Summary Olympus SH-21

Prices Price
Camera only
$159
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 3
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 11
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 12.5x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help Unknown
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Wide angle
Help 24 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
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Olympus SH-21Olympus SH-21

Replacement

Olympus has replaced the SH-21 with the SH-25MR.

Olympus SH-25MR
Olympus SH-25MR announced February 2012
GPS Has a GPS
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity

Compare the new Olympus SH-25MR vs the SH-21

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Pros

The Olympus SH-21 vs other recent compacts

Wide angle Great wide angle lens Help
24 mm
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$159.00
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps

The Olympus SH-21 vs other recent travel zooms

Size Quite small Help
Compact (105×59×31 mm)
Weight Light Help
184 g

Cons

The Olympus SH-21 vs other recent compacts

Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
460k dots
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.8 MP
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Announced Old Help
November 2011
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users

The Olympus SH-21 vs other recent travel zooms

Zoom Poor zoom Help
12.5x
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second

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