Olympus Stylus SH50: Featuring a 16MP Image Sensor and 3 Inch LCD, at 16K
Olympus has unveiled the Stylus SH50, a high-end point and shoot that packs in a pretty powerful image sensor. This camera can now be purchased from the leading online retail stores and here is how the specs sheet associated with the same looks like in detail:
The Stylus SH50 offers a 16MP image sensor that supports 640x480 pixels as the display resolution. This camera offers a maximum image resolution count of 4608x3456 pixels to be precise. The 1/ 2.3 inch layout for the featured CMOS sensor is suitable for low-light conditions. The Stylus SH50 offers red-eye reduction besides supporting face detection. The Stylus SH50 offers a wider picture angle at 25mm. Metering modes in spot and ESP light are supported by the Stylus SH50 besides the all-important delete function. In terms of ISO sensitivity, the Stylus SH50 offers 125-6400 besides supporting the Auto mode for better clicks. Few white balancing presets are included with the most exciting ones being auto, overcast, sunlight and many more. A self-timer is also supplied with a 2-10 sec range. Macro mode is offered with a 3 sec range to rely upon. The Stylus SH50 offers multi-lingual support for up to 39 languages.
Focus and Optics
The Stylus SH50 packs in the Olympus lens kit that is ably supported by the primary color filter. The TTL autofocus is another exciting attribute associated with the same. The Stylus SH50 offers a focal range of 4.5-108.0mm that translates into 25-600mm as the equivalent tick. The Stylus SH50 offers several flash modes in auto, red-eye and fill-in besides an extended flash range of 0.1-9.4m for wide-angle and 0.4-4.0m for telephoto. The featured lens offers an aperture range of F3.0-F6.9. The Stylus SH50 offers an optical zooming limit of up to 24X, suitable for shooting under inclement conditions. Digital zoom up to 4X is supported by the same. The Olympus lens is segregated into 11 elements and 10 groups. Other notable specs include 3 aspherical elements followed by 3 ED glass elements. Frame assistance is offered besides the AF illuminator.
The Stylus SH50 packs in a 3 inch screen with 460K dots as the display resolution. The LCD panel supports multi-touch besides the supported aspect ratios in 4:3, 3:2 and 1:1. In terms of video display resolution, the Stylus SH50 supports 1920x1080 pixels and that too at 30 fps.
Photography and Videography
The Stylus SH50 offers 1/ 2000 sec-1/4 sec as the shutter speed range. Multiple shooting modes in i-Auto, advanced movie and many more are supported besides the included formats in JPEG, DPOF and DCF. QuickTime Motion JPEG is the supported video format. Full HD movies can easily be recorded at 30 frames per second.
Connectivity and Storage
The Stylus SH50 packs in the stereo microphone in addition to the Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and PictBridge support. Internal storage limit for the same is 39.3MB, expandable via the SDHC, SD and SDXC digital cards.
Build and Battery
The Stylus SH50 weighs 269g and is powered by a lithium battery.