Olympus Stylus 7010 Review

Review posted 11/6/2009

Olympus' new Stylus 7010 is an ultra-compact digicam that is loaded with versatile features. With a 12-megapixel image sensor, wide view 7x optical zoom lens, dual image stabilization, and creative 'Magic' filters, the Stylus 7010 has a lot to offer for such a compact package. This is one of the most powerful Stylus models to date, however it does not feature the weather-resistance that many expect when they see the Stylus label.

Olympus Stylus 7010 Major Features:
  • 12-Megapixel, 1/2.33" CCD Imaging Sensor
  • 7x Wide Optical Zoom Lens covers equivalent range of 28-196mm
  • Dual Image Stabilization: Sensor shift and High ISO
  • TruePic III Image Processor
  • 2.7-Inch, HyperCrystal III LCD with 230,000 pixels, Backlight Boost and 5 steps of Brightness Adjustment
  • Broad sensitivity range from ISO 64 - 3200
  • 23 exposure modes to choose from, including Intelligent Auto
  • Digital ESP metering with Spot and Face Detection AE options
  • Exposure Compensation: ±2 EV steps in 1/3 EV step
  • New AF tracking feature helps keep your subjects in focus, whether you or they are moving
  • Magic filters allow for more creative photos
  • In-camera Panorama mode
  • Three Burst modes to choose from: Normal (0.9fps @ 12M), High-speed1 (8.0fps @ 3M), High-speed2 (11.0fps @ 3M)
  • Records VGA or QVGA resolution movies @ 15 or 30fps
  • xD-Picture Card and microSD (with adapter) card slot
  • Li-ion power source with external AC charger

Included Accessories:
  • STYLUS-7010 Digital Camera
  • USB Cable, Audio/ Video Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Manual CD-ROM
  • Wrist Strap
  • Lithium-Ion Battery (LI-42B) & Charger (LI-41C)
  • Olympus Master 2 Software CD-ROM
  • Warranty Card
  • MASD-1 (microSD Adapter)

The Olympus Stylus 7010 is available now at the MSRP of US $199.99.

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