Ilse Jurriën : July 27th 2011 - 13:20 CET
Olympus SZ-11 digital camera : Olympus Imaging announces the new Olympus SZ-11 compact digital camera that is perfect for travel and sports events. The Olympus SZ-11 digital camera features a 20x ultra-zoom lens, DUAL IS and HD video recording. Thanks to the advanced optical expertise, Olympus has been able to incorporate in the compact, palm-size SZ-11 camera the same super-telephoto capability that normally makes digital SLR cameras so bulky and heavy. Because it is so slim, the Olympus SZ-11 camera is an ideal travelling companion, offering the power of a full-size camera and lenses without increasing the amount of luggage. The Olympus SZ-11 is scheduled to go on sale in Japan in August 5, 2011.|
Olympus SZ-11 camera
The Olympus SZ-11 is an easy-to-use "all-in-one" camera that makes it possible anyone to enjoy the pleasure of advanced photography. The Olympus SZ-11 covers a remarkably wide shooting range with focal lengths ranging from 25mm wide-angle to 500mm telephoto with the super-telephoto 20x optical zoom lens. The Olympus SZ-11 can capture big, up-close images of even the most distant subjects, creating high-impact pictures by capturing details that cannot be seen with the naked eye, such as the facial expressions of children in athletic or theatrical events or athletes in professional sport competitions.
Olympus SZ-11 photo & video
To reduce the picture blur commonly associated with telephoto shooting effectively, the Olympus SZ-11 features DUAL IS using a CCD-shift image stabilization mechanism and high-sensitivity image capturing. The Olympus SZ11 digital camera also features dedicated Movie REC button to immediately shooting movies and Magic Movies to enhance your camera life. Moreover, you can enjoy the Olympus SZ-11 in your usual life as well as with the full array of functions such as 3D Photos, Beauty Mode, Beauty Make, and Pet Mode.
Olympus SZ-11 HD videos
High-quality movies are available in 1280 x 720-pixel HD quality. Video recording can be manipulated by a dedicated movie REC button. The Olympus SZ11 also offers a multi-motion function for stabilizing the image during movie shooting while walking.
Olympus SZ-11 Magic Filters
The Olympus SZ-11 camera features an expanded range of 10 Magic Filters, Pop, Pin Hole, Fisheye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk, Watercolor and Sparkle inherited from the previous model, and newly added Reflection and Miniature. Reflection: Applies an effect like a reflection on a lake in a night scene or a landscape for a fantasy effect. Miniature: Converts real-world images into magical images of a toy world. Furthermore, the Olympus SZ-11 features Magic Movies for the video recordings.
Olympus SZ-11 3D Photo function
You can shoot dynamic 3D photos in any mode from usual life to landscape. Recreate a sense of depth like that of the original scene. You can then enjoy the full power of 3D photos on compatible TV sets and computers. Simply select the 3D Photo in Shooting mode and then release the shutter and slide the Olympus SZ-11 sideways to easily get a 3D photo. During 3D Photo shooting, a 3D file and regular JPEG files are recorded at the same time.
Olympus SZ11 Pet pictures
The Olympus SZ-11 camera captures perfectly your pet's cute expressions. The camera automatically detects dogs' and cats' faces. Use the Auto Release function to have the Olympus SZ-11 camera automatically shoot the photo the moment the dog or cat who is the main subject turns to face the camera. You will never again miss your pet's whimsical facial expressions.
Olympus SZ-11 Features
• 14-Megapixel CCD, 20x optical zoom lens, DUAL IS to reduce picture blur
• Multi-motion function for stabilizing the image during movie shooting while walking
• Magic Filters can be recorded in 1280 x 720 pixel HD movie (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264)
• 3-inch, 460K dots High-resolution LCD monitor to enjoy viewing photos you just took
Olympus SZ-11 Specifications
• Zooming the subject up to 50cm with the zoom of 500mm during macro shooting
• Magic Filter effects for creative imaging and Beauty Mode to touch up human faces
• Scene Modes for one-touch shooting adjustment also in difficult environments
• HDMI output control for operations including picture selection and frame-by-frame advancement
• Face Detection AF with which the camera detects and focuses on human faces automatically
• iAUTO function that analyzes the current composition and optimizes camera settings
• In-body panorama composition function that lets you shoot panorama pictures
• USB battery charging enables the camera battery to be recharged from a PC while automatically storing and organizing recorded data in the PC
• AF Tracking to keep a moving subject in focus by tracking it automatically
• Photo-surfing allows you to search desired pictures according to recording keyword
• Compatible media: SD / SDHC / SDXD / Eye-Fi memory cards
Olympus SZ-11 review
As soon as we receive a Olympus SZ-11 test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Olympus SZ-11 review.