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Olympus SP-550UZ: More on the camera that zooms paparazzi style

The Olympus SP-550UZ, which we posted about in January, is a camera for the shy. You don’t have to be all that near to people to take some intimate looking photos. The SP-550UZ has a 18x optical zoom, a ridiculous amount. To put it in perspective, many mid-range point and shoots have a optical zoom of 3x. At the high ...

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Olympus SP-550 Ultra Zoom Camera: World’s first 18x optical zoom

Some of these photos people take nowadays are pretty insane. True colors spur through our computer screens of things we never thought we would live to see such as the beautiful photograph of a drop of milk falling into coffee. Capitalizing on the popularity of super crisp and close up photos, Olympus announces its release of the worlds first 18x ...

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