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Olympus Releases Four New Cameras

Introducing Olympus SZ-10

Olympus today announced four new digital cameras - Olympus SZ-10, VG-110, VR-310, and VR-330. Here's a quick look at what these cameras have to offer.

Olympus SZ-10 : Stylish ultra-zoom that fits in your pocket

OLYMPUS SZ-10, is a compact digital camera that is perfect for travel and sports events. It features 18x ultra-zoom lens, DUAL IS, and HD movies. It is scheduled to go on sale in Singapore in March, 2011.

Basic Features

  1. 14-Megapixel CCD, 18x optical zoom lens, and DUAL IS to reduce picture blur
  2. Magic Filters can be recorded in HD movie (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264)
  3. 3-inch, 460k dots High-resolution LCD monitor to enjoy viewing photos you just took


HD movie (AVI Motion JPEG) Recording

High-quality movies are available in 1280 x 720-pixel high-definition quality. Movie recording can be manipulated by a dedicated movie REC button.

Magic Filters

The SZ-10 features an expanded range of 8 Magic Filters, Pop, Pin Hole, Fisheye, Sketch, Soft Focus and Punk inherited from the previous model, and newly added Watercolor and Sparkle. Furthermore, Magic Movies recordings are available in Pop, Pin Hole, Sketch Soft Focus, Punk and Watercolor delivering distinct look and artistic feel.
Watercolor: Enjoy transforming your images with a finish like that of watercolor paintings.
Sparkle: Enjoy photos with the luxurious feel created by the added twinkling lights.

3D Photo Shooting Function

There are two modes to shoot 3D photos;
Auto mode: After taking the 1st image, pan the camera slowly to line up the on-screen image and the 2nd image will be shot automatically.
Manual mode: After taking the 1st image, pan the camera slowly to line up the on-screen image, and then press the shutter to capture the 2nd image manually.

MP Format (Multi Picture Format)

This is a format standardized by CIPA to handle multiple images under a single image file. When you use the 3D Photo Shooting function, the images for the right and left eye are recorded in a single MP format file.

Pet Mode

The camera automatically detects dogs’ and cats’ faces. Selecting the [Pet Mode – Dog] or [Pet Mode – Cat] from the scene mode, the camera will quickly detect your pet’s face and automatically focus on it before shooting the photo. The camera will detect up to 10 faces of different dogs or cats.

Auto Release

The camera captures perfectly your pet’s cute expressions. Use the Auto Release function to have the camera automatically shoot the photo the moment the dog or cat who is the main subject turns to face the camera. You will never again miss your pet’s whimsical facial expressions.

Eye-Fi Card Compatible

Eye-Fi Cards are SDHC memory cards with built-in wireless LAN functionality. The images that you take can easily be uploaded wirelessly to your computer and to photo printing services and online albums.

Basic Performance
Effective pixels 14 megapixels
Optical zoom 18x
Wide-angle shooting 28mm (35mm camera equivalent)
Image stabilization DUAL IS
LCD size 3.0-inch, 460,000 dots
LCD type TFT colour
Movie recording 1280 x 720 pixel HD movie (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264)

 

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