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Olympus-sp-350.36669
4.6 out of 10

Olympus SP-350

This full-featured, solid and elegant compact camera combines a Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

I would buy it again

iKnowBetter "Nothing is what I seems. So chec..., Amazon
3 March 2013
  • Summary: This camera was first released in 2005 when it cost probably $250. I would buy it again, but not at the prices I am seeing it. Probably sold at these prices now because it is unavailable, like a classic camera? I shot outstanding photos with this little jewel which gives incredible color depth to the photos, had closeup capabilities worth the money it cost at the time it was manufactured new. Now.... Well, I would pay around $40-50 dollars for it.
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Overall 8
8.0

Slowest camera EVER, but takes AMAZING macro photos!!!

Ellebell222, Amazon
7 November 2011
  • Summary: This camera finally died on me after about 4 years of use, and I really did love it, despite the fact that it was the SLOWEST CAMERA EVER... but it took such nice macro photos I couldn't help but love it. The still shots were pretty decent too. I bought it at Costco for $200. I carried this camera EVERYWHERE, and it took quite a beating from me so the fact that it lasted 4 years is pretty amazing. I took thousands of photos with it.
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Overall 8
8.0

GREAT camera!

susan rose, Amazon
25 October 2010
  • Summary: I bought my camera about 2 years ago and LOVE it! the pictures are great, and macro pics are outstanding! If you can clearly see pollen on a bees legs you KNOW this camera is the real deal. I have taken it to the mountains, desert and sea shore and it is not a baby...it has taken some rough handling and just keeps on ticking. I would recommend this camera to anyone! hands down a winner. if there are any drawbacks, I knew them when In purchased the camera. 1.
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Overall 8
8.0

I loved this camera up until its death...

Dr. Girlfriend, Amazon
1 November 2008
  • Summary: I'd owned a few digital cameras before settling on this one, and I never regretted my purchase until now. I say this because the camera is dead, and Olympus estimates the repair at $174. That's just plain crazy. Turns out my problem is a fairly common one, so if you get this camera my advice would be to get the protection plan. My camera lasted about two years. Contrary to the negative reviews on here, I think it got excellent battery life.
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Overall 8
8.0

Camera is really durable!

K. S. Sulzer, Amazon
24 July 2007
  • Summary: I have had this camera for over a year now. A few months after I got it, I had an issue where the lense wouldn't extend. There was a jam, so I sent it back to Olympus and it was repaired. It took them 5 days to inspect it and repair it, since then I have had NO problems with this camera. My husband actually dropped it the other week from a height of about 5ft 4inches (he is 6ft 4 and was getting ready to take a picture) and the camera still works GREAT!
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Overall 8
8.0

Good or bad, you decide.

Edward A. Eckel, Amazon
29 May 2007
  • Summary: When I received this camera, a 3 volt battery was provided. This battery lasted a long time but was not rechargable. After this battery went dead, things turned bad in the battery department. The tech info said Alkalines or NIMH rechargables will work. Unfortunately, they only worked for about 4 or 5 pictures before the camera shut down. The Alkalines were worst, lasting two or three shots before shutting down.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent Balance of Size, Price and Performance

G. Hirsch, Amazon
29 May 2007
  • Summary: The SP-350 provides sharp images and user control in a light, compact body. You can go with a wide choice of automatic modes or control the aperture, shutter, ISO, etc. settings yourself. It may not be a camera for professional photographers, but for amatuers who wants more than a "point a shoot", this camera is great.
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Overall 8
8.0

good bargain

April T., Amazon
21 May 2007
  • Summary: i've always liked olympus cameras, and this one did not disappoint. this model has since been discontinued, but there are still a few available if you look. the price is right, the performance is typical Olympus. point and shoot ease, but enuf bells and whistles to keep your interest.
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Overall 8
8.0

Love this camera

Michele Kemper "lizardgal", Amazon
9 March 2007
  • Summary: I love this small, yet almost DSLR camera. It allows me to be creative or just point and shoot. Lenses help expand this camera's capiblity. I've taken a wide varity of photos with this camera from macro shots to full wide angle. It's also nice that you can upload the newest verison of filmware from Olympus to keep this camera current.
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Overall 8
8.0

GREAT CAMERA!

P. RIVERA, Amazon
31 January 2007
  • Summary: I LOVE THE CAMERA, SOMETIMES I WISH IT HAD A BIGGER OPTICAL ZOOM. THE CAMERA TAKES BEAUTIFUL PICTURES. I LOVE THE DESIGN OF THE CAMERA. WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT.
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