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Olympus Stylus 1S

dkamera.de Recommended
An award winning and 2 year old compact camera
Compact 12MP 10.7x Yes Apr 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Olympus Stylus 1S Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Olympus Stylus 1S number 563 across all digital cameras.
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43 Reviews + 1 Award
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has great expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received a "Recommended" award from Dkamera.de. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer 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.
Customers report good picture quality, it is easy to use and excellent product quality.
The Stylus 1S has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Has an image stabilizer
Quite low megapixels sensor
Only 3968 x 2976 pixels image resolution

Olympus Stylus 1S Video Reviews


Olympus Stylus 1S In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This Olympus camera received a "Recommended" award from website Dkamera.de who said that this camera was very good.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, digitalfoto.dk, dkamera.de and digitalfotoforalla.se this camera has an overall expert rating of 85 out of 100. Experts think this Olympus digital camera is one of the better cameras.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 38 owner reviews this camera has an excellent average owner rating. Over 76% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. Owners think this digital camera is one of the better digital cameras.

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Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Eight owners who bought it reckoned that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Seven people thought it was easy to use.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Six customers wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Olympus Has Very Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 6,224 expert and owner reviews (including 1,337 verified purchases) for Olympus cameras and found that on average Olympus has very good ratings. We also found that Olympus has very good ratings 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.

Users Report it is Robust

Four owners who purchased the Olympus Stylus 1S wrote that it was well made.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two customers who reviewed the Olympus Stylus 1S agreed that it had a good viewfinder.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Three people who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had a good zoom.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Seven customers who bought the Olympus Stylus 1S considered that it was compact.


Features

Quite Low Megapixels Sensor

The megapixels of the Olympus Stylus 1S of only 12MP is quite low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 13% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Only 3968 X 2976 Pixels Image Resolution

The Stylus 1S has a maximum image resolution of 3968 x 2976 pixels. That's 26% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Average Optical Zoom

The Stylus 1S's optical zoom of 10.7x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus Stylus 1S has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The Olympus Stylus 1S's weight of 402g is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly High Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of digital cameras is 3 pixels, the highest is 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels. The Olympus Stylus 1S's display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is fairly high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 8% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The Olympus Stylus 1S supports live view, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Quite High Playback Zoom (max)

Across all the digital cameras the playback zoom (max) range from 1x to 30x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 10x. The playback zoom (max) of the Stylus 1S of 14x is fairly high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 17% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Stylus 1S features noise reduction, unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not feature noise reduction.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Stylus 1S has a wind filter, unlike 96% of digital cameras which do not have a wind filter.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Stylus 1S features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Stylus 1S has a shoe mounting point, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Fairly Big Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Stylus 1S of 0.588" is quite big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 10% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The smallest image sensor size of digital cameras is 0.25", the biggest is 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.5".

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Stylus 1S has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Stylus 1S supports Full HD video. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Stylus 1S features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Stylus 1S has an external flash connector. 87% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Stylus 1S does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that 90% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Stylus 1S of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

The Olympus Stylus 1S's maximum aperture number of only 2.8 is fairly small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 13% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Olympus Stylus 1S has a touchscreen, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Stylus 1S supports Wi-Fi, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in April 2015.


Product Identifiers

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