Olympus Mju 7000 reviews and prices: Compact camera

11 customer reviews

This digital camera is a good all rounder.

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8.5 out of 10 based on 11 reviews.
Olympus Mju 7000: 12 MP (Megapixels), 7x optical zoom, XD Card storage, Yes image stabiliser digital Compact camera. See full product description

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Raymond, Croydon

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Size of camera easy to use
Bad points:
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 29 Sep 2009

Walter, London

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Light weight and easy to use for a point and shhot person such as myself.
Bad points:
To be honest, I expected a bit more out of the zoom and picture clarity. It's good but not great for the amount of megapix and optical zoom. I expected more, but for the price, I can't complain.
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 7.0
Features 7.0
Build Quality 6.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Sep 2009

Confirmed purchaser Point & shoot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Loads of functions. Easy to use. Options of cool colours!
Bad points:
Picture quality in poor light conditions
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 8.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 15 Sep 2009


Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Size, ease of use
Bad points:
Battery power drops from high to lower level fairly quickly (means functions are slower but not impossible)
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 7.0
Features 8.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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4 of 5 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 12 Sep 2009

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Product Features

Camera Type Compact
Resolution (Pixels) 3968x2976
Optical zoom ratio 7
Screen size (Inches) 3
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 No
Video recorder Yes
Manual Focus No
Timer Yes
Weight (g) 132
Flash Yes
WiFi No
Shortest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/2000
Longest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/4
Waterproof No
Viewfinder LCD Monitor
USB port Yes
Dimensions (mm) 55.9x96.4x25.3
RAW Format No
GPS Receiver No
Max. Aperture Lens 1 f3.5-5.3
In-built memory (Megabytes) 16
Release date 2009-02-23
Height in mm 5.6
Width in mm 96.4
Depth in mm 2.5
Serial Shot Mode Yes
Bluetooth No
Autofocus Yes
Changeable Lens No
Highest focal length (Millimetres) 260
Lowest focal length (Millimetres) 37

Also known as: Mju 7000, Olympus µ[MJU:] 7000, [mju:] 7000, Olympus MJU7000, Olympus Stylus 7000

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Manufacturer's Description

  • Exceptional 7x optical zoom (37-260mm*) in a compact metal body to capture great scenes through to exciting close-ups
  • Avoids blur thanks to Dual Image Stabilisation (combines mechanical and digital image stabilisation)
  • High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI™) technology incorporated for viewing images in high definition quality on HDMI compatible HD TVs.
  • 7.6cm/3.0" HyperCrystal II LCD for excellent preview even in brilliant sunlight and at extreme angles (230,000 dots)
  • 12 Megapixels to make poster-size prints if you want to
  • The easy way to perfect images – Intelligent Auto Mode detects the five most commonly used scenes and adjusts settings, focus and exposure automatically
  • Advanced Face Detection of up to 16 persons for perfectly focused and exposed faces. In combination with Shadow Adjustment Technology other main parts of the picture are also correctly exposed
  • Don’t miss the moment with high-speed 11fps sequence shooting**
  • TruePic III image processor for faster image handling and higher image quality
  • Liven up your memories with movie recording with sound (up to VGA resolution at 30fps)
  • xD-Picture Card and microSD Card compatible

The popular Olympus µ series has once again raised the bar for combining sumptuous design with powerful opto-digital technology. Featuring optical zooms ranging from 5x in the µ-5000, 7x in the µ-7000, to a phenomenal 10x in the µ-9000, this latest generation of the legendary Olympus µ series continues the story of superior optics and ultra-slim bodied chic. Epitomising the Olympus “miniaturised optics, maximised brilliance” philosophy, these state-of-the-art 12 Megapixel cameras each include Dual Image Stabilisation, Shadow Adjustment Technology and Face Detection Technology in their impressive treasure trove of high-tech capabilities.

Handling and navigation is easy due to illuminated buttons for low-light conditions. In addition, an all-new Beauty Mode smoothes out imperfections from the final image for a flawless-looking complexion, and the innovative Intelligent Auto Mode automatically identifies five commonly-encountered types of scenes and adjusts settings accordingly. An In-Camera Panorama mode is also included for particularly expansive or creative shots. The three new members of the classic µ series each come with 39 languages on board and are xD-Picture Card and microSD compatible.

The 12 Megapixel µ-7000 incorporates a versatile 7x optical zoom (37-260mm*) and a big 7.6cm/3.0” HyperCrystal II LCD to facilitate ultra-convenient framing and viewing. This elegant model also features a clever Smile Shot function which ensures that those being photographed are at their smiling best – because the camera doesn’t trip the shutter until the pearly whites have been flashed. The µ-7000 comes in three attractive colours: Starry Silver, Midnight Black and Ocean Blue.
Equivalent to a 35mm camera
In 3 Megapixel mode

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