Only a few hours ago specifications claiming to be on the Olympus Stylus 1 digital camera leaked out. The official announcement confirms most of the specifications that leaked earlier. The official specifications for the camera outline optical 10.7x zoom lens covering a full range of 28 to 300 mm. That lens is a constant aperture F2.8 i.ZUIKO DIGITAL lens retracts all the way into the body when closed leaving the camera very compact.
The camera also has an integrated large high-resolution electronic viewfinder and features integrated Wi-Fi for image sharing and wireless shooting. The camera’s lens has a total of nine aspherical lenses used in the 12 element, 10 group lens construction. The Stylus 1 is designed for macro shooting, with the camera zoomed at its full 300 mm setting the minimum shooting distance from the end of lense is 80 cm.
A Super Macro function allows users to shoot close-ups from only 5 cm away from the end of the lens. The camera also has lens shift image stabilization to reduce camera shake. The electronic viewfinder has a resolution of 1.44 million dots and has adaptive brightness technology. Olympus fits the camera with full-featured controls and customization options allowing users to set the camera to suit their style.
The camera is fitted with a hybrid control ring allowing users to adjust aperture value or exposure compensation with a twist of the ring. The camera also features a number of art filters and other features including Photo Story. The camera uses a 1/1.75 backlit CMOS sensor with 12.0-megapixel resolution. The camera has ISO settings up to 12,800 and images are stored to SD memory cards. Olympus will launch the camera in late November at an undisclosed price.