Olympus SZ-31MR: ultrazoom compact with 16 Megapixels

February 29 [Wed], 2012, 16:18

On a busy day for the firm Nippon, Olympus has introduced, in addition to its impressive EVIL Micro 4/3 OM-D, a new compact with an impressive look and a better nikon en-el3e, Olympus SZ-31MR. This little machine to take pictures is the successor to the large SZ-30MR, and incorporates all the great features that made this model of early 2011. The new SZ-31MR retains both the back-illuminated CMOS sensor capable of 16 megapixels of the previous version, as its incredible wide angle lens with 24 optical magnification, comparable to a 25-600mm.

The novelty of this camera comes on the heels of a new image processor, TruePic III that changes from two independent processor TruePic V, which in addition to incorporating the above advantages - such as shooting at full resolution while recording video FullHD - brings better performance in low light conditions, improvements to the default settings and better olympus li-50b and management of image quality when using the telephoto lens.

The new SZ-31MR integrates a high-definition LCD screen (920,000 dots) of 3 inches, and is able to get a maximum of 6400 ISO and record video in FullHD 1080p at 30 frames per second. The firm has also implemented the IHS technology inherited from the brand SLR cameras, combining high ISO modes and canon nb-2lh and burst modes of up to 10 images per second for pictures with more vivid colors and sharper when the conditions of light are not optimal.

This camera, you might consider entering the high-end compacts also incorporates image stabilization for both snapshots (Dual Image Stabilization) to video (Multi Motion Movie IS) and up to 12 different creative filters to make the most of our photos . When you reach the market in April, will be available for a price of $ 399, which would place it in the price range of the new nikon d300 battery announced yesterday.