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Olympus SP-810UZ Digital Camera Review

Olympus' SP-810UZ is certainly ambitious, equipped with a whopping 36x zoom inside a relatively tiny body.

$329.99 MSRP


Olympus' SP series aims to push the ultrazoom category further, squeezing ever-longer zoom ratios into bodies only slightly larger than a compact system camera. The SP-810UZ is the most ambitious so far, boasting an amazing 36x lens, one of the longest we've ever seen. But we know from experience that extreme focal lengths often produce worse image quality. Strong sensor performance and expert lens calibration will be required to make this intriguing model stand out.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Color
  4. Noise
  5. Resolution
  6. Video
  7. Playback
  8. Hardware
  9. Controls
  10. Design & Handling
  11. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ47 Comparison
  12. Fujifilm FinePix HS20EXR Comparison
  13. Nikon Coolpix P500 Comparison
  14. Conclusion
  15. Photo Gallery

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