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Olympus mju 740 / Stylus 740
4.7 out of 10

Olympus mju 740 / Stylus 740

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Thinnest 5X optical zoom camera in its class

digitalcameraroundup.com
30 November 2011
  • Summary: In its own right, the Stylus 740 is a moden digicam that has a whole lot going for it. It is very small and light, yet offers the most desirable 5X optical zoom and comes with a very high-resolution LCD that greatly helps in figuring out which pictures are good and which can be deleted.
  • Pros: Small and light 7.1 megapixel camera with hi-res LCD, Weather-proofed to handle splashes, a bit of rain and snow, Great 5X zoom, superb image stabilization, Optional PT-034 underwater case good for 133 feet diving, Love the many scene modes and the special guide mode
  • Cons: Strictly point & shoot, Use of underwater wide-angle modes requires practice, Somewhat odd-looking wedge design, Uses often hard-to-find xD-Picture Card
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Overall 8
8.4
Design 9
8.5
Value for money 9
8.5
Features 8
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Performance 9
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Picture quality 8
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Olympus mju 740 Review

What Digital Camera
8 October 2007
  • Excerpt: Taking a slight diversion from that of the camera norm, the mju legacy continues with the Olympus mju 740 (Olympus Stylus 740 in the US). It features 5x optical zoom lens and weatherproof metallic body
  • Pros: Exposure modes, Zoom range
  • Cons: Image quality, Mode dial
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
13 March 2008
  • Summary: If you don't need a fast continuous shot mode, then the MJU 740 is a great camera, particularly when shooting in low light or fast paced situations.
  • Pros: ISO 1600, Bright capture video mode, 5x optical zoom
  • Cons: Some chromatic aberration issues, Slow continuous shot mode, No manual white balance
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Digicam Review
14 September 2007
  • Summary: : The Olympus Stylus / Mju 740 has a lot going for it, particularly the 5x optical zoom lens and ultra compact weather proof body. The camera would be especially suited to someone who wants to take their camera with them in all weathers.
  • Pros: 5x Optical zoom lens, Weather proof, Very compact, Very Stylish, Guide Mode, In camera editing (red-eye removal, contrast, saturation etc), Digital Image Stabilisation mode (ISO up to 1600 at full resolution), Very good exposure / metering, Good colour, Good Macro modes, 23 Scene modes
  • Cons: Doesn't feature custom white balance, Panoramic mode only available with Olympus XD cards!, Lacks picture options of other Olympus cameras, i.e. Saturation, Contrast, Sharpness instead you'll need to use one of the Scene modes, or Edit in playback mode (though no Sharpness).
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Olympus µ 740

Tek
20 February 2008
  • Excerpt: Olympus feiret nylig 15-årsjubileum for Mju-serien. Mye har skjedd på de 15 årene, men fortsatt lever en av de eldste modellene, Mju II, i beste velgående. Vi har tatt en kikk på Mju 750, som er siste skudd på stammen, og det første Mju-kameraet med bildestabilisator.
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Pesadilla Antes De Navidad de Playstation 2

Opinamos
18 December 2007
  • Summary: Diez años después, Jack Skellington vuelve al sensacional universo llevado al cine por Tim Burton convirtiéndose por derecho propio en una película de culto. Ahora Jack protagoniza un videojuego lleno de acción y aventura donde deberá realizar todo un ajuste de cuentas para que todo vuelva a la...
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Tecnozoom
21 September 2006
  • Excerpt: La Olympus Mju 740 è una fotocamera digitale con risoluzione fino a 7 megapixel, dotata di zoom ottico 5x, automatica, con espansione di memoria XD e monitor da 2.5 pollici. 21-09-2006
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最小的五倍光变DC 奥林巴斯μ740首测

Gobee.cn
13 September 2006
  • Conclusion: 优点:机身纤薄小巧、内置5倍光学变焦镜头; 全天候生活防水功能; 1600高感光防抖; 方便实用的指南功能。 缺点:电池续航能力有待进一步提高; 模式拨盘手感有些生硬。 价格 奥林巴斯μ740目前已经上市,市场售价大约为2500元。 配置 奥林巴斯μ740采用一块1/2.3英寸的710万有效像素CCD,最大分辨率为3072 x 2304。使用焦距等效于传统35mm相机的36-180mm、最大光圈F3.3-F5.0的5倍光学变焦的奥林巴斯镜头。ISO为 64/100/200/400/800/1600。快门为4 -...
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