Olympus SP-720UZ Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus SP-720UZ 
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General
Model Number: SP-720UZ 
Camera Format: Mid-Sized 
Currently Manufactured: Yes 
Retail Price:  
Street Price: $189.99
Date Available: 2012-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 14.3 oz (405 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.2 x 2.9 x 2.9 in.
(107 x 73 x 73 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4288 x 3216 (13.8 MP, 4:3),
4288 x 2416 (10.4 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
Movie Frame Rate:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 14.40
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 14.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 26 - 676 mm
Zoom Ratio: 26.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus:  
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 0 cm
2.0 - 0.0 in
Aperture Range: f/3.2 (wide) / f/5.6 (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,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, Fluorescent 1, Custom (2) 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/1300
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: Scene Modes (Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Night Scene with portrait, Sports, Indoor, Candle, Self-portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach and Snow, Pet (cat), Pet (dog), Backlight HDR), Magic Filter (Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fisheye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk, Sparkle, Water color, Reflection, Miniature, Fragmented, Dramatic), Panorama, Movie, 3D Photos, Beauty & Make-up 
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: 0.3 - 2.1 m (ISO 100) 8.5 m (ISO 1600); 1.6 - 2.5 m (ISO 400) 4.9 m (ISO 1600) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB): 59.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC input, Combined AV/USB, Micro (Type D) HDMI 
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
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: Dual Image Stabilization, Full HD 1080p Movies, Magic Filters, HDR Backlight Adjustment, AF Tracking, 3D Photo Shooting, In-Camera Panorama, High Speed Continuous Shooting. Available in black or silver. 

 


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