January 29th 2014 7:27 am

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CNET Jul 10, 2014

The Olympus Stylus SP-100 is a problem-solver camera, giving zoom fiends a simple -- and clever -- way to keep athletes, wildlife, and other targets in your sights.

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6.0
PC Mag Jun 17, 2014

The Olympus Stylus SP-100 bridge-style camera can tackle any scene thanks to a 50x lens, but it doesn't include Wi-Fi, and image quality isn't quite where it should be.

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Engadget Feb 14, 2014

The 16MP Stylus SP-100 feels lighter than an entry-level DSLR & there's still a built-in flash above that new framing assist system. Alongside that, this superzoom is also capable of up to 7 fps burst shooting (up to six frames) which should also help up the chances of getting the right actual shot.

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Pocket-Lint Jan 29, 2014

Every major manufacturer has a superzoom camera of note, but ... Olympus has typically struggled to keep up with the advancing pack in this category. The Olympus Stylus SP-100EE, however, has proven enough to make us stand up and notice.

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ePHOTOzine Jan 29, 2014

The Olympus Stylus SP-100EE features a 50x optical zoom lens, 16 megapixel backlit CMOS sensor, 3inch screen, electronic viewfinder and full HD video recording. The camera is the first to feature a new "Dot Sight Framing Assist" feature that helps aim the camera at the target.

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Expert Reviews Jan 29, 2014

The red dot sight, in our limited time with it, does seem to alleviate the problem. You simply put the crosshairs on the subject and start zooming in, if the subject moves just track it with the sight and you can easily keep it in the shot.

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Photography Blog Jan 29, 2014

A built-in sight pops up instantaneously for shooting, with a red cross-hair projected to make it easier to reframe the image at the more extreme telephoto focal lengths when the subject moves, a common issue with super-zooms.

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