Olympus MJU 1030 reviews and prices: Compact camera

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This digital camera is a good all rounder.

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8.7 out of 10 based on 67 reviews.
Olympus MJU 1030: 10.7 MP (Megapixels), 4x optical zoom, XD Card storage, Yes image stabiliser digital Compact camera. See full product description
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Confirmed purchaser

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
robust and waterproof
Bad points:
easy to obstruct lens.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 29 Jun 2008

David, Mansfield Holiday photographer only

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Virtually unbreakable, loads of fairly easy to use features, good zoom, huge memory with the 1 gig card, point and press. Other people have tried it and commented on how well made it looks and feels.
Bad points:
I havent really found any yet
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 25 Oct 2008

Susan, Bexleyheath

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Love the camera, easy to use, nice big screen, takes a photo quickly, video is also good, has lots of memory and fairly easy to use.
Bad points:
It's pretty heavy.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 21 Sep 2008

Russll, Lytham Stannes adventure.. talker .vision ...........sleeping

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
looks good
fast
good for going into jungle
compact
battery
Bad points:
menu confusing
image not that great
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 3.0
Image quality 5.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Dec 2008

Shane, Gloucester

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Superb camera !!!!!
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 12 Sep 2008

Confirmed purchaser

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Some good everyday usable features E.G. taking pics through glass, self portrait function, rapid pic. taking for action shots.
Lots of features and functions that will take some time to learn.
Quick start up.
Bad points:
Nothing to report except minor points-
Not scratchproof as advertised.
Can't find camera case to fit (yet).
Heavy for its size.
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 6.0
Image quality 7.0
Features 7.0
Build Quality 6.0
Value for money 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 Aug 2008

ian, staffs/uk

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
very easy to use! very quick to just turn on and shoot. underwater shots very clear
Bad points:
to be sure of not losing the camera underwater you have to buy a seperate wristband that floats
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 08 Sep 2008

This Olympus MJU 1030 is reviewed on TechRadar

Product Features

Camera Type Compact
Resolution (Pixels) 3648x2734
Resolution (Pixels) 3648x2736
Optical zoom ratio 4
Optical zoom ratio 10
Screen size (Inches) 2.7
Screen size (Inches) 2.5
Digital zoom ratio 4
Digital zoom ratio 5
Type of image stabiliser Yes
Touchscreen No
3D No
Colour Multi
Media format XD Card
Memory card slot Yes
PictBridge Yes
Macro Mode Yes
Video recorder Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Manual Focus No
Timer Yes
Weight (g) 173
Weight (g) 208
Flash Yes
Body Only No
WiFi No
Shortest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/1000
Longest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/4
Waterproof Yes
Viewfinder LCD Monitor
USB port Yes
Dimensions (mm) 103x59x36
Dimensions (mm) 93.2x61.4x21.3
RAW Format No
GPS Receiver No
Max. Aperture Lens 1 f3.5-5.1
Max. Aperture Lens 1 5.1
Filter Diameter (mm) Lens 1 330
In-built memory (Megabytes) 50
Release date 2008-03-11
Height in mm 6.1
Width in mm 93.2
Depth in mm 2.1
Serial Shot Mode Yes
Bluetooth No
Autofocus Yes
Changeable Lens No
Highest focal length (Millimetres) 102
Lowest focal length (Millimetres) 28

Also known as: OLYMPUS MJU1030, Olympus MJU1030-BLACK, Olympus MJU1030-SILVER, Olympus MJU1030-GREEN, Olympus µ[MJU:] 1030, Tough Mju 1030

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Manufacturer's Description

Adventure is yours for the taking with the µ 1030 SW. Waterproof, shockproof, freezeproof and crushproof, this camera goes wherever you do. Yet despite its tough attributes, image quality isn’t compromised. Precision Olympus optics deliver true-to-life results. Integrated cutting-edge technologies provide intelligent solutions to ensure the flawless reproduction of subjects. And, with a choice of several colours, the µ 1030 SW further brightens the photo-taking experience.

  • High-precision 3.6x wide optical zoom (28-102mm*) to capture great scenes through to stunning close-ups even in extreme conditions
  • Shooting in toughest situations – shockproof up to 2m**, waterproof up to 10m***, crushproof up to 100kg**** and freezeproof -10°C
  • 6.9cm/2.7" HyperCrystal II LCD for excellent preview even in brilliant sunlight and at extreme angles (230,000 dots)
  • 10.1 Megapixels to make poster-size prints
  • Face Detection for perfectly focused and exposed faces plus correct exposure of other image areas
  • Digital image stabilisation for less blur
  • Manometer for easy air and water pressure checking
  • LED illuminator to lighten up underwater or macro sceneries
  • Liven up your memories with movie recording with sound (up to VGA resolution at 30fps)
  • xD-Picture Card and microSD Card compatible

Equivalent to a 35mm camera
*
Equivalent to MIL Standard (MIL-STD 810F)
*According to IEC standard publication 529 IPX8
*
*According to Olympus test conditions


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