Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ Review

Overall Score

32

Main Features

  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 22-896 mm (40x) F3.4-5.7 Zoom Lens
  • 80 - 6400 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 2 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 117 x 78 x 93 mm, 485g.
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Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ Overview


First introduced in August, 2012, Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ is a 14 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Olympus replaced the older Olympus SP-820UZ with Stylus SP-820UZ. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

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Proc and Cons of Olympus SP-820UZ


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ with competitors in small sensor superzoom cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
2.0 fps Continuous Shooting
AF Face Detection
3.4 Lens at Wide
22 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.4
Low Screen Resolution: 460k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.7
Slow Continuous Shooting: 460 fps
Type Scores

Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ has an Overall Score of 32/100 and ranked #632 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #1062 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Olympus SP-820UZ Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
30
Value for money score
49
Portability score
82
Overall score
32
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-820UZ


Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ weighs 485g and has external dimensions of 117 x 78 x 93 mm (4.61 x 3.07 x 3.66"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Superzoom cameras is 392g, Olympus SP-820UZ is 93 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Olympus SP-820UZ
485g
Average weight
392g
Min weight
136g
Max weight
1415g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Superzoom Cameras


Olympus SP-820UZ
93 mm
Average Thickness
65mm
Min Thickness
0mm
Max Thickness
181mm

Here is the front and top view image of Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ with the dimensions:

Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Stylus SP-820UZ Dimensions Stylus SP-820UZ
Olympus SP-810 UZ Olympus SP-810 UZ 413 g 485 g 106 x 76 x 74 mm 117 x 78 x 93 mm
Nikon Coolpix L830 Nikon L830 508 g 485 g 110 x 76 x 91 mm 117 x 78 x 93 mm
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS Canon SX510 HS 349 g 485 g 104 x 70 x 80 mm 117 x 78 x 93 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 485 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 117 x 78 x 93 mm
Nikon Coolpix L840 Nikon L840 538 g 485 g 114 x 89 x 96 mm 117 x 78 x 93 mm
Canon PowerShot S120 Canon S120 217 g 485 g 100 x 59 x 29 mm 117 x 78 x 93 mm
Olympus XZ-2 iHS Olympus XZ-2 iHS 346 g 485 g 113 x 65 x 48 mm 117 x 78 x 93 mm
Canon PowerShot G15 Canon G15 352 g 485 g 107 x 76 x 40 mm 117 x 78 x 93 mm

Specifications of Olympus Stylus SP-820UZ


General
Brand Olympus
Model Stylus SP-820UZ
Announced August, 2012
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 460k 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 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 2.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 15.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4288 x 3216
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 80
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
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 485 g
Physical Dimensions 117 x 78 x 93 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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