Mark Peters : January 16th 2012 - 09:50 CET
CES 2012 - Olympus SP-620UZ digital camera : The Olympus Ultra Zoom Traveller cameras are known for its powerful optical zoom lens on the front and the extraordinary quality of the images. That’s what makes the new Olympus SP-620UZ Traveller the camera of choice for anyone with the ambition to step up from a simple point-and-shoot camera to a great-value compact camera that can capture brilliant, vivid photos with ease. The outstanding lens of the Olympus SP620UZ are matched by some of Olympus' very best photo features, like Multi-Motion Movie IS, which cuts out camera shake even when the photographer is moving, allowing you to record videos in the best quality.|
In addition to close-up shots, wide angle photos and huge panorama pictures, the Olympus SP-620 gives the photographer the opportunity to experiment with intermediate zoom setting, from still life to portrait photography. The zoom function of the Olympus SP-620 UZ can also be used while recording magnificent holiday movies in 720p HD quality. Also the photo quality is excellent, thanks to the 16-Megapixel CCD sensor and the TruePic III+ image processor. With the Olympus SP-620UZ you can look forward to an ideal color reproduction, low noise and razor-sharp edges.
Olympus SP-620UZ camera lens
The slender Olympus SP-620UZ body looks attractive, and is above all very portable. The Olympus SP 620 UZ is great for wide-angle photography, like shooting landscapes and crowds, but it’s the telephoto performance that really stands out. The compact Olympus SP-620UZ comes equipped with a 21x optical zoom lens (25-525mm). The new Olympus camera also provides Dual Image Stabilization, to reduce blur with fast-moving subjects. For easy framing and reviewing photos, the Olympus SP-620UZ is equipped with a bright 3" color LCD screen with 230.000 dots.
Ultra Zoom Olympus camera
Olympus introduced its first SP Ultra Zoom camera more than ten years ago, which laid down a marker for premium specifications and extreme telephoto potential. The vigorously zoom lens is even more imposing given the modest dimensions. In fact, the optics take up most of the camera, especially on the Olympus SP-620UZ, which is incredibly slim and light weighted for a camera of this zoom potential.
Olympus SP-620 UZ features
The Olympus SP620 UZ camera offers several interesting photo functions, like detail-rich macro shooting from a distance of 10cm. Hhigh-speed continuous shooting is ideal when shooting fast-moving objects. The Olympus SP-620UZ also features advanced face detection and shadow adjustment technology. Another nice addition is the beauty make-up mode, and the pet detection mode, which automatically captures a picture when your pet looks at the camera. The Olympus SP-620UZ also offers a 3D photo mode, for an amazing 3D photo experience.
Multi-Motion IS on the Olympus zoom camera
The Olympus Traveller digital cameras have a history of advanced electronic tools, also the Olympus SP-620UZ is packed with technical highlights, like Multi-Motion IS, which eliminates camera shake while recording movies, even when the user is moving. To learn more about the Olympus SP-620UZ features, download the Olympus SP-620UZ appendix.
Olympus SP-620UZ photo filters
With a array of creative photo filters, Olympus is ahead of the competition. Unlike most filter effects, the majority of these spectacular Magic Filters are applicable to still photos and videos. The Olympus SP-620UZ is equipped with a variety of scene modes for automatic settings that suit specific conditions (like Landscape or Night). The Olympus SP620UZ makes it easy to everyone to capture and share still pictures and HD videos with exceptionally quality.
Olympus SP-620UZ price & availability
The compact and beautifully designed Olympus SP-620UZ camera comes in silver and black. The Olympus SP-620UZ goes on sale in mid-January for €190 Euro in Europe, $200 USD in the United States and £180 GBP in the United Kingdom.
Olympus SP620UZ sales box
• Olympus SP-620UZ digital camera
• In-camera instruction manual
• Olympus Image software
• Olympus warranty card
• Audio / video cable
• USB cable
• AA batteries
• Lens cap
• Hand strap
Olympus SP-620UZ review
When we receive an Olympus SP-620UZ test camera, we will publish a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures and videos, along with an Olympus SP-620UZ review.
Olympus SP reviews
Curious about the test results and the camera operation of an Olympus SP Ultra Zoom? Read our Olympus SP-810UZ review and the Olympus SP-610UZ review to get an impression of the capabilities and the photo quality that these Olympus SP cameras have to offer.