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Olympus introduces new SP-810UZ, SZ-11 and VG-145

The new Olympus SP-810UZb Ultra Zoom offers a fast, wide 1:2.9-5.7 24-864mm zoom lens and 14 megapixel image sensor, and is the smallest compact camera currently on the market with a zoom factor over 30, which makes it the ideal travelling companion. The new SZ-11 offers 20x optical zoom and a 14 megapixel sensor. It is a compact camera that is perfect for travel and sports events. The VG-145 comes in a stylish and slim full metal body, and is equipped with a 14 megapixel CCD too, 5x optical zoom from 26mm...

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Check out the new Olympus SP-810UZ Ultra Zoom details and specificationsOlympus SP-810UZ Ultra Zoom

New super-zoom compact marks decade of Olympus SP range success

You can't get more flexibility than this. A dandelion clock shot from far off or St Peter's cathedral in close-up – when it comes to choosing your subject, the 36x wide-angle zoom on the new SP-810UZ guarantees virtually limitless freedom. No compact camera from Olympus has ever delivered better zoom performance. A fast, wide 1:2.9-5.7 24-864mm* zoom lens and 14 Megapixel image sensor makes the SP-810UZ the benchmark in its class. As the most powerful camera in Olympus' Traveller category, it succeeds the prestige SP-800UZ. Not only is the SP-810UZ better equipped than its predecessor, it's also more compact. In fact, it's the smallest compact camera currently on the market with a zoom factor over 30**, which makes it the ideal travelling companion. The SP-810UZ can even accompany you on that upcoming autumn holiday – it's available from the start of September for an extremely competitive €269, and comes in black or silver.
Sharper shots

The SP-810UZ is not just pretty to look at. It's also an expert performer, with stills or HD movies. The fast wide 1:2.9-5.7 24-864mm* zoom lens combines with Dual Image Stabilisation and enhanced ISO sensitivity to guarantee pin-sharp photos and virtually eliminate blur in videos. And if a dynamic beach volleyball match needs to be recorded as photos, that's when AF-Tracking comes into play. It keeps subjects in focus even if they move in and out of the shot.


OLYMPUS SZ-11

Perfect for travel and sports events! Stylish ultra-zoom that fits in your pocket

Olympus Imaging Corporation is pleased to announce the OLYMPUS SZ-11, a compact digital camera that is perfect for travel and sports events. It features 20x ultra-zoom lens, DUAL IS*1, and HD movies*2. It is scheduled to go on sale in Japan in August 5, 2011.

Main Features

The OLYMPUS SZ Series is a digital camera that is perfect for travel and sports events. Thanks to its advanced optical expertise, Olympus has been able to incorporate in a compact, palm-size camera the same high-powered super-telephoto capability that normally makes SLR cameras so bulky and heavy. Because it is so small, this camera is an ideal travelling companion, offering the power of a full-size camera and lenses without increasing the amount of luggage. The SZ Series is an easy-to-use "all-in-one" camera that makes it possible anyone to enjoy the pleasure of advanced photography.

The Olympus SZ-11 covers a remarkably wide shooting range with focal lengths ranging from 25mm*5 wide-angle to 500mm*5 telephoto with the super-telephoto 20x optical zoom lens. It can capture big, up-close images of even the most distant subjects, creating high-impact pictures by capturing details that cannot be seen with the naked eye, such as the facial expressions of children in athletic or theatrical events or athletes in professional sport competitions. To reduce the picture blur commonly associated with telephoto shooting effectively, the SZ-11 features DUAL IS using a CCD-shift image stabilization mechanism and high-sensitivity image capturing. It also features dedicated Movie REC button to immediately shooting movies and Magic Movies to enhance your camera life. Moreover, you can enjoy the SZ-11 in your usual life as well with the full array of functions such as 3D Photos*6, Beauty Mode*7, Beauty Make, and Pet Mode.


OLYMPUS VG-145

5x wide zoom, HD Movies, and a large LCD monitor

Olympus Imaging Corporation is pleased to announce the OLYMPUS VG-145, a compact digital camera equipped with advanced shooting functions, such as HD movies*1 and full array of Auto functions. It also features 5X optical zoom lens from wide angle of 26mm*2 in a slim, stylish body. It is scheduled to go on sale at the middle of August, 2011.

Main Features

1.14-megapixel CCD*3, 5X optical zoom from wide angle of 26mm and DIS*4 that reduces picture blur using faster shutter speed
2.Featuring High-definition movies (AVI Motion JPEG), Magic Filters*5, and a large 3-inch LCD monitor to enjoy viewing photos you just took
3.Stylish and slim full metal bodyThe VG-145 is equipped with 5x zoom lens from wide angle of 26mm and image stabilization in a slim, stylish body. Equipped with an abundant array of easy-to-use automatic functions like iAUTO which enables any user to easily take beautiful pictures, and automatic tracking AF for face detection, it is simple to use even for novices. Also HD movies with AVI Motion JPEG format are available by just pressing the dedicated Movie REC button without selecting Movie mode from the menu.

DIS
Using higher ISO sensitivities allows the use of faster shutter speeds, reducing camera movement and subject blur. Images shot in this mode will have less noise and better color reproduction than images shot just using a high ISO.

HD movie (AVI Motion JPEG) recording
HD movie recording is available with the slim, stylish VG-145. Movie recording can be manipulated by a dedicated movie REC button When using any of SD/SDHC memory card, it is selectable to record to which card.

Magic Filters
The VG-145 features an expanded range of 7 Magic Filters, Pop, Pin Hole, Fisheye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk and Sparkle*6. With Sparkle filter, you can enjoy photos with the luxurious feel created by the added twinkling lights.

Additional information: Check out the new Olympus SP-810UZ Ultra Zoom details and specifications
July 27, 2011
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