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Olympus SP810-UZ Digital Camera

Compact Camera 14MP 36x May 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Olympus has good reviews for its cameras
Good size
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Olympus Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 4,447 owner and expert reviews (including 623 verified purchases) for Olympus cameras and found that on average Olympus has good ratings. We also found that Olympus has good ratings specifically for its medium megapixel digital cameras. 88% of those that bought a Olympus camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One owner wrote in their reviews that the product was compact. Expert website Technave.com gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and wrote “The world's longest zoom in a compact camera!The Olympus SP-810UZ was made for travelers” in their review of this digital camera.

Heavy

With a weight of 413 grams, the SP810-UZ is quite heavy compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The lightest medium megapixel camera that has been around for more than two years is 20g , the heaviest is 1.3kg, and the average weight is 250g.

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El Sensor De Imagen Es De 14 Megapixeles

One person said in their reviews that it had a good image sensor. Technave.com said “El sensor de imagen es de 14 megapixeles” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images. Expert review site Technave.com mentioned four years ago “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”.

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Potny Zoom

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good zoom. Technave.com wrote “El zoom es equivalente a un lente profesional de 24 864 mm” in their review of this digital camera. Technave.com also mentioned “Potny zoom” in their review.


Lens System

Quite Big Optical Zoom

At 36 times zoom factor, the SP810-UZ has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera. Comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have optical zooms of between 0.34x and 65x, and the average optical zoom is 14x.

If this Olympus digital camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Nikon P510 (£293.00) (42x) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera have maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 18mm and 1,500mm. At 864 millimeters, the Olympus SP810-UZ has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Five Aspheric Elements

The SP810-UZ is a five aspheric element camera.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the SP810-UZ has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst cameras of this age. Digital cameras of this age and type have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 4.5mm and 40mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 7.4, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.5 to 38. The SP810-UZ has one of the bigger maximum aperture numbers (only 5.7) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Olympus SP810-UZ has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including the Nikon L31 which has better reviews.

If you want a bigger digital zoom then you might also want to look at the SAMSUNG ST96 (5x and higher rated), the WB250 (5x and higher rated), or the SAMSUNG DV300F (5x and higher rated) all from Samsung.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Olympus SP810-UZ supports video capability. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera also support video capability.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras which support video capability currently available including because of it's better review score, the Pentax K-01.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Olympus SP810-UZ has a built-in flash. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Olympus SP810-UZ has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The SP810-UZ has an image stabilizer. Most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have an image stabilizer.

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4288 X 3216 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus SP810-UZ has a 4288 x 3216 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras of this age and type. In addition, this Olympus digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 1280 x 960, 1600 x 1200 and 2560 x 1920 and 3264 x 2448. The still image resolution of all cameras that are a comparable age to this camera ranges from 640 x 360 to 4928 x 3264.

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Only 1/2.33"" Optical Sensor Size

The biggest optical sensor size of the SP810-UZ is 1/2.33"". That's 1% less optical sensor size than a 1/2.3"" digital camera, which is the most common optical sensor size.

A 1/2.33"" optical sensor size is actually the worst optical sensor size amongst all cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

Amongst comparable types of digital camera the best optical sensor size is 2/3"".

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Only 4288 X 3216 Pixels Image Resolution

The SP810-UZ has a higher image resolution than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Olympus digital camera has a 4288 x 3216 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most digital cameras that were released around the same time as it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

This digital camera's image resolution (4288 x 3216 pixels) is actually the worst image resolution amongst all similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

The best image resolution across comparable types of digital camera is 4928 x 3264 pixels.

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Camera

Features Saturation Adjustment

The SP810-UZ features saturation adjustment. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also feature saturation adjustment.

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Features Histogram

The SP810-UZ features histogram, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Very Low Playback Zoom (max)

The lowest playback zoom (max) of cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera is 1x and the highest is 16x. The Olympus SP810-UZ has one of the lower playback zoom (max) (only 1.1 times zoom factor) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The Olympus SP810-UZ features connection to PC, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Supports PictBridge

The SP810-UZ supports PictBridge, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The SP810-UZ features voice recording. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The SP810-UZ has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in microphone.

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Design

Mao Przyciskw Przez Co Konieczne Jest Ustawianie Podstawowych Parametrw W Menu Podrcznym

One customer said in their reviews that this digital camera was not easy to use the menus. Four years ago Technave.com said “Mao przyciskw przez co konieczne jest ustawianie podstawowych parametrw w menu podrcznym”.


Memory

Very Small Internal Memory

At only 14 megabytes, the Olympus SP810-UZ has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera. Digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera have internal memory of between 8MB and 8GB.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the SP810-UZ has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

Digital cameras with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Df (£2,039.00) (3.2"), the D4 (£4,225.00) (3.2"), or the D4S (£3,379.99) (3.2") all from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

Olympus released the SP810-UZ in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus v103020bu000, olympus sp810uz
Barcodes 00050332181007, 00503321809944, 03610170016175, 03610170532408, 04545350038151, 04545350038168, 05053676809236, 08432932006171

Other Digital Cameras to Consider

Nikon P600 vs Olympus SP810-UZ

Nikon P600 vs Olympus SP810-UZ
Nikon P600 Olympus SP810-UZ
£ 204.99 £0.00
Vastly Higher Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Significantly Higher ISO Sensitivity (max)
Hugely Bigger Internal Memory
Vastly Higher Display Resolution (numeric)
Significantly Smaller Digital Zoom
0.9m Smaller Normal Focusing Range (tele)

Canon PowerShot G16 vs Olympus SP810-UZ

Canon PowerShot G16 vs Olympus SP810-UZ
Canon PowerShot G16 Olympus SP810-UZ
£ 246.99 £0.00
0.04m Smaller Closest Focusing Distance
Vastly Longer Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
8.9x Higher Playback Zoom (max)
11,200 Higher ISO Sensitivity (max)
31x Smaller Optical Zoom
Two Times Bigger Maximum Aperture Number

Samsung NX vs Olympus SP810-UZ

Samsung NX vs Olympus SP810-UZ
Samsung NX Olympus SP810-UZ
£ 189.99 £0.00
16GB Bigger Internal Memory
Vastly Higher ISO Sensitivity (max)
26s Longer Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
A Lot Higher Motion JPEG Frame Rate
779.3mm Shorter Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Only One Number of Aspheric Elements
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