Olympus SP-565UZ Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus SP-565 UltraZoom 
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General
Model Number: SP-565UZ
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $399.99
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Date Available: 2008-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 13.2 oz (373 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 4.6 x 3.3 x 3.2 in.
(116 x 83 x 81 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 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),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30/15, 30/15
CCD Sensor (Megapixels):  
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.33 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 10.00
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 26 - 520 mm
Zoom Ratio: 20.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 5x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.5 (tele) - f/8.0
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: EVF type with Dioptic Correction
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
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, High Auto, 65, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400* (*5-megapixels)
White Balance Settings: iESP2 Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Fluorescent 3, One-Touch
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP, Spot, Center-Weighted, Face Detection (w/ Face Detection AF)
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Landscape+Portrait, Sport, Night, Night+Portrait, Indoor, Candle, Self Portrait, Available Light Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Multi-firework, Cuisine, Behind Glass, Documents, Auction, Shoot & Select1/2, Smile Shot, Beach, Snow, Bird Watching, Pre-Capture Movie, Quick Shutter
Self Timer: 12 seconds seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-in, Fill-in + Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Synchro1, Slow1 + Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Synchro 2, Off
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.98 - 21ft (0.3 - 6.4m); Tele: 3.9 - 13.1ft. (1.2 - 4m) at ISO 400
Ext Flash Connection: Wireless
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: xD
Memory Included (MB): 48.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: Yes
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 Software CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000PRO/XP/VISTA, Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.5
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium disposables; NiMH rechargeables
Batteries Included: 4 x AA disposables
Battery Charger Included: No
CIPA Rating: 410
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Dual Image Stabilization, Shadow Adjustment Technology, Perfect Shot Preview, Face Detection, High-Speed Sequential Shooting and Pre-Capture.

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