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Olympus Stylus SH-2

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Olympus Stylus SH-2

£342.22
Olympus Stylus SH-2
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An award winning and giant optical zoom compact camera, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website
Compact 16MP 24x Yes Mar 2015
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Olympus Stylus SH-2 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Olympus Stylus SH-2 number 383 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
37 Reviews + 1 Award
78
Features
Good Features
74
Age
2 Years Old
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has great expert reviews and great 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. Praktica 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 digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good lens quality, that it is robust and good video capture.
The Stylus SH-2 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Bigger than average optical zoom
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 sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras. It is also very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 9999999 in wildlife photography cameras as well being good for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Average
48
Landscape Photography
Mediocre
60
Everyday Photography
Good
72
Sports Photography
Very Good
71
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

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 Summary

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site said that this camera was terrific and gave it their highest award. This was from Optyczne.pl who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

Excellent Expert Reviews

This camera received an expert rating of 90% from optyczne.pl. If all the digital cameras are ranked by average expert review score then this Olympus camera is in the top 4%.

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Good User Reviews

On average, based on 36 user reviews the average user rating of this Olympus digital camera is 86%. 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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Very Good Brand

We checked 6,556 expert and owner reviews (including 1,442 verified purchases) for Olympus cameras and found that on average Olympus has very good reviews compared to other brands. 90% of those that bought a Olympus digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two people reckoned that it had a good zoom and two people who bought it agreed that it had a good image stabiliser.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Three owners agreed that this digital camera was good at resisting water ingress, three customers who purchased this digital camera wrote that it was strong and durable and three customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was well made.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Two customers said in their reviews that the Olympus Stylus SH-2 was good for video recording.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Seven customers mentioned that the Olympus Stylus SH-2 was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

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

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Five owners reckoned that the Olympus Stylus SH-2 was easy to use.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £69 (20%)

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since March 2015.

Features

Average Megapixels

The Stylus SH-2's sensor megapixels of 16MP is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 40% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many 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 bigger than 90% of all 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 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

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

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Olympus Stylus SH-2 of 6,400 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 53% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Stylus SH-2 of 271g is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 40% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Stylus SH-2 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Stylus SH-2 of 4x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 85% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Has a Touchscreen

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Stylus SH-2 of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 56% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 features noise reduction, unlike 91% of cameras which do not feature noise reduction.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Memory Card Size

The average maximum memory card size of all digital cameras is 43GB, with the smallest being 1GB and the largest being 260GB. The maximum memory card size of the Stylus SH-2 of 128GB is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 93% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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380 Battery Life

The Stylus SH-2 is a camera that takes 380 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 supports Full HD video. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Stylus SH-2 of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 34% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

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

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Stylus SH-2 supports Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus v107090bu000

Barcodes:

00050332189386, 00050332189423, 04545350048563, 04545350048600

Olympus Stylus SH-2

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