Olympus new SP-810 UZ camera announced on July 27 2011, According to Jennifer Schmell, product manager Olympus Imaging America Inc “The SP-810UZ is the best zoom performance Olympus has ever delivered”
The BIG Question is – the new Olympus 36X optical zoom camera have enough feature to replace canon SX30 IS and Nikon P5100, find out on our specification review.
Olympus SP-810 UZ vs Canon SX30 IS
Advantage of Olympus Over Canon – You will get 1X more Zoom and the ISO range is up-to 3200.
Advantage of Canon Over Olympus – Canon features 0 cm macro close-up, better Aperture and Shutter speed range and Lens Based Image Stabilization. The Audio input is stereo and the camera have all the Manual controls similar to a Entry Level DSLR.
Olympus SP-810 UZ vs Nikon P500
Advantage of Olympus Over Nikon – We have no advantage here.
Advantage of Nikon over Olympus – Better BSI CMOS Sensor for low noise, Better Macro mode and better Shutter speed range, Nikon features Full HD Recording, Continuous Shooting mode of 8 fps and 3″ Tilting Screen with 921,000 screen dots. The Audio input is stereo and the camera have all the Manual controls similar to a Entry Level DSLR.
Overall Conclusion About the Olympus SP-810 UZ
The Good – Olympus Features 36X optical Zoom
The Bad – Macro Close-Up range, Shutter Range, Continuous Shot, Movie Mode, Mono Audio input and NO Manual control.
Olympus is not build for sport shooters, Movie Shooters or Photographer those who love manual controls.