Olympus Stylus 600 Brief Review

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Specifications

  • 6 megapixels
  • 3x optical zoom / 5x digital zoom
  • autofocus
  • program exposure
  • ISO 64-1600
  • JPEG file format
  • lithium ion battery
  • movie mode
  • Release Date: 2005-08-31
  • Final Grade: 0 0.0 Star Rating: Recommended

0.0 Star Rating: Recommended

Olympus Stylus 600
6 megapixels; 3x optical zoom / 5x digital zoom; autofocus; program exposure; ISO 64-1600; JPEG file format; lithium ion battery; movie mode
By , Last updated on: 9/29/2014

The Olympus Stylus 600 is a slim, trim and knows that a camera is also an accessory. Maybe they should have made it more functional. The Stylus 600 comes in a variety of colors to match your mood or outfits and is more than ready for a night out on the town. Olympus' Bright Capture technology along with a vivid 2.5" LCD screen enables shooters to frame their photos much more easily in the dark, allowing you to capture those late night memories without difficulty.

Unfortunately, the Stylus 600 has garnered some pretty dismal reviews, claiming poor shot quality, slow operation, and abysmal features. Check out our user and professional reviews before proceeding.

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Olympus Reviews

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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