Olympus SZ-11 Digital Camera

14 Megapixels14 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous Drive720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Olympus SZ-11 is a Compact Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 14 Megapixels CCD sensor offers an ISO 80-3200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 80-3200. With 14 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to 18" x 13" at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Olympus SZ-11 to compensate for camera shake.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/1700 to 4s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/1700, fast action cannot be frozen. Given that is does not support very slow shutter-speeds, this camera is unsuitable for night photography.

Olympus SZ-11

The Olympus SZ-11 features a Contrast-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. A Real-Time Autofocus Tracking System allows focus to follow a moving subject within the frame.

This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. There is no viewfinder on the Olympus SZ-11 and no provision to add one.

Model Specifications

BrandOlympus ModelSZ-11
Sensor 14 Megapixels CCD Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization Built-In Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 80 - 3200 Shutter-Speed 1/1700 - 4s
Lens25 - 500mm F/3 - 6.9 / 8Mininum Focus3cm (w) / 40cm (t)
ZoomElectronicManual FocusN / A
Filter Diameter Focus System Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp *Tracking AF-C
Viewfinder Type None Viewfinder Size
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 460K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesAuto Scene Modes18Panorama, 3D Mode, Magic Filters (10), Portrait, Beauty, Landscape, Hand-Held Night, Night, Night Portrait, Sports, Indoor, Self-Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Beach+Snow, Pet
MeteringMulti-Segment, Spot Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 7 FPS, 5 JPEG *18 Frames @ 1.7 FPS @ 16 MP, 70 Frames @ 15 FPS @ 5 MP. Self Timer Yes *2s, 12s
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes, 9.3 - 4m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 1280x720 @ 24 FPS 16:9 Sound Input
Video Format MP4 WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 200 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2011-07-27, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 107 x 69 x 40mm (W x H x D) Weight 226g

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Olympus SZ-11 Highlights


Compact digital camera

Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm

1/2.3" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

14 Megapixels Travel ZoomISO 80-3200
20X Ultra-Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/1700-4s
Built-in StabilizationSpot-Metering
7 FPS Drive, 5 ImagesLithium-Ion Battery
1280x720 @ 24 FPS Video RecordingSecure Digital Extended Capacity
3" LCD 460K Pixels
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