Olympus SP-720UZ iHS 14 Megapixel Compact Camera - Black

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Technical Specifications

  • Description
  • General Information
  • Display & Graphics
  • Image
  • Video
  • Audio
  • Lens
  • Exposure
  • Flash
  • Viewfinder
  • Storage
  • Memory
  • Controls/Indicators
  • Interfaces/Ports
  • Built-in Devices
  • Software
  • Battery Information
  • Physical Characteristics
  • Miscellaneous

Olympus SP-720UZ iHS 14 Megapixel Compact Camera - Black


Long Zoom that Packs Light

The Olympus SP-720UZ is the world's smallest and lightest ultra zoom camera in the world, but don't be fooled because it packs in a ton of technology. Featuring a 26x optical zoom lens that lets you draw in subjects from a distance, this camera is the perfect companion for shooting sporting events and wildlife from afar. Its impressive 26mm wide-angle capabilities let you capture breathtaking landscapes and large group shots even when there isn't room to back up. Add on 1080p Full HD Video recording and advanced shooting features like HDR Backlight adjustment, High-Speed Sequential Shooting, Advanced Shadow Adjustment Technology and Magic Art Filters and you have a powerful, go-anywhere long zoom compact that gives you the flexibility to capture all your stories.

General Information
Manufacturer Olympus Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number V103030BU000
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.olympusamerica.com
Brand Name Olympus
Product Series S
Product Model SP-720UZ iHS
Product Name SP-720UZ iHS Compact Camera
Product Type Compact Camera
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3"
Display Screen Type LCD
Display Resolution 460000 Pixel
Effective Camera Resolution 14 Megapixel
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3" (0.24" x 0.18")
Image Sensor Type CMOS
White Balance Modes
  • Auto
  • Outdoor
  • Tungsten
  • Fluorescent
  • Sunny
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Image Formats MPO
Maximum Image Resolution 4288 x 3216
Video Formats MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
HD Movie Mode Yes
Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
Audio Formats PCM
Optical Zoom 26x
Digital Zoom 4x
Wide Angle Yes
Focal Length 4.66 mm to 121.20 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent) 26 mm to 676 mm
Lens Construction 13 Elements in 10 Groups
Aperture Range f/3.2 to 5.6
Image Stabilization Digital
Focus Modes Auto
Minimum Focus Distance 0.39"
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/1400 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 4 Second
ISO Sensitivity ISO 100
Exposure Control

Program AE

Built-in Flash Yes
Built-in Flash Modes Flash ON
Viewfinder Type No
Minimum Diopter Adjustment No
Maximum Diopter Adjustment No
Flash Memory Capacity 15 MB
Memory Card Supported SD
Camera Modes

Shooting Modes:

  • Intelligent Auto
  • Program Auto
  • Beauty Mode with Make-up Mode
  • Pop Art
  • Pin Hole
  • Fish Eye
  • Drawing
  • Soft Focus
  • Punk
  • Sparkle
  • Water Color
  • Reflection
  • Miniature
  • Fragmented
  • Dramatic

Scene Modes:

  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Night Scene
  • Night + Portrait
  • Sport
  • Indoor
  • Candle
  • Self Portrait
  • Sunset
  • Fireworks
  • Cuisine
  • Documents
  • Beach and Snow
  • Pet (Cat)
  • Pet (Dog)
  • Backlight HDR
Analog Video Out Yes
PictBridge Yes
Built-in Devices
Built-in Devices Microphone
Software Included

Viewer 2

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Model Supported Li-50B
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Life 300 Shot
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Height 2.7"
Width 4"
Depth 2.9"
Weight (Approximate) 13.26 oz
Package Contents
  • SP-720UZ iHS Compact Camera
  • USB Cable
  • Audio-Video Cable
  • Battery Charger (F-2AC)
  • Li-50B Rechargeable Battery
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Instruction Manual and ib Software CDs
  • Neck Strap
  • Warranty Card
Features Continuous Shooting Mode
Platform Supported PC

Questions & Answers

  • Q:

    "What are the shutter speeds of this camera? How well does this camera do in low light ?"

    • A:

      Hello, pheebaloo. Hope your day is going well. The shortest shutter speed is 1/1400 seconds. The longest shutter speed is 4 seconds. Information regarding its functioning in low light is not available. You may wish to contact Olympus customer service: 1-888-553-4448. Thank you for shopping with us and please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us and please feel free to contact us again with any further questions.

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