Excerpt: The Olympus SP-820UZ iHS is more of a fully automatic high-zoom camera than many of the other cameras on our lineup, but the power and simplicity of this bridge camera is what makes it appealing. The camera has a powerful zoom with a wide ISO range, which is perfect if you plan to shoot in various lighting situations. The camera lacks a viewfinder, though it does have a 3-inch LCD screen.
Pros: The camera has a 40x optical zoom and can record 1080p video.
Cons: The Olympus SP-820UZ iHS lacks a viewfinder.
Excerpt: , now with 40x optical zoom instead of 36x as found on the previous model. These super-zoom cameras tend to be great for those on a budget, but this new model carries an RRP of £279.00. The price is bound to fall on release, but will still be comfortably above the £200 mark. Let's take a look to see what Olympus have done to justify the extra money.
Pros: Feature packed, Good amount of optical zoom, Decent value for money, Body is small and light considering the amount of zoom, Image quality is good
Cons: No manual controls, No GPS, Battery cover is fiddly