Olympus Stylus 1 Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus Stylus 1 
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Successor: Olympus Stylus 1s
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General
Model Number: Stylus 1
Camera Format: EVF
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $699.99
Street Price: $618.92
Date Available: 2013-12-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 14.3 oz (404 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.6 x 3.4 x 2.2 in.
(116 x 87 x 57 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 12.0
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3968 x 2976 (11.8 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
3200 x 2400 (7.7 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1440 (2.8 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG, 12-bit RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 8.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (120p)
320x240 (240p)
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264) with linear PCM 16-bit 48kHz stereo audio / AVI (Motion JPEG)
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: i.Zuiko Digital ED; 12 elements in 10 groups, 8 apherical
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 300 mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.70x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/8 (W/T); built-in 3-stop ND filter
Normal Focus Range: 10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 60 cm
2.0 - 23.6 in
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: Body threads for opt. adapter
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: 35-area multiple AF (All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF
Viewfinder Type: 1.44M-dot LCD, 1.15x (0.58x 35mm eq.) magnification, ~100% coverage, ~18mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: 1,440,000 dots
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 14.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: AUTO ISO 100 - 12800 (customizable, Default 100-1600) Manual ISO 100 - 12800, 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunny, Shadow, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent , Flash, Manual (2), Kelvin
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 324-zone Digital ESP, Center-weighted Average, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene (Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night + Portrait, Sunset, Documents, Panorama (assist-only), Fireworks, Multiple Exposure, Beach & Snow), 11 Art Filters and 5 Art Effects.
Self Timer: 2, 12, custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Off, Red-eye reduction slow sync., Slow sync, Full, Manual, Wireless (4 channels, 4 groups)
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO 1600 (W/T): 0.1 ‑ 10.3m / 0.3 - 34 ft.
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000 (internal flash)
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I
Other Memory: UHS-I compliant
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW, RAW+JPEG
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Movie File Format: .MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264) with linear PCM 16-bit 48kHz stereo audio / AVI (Motion JPEG)
Included Memory: No memory included
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional RM-UC1 Remote cable
Connections (extended): Multi-connector (USB/AV/Remote); Type-D Micro HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.42
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.44
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited
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): 8.1
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited
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): 0.27
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.32
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.40
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.040
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 1.3
Play -> Record Time: 0.6
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 3.40
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BLS-5
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BLS-5 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 410
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: OLYMPUS Viewer 3 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 28-300mm equivalent f/2.8 stabilized lens, 1/1.7-inch BSI CMOS sensor, TruePic VI processor, high-res EVF, tilting LCD touchscreen, built-in Wi-Fi, 7fps full-res burst mode, Full HD 1080p movies. Available in black.

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