Olympus SP-800UZ Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus SP-800UZ 
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General
Model Number: SP-800UZ
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $349.99
Street Price: $326.64
Date Available: 2010-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 15.1 oz (427 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.2 x 2.9 x 3.3 in.
(107 x 73 x 85 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 14.0
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:  
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4288 x 3216 (13.8 MP, 4:3),
3968 x 2976 (11.8 MP, 4:3),
3968 x 2232 (8.9 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: 1.0
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: Olympus lens; 15 Lenses in 10 Groups, 1 Aspherical Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 840 mm
Zoom Ratio: 30.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - ???
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 12 cm
0.4 - 4.7 in
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 5x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: CCD Contrast Detection; iESP Auto, Spot AF, Face Detection AF, AF Tracking, Selective Target
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
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, 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 Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: 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, Multi-fireworks, Multiple Exposure, Cuisine, Documents, Beach & Snow, Bird Watching, Soft Background, Pet)
Self Timer: 2, 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
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
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
RAW Capture Support: No
Movie File Format: MPEG4
Included Memory: 1,783.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal
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 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.08
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? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 1.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 10
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): 0.82
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.84
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): 0.133
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 3.9
Play -> Record Time:  
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 7.3
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LI-50B
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LI-50B Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 200
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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