Summary Olympus SP-600 UZ

Prices Price
Camera only
$199
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 5
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 21
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 15x
Screen size
Help 2.7"
Aperture
Help f/3.5
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 720p @ 30fps
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Olympus SP-600 UZOlympus SP-600 UZ

Replacement

Olympus has replaced the SP-600 UZ with the SP-610 UZ.

Olympus SP-610 UZ
Olympus SP-610 UZ announced February 2011
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Smaller

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Pros

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The Olympus SP-600 UZ vs other recent super zooms

Size Quite small Help
Prosumer size (110×90×91 mm)
Weight Light Help
455 g
Thickness Thin Help
3.6"
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$199.00

Cons

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The Olympus SP-600 UZ vs other recent digicams

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/3.5
Size Slightly large Help
Prosumer size (110×90×91 mm)
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
Thickness Thick Help
3.6"
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm
Announced Old Help
February 2010
Longest exposure Very short exposures Help
1/2 of a second
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The Olympus SP-600 UZ vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Poor zoom Help
15x
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.7"
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
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 bronhilda bronhilda (8:19 AM, April 01, 2010)
Why does not the camera viewfinder (a hole for the eye)? It really lowers its quality. Too bad. In my humble opinion the 590 was 1000 times better. (Apart from the resolution and zoom). Thank you.