Olympus was out in force at Digital Summer, showing off a line of their recent digital compact and SLR cameras. We’ve covered some of them already on Tech Digest, and most have been out for at least a couple of months, but it’s still worth taking a closer look.
Olympus SP-570 UZ
This DSLR offers up a 20x wide optical zoom, 10 megapixel sensor, dual image stabilisation, sequential shooting at up to 13.5 fps, super macro mode, face detection, shadow adjustment, BrightCapture technology for low-light shooting, 23 preset scene modes, automated and manual settings. Unusually for a DSLR it runs on four AA batteries.
Available now priced £389.99.
I’m down at the Thames River in London, soaking up the non-existent sun, and have just tested a bunch of electronics which claim to be ‘waterproof’. This was an extremely nerve-wracking video to film, namely because it was my personal mobile phone and PSP within those OverBoard cases, along with a recently-announced 850 SW camera from Olympus,…