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(based on 3 ratings)
Brand: Olympus
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You get Design and Performance in an Olympus Stylus camera. They provide the latest point-and-shoot technology in sleek, All-Weather bodies. You'll take great photos with this ultra-compact, stylish digital camera.

Better zoom. Bigger screen. Still incredibly compact. The Stylus 820 has some of the latest and greatest technologies that digital camera owners crave, and it houses them all in a slim, stylish body. The 16 shooting modes, All-Weather reliability and compact size make it the ideal camera for a wide variety of situations.

5X Optical Zoom - You'll have the potential to zoom in tight on your subject with nearly twice the magnification of 3x zoom. Get closer to the action with the ultra-compact, precision-crafted Olympus lens.

2.7-inch Hypercrystal LCD - The Stylus 820's large HyperCrystal LCD screen features an extra-wide viewing angle and anti-glare technology. Compose and share all your shots, even in bright sunlight.

Digital Image Stabilization - With high ISO sensitivity and fast shutter speeds, you can freeze action and capture sharp, blur-free images, even if your subject is moving.

All-Weather - This durable splashproof feature of the Stylus line protects your camera from water sprays, splashes and the elements. Enjoy worry-free shooting anytime, anywhere.

Face Detection - Tracks faces within the frame and automatically focuses and optimizes exposure for sharp, brilliant portrait pictures.

Olympus Stylus 820 SW Features and Benefits

  • 5X Optical Zoom - The ultra-compact 5x optical zoom lens is made from precision-crafted glass that puts you two times closer than a 3x zoom.
  • 2.5-inch HyperCrystal LCD - The 2.5-inch HyperCrystal LCD lets you easily compose or share your shots even in direct sunlight.
  • Digital Image Stabilization - Digital Image Stabilization helps prevent camera shake and fast moving subjects from blurring your images. Get sharper images with high ISO and fast shutter speeds.
  • All-Weather - Like all Stylus cameras, weatherproof engineering of the Stylus 820 will protect your camera in the rain, at the beach and on the slopes.
  • Face Detection - Face Detection makes it easy to take portraits. It tracks faces within the frame and automatically focuses and optimizes exposure for sharp, brilliant photos.
  • 8.0 megapixel CCD - The 8.0 megapixel CCD provides all the quality you need for great pictures on-screen and stunning prints off-screen, even in large-format prints.
  • Shooting Modes - Enjoy 24 Shooting Modes including Night+Portrait and TV-quality movie with sound.
  • TruePic III Image Processor - Developed for digital SLRs, the TruePic III Image Processor redefines image quality by delivering true-to-life color, smoother edges and less noise.
  • Perfect Fix - Correct shooting mistakes instantly. With the touch of a button, Perfect Fix will lighten up shadows, eliminate blur and remove red-eye so a less-than-perfect shot can still turn out perfectly!
Review Snapshot®
Avg. Customer Rating:
 
3.3 stars
(based on 3 reviews)
33% of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
 
Excellent Camera
By G. McDonaldVerified Purchaser from Valley Stream, NY on 8/1/2008
Pros:
Bright LCD, Comfortable Controls, Quiet, Small Lag Time, Strong Construction
Best Uses:
Art, Documentary, Fun, Photojournalism, Travel
Describe Yourself:
Casual user
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Olympus Stylus 820 SW Digital Camera (Silver) - New!:

This camera is an excellent product. Sold to our customers all the time. Requested often. Love this product.

[1 of 4 customers found this review helpful]

 
Recognition Issue
By Elio from Florida on 2/12/2008
Pros:
Bright LCD, Strong Construction
Best Uses:
Travel
Describe Yourself:
Getting started
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Olympus Stylus 820 SW Digital Camera (Silver) - New!:

My Gateway Laptop with Windows Vista Premium is unable to recognize the camera for download or viewing purposes. [...]

[6 of 7 customers found this review helpful]

 
Meh, it's just alright
By O and A Party Rock from NY on 12/11/2007
Pros:
Rugged
Cons:
Complicated Controls, Inaccurate Colors, Low-Quality Pictures, Not Good In Low Light
Best Uses:
Outdoors
Describe Yourself:
Hobbyist/Enthusiast
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Olympus Stylus 820 SW Digital Camera (Silver) - New!:

I wanted to upgrade my old Nikon Coolpix 4600. It took great photos, but the time between shots was about 15-20 seconds, which can be annoying.

I was hoping this would be a good replacement, but am disappointed. Outdoor photos are great, but indoors leaves much to be desired. The quality seems darker and grainier than the 4mp Nikon I was used to using. Also, the controls are too small. It does take great outdoor video with good sound.

Also, using the XD card is a pain. I am taking it back to exchange for another Nikon or Canon. Even the photos from my cheap Kodak are better than this one...

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