Olympus SP-590 UZ

When it comes to digital photography Olympus is the company which strikes the mind of most of people of the world and the main reason behind it is the high class reputation built by the company in the international markets. This reputation of the company has been achieved by giving some really fantastic and powerful digital camera into the international markets. One of the really fantastic camera by Olympus has been reviewed in this article and that is the ‘Olympus SP-590 UZ’. This one is the latest camera by the stylish camera’s range developed by the company and the design and features of this camera are really awesome.

Photo by Redshell16

Photo by Redshell16

The SP series by Olympus is famous of offering some really powerful zoom and this camera has also continued the conventions of its series by bringing a fantastic range of optical zoom that reaches out to an equivalent of 676mm and at the same time it offers a nice wide angle extreme of approx 26mm. The capabilities of this camera have made in shine among the competition of digital cameras. It looks almost similar to that of the mini DSLR as it is following the design trend which is characterized by the more zoom capability. Some other features which can’t be over seen in this camera are 12 megapixels, 26x optical zoom, face detection technology, shadow adjustment technology, YouTube compatibility, HDMI and some others.


  1. The fore most quality of this camera is its powerful optical zoom of 26x, which gives you extreme close-ups to the action as well as stunning scenes.
  2. It has also dual image stabilization technology which helps you in avoiding the blur and you can feel free to capture the photos even while moving.
  3. It gives you High Definition multimedia interface (HDMI) technology which is incorporated to view the images more clearly and perfectly.
  4. It has an advance face detection technology which can detect up to 16 faces in a photo and thus gives you perfectly focused photos which you might never have experienced before.
  5. The 2.7 inch Hyper crystal II LCD is also added in this camera to give you more clear view of the display which makes it easy to manage the controls of your camera while capturing the photos.
  6. The sequential shooting of 10fps helps you in shooting each and every moment and it don’t let you miss any moment while capturing.
  7. This camera also gives you direct link to YouTube with which you can share you content directly with the whole world.


  • Effective pixels: 12 Megapixels
  • Filter array: Primary colour filter (RGB)
  • Full resolution: 12.7 Megapixels
  • Type: 1/2.33 ” CCD sensorLens
  • LCD Resolution: 230000 dots
  • Monitor size: 6.9 cm / 2.7 ”
  • Shutter speed: 1/2 – 1/2000 s / < 8min (Bulb mode) / < 4 s (Night scene)
  • Enhancement function:
    • Image Stabilization Mode
    • Shadow Adjustment Technology
    • Advanced Face Detection Technology
  • Sequential shooting mode (high speed):
    • 10 fps / 25 frames (in 3MP mode)
    • 6 fps / 25 frames (in 5MP mode)
  • Image Size:
    • 12M 3968 x 2976
    • 5M 2560 x 1920
    • 3M 2048 x 1536
    • 2M 1600 x 1200
    • 1M 1280 x 960
    • VGA 640 x 480
    • 16:9 3968 x 2232
    • 1920 x 1080
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 110.1 x 89.7 x 91.0 mm
  • Weight: 435 g (without battery and card)

This thus a very fantastic camera which is coming with some out-class capabilities and the main among them is the 26x optical zoom which gives you such closeness to your object which you might never have experienced before.

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