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Olympus announces the new Stylus 780 / µ[mju:] 780

Olympus launches its latest member of the Stylus / µ[mju:] series, the 780 model. The new Olympus Stylus 780 / µ[mju:] 780 is a compact 7.1 megapixel digital camera in a black or silver metal body and a 5x optical zoom lens. The 780 offers Dual Image Stabilization, combining a mechanical image stabiliser with high ISO settings, ensures images are doubly protected against unwanted blur caused by fast-moving subjects or camera shake. In addition, its weatherproof characteristics enables the 780 to be used come rain or high water...

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All about the new Olympus Stylus 780 / µ[mju:] 780Style and substance for all - The Olympus Stylus / µ[mju:] 780 is all you need

  • 7.1 Megapixels

  • Weatherproof* black or silver metal body

  • Shadow Adjustment Technology

  • 5x optical zoom (equivalent to 36-180mm on a 35mm camera) 1:3.3-5.0  6.4cm/2.5” HyperCrystal LCD with 230,000 pixels

  • Dual Image Stabilization (combination of a mechanical image stabilizer with high ISO settings)

  • BrightCapture Technology – also in movie mode (30fps)

  • 20 scene modes (including Portrait, Sports, Night Scene)

  • Internal memory plus xD-Picture Card slot Hi-Speed USB

  • 25 languages on board

  • Illuminated buttons

  • Supplied with Olympus Master software, LI-42B battery and LI-40C charger

Want a camera that does it all? Then get to know the powerful Olympus Stylus 780 / µ[mju:] 780, with a 5x zoom that brings you in closer. Count on Dual Image Stabilization to protect against image blur, which is more likely at higher magnifications – while the camera's trim, weatherproof* body allows you to enjoy 7.1 Megapixels of flawless detail, no matter if rain or shine. So take advantage of this striking combination of strength and versatility – because if it's in your life, it's in your Olympus Stylus 780 / µ[mju:] 780.

Go for a camera that won't let you down. With a weatherproof* metallic casing in black or silver, the µ[mju:] 780 doesn't stop when the rain starts. Enjoy 7.1 Megapixels of fine detail – with a 5x optical zoom to take you places you couldn't go otherwise. Let Dual Image Stabilization compensate for camera shake, allowing for sharper results – while Shadow Adjustment Technology adds brightness and detail to your photos, so they come out more realistic each time.

Do more in the dark with BrightCapture Technology to light the way. A bright 6.4cm HyperCrystal LCD together with high ISO settings makes it easier to frame and capture shots in low light. And experience the added comfort of illuminated buttons as part of this camera's sleek, ergonomic design. Enjoy the convenience of 20 different scene modes – and menus in 25 languages. A Hi-Speed USB port enables quick and easy picture transfer, while internal memory plus an xD-Picture Card slot means there's always room to expand storage for additional photos.

Get ready for a camera that can do more. The stylish, weatherproof* Olympus Stylus 780 / µ[mju:] 780 will be available late April 2007.
* Weatherproof equivalent to the IEC standard publication 529 IPX4

Additional information: All about the new Olympus Stylus 780 / µ[mju:] 780
March 5, 2007
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