Olympus 720 SW Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus Stylus 720 SW 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: 720 SW
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $399.99
Street Price: $297.15
Date Available: 2006-03-31
Tripod Mount: No
Weight: 5.3 oz (149 g)
Size: 3.6 x 2.3 x 0.8 in.
(91 x 59 x 20 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 7.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.33 inch
Sensor size: 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.00 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (Exif 2.2)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (15.00)
160x120 (0.00)
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video:
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Olympus Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 114 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.0
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 7 cm to Infinity
2.8 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 5x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: CCD Contrast Detection
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 115,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Fluorescent3
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/1000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP multi-pattern, Spot Metering
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Landscape Portrait, Night Scene, Night & Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Candle, Self-Portrait, Available Light Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Museum, Cuisine, Behind Glass, Documents, Auction, Shoot & Select1 & 2, Beach & Snow, UnderWater Wide1 & 2, UnderWater Macro, UnderWater Snapshot
Self Timer: 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, red-eye reduction, fill, off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 12.5ft (3.8m), Tele: 8.5ft (2.6m)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: xD
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC In
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 2.00
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs) 1.93
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 3.74
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 13
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 1.070
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 1.120
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.087
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 1.80
Shutdown Time: 1.70
Play -> Record Time: 0.50
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 0.70
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 839
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Li-40B / Li-42B
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 180
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: OLYMPUS Master
OS Compatibility: Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP; MacOS X 10.2 or higher
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Rated as shock proof to MIL-STD-810F standard, and waterproof to JIS Level 8 standard.

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