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Questions :

Question :
What differentiates the SH-60 from the SH-50?

Answer:
The following table describes the differences:

  SH-60 SH-50
Effective Pixels 16 million pixels, 1/2.3
Backlit CMOS sensor
Monitor 3.0 inches, Approx. 460,000 dots TFT color LCD
Optical Zoom 24 x
Digital Zoom 4 x
Super-Resolution Zoom 2 x
Image Processing True Pic VI
Focal Length 4.5 mm - 108 mm
(25 mm - 600 mm equivalent to 35 mm photography)
Touch Panel Available
Live Guide Available
Advanced Movie Mode Photo in Movie / 60i Movie / High-Speed Movie
Photo with Movie Clip Not available Available
Photo Story Available Not available
Magic Filters 11 magic filters
Pop Art, Pin Hole, Fish Eye, Soft Focus,
Punk, Sparkle, Watercolor, Reflection, Miniature
Fragmented, Dramatic
Image Size
(Still Pictures)
16M, 8M, 3M, VGA
(Aspect ratio can be selected from 4:3, 16:9, 3:2 and 1:1.)
Image Size
(Movie)
1080P (1920 x 1080)
720P (1280 x 720)
VGA (640 x 480)
HS 120fps (1280 x 720)
HS 240fps (432 x 324)
1080 60i (1920 x 1080)
Memory SD / SDHC / SDXC cards (UHS-I compatible)
Eye-Fi card, FlashAir
Battery LI-90B
Number of Shots per Charge Approx. 310 shots
Dimensions 112.1 mm (W) x 63.5 mm (H) x 42.4 mm (D) / 4.4" (W) x 2.5" (H) x 1.7" (D)
Weight
(Battery and Media Card Included)
269g
Color Silver
Black
White
Release Date October 2013 February 2013

Question :
What are the compression rates and size of the image files in each record mode?

Answer:
The following tables show the approximate values:

【 Still Pictures 】
The compression rate in Fine mode (shooting at high quality) is 1/4. The rate in Normal mode (shooting at normal quality) is 1/8.
When the aspect rate is 4:3.

Image Size Compression Image Capacity without Sound File Size
(Approx.)
39.3 MB Internal Memory 4GB SD / SDHC / SDXC Card
16M
(4608 x 3456)
Fine 4 460 8.9 MB
Normal 9 880 4.7 MB
8M
(3200 x 2400)
Fine 9 900 4.6 MB
Normal 17 1,630 2.5 MB
3M
(1920 x 1440)
Fine 28 2,740 1.5 MB
Normal 57 5,480 0.7 MB
VGA
(640 x 480)
Fine 209 20,110 0.2 MB
Normal 359 30,170 0.1 MB

【 Movies 】

Image Size / Aspect Ratio Image Capacity/Memory
39.3 MB Internal Memory 4GB SD / SDHC / SDXC Card
with Sound without Sound with Sound without Sound
1080P
(1920 x 1080 / 16:9)
15 sec. 16 sec. 27 min. 29 min.
720P
(1280 x 720 / 16:9)
28 sec. 32 sec. 51 min. 57 min.
VGA
(640 x 480 / 4:3)
1 min. 10 sec. 1 min. 33 sec. 125 min. 167 min.
HS 120fps
(1280 x 720)
- 12 sec. - 21 min.
HS 240fps
(432 x 324)
- 18 sec. - 32 min.
1080 60i
(1920 x 1080)
15 sec. 16 sec. 27 min. 29 min.

In regards to the movie recording time:

  • Regardless of the card capacity, the maximum file size per movie is 4 GB.
  • When recording in 1080P, 720P and 1080 60i format, the maximum recording time per movie is 29 minutes.
  • When recording in HS 120fps and HS 240fps format, the maximum recording time per movie is 20 seconds.

Note:

The amount of storable still pictures and movie recording time is approximate and calculated based on capacity. The actual amounts will differ according to the shooting conditions and other figures. The figures do not guarantee battery life.


Question :
What comes packaged with the camera?

Answer:
The following items are packaged with the camera:

  • SH-60 camera
  • Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery (LI-90B)
  • USB cable (CB-USB8)
  • USB-AC adapter (F-2AC)
  • Strap
  • Stylus pen
  • Olympus Setup CD-ROM: OLYMPUS Viewer 3 software (Windows/Mac)
  • Instruction Manual
  • Warranty card

Question :
What type of memory card can I use with this model?

Answer:
This model is compatible with SD, SDHC and SDXC cards, including Eye-Fi and Flash Air cards.
xD-Picture Card™ and CompactFlash® media cannot be used.

Note:

To see a list of compatible memory cards, click here:
* Compatibility table for Media Card ( SH-Series )


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