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Olympus Stylus 850SW
5.4 out of 10

Olympus Stylus 850SW

8 megapixel, 3x optical zoom, 5x digital zoom, USB, Internal, xD Read more

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8 megapixel now, several improvements, and still shockproof, freezeproof and waterproof

30 November 2011
  • Summary: The attractive ultra-compact water, shock and shockproof 8-megapixel Stylus 850 SW is perfect for those who love to take their camera outdoors without having to baby it. The camera can take a beating and you can even use it underwater, down to a depth of ten feet.
  • Pros: Attractively styled sports and outdoor camera, Snorkeling possible with 10 feet depth limit, Inherent waterproofing provides peace of mind when handling in/around water, Can survive 5-foot drops and 14 degree temperature!, Superb wide-angle, high-res 2.5-inch LCD, Pre-capture movie mode, microSD ...
  • Cons: Strictly point & shoot
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Olympus Stylus 850SW

PC Magazine
24 November 2010

Olympus Stylus 850SW

Digital Photography Interface
7 September 2009
  • Conclusion: Colorful and durable, that's what the Stylus 850SW is. Not only is it waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof, the Olympus Stylus 850SW is compatible with two kinds of memory cards and comes with an LED lamp which you can actually use for various purposes.
  • Pros: Waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof and comes in many colors!, Compatible with both xD-Picture and microSD cards, Very usable LCD outdoors and indoors, with backlighted buttons, LED illuminator is useful for macro shots (and low-light focusing too), Helpful built-in guide and help system, Perfect...
  • Cons: No manual controls, Slowish lens without optical image stabilization, Below average battery life, Plastic tripod mount and tiny, packed buttons, Noise + detail loss at high ISO speeds
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Overall 8

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
1 December 2009
  • Summary: Another great tough model from Olympus, the Tough 850SW only improves on its predecessor in a few small ways but it is still one of the best options if you're after a camera that can take a little more grief than normal.
  • Pros: Shockproof, waterproof, snow-proof, speedy, sharp images, lots of features
  • Cons: Some colour issues, slow burst mode
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Overall 7

Expert Review

20 October 2014
  • Summary: Omdöme: Olympus µ850SW sticker ut genom att vara testets enda vattentäta och stöttåliga kamera, och testexemplaret med sin knallrosa färg är även testets mest färgglada. Trots att den är gjord för att tåla våldsamheter är den mycket kompakt, utan utskjutande delar.
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