2013, the Olympus Stylus 1 was an enthusiast all-in-one camera boasting a 12MP high-sensitivity CMOS image sensor, the TruePic VI image processor, and a 10.7x i.Zuiko... Read more…

Il y a une chose qui nous étonne toujours autant : la compacité du Stylus 1s. Par contre, en vue des très faibles évolutions apportées, notamment en termes de qualité d'image (même capteur,...

9 November 2015

Stylus 1s ligner Olympus' systemkameraer i OM-D-serien til forveksling, men er et kompaktkamera. Det har kraftig zoom, en fin sk...

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User Reviews

(22)
Reviewed 2 July 2015 by Jack
Jack would recommend the Olympus Stylus 1S (Verified Purchase)

After many years working with Nikons and Canons its taken me a while to learn and become comfortable with the Olympus designers' style. So far we're doing fine. Like all small sensor cameras it... Read more…

Reviewed 11 June 2015 by Len
Len would recommend the Olympus Stylus 1S (Verified Purchase)

This is my first experience with any Olympus product and I must say that the Olympus Stylus 1s turned out to be a better camera than I expected it to be. The auto focus is fast and sharp. Zoomed... Read more…

Reviewed 24 June 2015 by Texas Angler
Texas Angler would recommend the Olympus Stylus 1S

I purchased the Stylus 1s for my daughter as a graduation present. A week later we left for an Alaska vacation. She was pretty new to photography and still relied on "auto" mode heavily. I was... Read more…

Reviewed 19 April 2015 by Incredible Cruiser
Incredible Cruiser would recommend the Olympus Stylus 1S

My Stylus 1s arrived this afternoon from B&H I immediately when to my favorite street shooting spot, the Playa del Rey breakwall in Los Angeles, to see what it could do. We're leaving on Monday... Read more…

Reviewed 18 May 2015 by Carrie Nolan
Carrie Nolan would recommend the Olympus Stylus 1S (Verified Purchase)

I went to the B&H on 34th Street with a simple "must have" list for the camera I wanted to get, and no working knowledge of what camera I should go for. I wanted a camera that had a video option,... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus stylus1, olympus stylus1s, olympus stylus1sb, olympus stylus1sbl, olympus stylus1sblk, olympus v109020bu000
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