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Olympus SP-620UZ

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Overall 7
7.0

Olympus SP-620UZ

PC Magazine
1 March 2012
  • Conclusion: The Olympus SP-620UZ is an affordable, compact (but not pocket size) superzoom camera with a 21x zoom lens. It's affordably priced, but not as refined as its pricier competition.
  • Pros: Inexpensive. Relatively compact. Sharp lens. Strong performance. 21x zoom lens.
  • Cons: Image quality suffers at high ISOs. Cannot adjust zoom while recording video. Video limited to 720p. Low-res rear LCD.
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Overall 8
8.4
Design 8
7.5
Value for money 10
9.5
Features 8
7.5
Performance 9
8.5
Picture quality 9
9.0

Olympus SP-620UZ review

What Digital Camera
29 February 2012
  • Summary: The SP-620UZ's performance is, frankly, quite superb given its price and some of my initial worries of the 16-megapixel sensor. Yes the design is a bit clunky and the build does feel rather flimsy, but...
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

techmagnifier.com
29 August 2012
  • Summary: • The salient features of SP-620UZ are as follows: • Image Sensor of 1/2.3″, 16 Megapixels • 3.0 inches 230K dots LCD display • Resolution of 16.0 MP • Optical Zoom of 21 X • Focal Length of 4.5-94.5mm (25-525mm equivalent in 35mm photography) • Aperture Range of f3.0-8.7 (W) / f5.8-16.3 (T) • Removable Memory of SD/SDHC/SDXC Card • ISO Sensitivity of Auto, High Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 • Dual Image Stabilization • MP4 Movie Recording • Self-Timer of 12/2...
  • Pros: The salient features of SP-620UZ are as follows: , Image Sensor of 1/2.3″, 16 Megapixels , 3.0 inches 230K dots LCD display , Resolution of 16.0 MP , Optical Zoom of 21 X , Focal Length of 4.5-94.5mm (25-525mm equivalent in 35mm photography) , Aperture Range of f3.0-8.7 (W) / f5.8-16.3 (T) , Removable Memory of SD/SDHC/SDXC Card , ISO Sensitivity of Auto, High Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 , Dual Image Stabilization , MP4 Movie Recording , Self-Timer of 12/2 Seco...
  • Cons: Not so impressive build quality , No viewfinder , Poor image stabilization
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Overall 8
8.0

Olympus SP-620UZ Compact Digital Camera Review

ePHOTOzine
8 March 2012
  • Excerpt: , designed for travelling photographers and featuring a 21x optical zoom lens. The SP-620UZ is available in black and silver for £169.00.
  • Pros: 21x optical zoom lens, Magic filters are unique to Olympus, Fast high-speed shooting modes, Decent image quality for the price, Excellent value for money, In-camera panoramic stitching
  • Cons: Video recording is limited to 720p HD, 4x AA batteries make camera quite heavy, Rotating dial on back can be fiddly
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Overall 7
7.0

Olympus SP-620UZ

Pocket Lint
21 February 2012
  • Conclusion: While the SP-620UZ is plasticy and basic looking compared with a top-of-the-range bridge camera, the feeling here is that we are more or less getting what we’re paying for, which can’t be bad. Furthermore, using natural daylight we were able to get sharp results shooting handheld at maximum telephoto setting which isn’t often the case on more expensive models with broader focal ranges – so perhaps there’s something to be said for the SP-620UZ’s modest ambitions.
  • Pros: Broader than average zoom range, sensible price, delivers natural colours, commendably sharp results at maximum zoom
  • Cons: Plasticy feel, fiddly rear scroll wheel, non-rechargeable batteries, lack of electronic or optical viewfinder, no hotshoe for accessory flash, low(ish) resolution LCD, can’t shoot video with sound and use the optical zoom
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Overall 7
7.0
Picture quality 7
7.3

Test: Olympus SP-620UZ (Digitalkamera)

CHIP Online
28 May 2012
  • Conclusion: Die Olympus SP-620 UZ ist keine Kamera für jeden. Doch wer eine günstige, zoomstarke Kamera sucht, die sich dank großem Gehäuse gut handhaben lässt, der liegt bei diesem Modell richtig. Die Olympus liefert eine ordentliche Bildqualität, stellt bei kurzer Brennweite ausreichend schnell scharf und verwöhnt mit langer Laufzeit. Allerdings dürfen weder manuelle Funktionen noch überzeugende Video-Fähigkeiten auf ihrer Wunschliste stehen.
  • Pros: Gute Bildauflösung, Detailtreue, Lange Batterie-Laufzeit
  • Cons: Scrollrad nicht präzise bedienbar, Schwache Video-Funktion, Displayauflösung
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Overall 7
7.0

Olympus SP-620UZ : un super-zoom super stable

Ere Numérique
9 March 2012
  • Excerpt: L’appareil Olympus SP-620UZ est un bridge/compact super-zoom grand public de conception originale. Outre le téléobjectif impressionnant 21x, on remarquera la grosse poignée intégrée assurant une prise en main sans défaut. Elle renferme également l’alimentation de l’appareil… confiée à une série de piles AA !
  • Pros: Stabilisation exemplaire, Grip bien pratique
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