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Olympus Stylus SH-2

Olympus Stylus SH-2
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7 Reviews
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Fully-Featured
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A Less Popular Choice
70
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3 Years Old
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and classic 24x optical zoom digital camera. It's really easy to use and able to produce good images, and compact.
24x 271g Compact 16MP Mar 2015
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Olympus Stylus SH-2 number 562 across all digital cameras.

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 93%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2019.
This Olympus digital camera has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabiliser
Has a built-in flash

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What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

97
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.7 stars (7 reviews)

57%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the Olympus Stylus SH-2?

Picture Quality
4
3
Lens System
5
0
Viewfinder / Screen
1
2
Features
2
1
Ease of Use
5
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Size and Weight
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Design
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Price
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Connectivity
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Robustness
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Some Customers Thought it Was Priced Reasonably
  • ... price at present while stocks last however I still think this camera represents good value for money as it stands. The camera is supplied with a battery, ...
    S Finnerty - Amazon 4 Apr 2015
  • ... If these features are not important then it may be worth trying to get hold of the SH-1 which is discounted to an attractive price at present while stocks last ...
    S Finnerty - Amazon 4 Apr 2015
  • One Person Thought it Was Robust
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    One Owner Thought it Did Not Have a Good Battery Life
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    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size

    Several people thought that the Olympus Stylus SH-2 was compact and was a good size.

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    Compact
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... photos... Easy to Use. Good in Low Light. Great Resolution. Large Clear LCD. Small Compact. Viewfinder. Poor in Low Light. Short Battery Life.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 3 Nov 2015
  • ... really cool bit of kit. The camera is solid in construction and much more compact that expected. The operation of the camera is easy use the buttons and ...
    Leaving the room... mic drop - Amazon 17 Apr 2015
  • ... logical, sensibly located and well marked. The size is more toward a traditional compact cameras than the tiny IXUS cameras but will still fit into a large ...
    S Finnerty - Amazon 4 Apr 2015
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    A Good Size
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some Customers Thought it Was Well Designed

    Three people thought that the Olympus Stylus SH-2 was good-looking.

  • Compact, stylish camera. This is a really cool bit of kit. The camera is solid in construction and much more compact that expected. The operation of the ...
    Leaving the room... mic drop - Amazon 17 Apr 2015
  • ... overwhelming mega pixels making data storage lighter. The camera has a retro style housing modern technology.
    Leaving the room... mic drop - Amazon 17 Apr 2015
  • A Solid and Stylish camera. Clunky software and WiFi though. I have always used Canon IXUS digital cameras and was interested to see how this compact Olympus ...
    S Finnerty - Amazon 4 Apr 2015
  • Eight People Thought it Was Not Hard to Use

    Seven people thought that the Olympus Stylus SH-2 was really easy to use.

  • ... pictures, at least, I do have experience with video cameras) I can attest that this camera is very easy to use straight out of the box and produces excellent ...
    Bathory - Amazon 20 Apr 2015
  • ... Stars. Absolutely great wee camera, got some brilliant holiday snaps! It's so easy to use!
    Julia groves -raines - Amazon 24 May 2015
  • ... easy to use on a network or straight to a printer. The camera is easy to use from taking it out of the box. I have used this for a variety of shots and ...
    Leaving the room... mic drop - Amazon 17 Apr 2015
  • ... good picture preview. The Wi-Fi feature is great and easy to use on a network or straight to a printer. The camera is easy to use from taking it out of ...
    Leaving the room... mic drop - Amazon 17 Apr 2015
  • Some Owners Thought the Olympus Stylus SH-2 Had Great Technical Features

    Two people thought that the Olympus Stylus SH-2 had good features.

  • ... size and works well in most lights allowing good picture preview. The Wi-Fi feature is great and easy to use on a network or straight to a printer. The ...
    Leaving the room... mic drop - Amazon 17 Apr 2015
  • ... with a range that tends to sacrifice ultimate picture quality and features for compact size and style. This camera is nearly identical to it's predecessor ...
    S Finnerty - Amazon 4 Apr 2015
  • One Person Thought This Digital Camera Was Not Easy to Connect to Other Devices
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    One Person Thought it Was Great When it Came to Technical Guidance
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    One Person Thought it Had a Poor Capacity
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    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had a Good Lens

    Three people thought that the Olympus Stylus SH-2 had a good zoom.

  • The Olympus SH-2's sensor sits behind a powerful 24x optical zoom lens identical to that in last year's Olympus SH-1. It provides 35mm-equivalent focal ...
    Imaging Resource.com 10 Mar 2015
  • ... and it has performed much better than my other camera on cocomparison (a Sony) The optical zoom gives a good quality picture along with the decent but ...
    Leaving the room... mic drop - Amazon 17 Apr 2015
  • ... the instructions with hints on the menus and a logical structure. The zoom is responsive and powerful with the 24X optical capability able to go up to ...
    S Finnerty - Amazon 4 Apr 2015
  • Some People Thought it Had a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Two people thought that the Olympus Stylus SH-2 had a good screen.

  • ... for casual photos... Easy to Use. Good in Low Light. Great Resolution. Large Clear LCD. Small Compact. Viewfinder. Poor in Low Light. Short Battery Life.
    Bhphotovideo.com - Bhphotovideo.com 3 Nov 2015
  • ... operation of the camera is easy use the buttons and the screen. The screen is a good size and works well in most lights allowing good picture preview. ...
    Leaving the room... mic drop - Amazon 17 Apr 2015
  • The Majority of People Thought it Produced Good Quality Photos

    Several people thought that the Olympus Stylus SH-2 was very able to produce good images and was good in low light.

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    Very Able to Produce Good Images
    6 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • ... Olympus Pen system at home and also use a Sony RX100II. ~The Sony produces very high quality images and video, but I don't love it as a camera. This is ...
    Marieloua - Amazon 25 Jun 2015
  • ... buttons and the screen. The screen is a good size and works well in most lights allowing good picture preview. The Wi-Fi feature is great and easy to use ...
    Leaving the room... mic drop - Amazon 17 Apr 2015
  • ... and it has performed much better than my other camera on cocomparison (a Sony) The optical zoom gives a good quality picture along with the decent but ...
    Leaving the room... mic drop - Amazon 17 Apr 2015
  • This compact little camera takes great pictures indoor and outdoor, as seen in the attached photos. The photos are not retouched. No visible noise in low ...
    Vivavi - Bhphotovideo.com 3 Nov 2015
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    Good in Low Light
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees

    How Good Are Olympus Digital Cameras?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Bigger than average optical zoom
    Average minimum aperture number
    Has an image stabiliser
    Has a built-in flash
    Longer than average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Supports Full HD video
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Has a self-timer
    Features noise reduction
    1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
    Larger than average maximum memory card size
    Has a touchscreen
    Has a built-in speaker(s)
    380 battery life
    Larger than average maximum aperture number
    Average megapixels
    Average maximum ISO sensitivity
    Average camera shutter speed
    Average weight
    Average display diagonal
    Only 4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Only 4608 x 3456 still image resolution
    Very small digital zoom
    Does not have a GPS
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution

    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of people thought it was good in terms of size
    Some customers thought it was well designed
    Eight people thought it was not hard to use
    Some owners thought the Olympus Stylus SH-2 had great technical features
    The vast majority of people thought it had a good lens
    Some people thought it had a good screen or viewfinder
    The majority of people thought it produced good quality photos
    Average Megapixels

    The Stylus SH-2's sensor megapixels of 16MP is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 47% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Only 4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

    This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608x3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

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    Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

    The Stylus SH-2's optical zoom of 24x is bigger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 14% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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    Average Minimum Aperture Number

    The minimum aperture number of the Stylus SH-2 of 3 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 55% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Stylus SH-2 has an image stabiliser. 69% of digital cameras also have an image stabiliser.

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    Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Olympus Stylus SH-2 of 6,400 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 46% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Average Camera Shutter Speed

    The camera shutter speed of the Stylus SH-2 of 0.0005s is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is longer than 45% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Average Weight
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    The Stylus SH-2's weight of 271g is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 62% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Stylus SH-2 has a built-in flash, as do 69% of digital cameras.

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    Only 4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

    The highest still image resolution supported by the Stylus SH-2 is 4608 x 3456. That's 14% higher resolution than a 4320 x 3240 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. This camera also supports a still image resolution of 4608x3456, 3264x2448, 2048x1536 plus 1 more value. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 6000 x 3368.

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

    The Stylus SH-2's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 600mm is in the longest 11% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Supports Full HD Video
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    The Stylus SH-2 supports Full HD video. 82% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Stylus SH-2 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 74% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Has a Self-Timer

    The Stylus SH-2 has a self-timer. 85% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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    Features Noise Reduction

    The Olympus Stylus SH-2 features noise reduction, unlike 93% of digital cameras which do not feature noise reduction.

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    1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

    This digital camera has a 1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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    Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

    The maximum memory card size of the Olympus Stylus SH-2 of 128GB is in the largest 6% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The maximum memory card sizes of cameras range from 1GB to 520GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 41GB.

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    Has a Touchscreen

    The Olympus Stylus SH-2 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 84% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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    Very Small Digital Zoom

    The digital zooms of digital cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The Stylus SH-2's digital zoom of only 4x is in the smallest 28% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Average Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the Olympus Stylus SH-2 of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 62% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Does Not Have a GPS

    Like most other digital cameras, the Olympus Stylus SH-2 does not have a GPS. 92% of digital cameras do not have a GPS.

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    Has a Built-in Speaker(s)

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

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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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    Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

    The Olympus Stylus SH-2's maximum aperture number of 20 is larger than 94% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    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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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Olympus Stylus SH-2 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    What the Reviews Say

    Some customers thought it was priced reasonably
    70
    Age

    Olympus Stylus SH-2 Release Date

    March 2015

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    When Are Most New Olympus Digital Cameras Released?

    We looked at the release dates for new Olympus cameras over the last 3 years, but couldn't see any obvious pattern.

    Last year most new Olympus cameras were released in November, with five new Olympus cameras released that month. In June 2017, one new Olympus digital cameras were released making it the biggest month that year for new Olympus camera releases. The biggest month in 2016 for new Olympus camera releases was January, with two new Olympus cameras released that month.

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    How Fast Do Olympus Camera Prices Drop After Release?

    Most digital cameras drop in price by 4% in the first 6 months after release, however Olympus digital cameras tend to depreciate faster.

    In the first 6 months after release, Olympus digital cameras drop in price by 7% on average. That means a saving of £70 on a typical £1,061 new Olympus camera if you wait 6 months before buying.

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    Olympus Stylus SH-2 Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
    Image Sensor Size
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Total Megapixels
    Supported Aspect Ratios
    Design
    Energy Star Certified
    Colour
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Minimum Aperture Number
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Focal Length Range (F-F)
    Lens Structure (Elements/groups)
    Focusing
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Focus (AF) Lock
    Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
    Normal Focusing Range
    Super Macro Focusing Range
    Normal Focusing Range (Wide)
    Normal Focusing Range (Tele)
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Light Exposure Control
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Flash
    Flash Modes
    Flash Range (Tele)
    Flash Range (Wide)
    Video
    Full HD Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    Resolution At Capture Speed
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Built-in Speaker(s)
    Voice Recording
    Noise Reduction
    Audio Formats Supported
    Memory
    Internal Memory
    Maximum Memory Card Size
    Compatible Memory Card
    Memory Slots
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Touchscreen
    Display Resolution
    Display Aspect Ratio
    Display
    Ports & Interfaces
    HDMI
    USB Version
    DC-in Jack
    HDMI Connector Type
    Camera
    Image Processor
    GPS
    White Balance
    Self-Timer Delay
    Maximum Playback Zoom
    Image Editing
    Camera File System
    Built-in Processor
    Scene Modes
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Battery
    Power Source Type
    Battery Technology
    Battery Supported
    Battery Type
    Maximum Battery Life
    Battery Life
    Packaging Content
    Bundled Software
    AC Adapter Included
    Cables Included
    Batteries Included
    Hand Strap
    Quick Start Guide
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Other Features
    Built-in Flash
    Technical Details
    Self-Timer

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    olympus v107090be000, olympus v107090se000, code v107090be000, code v107090se000, olympus sh2, olympus 24x

    Barcodes

     00050332189386,  00050332189423,  04545350048563,  04545350048600

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