Olympus Stylus 770 SW Digital Camera Review

This camera is designed to be very “proof”: Waterproof to 10m, Freezeproof to -10°C and Shockproof to falls from 1.5m. If you dive more than 10m, there is an underwater case PT-035 for this camera waterproof to 40m. It comes in three colours: dark blue, titanium grey, mocca brown, steel body.
More: BrightCapture Technology for better low light photography works even for the underwater scene modes. The manometer records the depth and altitude for each image. A small LED light on the front of the camera can be used in macro mode for photographing small objects up close; and, the lens has a coating that sheds moisture so water droplets don’t remain on the lens after you’ve returned from your swim.
Despites its “proof” capabilities, Olympus Stylus 770 SW is a compact, slim pocket camera, easy to handle, with big buttons on the back. Images are slightly soft and with quite a lot of artefacts.

Scene Modes: 25 scene modes including 4 underwater modes (with on-screen water pressure gauge):
Portrait, Landscape, Landscape with Portrait, Night scene, Night scene with portrait, Sports, Indoor, Candle, Self portrait, Available Light Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Museum, Cuisine, Behind Glass, Documents, Auction, Shoot & Select 1, Shoot & Select 2, Beach and Snow, Underwater Snapshot, Underwater Wide 1, Underwater Wide 2, Underwater Macro, Movies
Movie Mode: 640 x 480 15fps, 320 x 240 15fps, 160 x 120 15fps, AVI motion JPEG + WAVE sound
Effects: Black & White, Sepia, Red-eye reduction, Brightness correction, Saturation correction
Flash Modes: (Built in) Auto, Red-eye reduction, Fill-in, Off
Metering : ESP multi-pattern, Spot metering
White Balance: Auto, Sunlight, Tungsten, Overcast, Flourescent 1, Flourescent 2, Flourescent 3
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Technical Data:
• 2.5 inch LCD
• 7.1 Megapixel
• 3x optical zoom
• Focal Length: 38-114mm (equiv. on a 35mm camera)
• Aperture: F3.5-5.0
• Exposure Compensation: +/-2.0EV in 1/3EV steps
• Focus Range: Normal: 50cm – infinity, Macro: 20cm, 7cm closest focus (super macro)
• ISO Range: 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
• Flash Range: up to 3.8m
• Shutter speed: 1/2-1/2000 sec
• Self Timer: 2 / 10 sec
• Continuous Shooting: 1.1fps up to capacity of card
• xD-Picture Card
• Lithium-Ion Battery
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