Olympus 790 SW Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus Stylus 790 SW 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: 790 SW
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $299.99
Street Price: $252.76
Date Available: 2007-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 5.3 oz (151 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.7 x 2.4 x 0.8 in.
(94 x 61 x 21 mm)
Waterproof: 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),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
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)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.0
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240, 160x120
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 15, 15
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 7.40
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.33 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 7.10
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 114 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 5x, seamless to 15x total
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 7 - 50 cm
2.8 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/5.0
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, Fluorescent1, Fluorescent2, Fluorescent3
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/1000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering, Face Detection AE
Program AE: No
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Landscape+portrait, Night Scene, Night+portrait, Sport, Indoor, Candle, Self Portrait, Available Light Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Behind Glass, Documents, Auction, Shoot & Select1, Shoot & Select2, Beach&snow, Underwater Snapshot, Underwater Wide1/2, Underwater Macro
Self Timer: 12 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-in, Off
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO 800: Wide: 0.66ft (0.2m) � 12.5ft. (3.8m); Tele: 2.0ft (0.6m) � 8.5ft. (2.6m)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: xD
Memory Included (MB): 14.7
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG)
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output, DC Input)
Included Software: OLYMPUS Master 2
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000PRO/XP/VISTA, Mac OS X v10.3 or later
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LI-42B
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LI-42B Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 200
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Improvements over Stylus 770SW include: Face Detection AF, Shadow Adjustment, TruePic III Image Processor, USB 2.0 High-Speed Shockproof: MIL-STD-810F Shock Compliant (5ft.) Waterproof: JIS Level 8 (10ft.) Freezeproof: MIL-STD-810F Lo Temp Compliant (14 degrees F)

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