Olympus SP-100 Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus Stylus SP-100 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: SP-100
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $399.99
Street Price: $369.33
Date Available: 2014-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 20.8 oz (589 g)
Size: 4.8 x 3.6 x 5.2 in.
(121 x 91 x 133 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: BSI CMOS
Effective Megapixels: 16.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 8.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/30p)
1280x720 (60p)
640x480 (30p)
640x480 (120p)
432x324 (240p)
Movie File Format: MOV (H.264 video with Linear PCM monaural audio )
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
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 1,200 mm
Zoom Ratio: 50.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.9 (wide) / f/6.5 (tele) - ???
Normal Focus Range: 7 cm to Infinity
2.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 0 cm
0.4 - 0.0 in
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x; up to 2x Super Resolution Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection; iESP, Face Detection AF, Spot, AF Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 920K-dot LCD, 100% coverage
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: 920,000 dots
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 125
ISO Settings: Auto, High, 125, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings:  
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/1700
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes (Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Interval Shooting, Hand-Held Starlight, Night Scene, Night + Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Self Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach & Snow, Super Macro, Backlight HDR); Panorama; Art Filters (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Dramatic Tone, Fish Eye, Sparkle, Reflection, Fragmented)
Self Timer: 2, 12, custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: TBD
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: MOV (H.264 video with Linear PCM monaural audio )
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: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Multi-terminal (USB , DC Jack, Audio/Video Output), Micro (Type D) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG):  
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 8.30
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 6
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.160
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.230
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus):  
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LI-92B
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LI-92B Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 330
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 330
Software
Included Software: OLYMPUS Viewer Software CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black.

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