Olympus SP-600UZ Review

 
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General
Model Number: SP-600UZ
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $249.99
Street Price: $214.95
Date Available: 2010-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 15.3 oz (433 g)
Size: 4.3 x 2.8 x 3.0 in.
(110 x 72 x 75 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 12.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.44 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3968 x 2976 (11.8 MP, 4:3),
4288 x 2416 (10.4 MP, 16:9),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 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),
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: 1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
Movie File Format: MPEG4
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Olympus lens; 12 Lenses in 8 Groups, 2 Aspherical Lenses
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 420 mm
Zoom Ratio: 15.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.4 (tele) - ???
Normal Focus Range: 15 cm to Infinity
5.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 12 cm
0.4 - 4.7 in
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 5x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: CCD Contrast Detection; iESP Auto, Spot AF, Face Detection AF, AF Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
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): 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 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, High Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, , 3200, 6400 (with pixel mix mode)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Fluorescent 3
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering, Face Detection AE (when Face Detection AF is selected)
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes No
Creative Exposure Modes: Panorama, Beauty Mode, Magic Filter (Pop Art, Pinhole, Fisheye, Drawing), Scene Modes (Portrait, Landscape, Sport, Night Scene, Night+portrait, Indoor, Candle, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach & Snow, Pet)
Self Timer: 2, 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-in, Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.98ft (0.3m) – 41.0ft (12.5m) at ISO 1600
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots:
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: MPEG4
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output)
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline/Lithium disposables, NiMH rechargeables
Batteries Included: 4 x AA Alkaline disposables
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): No
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 340
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: OLYMPUS [ib] Software and In-Camera Manual Loaded in Internal Memory
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000Pro/XP/Vista/7; Mac OS X v10.3+
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Dual Mechanical Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization and Digital Image Stabilization, AF Tracking, HD Video (720p), HDMI Output, Intelligent Auto, Magic Filters (Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fish-Eye, Drawing), In-Camera Panorama, Beauty Mode, Shadow Adjustment Technology.

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