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Olympus LS20M

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Olympus LS20M

£199.00
Olympus LS-20M
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A fully featured but only average value for money 1x optical zoom 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution camcorder
1x 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 5.14MP 1" Apr 2012
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Olympus LS-20M Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the Olympus LS-20M number 181 across all camcorders.
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Value for Money
Good
82
Features
Fully-Featured
61
Age
5 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

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This camcorder has some great features:
Very light
Has an image stabilizer
Supports HDMI
Higher than average effective megapixels (movie)
Reverse angle recording
HQ internal microphones
Optional wireless remote

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Olympus LS-20M In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camcorder was released in April 2012.

Features

Average Total Megapixels

The total megapixels of the Olympus LS-20M of 5.14MP is fairly typical compared to most other camcorders. It is in the biggest 54% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Olympus LS-20M of only 1x is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 8% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest optical zoom of camcorders is 1x, the biggest is 70x, and the average optical zoom is 19x.

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Average Optical Sensor Size

The optical sensor size of the Olympus LS-20M of 0.25" is pretty average compared to most other camcorders. It is larger than 57% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This camcorder has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on camcorders.

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Very Light

The average weight of all camcorders is 570g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 7.5kg. The weight of the Olympus LS-20M of only 154g is lighter than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is lighter than 79% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus LS-20M has an image stabilizer. 69% of camcorders also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of all video cameras is 460x, with the smallest being 1.5x and the biggest being 3,500x. The digital zoom of the Olympus LS-20M of only 4x is smaller than average when compared to most other camcorders. It is in the smallest 7% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of camcorders range from 1.3" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 3". The Olympus LS-20M's display diagonal of only 2" is smaller than 93% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature.

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Supports HDMI

HDMI

The Olympus LS-20M supports HDMI. 70% of camcorders also support HDMI.

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Higher Than Average Effective Megapixels (movie)

The effective megapixels (movie) of the Olympus LS-20M of 5.14MP is higher than 67% of all camcorders when sorted by this feature. The lowest effective megapixels (movie) of camcorders is 0.41MP, the highest is 17MP, and the average effective megapixels (movie) is 4.7MP.

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Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate

The maximum frame rate of the Olympus LS-20M of only 30fps is in the slowest 14% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. Camcorders have maximum frame rates of between 25fps and 960fps, and the average maximum frame rate is 62fps.

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Has a Microphone in

The Olympus LS-20M has a microphone in. 75% of video cameras do not have a microphone in.

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Very Short Video Recording Time

The video recording time of the Olympus LS-20M of only 1.08h is shorter than 90% of all camcorders when ordered by this feature. The video recording times of video cameras range from 0.67h to 95h, and the average video recording time is 14h.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Olympus LS-20M has a built-in microphone. 54% of camcorders also have a built-in microphone.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

The Olympus LS-20M's maximum memory card size of only 32GB is smaller than 83% of all video cameras when ranked by this feature. The smallest maximum memory card size of video cameras is 2GB, the largest is 260GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 66GB.

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Full HD

Full HD

The Olympus LS-20M is Full HD, as are 70% of camcorders.

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Tripod Mountable

The Olympus LS-20M is tripod mountable, unlike 86% of video cameras which are not tripod mountable.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Olympus LS-20M's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 59mm is in the shortest 2% of all camcorders when ranked by this feature. Across all the camcorders the maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 58mm to 2,700mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 920mm.

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Does Not Support PictBridge

Like most other camcorders, the Olympus LS-20M does not support PictBridge. 97% of video cameras do not support PictBridge.

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