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Olympus Stylus SH-2

£147.39
(39 reviews)
Olympus Stylus SH-2
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An award winning and bargain price 24x optical zoom camera, with very good features
24x 271g Compact 16MP Mar 2015
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Olympus Stylus SH-2 Review

With outstanding reviews and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Olympus Stylus SH-2 number 135 across all digital cameras.
94
Reviews
34 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Age
3 Years Old
72
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 82?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 86% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received an "Editor's Choice" award from Optyczne.pl. Looking across the entire Canon digital camera range, the average reviews for all Canon digital 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 digital cameras 2018.
Customers report good lens quality, that it is a good size and it is robust. However they also report that it is difficult to use.
The Stylus SH-2 has some great features:
Bigger than average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabiliser
Has a built-in flash

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

69
Sports Photography
Good
62
Wildlife Photography
Good
71
Portrait Photography
Very Good
71
Landscape Photography
Very Good
73
Everyday 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. The price has dropped from £342.22 to £147.39 in the last 34 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back 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.

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94
Reviews
34 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Value for Money
Very Good
71
Features for Portrait...
Very Good
68
Age
3 Years Old
72
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
71
Overall Score for Port...
Very Good
60
Maximum Image Resolution
4608 X 3456 Pixels
64
Minimum Aperture Number
3
Self-Timer
Yes
71
Features for Portrait...
Very Good

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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94
Reviews
34 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Value for Money
Very Good
71
Features for Landscape...
Very Good
68
Age
3 Years Old
72
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
71
Overall Score for Land...
Very Good
84
Optical Zoom
24x
60
Maximum Image Resolution
4608 X 3456 Pixels
39
Weight
271g
77
Battery Life
380 Shots
GPS
No
71
Features for Landscape...
Very Good

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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94
Reviews
34 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Features for Everyday...
Very Good
68
Age
3 Years Old
72
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
72
Overall Score for Ever...
Very Good
60
Maximum Image Resolution
4608 X 3456 Pixels
39
Weight
271g
77
Battery Life
380 Shots
73
Features for Everyday...
Very Good

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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94
Reviews
34 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Value for Money
Very Good
69
Features for Sports Ph...
Good
68
Age
3 Years Old
72
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
71
Overall Score for Spor...
Very Good
Image Stabilizer
Yes
54
Maximum ISO Sensitivity
6,400
77
Battery Life
380 Shots
69
Features for Sports Ph...
Good

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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94
Reviews
34 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Value for Money
Very Good
62
Features for Wildlife...
Good
68
Age
3 Years Old
72
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
68
Overall Score for Wild...
Good
96
Optical Zoom
24x
Image Stabilizer
Yes
54
Maximum ISO Sensitivity
6,400
62
Features for Wildlife...
Good

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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Olympus Stylus SH-2 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One industry award

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

Excellent expert reviews

This Olympus digital camera received a rating of 90% from camera expert review site optyczne.pl. This means that experts think this camera is one of the very best cameras.

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Good user reviews

On average, people who bought this Olympus digital camera rated it as 85 out of 100. Over 83% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 86% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers report that it is difficult to use

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it was not easy to use.

Olympus has very good camera reviews

Based on 5,459 owner and expert reviews (including 1,122 verified purchases), Olympus has very good ratings for its digital cameras. 89% of those that bought a Olympus camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers report good lens quality

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

Users report that it is a good size

Two people who reviewed it considered that it was a good size and two people wrote in their reviews that it was compact.

Users report that it is robust

Three customers who bought it reckoned that it was good at resisting water ingress and two customers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was strong and durable.

Customers report good video capture

Two customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was good for video recording.

Customers report nice design

Two customers said that this digital camera was retro.

Customers report good product quality

Five owners reckoned that it was good quality.

Customers report good picture quality

Nine customers who reviewed it considered that it was able to produce good images.

Features

Average megapixels

The Stylus SH-2's sensor megapixels of 16MP is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 41% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution

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Bigger than average optical zoom

The Stylus SH-2's optical zoom of 24x is bigger than 82% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many 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 fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 44% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an image stabiliser

The Stylus SH-2 has an image stabiliser. 72% of cameras also have an image stabiliser.

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Average maximum ISO sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Stylus SH-2 of 6,400 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 56% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average camera shutter speed

The camera shutter speed of the Stylus SH-2 of 0.0005s is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 44% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average weight

The Stylus SH-2's weight of 271g is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 41% of all 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 cameras.

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Has a self-timer

The Stylus SH-2 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 79% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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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 77% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average digital zoom

The Olympus Stylus SH-2's digital zoom of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 83% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution

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Average display diagonal

The Stylus SH-2's display diagonal of 3" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 47% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features noise reduction

The Stylus SH-2 features noise reduction. 88% of digital cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Supports Full HD video

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The Stylus SH-2 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Larger than average maximum memory card size

The average maximum memory card size of all cameras is 43GB, with the smallest being 1GB and the largest being 520GB. The Stylus SH-2's maximum memory card size of 128GB is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 5% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Stylus SH-2 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 70% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does not have a GPS

The Olympus Stylus SH-2 does not have a GPS, although keep in mind that 89% of cameras also 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). 88% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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380 battery life

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

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Has a touchscreen

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

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Larger than average maximum aperture number

The maximum aperture number of the Stylus SH-2 of 20 is larger than 90% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released over three years ago

Olympus released the Stylus SH-2 in March 2015.

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Value for Money

Price has gone down by £195 (57%)

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Maximum Image Resolution

only 4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution

Minimum Aperture Number

average minimum aperture number

Self-Timer

has a self-timer

Pre-Flash

pre-flash

Smile Detection

smile detection

Handheld Remote Control

handheld remote control

Optical Zoom

bigger than average optical zoom

Maximum Image Resolution

only 4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution

Weight

average weight

Battery Life

380 battery life

GPS

does not have a GPS

Waterproof

waterproof

Electronic Compass

electronic compass

Anti-Dust Function

anti-dust function

Dustproof

dustproof

Maximum Image Resolution

only 4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution

Weight

average weight

Battery Life

380 battery life

Vari-Angle LCD Display

vari-angle LCD display

Face Detection

face detection

Maximum ISO Sensitivity

average maximum ISO sensitivity

Image Stabiliser

has an image stabiliser

Battery Life

380 battery life

Multi Burst Mode

multi burst mode

Waterproof

waterproof

Optical Zoom

bigger than average optical zoom

Image Stabiliser

has an image stabiliser

Maximum ISO Sensitivity

average maximum ISO sensitivity

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus 160mp

Barcodes:

00050332189386, 00050332189423, 04545350048563, 04545350048600

Olympus Stylus SH-2

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