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Olympus Stylus SH-2

£273.09
optyczne.pl Editor's Choice
An award winning and 2 year old bridge digital camera, good for wildlife photography
Bridge 16MP 24x Yes Mar 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Olympus Stylus SH-2 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Olympus Stylus SH-2 number 195 across all digital cameras.
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43 Reviews + 1 Award
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Average
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
64
Good

Why Has it Scored 64?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 86% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received an "Editor's Choice" award from Optyczne.pl. 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.
Customers report good lens quality, it is robust and is a good size.
The Stylus SH-2 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite big optical zoom
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Does not have a GPS (satellite)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 154 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also very good for sports photography, ranking number 139 in sports photography cameras, but good for portrait photography, ranking number 172 in portrait photography cameras.
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How Big is the Olympus Stylus SH-2?

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 is 108.8mm wide and 63.2mm tall. It is 42.4mm deep and weighs 271g.

Olympus Stylus SH-2 front dimensions

Olympus Stylus SH-2 size in context

Olympus Stylus SH-2 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by website Optyczne.pl who thought that this Olympus camera was outstanding.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Camera expert review website optyczne.pl scored this camera 90 out of 100. This means that experts think this Olympus camera is one of the very best digital cameras.

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Good Owner Reviews

People who bought this Olympus camera rated this camera 86 out of 100 on average. Over 84% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 86% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Olympus Has Very Good Camera Reviews

We checked 6,224 owner and expert reviews (including 1,337 verified purchases) for Olympus digital cameras and found that on average Olympus has very good reviews. We also found that Olympus has very good reviews specifically for its digital cameras. 90% of those that bought a Olympus camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Four customers considered that the product had a good image stabiliser and two owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good zoom.

Customers Report it is Robust

Four owners who purchased the Olympus Stylus SH-2 concluded that it was well made, three people said in their reviews that this digital camera was strong and durable and three owners who bought it reckoned that it was good at resisting water ingress.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Two customers said in their reviews that the product was a good size and two owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was compact.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Two owners agreed that this digital camera was good for video recording.

Users Report Nice Design

Two people said in their reviews that it was good looking and two customers who bought this digital camera said that it was retro.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Seven owners said that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

12 customers who bought it considered that it was able to produce good images.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Six owners reckoned that this digital camera was easy to use.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £273.09 it is cheaper than 56% of cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Olympus Stylus SH-2 and the United Kingdom price of £273.09 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $419.94 (£546.85).

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Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Olympus Stylus SH-2 of 16MP is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Stylus SH-2 of 24x is in the biggest 12% 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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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Stylus SH-2's minimum aperture number of 3 is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Stylus SH-2 has an image stabilizer. 77% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Stylus SH-2 of 271g is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Stylus SH-2's display diagonal of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Stylus SH-2's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Stylus SH-2 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|3264 x 2448|2048 x 1536|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Stylus SH-2 of 4x is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Stylus SH-2 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Stylus SH-2 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the Stylus SH-2 does not have a GPS (satellite). 90% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Noise Reduction

The Stylus SH-2 features noise reduction, which is unusual. 92% of cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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380 Battery Life

The Stylus SH-2 is a digital camera that takes 380 shots battery life.

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Quite Large Maximum Memory Card Size

The Olympus Stylus SH-2's maximum memory card size of 128GB is in the largest 4% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average maximum memory card size of all digital cameras is 48GB, with the smallest being 1GB and the largest being 2.1TB.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Stylus SH-2 has a touchscreen, unlike 84% of digital cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

The Olympus Stylus SH-2's maximum aperture number of 20 is in the largest 8% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Stylus SH-2 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720 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.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since March 2015.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00050332189386, 00050332189423, 04545350048563, 04545350048600

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