Olympus Stylus 550WP Review

Overall Score

26

Main Features

  • 10 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 38-114 mm (3x) F3.5-5.0 Zoom Lens
  • 64 - 1600 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 640 x 480 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 94 x 62 x 22 mm, 167g.
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Olympus Stylus 550WP Overview


First introduced in January, 2009, Olympus Stylus 550WP is a 10 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.08 x 4.56 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Proc and Cons of Olympus 550WP


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Olympus Stylus 550WP with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Environmental Sealing
3.5 Lens at Wide
167g Light Body
38 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
No External Flash
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.0
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Image Stabilization
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.5
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Olympus Stylus 550WP has an Overall Score of 26/100 and ranked #781 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #1192 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Olympus 550WP Scores
Imaging score
19
Features score
17
Value for money score
45
Portability score
97
Overall score
26
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Olympus 550WP


Olympus Stylus 550WP weighs 167g and has external dimensions of 94 x 62 x 22mm (3.7 x 2.44 x 0.87"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Olympus 550WP is 8 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Olympus 550WP is less by 4mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Olympus 550WP
167g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Olympus 550WP
22mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Olympus Stylus 550WP with the dimensions:

Olympus Stylus 550WP

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Stylus 550WP Dimensions Stylus 550WP
Olympus Stylus XZ-10 Olympus XZ-10 221 g 167 g 102 x 61 x 34 mm 94 x 62 x 22 mm
Kodak EasyShare Z980 Kodak Z980 445 g 167 g 124 x 91 x 105 mm 94 x 62 x 22 mm
Fujifilm X30 Fujifilm X30 423 g 167 g 119 x 72 x 60 mm 94 x 62 x 22 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 167 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 94 x 62 x 22 mm
Olympus XZ-2 iHS Olympus XZ-2 iHS 346 g 167 g 113 x 65 x 48 mm 94 x 62 x 22 mm
Fujifilm FinePix F900EXR Fujifilm F900EXR 232 g 167 g 105 x 61 x 36 mm 94 x 62 x 22 mm
Nikon 1 J3 Nikon 1 J3 201 g 167 g 101 x 61 x 29 mm 94 x 62 x 22 mm
Olympus OM-D E-M10 II Olympus E-M10 II 390 g 167 g 120 x 83 x 47 mm 94 x 62 x 22 mm

Specifications of Olympus Stylus 550WP


General
Brand Olympus
Model Stylus 550WP
Announced January, 2009
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 7
Screen
Screen Size 2"
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 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/1000 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Off, On
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 64
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 640 x 480
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 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 167 g
Physical Dimensions 94 x 62 x 22 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type xD-Picture Card, microSD, internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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