Summary Olympus SP-810 UZ

Prices Price
Camera only
$220
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 7
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 21
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 36x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/2.9
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 24 mm
Movie format
Help 720p @ 30fps
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Pros

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The Olympus SP-810 UZ vs other recent digicams

Zoom Above average zoom Help
36x
3D Takes 3D photos Help
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
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Size Quite small Help
Standard size (106×76×74 mm)
Weight Light Help
413 g
Thickness Thin Help
2.9"
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$219.99

Cons

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Overall image quality Very low overall image quality Help
30.0
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
0.7 fps
Low light performance Very noisy at high ISO Help
68 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.8 MP
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
4 seconds
Color depth Little color depth Help
18.7 bits
Dynamic range Very narrow dynamic range Help
10.1 EV
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Announced Old Help
July 2011
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Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/850 of a second
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Discussion

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Avatar for Jim Britt Jim Britt (11:56 PM, November 05, 2011)
720 instead of 1080 is a bummer.  
No way to pause video (as is possible on Captivate cellphone which takes better video!).Zoom not adjustable while doing the video; you preset the zoom amount then shoot; to change zoom you have to stop recording.
No optical viewfinder; a super bummer since you CAN NOT see the screen in bright sunlight.
Photos seem a bit washed out in bright sunlight.

Bottom line:  I am returning this camera.
 
Avatar for Prasetya Rahastu Prasetya Rahastu (8:28 AM, September 21, 2011)
noise in low light