Olympus SP-550 UZ Digital Camera

Long-range photography is becoming increasingly popular these days, and the Olympus SP-550UZ is there to answer the call. This 7.1 megapixel camera has an amazing 18x optical zoom lens (28-504mm equivalent) that is perfect for group and landscape shots at the wide end, and sports and wildlife on the long end. The Olympus SP-550UZ also features a dual image stabilization system that combines sensor-shift technology with high ISO and shutter settings, minimizing blur, even when fully zoomed in. A bright 2.5-inch LCD screen rounds out this versatile camera.

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Based on 8 user reviews
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Consumer Reviews


Great Camera! Very happy with it for the most part

bybarb71302 Sep 30, 2010
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Pros Large Zoom<br>Crystal clear photos<br>Many photo modes<br>Easy to...
Recommended it? Yes

We got this camera 3 years ago and it is still going strong. I have even dropped it by accident a couple of times in fear but it didnt damage anything at all and it still works great. It has 7.1 megapixels which is decent. We paid $400 for this camera and I feel the money was well spent. The 8X... Read full review »


Worst Customer Support ever

bystevecardin Dec 22, 2008
1 Helpfuls 2 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Takes good pictures when it works
Cons Defective strap caused the camera to fall and break, Lens cap always falls off.
Recommended it? No

The Camera has broken 2 times already and customer support is horrible. I have already paid for this camera in full 2 times.I sent it in to Olympus and they offered to fix it at a reduced rate of 110 dollars plus shipping. The camera never was fixed correctly and I tried to email them several times... Read full review »


Great camera for the enthusiasts!

bycmorgan74 Mar 8, 2008
6 Helpfuls 7 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Very versatile, light weight, compact, you can get great video and on board editing tools
Cons Versatile tripod is a great investment with this camera, panoramic option only with...
Recommended it? Yes

Coming up to the technology age from a manual SLR camera, I have had some very pleasant surprises and also a few disappointments with this camera. One of the few cameras I have owned that I have actually had to read the instruction manual!

Most of your basic options are very easy to find... Read full review »

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