Summary: On the whole, the Olympus SZ-20 is a very good compact camera which represents decent value for money. On the disappointing side of things, the SZ-20 is a bit of a let-down with regards to image quality.
Pros: Large LCD screen, a good focal range in a compact body, HD video capture
Cons: Metering can struggle in difficult lighting conditions, slightly plasticky body and lacking a general quality finish
Excerpt: The 'travel zoom' camera sector has been experiencing a boom of late, not just in the volume of available units from nearly all the major photographic and electronics manufacturers, but also in variety.
Summary: We look under the hood of Olympus's latest super-zoom
Pros: Good image results, Palette of Magic Filters, Full HD Movie Capture, Smart Panorama mode, Easy-to-use
Cons: Poor battery life, Lacks a number of impressive assets other Olympus cameras benefit from, 3D mode difficult to line up, High-continuous shooting mode less impressive than advertised, Chunky design means it is too big for your pocket
Conclusion: Like the rest of its super zoom/travel zoom ilk, the SZ-20 wouldn’t claim to be a camera for the photo enthusiast - look to the Olympus XZ-1 for that. It does the job of providing those trading up from a regular 3x or 5x compact with a more expansive focal range, enabling the switch from wideangle...
Pros: Decent resolution, zoom range, feature set, reasonably priced for those on a budget, striking retro/futurist design
Cons: Fiddly scroll wheel on backplate in lieu of proper shooting mode dial, variable white balance, corner softening at extreme wideangle, softened shots at maximum telephoto
Summary: A high-resolution compact digicam with a 12.5x optical zoom lens, Full HD video recording and some useful multi-frame capture modes.This year, Olympus has created a new 'traveller' category in its super zoom camera range with three models that are more compact than the SP-series models and more...
Pros: You're looking for a pocketable camera for taking snapshots., You'd like a digicam that can record widescreen Full HD video clips with stereo soundtracks., You like bright, saturated colours in shots., You would enjoy using the 'Magic Filters' for shooting still pictures and video clips. Don't bu...
Идеальная камера для спонтанных съемок. Обзор Olympus SZ-20
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Summary: Olympus SZ-20 – недорогая и универсальная фотокамера. В ее компактный корпус упакована высокочувствительная 16-мегапиксельная матрица, 12,5-кратный зум-объектив и 3-дюймовый LCD дисплей. Фотоаппарат успешно справляется с FullHD-видеосъемкой, а также съемкой 3D-изображений и панорам.