Olympus SP-565UZ Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus SP-565 UltraZoom 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: SP-565UZ
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $399.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2008-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 13.2 oz (373 g)
Size: 4.6 x 3.3 x 3.2 in.
(116 x 83 x 81 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 10.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.33 inch
Sensor size: 28.198mm2 (6.13mm x 4.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.68 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type:  
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score: 30
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 18.7
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 10.1
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 68
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)
Image File Format: JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30/15)
320x240 (30/15)
Movie File Format: AVI Motion JPEG
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: Olympus ED lens, 14 Lenses in 11 Groups, 4 Aspherical Lenses, 2 ED Lenses
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 26.0 - 520.0 mm
Zoom Ratio: 20.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.5 (tele) - f/8.0
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 5x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: CCD contrast detection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: EVF type with Dioptic Correction
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, High Auto, 65, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400* (*5-megapixels)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: iESP2 Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Fluorescent 3, One-Touch
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP, Spot, Center-Weighted, Face Detection (w/ Face Detection AF)
Program Auto Exposure: 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
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
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: n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.98 - 21ft (0.3 - 6.4m); Tele: 3.9 - 13.1ft. (1.2 - 4m) at ISO 400
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: Wireless
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: xD
UHS Support:  
Other Memory: microSD (MASD-1 is required)
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format:  
Movie File Format: AVI Motion JPEG
Included Memory: 48.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control:
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output), DC Input
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 0.0
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium disposables; NiMH rechargeables
Batteries Included: 4 x AA disposables
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): No
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 410 (NiMH AA)
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: OLYMPUS Master 2 Software CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000PRO/XP/VISTA, Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.5
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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