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Olympus µ 840 / Stylus 840
4.5 out of 10

Olympus µ 840 / Stylus 840

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Image Sensor
8.0 Megapixels (effective), 1/2.35” CCD (1.1cm)
Focal Length/Lens Configuration
6.4 – 32.0 mm (36 – 180 mm equivalent in 35mm photography),
5x Optical Zoom + 5.6x Digital Zoom (Seamless to 28x)
Maximum Aperture
F3.3 - F5.0
2.7” (6.9cm) HyperCrystal™ LCD with Backlight Boost Button, approx. 230,000 pixels
Focus System
CCD Contrast Detection
Focus Range (from lens surface)
Normal mode: 27.6" – infinity (0.7m – infinity)
Focus Mode
iESP Auto, Spot AF, Face Detection AF
Shutter Speed
1/2000 sec. –1/2 sec. (up to 4 sec. in Night Scene mode)
ISO Sensitivity (SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity)
Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Exposure Metering
Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering, Face Detection AE (when Face Detection AF is selected)
White Balance Control
Auto, Presets (Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, and 3 Fluorescents)
Exposure Compensation
±2 EV steps in 1/3 EV steps
Image File Format
Still Image: JPEG
Number of Recorded Pixels
8MP (3,264 x 2,448)
Shooting Modes
24 shooting modes;
Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with OLYMPUS Master software when using Olympus brand xD-Picture Card™
Continuous Shooting
High speed: 6.9 frames per second, 10 frames (3MP)
Shooting Assist Functions
Shooting Guide, Perfect Shot Preview, Histogram, Frame Assist, Voice Recording
Movie Mode
AVI Movie with Sound;
Image Processing
TruePic™ III Image Processor
Noise Reduction
Set automatically at shutter speeds of 0.5 second or longer in specific scene modes
Image Playback
Still Image: Single, Index Display (4/9/16/25), Up to 10x Enlargement, Slideshow, Rotation, Calendar, My Favorites, Histogram
Flash Modes
Auto (for low light and backlit conditions)
Flash Working Range
Wide: 0.66ft (0.2m) – 11.8ft. (3.6m) at ISO Auto
12 Seconds
14.8 MB Internal Memory
Removable Media Card
xD-Picture Card™ or microSD*/microSDHC* media (via MASD-1 adapter)
Outer Connectors
Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output, DC Input*)
Auto-Connect USB
2.0 High Speed (USB Mass Storage)
System Requirements
Auto-Connect USB: Windows® 2000/XP/VISTA with USB port, Mac OS X v10.3 or later with USB port
Operating Temperature/Humidity
Operation: 32° – 104°F (0° – 40°C), 30% – 90% humidity
Power Source
Li-ion Rechargeable Battery (LI-42B), AC Adapter (D-7AC) with the optional DC Coupler (CB-MA1)
Battery Life (CIPA DC-002)
Approximately 190 shots (based on CIPA battery life measurement standards)
3.8” W x 2.2” H x 0.94” D (96.4mm x 56.5mm x 24mm)
4.6oz (130g) without battery and media card
Release Date
First seen
2 February 2008