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The SP series is an ultrazoom legend and with the new SP-590UZ Olympus improved its zoom competence once mo... See full description.
  • Hybrid
  • 3968x2976 pixels

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product description

The SP series is an ultrazoom legend and with the new SP-590UZ Olympus improved its zoom competence once more: due to the built-in 26x ultrazoom it is now nearly impossible to escape the SP-590UZ. The Dual Image Stabilisation prevents blurry images, even when using the 26x optical zoom, and with Advanced Face Detection Technology your camera detects up to 16 faces and sets the optimal focus and exposure. The camera offers of a high speed 10fps sequence shooting and P/A/S/M exposure mode for creative freedom. And thanks to the High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) you can admire your razorsharp photos on a High Definition Television.

  • Most powerful optical performance in minimum size: 26x wide optical zoom (26-676mm*) – from extreme close-ups to the action as well as stunning scenes
  • Avoids blur thanks to Dual Image Stabilisation
  • Don’t miss the moment with high-speed 10fps sequence shooting**
  • P/A/S/M exposure modes for creative freedom
  • High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) technology incorporated for viewing images in high definition quality on HDMI compatible HD TVs.
  • 12 Megapixels to make poster-size prints
  • Advanced Face Detection of up to 16 persons for perfectly focused and exposed faces plus correct exposure of other image areas
  • 6.9cm/2.7" HyperCrystal II LCD for excellent preview even in brilliant sunlight
  • Built-in flash and wireless flash control from the camera body
  • Liven up your memories with movie recording with sound
  • xD-Picture Card and microSD Card compatible
product specification
Camera Type Hybrid
Resolution (Pixels) 3968x2976 pixels
Optical zoom ratio 26x optical zoom
Screen size 2.7"
Digital zoom ratio 5x digital zoom
Type of image stabiliser Yes image stabiliser
Touchscreen No
3D No
Colour Black
Media format XD Card storage
Media format microSD Card storage
Memory card slot Yes
PictBridge Yes
Macro Mode Yes
Video recorder Yes
Manual Focus No
Timer Yes
Weight (g) 435g
Flash Yes
WiFi No
Shortest shutter speed 1/2000 min. shutter speed
Longest shutter speed 1/480 max. shutter speed
Waterproof No
Viewfinder Yes
USB port Yes
Dimensions (mm) 89.7x110.1x91mm
RAW Format Yes
RAW Format No
GPS Receiver No
Max. Aperture Lens 1 f2.8-5 max. aperture lens 1
Release date 3 Feb 2009
Height in mm 9.0
Width in mm Width: 110.1mm
Depth in mm 9.1
Serial Shot Mode Yes
Autofocus Yes
Changeable Lens No
Highest focal length 676 Millimetres
Lowest focal length 26 Millimetres