Ilse Jurriën : January 16th 2012 - 11:00 CET
CES 2012 - Olympus SZ-11 digital camera : Olympus announces its latest addition to the compact SZ Super Zoom Series, the Olympus SZ-11 is a 14 megapixel camera producing beautiful and detailed still pictures, full size movies and prints. Despite its stylish and slender design, the Olympus SZ-11 camera is packed with world-class Olympus technology that delivers amazing photo quality. The Olympus SZ-11 comes with Multi-motion Movie Image Stabilization (Movie IS) and an impressive 20x optical zoom lens for superb close-up pictures. The TruePic III+ image processor and ISO values from 80 to 1600 ensure an superb color reproduction and low noise. And with no less than 10 Magic Filters you can add a host of creative photo effects to your pictures.|
With the incredible Olympus SZ-11 camera, photographers can zoom right in to capture close-up shots without shooting their own shadow. Cutting-edge features on the new Olympus SZ-11 include the Multi-motion Movie IS feature, it reduces the blur that occurs when people make movies on the go, because they have to film spontaneously and don’t have time to set up a tripod. Even videos made while walking turn out sharp and virtually blur-free. Dual Image Stabilization is also available in photo mode.
Olympus SZ-11 photo functions
The Olympus SZ 11 offers multiple photo functions, beside advanced face detection and shadow adjustment technology, the camera also incorporates a beauty mode for handing unwanted blemishes. The Pet detection mode helps you make lovely pictures from your pet. The Olympus SZ-11 also features a 3D photo mode and there are a variety of scene programs available, the camera automatically selects the perfect settings that suite specific conditions, like in the night or when photographing a landscape.
Olympus SZ-11 camera lens
The new Olympus camera also features a new telephoto macro function that gets you right up close for brilliant macro shots from just 30cm away, enabling the photographer to capture detail and texture of small subjects. The 20x wide optical zoom lens (25-500mm) gives the user the chance to take a picture from a distance, for example from a subject that might otherwise be disturbed by your presence and gets out before you get your shot. The powerful lens of the Olympus SZ-11 is also ideal for defocusing the background to create pictures with an undistorted foreground subject and intentional background blur.
Olympus SZ 11 photo filters
The Olympus SZ-11 comes with 10 Magic Filters, making it an ideal camera for creative photographers. Most photo filters can be applied to both HD movies and still photos. The Magic Filters of the Olympus SZ-11 include; Punk, Pop Art, Pin Hole, Drawing, Fish Eye, Soft Focus, Sparkle (photos only), Watercolour, Miniature (photos only) and Reflection. With the Olympus SZ11 photographers can review their pictures on the 3-inch LCD screen and share them wirelessly on a website or personal computer via Eye-Fi Card. The new Olympus Super Zoom camera also supports HDMI, to watch your pictures and videos on a large screen HDTV. To learn more about the SZ camera features, download the Olympus SZ-11 appendix.
Olympus SZ-11 price & availability
The new addition to the Olympus Traveller camera will be available from mid-January 2012. The Olympus SZ-11 comes in the colors silver and black for €200 Euro in Europe and $280 USD in the United States (prices may vary from country to country).
Retail package content Olympus SZ11
• Olympus SZ-11 digital camera
• Olympus LI-50B Lithium-Ion battery
• Olympus F-2AC AC adapter
• Olympus CB-AVC3 audio / video cable
• Olympus CB-USB6 USB cable
• Worldwide Warranty
• Picture software
• Olympus manual
• Hand strap
Olympus SZ-11 review
As soon as we receive an Olympus SZ-11 test sample, we will publish an Olympus SZ-11 review, including a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures and test video clips.
Olympus SZ reviews
Interested in the test results and the camera capabilities of an Olympus SZ Super Zoom? Read our Olympus SZ-20 review and the Olympus SZ-10 review to get an impression of the camera operation and the image quality that these Olympus zoom cameras have to offer.