Summary Olympus SH-21

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 9
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 26
Specifications Key specs
Help 12.5x
Screen size
Help 3"
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


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

Olympus SH-25MR
Olympus SH-25MR announced February 2012
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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The Olympus SH-21 vs other recent compacts

Wide angle Great wide angle lens Help
24 mm
Sensor type CMOS Sensor Help
Better in low light
Screen size Above average sized screen Help
Lowest price Inexpensive Help

The Olympus SH-21 vs other recent travel zooms

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


The Olympus SH-21 vs other recent compacts

Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Announced Old Help
November 2011
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds

The Olympus SH-21 vs other recent travel zooms

Zoom Poor zoom Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
7 fps
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
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