Olympus Stylus 1010 Brief Review


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  • 10.1 Megapixels
  • 7x Optical Zoom
  • AVI Movie with Sound
  • JPEG file format
  • Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization
  • Auto focus with Face Detection
  • ISO 80-1600
  • up to 2GB xD memory, microSD and 14.7MB Internal Memory
  • Li-ion Rechargeable Battery
  • Release Date: 2008-04-15
  • Final Grade: 82 4.1 Star Rating: Recommended

Olympus Stylus 1010
10.1 Megapixels; 7x Optical Zoom; AVI Movie with Sound; JPEG file format; Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization; Auto focus with Face Detection; ISO 80-1600; up to 2GB xD memory, microSD and 14.7MB Internal Memory; Li-ion Rechargeable Battery
By , Last updated on: 9/29/2014

The 1010 is an old model. Take a look at a more recent Stylus model with similar specs, like the Stylus 7040. Here's what we had to say about the 1010 when it was released in April 2008:

As part of the Stylus family of Olympus cameras, the Olympus 1010 represents an upper level point and shoot which anyone in the family can use. It comes with a 10 megapixel TruePic III image processor, 7x optical zoom with face detection and image stabilization a preview mode which shows exactly how the shot will look.

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Olympus is a long-time camera manufacturer, but lately they've been offering innovative, compact imaging options that are well worth a look. While Olympus doesn't have a camera in every category like Nikon or Sony, their focus on the cameras they offer shows.

Olympus' main, and best, cameras are their mirrorless line. The OM-D line offers mirrorless cameras that rival professional results while their PEN options offer the most portability and affordability. Most of their mirrorless cameras have simple, retro designs that work really well. Their kit lenses are often a bit higher quality than most. The Olympus mirrorless cameras we've been able to test have shown excellent image quality and usability.

While most of Olympus' focus seems to be on their excellent mirrorless line, we haven't been disappointed with any of their compacts we've put through our tests either. The TG-3 and TG-4 are among the best waterproof compacts on the market. And when we put the super zoom SP-100 to the test, we were quite happy with the image quality and performance.

Olympus may not have a camera in each and every category, but they've really put a lot into their existing cameras, making them excellent options.

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