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Olympus STYLUS 5010 / µ-5010
5.9 out of 10

Olympus STYLUS 5010 / µ-5010

The Olympus Stylus 5010 Digital Camera offers high-quality 14 Read more

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An amazing 14 million pixels in the high-resolution CCD create superior image quality. Create poster-sized prints without losing a single detail.
You’ll never leave anyone out. With its 5x optical zoom you can get dramatically close to the action, and capture everyone and anyone in sight.
This large 2.7" LCD features an extra-wide viewing angle and anti-glare technology for easier composing and shooting even in direct, bright sunlight.
Store more photos and videos than ever before, right in your camera with 1GB of internal memory.
Dual Image Stabilization combines Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization with high ISO sensitivity and fast shutter speeds so you can capture crisp, clear images even if the subject is moving.
With One-Touch HD Movie you can record widescreen, crystal clear HD movies (720p) right from your camera.
AF Tracking automatically tracks unpredictable, fast-moving subjects such as kids and pets, and continuously adjusts the focus and brightness so you can capture these photogenic whirlwinds with ease.
Using Creative Art Filters you can give your photos a distinct look and artistic feel by applying one of four different in-camera effects, including Pop Art, Pinhole, Fisheye and Drawing.
The Intelligent Auto setting identifies the scene you're shooting -- portrait, landscape, night portrait, macro, or sport -- and adjusts the settings to optimize results.
In-Camera Panorama captures three images and stitches them together to create one amazing panoramic picture by simply pressing the shutter button and slowly panning across a scene.
Shadow Adjustment Technology brings out more details in shadows. It helps capture scenes exactly as you see them, even in difficult lighting situations, such as backlit shots.
Beauty Mode takes beautiful portraits by softening shadows and smoothing wrinkles and blemishes on your subject's face. Edits can also be made inside the camera after taking the picture.
Using a live, multi-frame window on the LCD, you can preview the effects of various settings, select and capture the perfect shot.
Technical Specs
Image Sensor
14 Megapixels (effective), 1/2.3"
Focal Length/Lens Configuration
4.7 – 23.5mm (26 – 130mm equivalent in 35mm photography)
5x Optical Zoom + 5x Digital Zoom
Aperture Range
f2.8 (W) / f6.5 (T)
2.7" HyperCrystalTM II LCD, 230,000 dots
Focus System
CCD Contrast Detection
Focus Range (from lens surface)
Normal mode: Wide: 23.6" – infinity (0.6m – infinity); Tele: 39.4" – infinity (1.0m – infinity)
Focus Mode
iESP Auto, Spot AF, Face Detection AF, AF Tracking
Shutter Speed
1/2000 sec. - 1/4 sec. (up to 4 sec. in Night Scene mode)
ISO Sensitivity (SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity)
Auto, High Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Exposure Metering
Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering, Face Detection AE (when Face Detection AF is selected)
White Balance Control
Auto, Presets (Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten and 3 Fluorescents)
Exposure Compensation
±2 EV steps in 1/3 EV steps
Image File Format
Still Image: JPEG
Number of Recorded Pixels
14MP (4,288 x 3,216)
Motion Blur Suppression
Dual Image Stabilization
Shooting Modes
24 Shooting Modes;
In-Camera Panorama, PC Panorama (Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with ib software)
Continuous Shooting
High speed 2: Approx. 10 frames per second, 17 images (2 MP)
Shooting Assist Functions
Perfect Shot Preview, Histogram, Frame Assist, Voice Recording
Movie Mode
MPEG-4 Movie with Sound
Image Processing
TruePic™ III Image Processor
Noise Reduction
Set automatically at shutter speeds of 0.5 second or longer in specific scene modes
Image Playback
Still Image: Single, Index Display (4x3, 6x5), Collection, Event, Event-Play, Collection-Play, Collage, Up to 10x Enlargement, Slideshow, Rotation, Protection, Histogram, Voice Playback
Playback Edit Effects
Still Image: Red-Eye Fix, Shadow Adjustment Edit, Beauty Fix, Resize, Cropping, Black & White, Sepia, Calendar, Saturation
Flash Modes
Auto (for low light and backlit conditions)
12/2 Seconds
1 GB (829 MB for shooting)
Removable Media Card
Maximum Recording Capacity
Still images
Outer Connectors
Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output)
Auto-Connect USB
USB 2.0 High-Speed (USB Mass Storage)
System Requirements
Auto-Connect USB: Windows® 2000 Professional/Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7 with USB port, Mac OS X 10.3 or later with USB port
Operating Temperature/Humidity
Power Source
Li-ion Rechargeable Battery (LI-42B)
3.7"W x 2.2"H x 0.8"D
4.4oz (126g) without batteries and media card
Release Date
First seen
8 January 2010