Olympus Digital Cameras

The Olympus range of digital cameras encompasses just about every type of camera you can think of. To start with there is a large number of easy to use models. Moving up through the range you will also find more advanced models with manual exposure controls. At the top of the range are digital SLRs.

Where the Olympus digital range differs from other brands is the fact that they also offer a number of weatherproof cameras. These can be found in the MJU part of their range. You will also see a couple of completely waterproof cameras in that part of the range.

Olympus E-P2

Olympus E-P2

Type: Compact System Camera

12 Megapixels

Guide Price: £219.99

The E-P2 has a 3 inch LCD screen, manual exposure modes, a 3 frames per second burst mode and can shoot High Definition movies. It can also capture photos in RAW, has an 11 point Auto Focus system and has a maximum ISO setting of 6400.

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Olympus E-P3

Olympus E-P3

Type: Compact System Camera

12 Megapixels

Guide Price: £399.00

The EP-3 has a range of manual controls (Fully Manual, Aperture Priority and Shutter Priority). It is touch screen operated through a 3 inch OLED screen. Image stabilisation has been built in and the camera is capable of shooting High Definition movies with stereo sound. There is a 35 point Auto Focus system and images can be stored in RAW mode. The E-P3 has a metal finish and is available in white, black and silver.

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Olympus E-PL3

Olympus E-PL3

Type: Compact System Camera

12 Megapixels

Guide Price: £499.99

The E-PL3 offers manual exposure controls (Fully Manual, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority), manual focusing, image stabilisation and the ability to store images in RAW format. It has a metal finish and is available in silver, black, red and white. It is able to record Full High Definition movies with stereo sound. The 3 inch LCD screen tilts away from the body for when you find yourself in tricky shooting conditions.

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Olympus E-PM1

Olympus E-PM1

Type: Compact System Camera

12 Megapixels

Guide Price: £499.99

The E-PM1 has image stabilisation, manual exposure controls and manual focusing. It also has a 35 point Auto Focus system and AF tracking. It can store photos in RAW format and has a 3 inch LCD screen. Your movie needs are catered for by the ability to shoot Full High Definition movies with stereo sound. Olympus have included an in camera user guide.

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Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Type: Compact System Camera

16 Megapixels

The OM-D E-M5 is aimed at the photography enthusiast with its price tag coming in towards the top end for a Compact System Camera. It is splashproof and dustproof. There is a burst mode that can shoot at a rate of 9 frames per second. It is also capable of shooting Full High Definition Movies. It has a 3 inch LCD screen and an electronic viewfinder.

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Olympus SH-21

Olympus SH-21

Type: Extra Zoom

16 Megapixels 12.5x Zoom

Guide Price: £283.21

The SH-21 has a wide angle lens, can shoot Full 1080p High Definition movies and can produce 3D stills photographs. Olympus have equipped the camera with image stabilisation, plus a mode for increasing the detail showing in the darkest and lightest areas of your shots. The LCD screen is 3 inches in size and the battery can be charged via a USB terminal.

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Olympus SP-720UZ

Olympus SP-720UZ

Type: Super Zoom

14 Megapixels 26x Zoom

Guide Price: £137.99

Aside from its obvious ability to zoom in on distant subjects the SP-720UZ is able to squeeze in wide scenes and can focus from 1cm away from your subject in macro mode. There is a burst mode that can reel off up to 6 shots at a rate of 5 frames per second. You can shoot High Definition movies and there is a 3D still photo feature. The LCD screen is 3 inches in size.

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Olympus SP-810UZ

Olympus SP-810UZ

Type: Super Zoom

14 Megapixels 36x Zoom

Guide Price: £229.00

The SP-810UZ offers exceptional zoom power with a 36x zoom lens. It has a mode for shooting 3D still images and can also record High Definition movies. Image stabilisation is available and there is a 3 inch LCD screen for composing your photos. For close up shots there is a macro mode that can focus from 5 cm away form your subject. The SP-810UZ is available in silver and black.

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Olympus SP-820UZ

Olympus SP-820UZ

Type: Super Zoom

14 Megapixels 40x Zoom

Guide Price: £168.79

The big attraction of the Olympus SP-820UZ is the 40x zoom lens. This gives you the flexibility to photograph more or less any typical photo opportunity. Other features include a 3 inch LCD screen, a macro mode that can focus from 1cm away from your subject and the ability to shoot High Definition Movies. Power is supplied by AA batteries.

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Olympus SZ-14

Olympus SZ-14

Type: Super Zoom

12 Megapixels 24x Zoom

Guide Price: £91.99 Rating: 78/100

The SZ-14 has a wide angle lens for capturing wide scenes in addition to its more obviously ability to zoom in on distant subjects. It is capable of shooting High Definition movies and can create 3D still photos. The LCD screen is 3 inches in size and the battery can be charged by attaching the camera to a USB port. Image stabilisation is available for both still photos and video recordings.

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Olympus TG-320

Olympus TG-320

Type: Waterproof

14 Megapixels 3.6x Zoom

Guide Price: £134.99 Rating: 81/100

The TG-320 is waterproof to depths of 3m, shockproof to drops of 1.5m and freezeproof down to temperatures of -10 degrees centigrade. It has a 2.7 inch LCD screen, image stabilisation and can shoot High Definition movies. Other features include the ability to recharge the battery via a USB port and compatibility with Wi-Fi memory cards.

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Olympus TG-620

Olympus TG-620

Type: Waterproof

12 Megapixels 5x Zoom

Guide Price: £335.44

The TG-620 is waterproof to depths of 5m, shockproof to falls of 1.5m and can continue to operate in temperatures down to -10 degrees centigrade. It has plenty of other features too. These include a 3 inch LCD screen, image stabilisation and battery charging via a USB port. There is also a 3D stills photography mode as well as being able to shoot full 1080p High Definition movies.

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Olympus TG-820

Olympus TG-820

Type: Waterproof

12 Megapixels 5x Zoom

Guide Price: £225.99 Rating: 83/100

The Olympus TG-820 is one of the most robust digital cameras you will find. It can withstand depths of 10m, is shockproof to falls of 2m and can work in temperatures as low as -10 degrees centigrade. In addition it is also crushproof to weights of 100kg. There is a 3 inch LCD screen, image stabilisation and a Full 1080p High Definition movie mode. Olympus have also included the ability to produce 3D still photos and battery charging via a USB port.

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Olympus VG-170

Olympus VG-170

Type: Simple and Easy

14 Megapixels 5x Zoom

Guide Price: £49.98 Rating: 77/100

The VG-170 is a pocket sized, budget digital camera. It has a wide angle lens, a 3 inch LCD screen and can shoot High Definition movies. In addition it has a 3D still photos mode as well as a function that allows you to charge the battery via a USB connection. This camera is also compatible with Eye-Fi memory cards. These cards can transfer images wirelessly to a computer.

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Olympus VH-410

Olympus VH-410

Type: Ultra Compact

16 Megapixels 5x Zoom

Guide Price: £110.81

The VH-410 is one of the cheaper touch controlled digital cameras. In terms of features it is a fairly basic camera. This helps to keep everything simple. Features include a 3 inch LCD screen, High Definition Movies and Image Stabilisation. The battery can be charged by connecting the camera to a computer USB port.

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Olympus VR-340

Olympus VR-340

Type: Simple and Easy

16 Megapixels 10x Zoom

Guide Price: £75.00 Rating: 80/100

The VR-340 packs in a lot of zoom for the price and body size. Features include High Definition movies, a 3D still photography mode and a 3 inch LCD screen. There is also image stabilisation and you can charge the battery via a USB port. The VR-340 has a metal body and is compatible with Eye-Fi memory cards. These cards allow wireless downloads of your photos.

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Olympus XZ-1

Olympus XZ-1

Type: Advanced Compact

10 Megapixels 4x Zoom

Guide Price: £174.99

The XZ-1 has plenty of advanced features. These include manual exposure controls, image stabilisation and High Definition movies. There are a number of optional extras available too. For example you can add an external flash unit, viewfinder and stereo microphone.

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