Olympus SZ-20 Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus SZ-20 
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General
Model Number: SZ-20 
Camera Format: Mid-Sized 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $299.99
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Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 6.6 oz (186 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 4.0 x 2.5 x 1.2 in.
(102 x 64 x 30 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 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: 7.0
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 16.80
CMOS Size (inches):  
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 16.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 300 mm
Zoom Ratio: 12.50x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus:  
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/3.0 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - ??? 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, High Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, Fluorescent 1 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Smart Panorama, 3D Mode, 8 Magic Filters (Pop Art, Pinhole, Fisheye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle, Watercolor), Scene Modes (Portrait, Beauty, Landscape, Night Scene, Night Scene with portrait, Hand-held Starlight, Sports, Indoor, Self-portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach and Snow, Pet (cat), Pet (dog)) 
Self Timer: 2, 12, Pet auto-shutter seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-in, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO 1250: Wide: 0.1 - 5.7 m; Tele: 0.6 - 2.9 m 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: MP4 (MPEG-4) 
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, Mini HDMI Type-D 
Included Software: OLYMPUS [ib] and Olympus Viewer 2 Software 
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000PRO/XP/VISTA/7, Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.5 
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: Yes 
CIPA Rating: Unknown
Notes & Features: Sensor-shift Image Stabilization, Magic Art Filters (Pop Art, Pinhole, Fisheye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle, Watercolor), 1080p HD videos, HDMI-CEC, 3D Mode, Eye-Fi card compatible, In-camera Panorama, AF Tracking, Intelligent Auto, Shadow Adjustment, Hand-held Starlight, 7fps Full-res Continuous mode.  

 


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