Olympus has just introduced two new compact digital cameras. One is a camera that stands out for being waterproof, cold and dust, the Olympus Stylus Tough 4. The other is a new version of the Stylus 1 won an international design award, a Red dot, and is called Olympus Stylus 1s. The first one, the Olympus Stylus Tough 4 can be immersed to a depth of 15 meters under water by itself without putting it in any particular case. You can take pictures without additional lighting. Other interesting virtues are the integrated pressure gauge and HDR (high dynamic range) underwater for optimal results with marine images function. The housing is made of aluminum and holds falls from 2.1 meters high. It is sealed against dust and supports freezing temperatures down to minus 10 degrees Celsius.
The Stylus Tough 4 further has a macro system variable with four advanced modes: focus frame, frame AE, microscope and microscope control. Work at a distance of 30 to 1 cm from the subject. That allows you to capture photos with a high level of detail. It can capture images of 16 effective megapixel sensor 1 / 2.3 inch BSI-CMOS and TruePic VII processor. The objective is equivalent to a 25-100 mm in traditional photography and has a 4x optical zoom and an aperture of F2.0 – F4.9. It weighs 247 grams and 3-inch LCD screen is not touch. The Olympus Stylus Tough 4 hits stores in our country during the month of May at a retail price of 400 euros. It is available in black or red.
The Olympus Stylus 1s is a compact bridge camera that can capture images type 12 megapixels effective. It weighs 402 grams and includes the latest firmware update Stylus 1. The objective i.ZUIKO DIGITAL falls short of many DSLRs. Its optical zoom is 10,7x and equivalent to a 28-300mm in 35mm photography and is compatible with a wide angle converter WCON-08X (using the CLA-14 adapter). It incorporates an optical image stabilizer. The user can choose between picture quality levels for photographs in JPEG format, but can also save them in RAW. The sensor is BSI-CMOS type with a size of 1 / 1.7 inches. Indeed, the ISO sensitivity is 100-12800.
You can record video progressive 1,920 by 1,080 pixels at 30 fps (frames per second) in MPEG-4 / H.264 format. Save images on SD, SDHC and SDXC memory. Includes a digital video output HDMI (micro), a USB 2.0 port. It also has an integrated stereo microphone takes about 450 shots and a mono speaker… The rechargeable lithium ion battery. Its dimensions are 116 by 87 and 57 mm. Will have to wait until the beginning of this summer for the Olympus Stylus 1s is distributed; its retail price is EUR 500.