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Olympus Stylus SH-2

Olympus Stylus SH-2
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Reviews
62 Reviews + 5 Awards
83
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
70
Age
3 Years Old
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully featured 24x optical zoom digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 4 further awards from other expert sites.
Ephotozine Recommended 01net.com 4 Star fotomaniak.pl Good Buy PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
24x 271g Compact 16MP Mar 2015
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75

With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Olympus Stylus SH-2 number 553 across all digital cameras.

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75
Kagoo Score
91
Reviews
84
Features
75
Popularity
70
Age

75

75
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 83% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received five awards including a "Recommended" award from Ephotozine plus one other site and an "Editor's Choice" award from Optyczne.pl. Looking across the entire Fujifilm digital camera range, the average reviews for all Fujifilm cameras are also excellent.
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 2018.
The Stylus SH-2 has some great features:
Average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabiliser
Has a built-in flash

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

91
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.1 stars (61 reviews).

51%

of Customers Would Recommend
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31 Reviews
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2 Recommended Awards

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine.
Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com Recommended from Ephotozine

4 Star Award

It's received a 4 Star Award from 01net.com.
4 Star from 01net.com

2 Further Awards

It's received an Award from expert review sites fotomaniak.pl and optyczne.pl.
Good Buy from fotomaniak.pl Editor's Choice from optyczne.pl

What Are People Saying About the Olympus Stylus SH-2?

Picture Quality
28
5
Lens System
15
1
Features
8
1
Viewfinder / Screen
9
6
Size and Weight
17
4
Design
18
2
Camera Uses
5
1
Video Capability
3
3
Ease of Use
12
3
Connectivity
8
2
Price
5
1
Flash
2
0
Robustness
3
1
Exposure Controls
0
1
Noise Level
3
0
Battery
0
1
Capacity
0
1
Support
1
0

How Good Are Olympus Cameras?

We have checked 37,651 expert reviews and 221,289 user reviews for cameras from across the internet and used this information to calculate an average rating for Olympus cameras of 86%. This makes Olympus the 7th best rated digital camera brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

Average Megapixels
Only 4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution
Average Optical Zoom
Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution
Average Minimum Aperture Number
Has an Image Stabiliser
Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Average Camera Shutter Speed
Average Weight
Has a Built-in Flash
Average Megapixels

The Olympus Stylus SH-2's sensor megapixels of 16MP is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 50% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

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

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Average Optical Zoom

The Olympus Stylus SH-2's optical zoom of 24x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 88% of all digital cameras when ranked 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 frequently 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 relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 40% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

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

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Olympus Stylus SH-2 of 0.0005s is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 43% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight
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The Stylus SH-2's weight of 271g is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 41% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-in Flash
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The Olympus Stylus SH-2 has a built-in flash. 67% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Stylus SH-2's maximum aperture number of 20 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 91% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Stylus SH-2's digital zoom of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 15% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Olympus Stylus SH-2 is 4608 x 3456. That's 12% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4352 x 3264. This camera also supports a still image resolution of 4608x3456, 3264x2448, 2048x1536 plus 1 more value. Cameras resolutions range from 6000 x 3368 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Features Noise Reduction

The Stylus SH-2 features noise reduction. 92% of digital cameras 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 cameras. §.

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

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Stylus SH-2 of 600mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 18% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The smallest maximum memory card size of digital cameras is 1GB, the largest is 520GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 45GB. The maximum memory card size of the Olympus Stylus SH-2 of 128GB is very large compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 96% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Supports Full HD Video
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The Stylus SH-2 supports Full HD video, unlike 79% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The Olympus Stylus SH-2 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 71% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Stylus SH-2 does not have a GPS, although keep in mind that 91% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS.

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Has a Built-in Speaker(s)

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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380 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Stylus SH-2 which takes 380 battery life.

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Average Display Diagonal
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The Stylus SH-2's display diagonal of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 55% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 has a self-timer, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Popularity

Popularity

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 is currently ranked number 553 across all digital cameras.
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Age

Release Date

This camera was released in March 2015.

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Manufacturer's Description

A retro vibe for a stylish look. Advanced technology for brilliant imaging, lifelike video, and wireless sharing. The Stylus SH-2 combines design, performance, and convenience in ways no other camera can. With sophisticated features like RAW capture, 5.

Axis Image Stabilization, and Live Composite technology, capture incredible shots in any light, everywhere you go.The SH-2's technologies collaborate seamlessly for shots that are as vivid as your memories. The super-bright touch LCD Monitor helps you compose and control with ease. The powerful 24x Optical Zoom, high-speed FAST AF Technology, and 5.

Axis Image Stabilization work together to produce blur-free stills and video day or night, near or far. And with built-in WiFi, you can share your life just as quickly as it happens.Stylize and protect your SH-2 to accompany you wherever you go. From an elegant genuine leather body jacket to a stockpile of straps (neck, shoulder, and wrist) to a rugged protective case, the options range from pragmatically practical to simply stunning.

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.

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4.1 Stars

51%

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51% of Customers Would Recommend
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5
Lens System
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Camera Uses
5
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Video Capability
3
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Ease of Use
12
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Connectivity
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Flash
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Robustness
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Exposure Controls
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Noise Level
3
0
Battery
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Capacity
0
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Support
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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 v107090se000, code v107090se000, code v107090be000, olympus 160mp, olympus 16mp

Barcodes

00050332189386, 00050332189423, 04545350048563, 04545350048600

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