Olympus SP-610UZ Review

Overall Score

35

Main Features

  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 28-616 mm (22x) F3.3-5.7 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 1 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 107 x 73 x 73 mm, 405g.
  • Price Category:
  • Replaced: SP-600 UZ
  • Replaced by: SP-620 UZ

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Olympus SP-610UZ Overview


First introduced in January, 2011, Olympus SP-610UZ is a 14 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor. Olympus replaced the older Olympus SP-600 UZ with SP-610UZ. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Olympus SP-610UZ with Olympus SP-600 UZ

Olympus replaced SP-610UZ with Olympus SP-620 UZ. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Olympus SP-610UZ with Olympus SP-620 UZ


Olympus SP-610UZ comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Olympus SP-610UZ

Sensor resolution of Olympus SP-610UZ ~ 4315 x 3244 pixels.

Olympus SP-610UZ has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 13,997,860 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Olympus SP-610UZ


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Olympus SP-610UZ with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
1.0 fps Continuous Shooting
11 Focus Points
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
340 shots Long Battery Life
5.7 Lens at Tele
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.7
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.3
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Type Scores

Olympus SP-610UZ has an Overall Score of 35/100 and ranked #547 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #958 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Olympus SP-610UZ Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
37
Value for money score
53
Portability score
87
Overall score
35
Average Scores in Small Sensor Superzoom
Imaging Score
25
Features Score
51
Value For Money Score
61
Portability Score
85
Overall score
45

Physical Dimensions of Olympus SP-610UZ


Olympus SP-610UZ weighs 405g and has external dimensions of 107 x 73 x 73mm (4.21 x 2.87 x 2.87"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Olympus SP-610UZ is 13 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Olympus SP-610UZ is less by 6mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Superzoom.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Olympus SP-610UZ
405g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Olympus SP-610UZ
73mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Olympus SP-610UZ with the dimensions:

Olympus SP-610UZ

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight SP-610UZ Dimensions SP-610UZ
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 405 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 107 x 73 x 73 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 405 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 107 x 73 x 73 mm
Nikon Coolpix P340 Nikon P340 194 g 405 g 103 x 58 x 32 mm 107 x 73 x 73 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V Sony HX50V 272 g 405 g 108 x 64 x 38 mm 107 x 73 x 73 mm
Olympus SZ-15 Olympus SZ-15 250 g 405 g 108 x 70 x 40 mm 107 x 73 x 73 mm
Samsung WB250F Samsung WB250F 226 g 405 g 106 x 62 x 22 mm 107 x 73 x 73 mm
Canon PowerShot SX260 HS Canon SX260 HS 231 g 405 g 106 x 61 x 33 mm 107 x 73 x 73 mm
Olympus SP-620 UZ Olympus SP-620 UZ 435 g 405 g 110 x 74 x 74 mm 107 x 73 x 73 mm

Specifications of Olympus SP-610UZ


General
Brand Olympus
Model SP-610UZ
Announced January, 2011
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 11
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 6.30
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4288 x 3216
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 340 shots
Battery Type AA
Battery Model 4 x AA
Physical
Weight 405 g
Physical Dimensions 107 x 73 x 73 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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