Olympus SZ-12 Camera with 14MP Sensor Review, Specifications and Features

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Olympus has introduced at CES 2012 their new compact and stylish long zoom cameras in the company’s S-series of cameras, called Olympus SZ-12. According to press release, the SZ-12 compact camera will be ready for order at US market in March, 2012, but if you live in Europe, the device will be release with different name, Olympus SZ-14 and ready for order from this later this month for cost at €230.

It’s budget friendly camera, but you will get a impressive device. Olympus SZ-12 comes with 14-megapixel CCD sensor that features ultra zoom capabilities with 24x optical wide-angle zoom lens (25-600mm equivalent), 4X digital zoom, built-in flash with Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in mode plus completed with Dual Image Stabilization provide excellent image quality. Suporting MPEG-4 and H.264 for video formats plus JPEG 2.21 for image format and has ISO 80-1600 sensitivity range, the device also built in with speakers and microphone for 1280 x 720 (30 fps) or 640 x 480 (30 fps) video recording.

Designed for all level users, new Olympus camera comes only a directional pad to access main menu and four additional buttons plus available in silver, black and red color. Combined with measures in 4.2 x 2.7 x 1.6 inch with weight at 7.6 oz (216 g), it perfect for travel companions. It packs with an 3.0 inch LCD display with resolutions at 460,000 pixel plus an extra-wide viewing angle for better experience, SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card slot for additional storage space and Lithium-ion rechargeable Battery that provide enough power for your vacations.

For connections, you can use HDMI to share on HDTV, USB 2.0 and compatible with Eye-Fi card for wireless share with your computer or other device. For enhanced your experience, the SZ-12 Digital camera also support Ten Magic Art Filters for create special effects on your picture, new Reflection magic filter, Telephoto Macro to shoot small subjects at very close range for better image and three drive modes (Single, Continuous and Self-timer). What you think about Olympus SZ-12 Camera? is it perfect for you? Tell me you opinions on commect box.

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