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Olympus Stylus 1

from  $829.99+
85
Global
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Summary

Compact enthusiast cameras have been gaining traction thanks to popular models like the RX100 and now Olympus is jumping on board with the impressive Stylus 1. ePHOTOzine says the Stylus 1 has "classic camera styling" and Digital Trends likes its "comfortable feel" and weight that lets you "grab it with two hands like a DSLR." Despite its compact body, Camera Labs says it has "great controls." Like other compacts the Stylus 1 won't best many of the DSLR models out there, but it does deliver photos that TrustedReviews calls "more than satisfactory for its audience." Unsurprisingly, the Stylus 1 isn't the best when it comes to shooting video, and CNET says while the video quality is "good, this camera is definitely better for photos." Olympus priced the Stylus 1 to compete, and that coupled with impressive performance should put it near the top of your list if you're looking for an enthusiast camera.

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Model

Key Specs

Type
Point and shoot
Resolution (effective)
12 megapixels
Image stabilization
External (lens)
Memory card
SD

General

Type
Point and shoot (f /{"1":1, "2":2.8}) ({"1":6, "2":64.3} mm) ({"1":28, "2":300}mm)

Sensor

Resolution (effective)
12 megapixels
Sensor type
CMOS
Image stabilization
External (lens)
ISO modes
Auto iso, 100 iso, 200 iso, 400 iso, 800 iso, 1600 iso, 3200 iso, 6400 iso, 12800 iso

Flash

Flash
Yes (Internal, External)

Shooting

Focus
Af, Manual (35 points) (AF assist lamp)
Shutter speed
1/ {"1":2000, "2":60} secs

Imaging

Auto-bracketing
Yes
Color space
Srgb, Adobe rgb
Exposure modes
Aperture, Shutter, Manual, Program, Auto
Exposure compensation
Yes
Scene selection
Yes (Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait, Night scene)
White balance modes
Auto, Cloudy, Incandescent, Flash, Flourescent

Other features

Self-timer
Yes
10.7x (optical)
Screen type
LCD
Touchscreen
Yes

Viewfinder

Viewfinder type
Lcd, Optical (Yes) (Yes)

Storage

Memory card
SD (Sdxc, Sdhc)

Image formats

Image formats
Jpeg, Raw
Quality settings
Iq normal, Iq fine, Iq super fine
Image aspect ratios
3 2, 4 3, 16 9
Video recording
Yes (H264, Mpeg4) (1920 x 1080 (1080p))

Connections

WiFi
Yes (Wep, Wpa, Wpa2) (Internal)
Video output
Yes (HDMI)

Power

Battery size
Rechargeable (Li-ion)
Photos per charge (CIPA standard)
410
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