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Olympus SP-570 UltraZoom
4.9 out of 10

Olympus SP-570 UltraZoom

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Overall 8
8.2
Value for money 8
8.0
Functionality 8
8.0
Audio & image quality 8
8.0
Appearance 9
9.0

Olympus SP-570UZ Digital Camera Review

Buy-n-Shoot.com
30 March 2009
  • Conclusion: A sticking point which some will either quickly like or dislike is the manual flash trigger. To use the flash it needs to be manually popped for it to function, even in auto mode. This may frustrate some users who forget to flick the switch and miss a shot.
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 9
9.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Durability 9
9.0

Expert Review

LetsGoDigital
29 December 2008
  • Conclusion: Olympus SP-570 UZ Megazoom digital camera Where the Megazoom camera proved good for 10x optical zoom a few years ago, the Olympus SP-570 UZ doubles this range. The compact size remained untouched and the amount of pixels increased, as expected.
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 9
9.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Durability 9
9.0

Expert Review

LetsGoDigital
29 December 2008
  • Conclusion: Olympus SP-570 UZ Megazoom digital camera Where the Megazoom camera proved good for 10x optical zoom a few years ago, the Olympus SP-570 UZ doubles this range. The compact size remained untouched and the amount of pixels increased, as expected.
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Overall 9
8.5

Expert Review

reviewed
28 December 2008
  • Summary: If you feel your inner paparazzo yearning to come out and play, consider the Olympus SP-570UZ with its whopping 20x zoom lens
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Overall 8
8.2
Design 9
8.5
Value for money 8
7.5
Features 10
9.5
Performance 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
7.5

Olympus SP-570 UZ Review

What Digital Camera
1 October 2008
  • Summary: The SP-570’s decent EVF and good zoom ring help it to stand out from the others; however it lacks the finesse of the Nikon P80, particularly in terms of image quality. Overall it’s a case of mixed blessings from Olympus.
  • Pros: Zoom ring, Raw support, long lens
  • Cons: Exposures too light, fringing, EVF not as good as others
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Overall 7
7.0

Olympus SP-570 UZ

PC Magazine
10 June 2008
  • Conclusion: Even though its image quality isn't quite as consistent as that of competing models, this superzoom boasts plenty of useful features that make it worth considering.
  • Pros: Easily adjustable 20X zoom lens. Perfect Shot Preview. Shadow adjustment.
  • Cons: Image quality is inconsistent. Limited video. Irksome lens-focusing sound.
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Overall 8
8.0

Review: Olympus SP-570 UZ

Wired
17 April 2008
  • Excerpt: Cursed with an ambiguous, alphanumeric moniker, the SP-570UZ (that’s one hell of a sexy name there, Olympus) is suffering from an identity crisis. It lies in the nether region between point-and-click and DSLR, all the while suffering from a model number that screams “prosumer.
  • Pros: Stunning macro function makes big shots out of the smallest subjects. Versatile controls soothe the enthusiasts while auto presets comfort the n00bs. Excellent manual. Top mounted hotshoe makes swapping external flash options easy.
  • Cons: Pretend-professional zoom requires two hands. Zoom shots without a tripod can come out blurry. Stubborn clinging to proprietary xD media is irritating: Resistance is futile, Olympus.
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Overall 7
7.0

Olympus SP-570 UZ

Trusted Reviews
3 January 2009
  • Summary: Olympus hits the superzoom market with an unprecedented 20x optical zoom and manual zoom ring control.
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Overall quality 8
8.0
Photo quality - landscapes 8
8.0
Photo quality - macro 8
8.0
Photo quality - portraits 8
8.0
Photo quality - low light 8
8.0
Photo quality - sports 8
8.0

Olympus SP-570 UZ

digicambuyer.co.uk
26 August 2008
  • Conclusion: For those needing to get really close to the action, the SP-570UZ offers a big zoom in a robust, compact body
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Overall 7
7.0

Olympus SP-570 UZ digital camera

Pocket Lint
21 August 2008
  • Pros: Great range of options, simple to use for novices, options for advanced users, good build quality
  • Cons: Price, electronic view finder not fantastic, needs xD-Picture Card (not supplied), battery life, image quality can suffer
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