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Olympus-stylus-550wp.4358313
5.5 out of 10

Olympus Stylus 550WP

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Overall 6
6.0

NOT for underwater use

michaelrkistler, Ebay
9 November 2013
  • Summary: Do NOT buy this camera if you are planning on taking it underwater. I had one previously, the first day I used it I set it on the first step of my pool (6" of water) and it stopped working. That said, I did buy another for kayaking and it works ok, but it's never taken the plunge. Ok, I'm now 0 for 2 with this camera. I took the second one snorkeling with no intention of taking it below the surface. I wasn't in the water 10 seconds before it flooded.
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Overall 6
6.0

Average quality and slow

tamertubacan, Ebay
9 August 2010
  • Summary: Positive Cheap, small,same battery like other old olympus cameras Negative Video quality is average, display quality, macro quality are poor. and SLOW.... micro sd can support only with xd card adapter. for this reason extremely slow. inside sea and outside sea, you have to wait 2-3 sec for saving process..If you try to take wave in the sea, you can catch only next wave. I selected because It was extremely cheap.
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Overall 6
6.0

Average quality and slow

tamertubacan, Ebay
9 August 2010
  • Summary: Positive Cheap, small,same battery like other old olympus cameras Negative Video quality is average, display quality, macro quality are poor. and SLOW.... micro sd can support only with xd card adapter. for this reason extremely slow. inside sea and outside sea, you have to wait 2-3 sec for saving process..If you try to take wave in the sea, you can catch only next wave. I selected because It was extremely cheap.
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Overall 6
6.0

Waterproof but not foolproof

jethrohoyt, epinions.com
8 August 2009
  • Summary: Given that there isn't a camera out there that met all my buying criteria, this was the best waterproof choice for me, at the price.
  • Pros: Small, waterproof, inexpensive, good video format. Devices seen as folder under Windows.
  • Cons: Slow autofocus, crazy power save function, no viewfinder, proprietary battery, special USB cable.
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Overall 6
6.0

Olympus Stylus 550WP

sarahnaone, Ebay
23 May 2009
  • Summary: I love the look of this camera and the fact that it's underwater. The image quality on screen isnt as accurate as seeing the photo on your computer, clarity-wise. Easy methods of changing modes, which I like. Also comes with cord to hook up to your t.v. and CD program to help with editing your photos, which is awesome. The anti-shake isnt as effective as I had hoped, like that of Canon cameras, but for an underwater camera I can live with it.
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Overall 6
6.0

Olympus Stylus 550WP

sarahnaone, Ebay
23 May 2009
  • Summary: I love the look of this camera and the fact that it's underwater. The image quality on screen isnt as accurate as seeing the photo on your computer, clarity-wise. Easy methods of changing modes, which I like. Also comes with cord to hook up to your t.v. and CD program to help with editing your photos, which is awesome. The anti-shake isnt as effective as I had hoped, like that of Canon cameras, but for an underwater camera I can live with it.
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Overall 6
6.0

"Poor picture quality, shaky, esp bad indoors"

conspiracy93, CNET
20 May 2009
  • Pros: full refund :) go best-buy
  • Cons: bad pic quality; flash not very good
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Overall 6
6.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Durability 6
6.0
Overall quality 8
8.0
Looks 8
8.0

Olympus stylus 550wp for underwater fun

jurcc, Ciao
11 July 2011
  • Excerpt: "I bought Olympus Stylus 550WP two years ago just for curiosity, because I wanted to see how camera can be waterproof, because we all know that quote "Electricity and water do not mix". At first I was affraid to put it in the water, but then you get used to it and throw it around like a stone. It's sealed very tightly everywhere, you just have to be sure that you closed battery and USB hatch, because those two are only openings and water may leak there ...
  • Pros: low price, good quality, light, small, waterproof
  • Cons: No audio speaker, battery
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Overall 6
6.0

Só vale por ser a prova d'água

DANIZINHASBC, MercadoLibre
26 May 2013
  • Summary: é uma câmera boa, existem câmeras melhores pelo preço, mas só vale a pena por ser a prova d'água.
  • Pros: A prova d'água
  • Cons: resolução padrão em comparação com as concorrentes
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Overall 5
5.2
Performance 6
6.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Display 2
2.0
Ergonomics 6
6.0

La reina de la playa

echedey, quesabesde.com
22 August 2011
  • Summary: Tengo varias cámaras digitales y buscaba algo barato resistente al agua, para poder llevarla a la playa o a cualquier sitio de "riesgo". La compré en El Corte Ingles de Las Palmas por 155 euros, me pareció un precio muy bueno y me decidí, aunque luego le he visto en la web de mayamania por 145 euros.
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