Expert Review of Olympus SP 610UZ Point & Shoot Digital Camera Silver
Olympus SP 620UZ is one of the successful cameras launched of the contemporary times. It is compact in size as its dimension comes to measure about 109.7 mm x 74.3 mm x 73.7 mm. In weight this camera comes up to little bulky because of its battery as it comes to 435 grams. It is normally available in black color, making it look simple yet attractive. It is designed with rubber grip and that’s why the holding of this camera becomes very easy. Not only that but it has plastic lens cover which helps in keeping the lens clean. This camera has got LCD screen with 3 inches with user friendly functions and great features. Screen resolution comes up to 230,000 dots which give great pictures in terms of brightness. Though this camera does not come with touchscreen, the best part of this camera is it doesn’t have many buttons to operate upon. Most of the settings can be done by the rotating key and OK key. The rotating key which is given is sensitive so the camera has to be operated accordingly. This camera of Olympus has got 21x optical zoom and maximum aperture of 3.1 to 5.8 frames. Lens takes only 2 seconds to become long from wide.
Cn't ignore battery of a camera.; it plays a huge role these days for people to choose a camera. This camera has been given 4x AA alkaline batteries which allow taking more than 300 shots to the user. You can easily carry the camera while going on adventurous trip or picnic. This battery type adds considerable weight to the camera. Olympus SP 620UZ camera comes with CCD sensor type and offers resolution of 16 mega pixel. Sensor size comes up to 6.16 mm in width and 4.62 mm in height. Aspect ratio comes up to 4:3 and 16:9. In focusing part, it has got minimum focus of 1 cm and different focusing modes which include spot, face detection and AF tracking. ISO sensitivity is 80-1600 and it has got while balancing modes like automatic, outdoor, cloudy, fluorescent and more. This camera has got some great video functions. Video resolution of this camera comes up to comes up to 1280 x 720 pixels. There is optical video with zoom but however does not have stereo sound function.
In connectivity this camera has got 2 USB ports and HDMI port. Memory card types which can be allowed in this camera are SD, SDHC and SDXC. It supports JPEG file format. Additional features which makes this camera more fascinating is 3D photo shooting mode, self timer function, photo surfing, date imprint, red eye reduction for good clarity, shadow tuning, shot preview and loads more. If you are purchasing this camera then you can get 4 x AA batteries, lens cap, hand strap, USB cable, and manual for reference, image management software, video cable and more. If you are buying this camera then you can enjoy warranty period for 2 years. This camera offers true value for money and all the functions are really amazing. All this makes this camera one of the best cameras from the recent launches.
Design and Build Quality
This camera comes with ultra-modern design which looks quiet elegant. Its dimension measures up to 109.7mm x 74.3mm x 73.7mm, width, height and depth, respectively. Weight of this camera is 435 gm. There is a rubber grip given which offers good clutch to the camera. This camera also offers plastic lens cap which helps in keeping it spotless and free from dust. All the functions of this camera are easy to understand and operate.
Focus and Face Detection
The minimum focus is 1 cm which is offered by this camera. With different types of focusing modes like face detection, spot and AF tracking this camera is really worth to buy. With face detection function, camera will capture all the faces coming in the camera.
Lens and Image Stabilization
This camera has got focus length of minimum 25 and maximum 525 mm with 21 x optical zoom. Maximum aperture ranges from f3.1 to f5.8. Along with this, it also has a powerful image stabilizer which makes images sharp and blur free.
Screen and Menus
Olympus SP 620UZ camera comes with LCD screen measuring 3 inches. It offers dot resolution of 230k. Menus of this camera is easy to understand and offers comfort to first time users as well.
Its 4x AA battery type allows user to use the camera for longer period of time. Users will be able to take over 300 shots when battery is fully charged. The only drawback is this battery type increases the weight of the camera by huge numbers.
This camera offers maximum resolution of 720 p at 30 frames per second. User will be allowed to use it with optical zoom but only when the sound is kept off. With movie mode, you will be able to capture videos with good resolution. Olympus’s this camera comes with 5 white balancing modes which include automatic, daylight, cloudy, radiant and fluorescent. It will allow shooting in all the mentioned conditions. User will be able to shoot continuously at 0.65 frames per second. This camera has got shutter speed of 1 /2 and 1 /1500. You can click pictures with different scene modes like portrait, landscape, indoor, night scene, beauty, candle, sunset, fireworks and lot more. With resolution of 1280 x 720 this camera has got longest shutter speed of 4 seconds. It also has exp modes and ESP light metering.
Olympus SP 620UZ camera comes with 16 CCD mega pixels. It has got TruePic lll+ image processor with ISO sensitivity range from 100/200/400/800/1000.
The price of this camera is very reasonable if features and functions are taken into account. It will permit the user to shoot the videos with good speed. Majority of reviews by all the experts are positive for this camera.
The 4x AA battery. It makes camera very heavy in weight. Else this camera is a good camera having nice features which an ideal camera can have.