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Olympus SP-820UZ Review
|6 Reviews + 1 Award|
|3 Years Old|
Why Has it Scored 47?
It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 79%. This digital camera has received a "Highly Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Olympus digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
The SP-820UZ has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite big optical zoom
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Very small digital zoom
Olympus SP-820UZ In-Depth Analysis
One Industry Award
The editor of review site PhotographyBlog.com decided that this Olympus digital camera was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.
Expert Reviews Are Average
Olympus Has Very Good Camera Reviews
We checked 6,224 expert and user reviews (including 1,337 verified purchases) for Olympus cameras and found that on average Olympus has very good reviews. We also found that Olympus has very good reviews specifically within its digital cameras range. 90% of those that bought a Olympus digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
The Olympus SP-820UZ's sensor megapixels of 14MP is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.
Quite Big Optical Zoom
The SP-820UZ's optical zoom of 40x is in the biggest 7% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution
This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".
Average Minimum Aperture Number
The minimum aperture number of the SP-820UZ of 3.4 is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The Olympus SP-820UZ has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.
Quite Fast Camera Shutter Speed
Digital cameras have camera shutter speeds of between 0.000062s and 8s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.16s. The SP-820UZ's camera shutter speed of 0.25s is fairly fast compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the fastest 23% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.
Has a Built-In Flash
The Olympus SP-820UZ has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.
The weight of the Olympus SP-820UZ of 485g is in the heaviest 18% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.
Very Small Digital Zoom
The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 0.72x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The digital zoom of the SP-820UZ of only 4x is fairly small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 22% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.
Quite Large Display Diagonal
The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Olympus SP-820UZ's display diagonal of 3" is quite large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 9% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.
Features Brightness Adjustment
The SP-820UZ features brightness adjustment. 79% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.
Has an HDMI Port
The SP-820UZ has an HDMI port. 71% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.
Features Contrast Adjustment
The SP-820UZ features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
The Olympus SP-820UZ does not support Wi-Fi. 72% of digital cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.
Supports Video Capability
The Olympus SP-820UZ supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.
Fairly Large Closest Focusing Distance
The closest focusing distance of the SP-820UZ of 0.01m is quite large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 23% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.
Features Face Detection
The Olympus SP-820UZ features face detection. 89% of digital cameras do not feature face detection.
Features Saturation Adjustment
The SP-820UZ features saturation adjustment. 88% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution
This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.
Energy Star Certified
The SP-820UZ is Energy Star certified. 98% of cameras are not Energy Star certified.
Does Not Feature Bluetooth
Like most other digital cameras, the Olympus SP-820UZ does not feature bluetooth. 96% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.
Features Date Imprinting
The Olympus SP-820UZ features date imprinting, unlike 93% of digital cameras which do not feature date imprinting.
Has a Tripod Mount
The SP-820UZ has a tripod mount. 75% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.
Average Image Sensor Size
The SP-820UZ's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.
Four Aspherical Lenses
The Olympus SP-820UZ is a four aspherical lens digital camera.
Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
The Olympus SP-820UZ's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 896mm is quite long compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 7% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.
Released Over Three Years Ago
Olympus released the SP-820UZ in October 2013.
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