Reviews and Problems with Olympus SP-600 UltraZoom
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29 September 2011
Summary: This point-and-shoot ultra-zoom offers a rather basic feature set and intuitive menu system which makes it simple to use. Its 15X wide-angle optical zoom lens offers great versatility and it quite usable thanks to a great body design and optical stabilization system which is very effective. The addition of HD video and HDMI output at this price-point makes these features quite afforable.
Pros: Good metering but must rely on histogram to evaluate it, Accurate colors when white-balance works, Low optical distortion, Excellent image stabilization, Good body handling, Durable build quality, Better than average battery-life, Intuitive menu system, Usable high-speed continuous drive modes, Excellent LCD visitbility
Cons: Noise and smudging of details even at base ISO, Below average white-balance performance, Slow autofocus, Slow shot-to-shoot speeds, Autofocus misses, Video recording delay, Dificulty setting initial video framing, No direct access to, Display not exposure-priority