Recently compact cameras with large sensors and fast lenses have experienced a large growth in their numbers but only a few of them can zoom beyond the mark of 100mm. Other than that,their lenses are more slower than normal when they are zoomed in. These is not the case with the new Olympus Stylus 1. Its camera gives the true picture image processor with a 12 megapixel made of 1/1.7-inch large BSI CMOS sensor of Olympus stylus xz-2 iHS. It mates these specifications with a 10.7xf2.8 28-300mm lens,excellent shooting performance and fine shooting performance. It has nice touch screen and electronic viewfinder.
Olympus camera shooting performance.
It is one of the very few cameras that are fast. It only takes one second to start and shoot a picture. Its shutter lag is around 0.2second in bright light and 0.5second in low light. Olympus camera is rated with a continuous speed of seven frames per second when at full resolution. The shot to shot times are estimated to average of 0.4seconds when shooting raw or JPEG pictures.
The Olympus stylus is one of the few cameras that have a 10xzooming capacity and are easily portable. It is smaller and lighter compared to the Panasonic FZ200 and Sony RX10 camera. It gives you a very amazing dSLR like shooting experience. Around the camera lens there is a digital control ring,a lever on the front that allows you to quickly switch modes from digital mode that is for fine zooming and analog mode so as to adjust its settings such as shutter speed and aperture. On the lens is another barrel for speed zoom and a button for pop up flash. Other great features of these camera includes bright high resolution 3inch tilting LCD touch screen, a built in Wi-Fi system and an electronic viewfinder.
Olympus camera has got an image share application for android and iOS that makes good use of the Wi-Fi. It uses QR code for fast set up with you mobile device compared to using NFC like cameras mostly from Panasonic and Sony. iOS share app is used to scan the code that usually pops up on the cameras screen. The app also allows you to transfer and view images to your mobile device,gives you good set of remote control capabilities and geotag photos. It is fitted with an edit module app for signatures,scribbles and also applying filters. For photography only,the Olympus camera battery life is rated for up to 400 shots on only a single charge,but when using it for Wi-Fi,it’s battery life is short. Just under the locking door on the bottom of the camera,there is an SD card slot and battery that is near the tripod mount.When planning to use a fast release plate often,remove it when swapping the SD cards or when you need to charge it. Lastly,the Olympus Stylus 1 offers more zoom in a greater balance of performance,features and design. With the olympus camera you get a larger sensor than the one you’ll find in a mainstream point on shoot image.