Olympus Stylus 840 Digital Silver Camera Kit, with 1 GB xD Picture Memory Card, Camera Bag, Table Top Tripod, EZ Digital Photography Guide Card


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About Olympus

The Stylus 840 is a perfect camera for users looking for a compact digital camera with advanced features. An attractive package of features including a 5x Optical Zoom and Digital Image Stabilization helps users capture clear, crisp memories. Get 60 percent closer to the action than a 3x zoom with this ultra-compact, precision-crafted Olympus lens. The 2-in-1 anti-blur solution. Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization, which keeps your shot steady by compensating for camera shake, combines with Digital Image Stabilization to capture crisp, clear images in any situation.

The 2.7" HyperCrystal LCD features an extra-wide viewing angle and anti-glare technology for easier composing and shooting. Share photos with family and friends even in direct, bright sunlight. Tracks faces and automatically focuses and optimizes exposure for sharp, brilliant portrait pictures. Bring out the details in shadows and capture scenes exactly as you see them. Overcome difficult lighting situations at the touch of a button to produce sharper, more true-to-life images.

Olympus Features

  • The Stylus 840's ultra-compact lens is made from precision-crafted glass that puts you 60 percent closer than a 3x zoom
  • Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization combines with high ISO sensitivity and fast shutter speeds to capture crisp, clear images in any situation
  • The large 2.7" HyperCrystal LCD features an extra-wide viewing angle and anti-glare technology for easier composing and shooting. Share photos with family and friends even in bright, direct sunlight
  • Get superior image quality with a high-resolution 8-megapixel CCD. Make large prints, or even crop, without losing detail
  • Face Detection tracks your subjects' faces within the frame and automatically focuses and optimizes exposure for sharp, brilliant portrait pictures
  • Bring out the details in the shadow. Capture scenes exactly as you see them, even in difficult lighting situations such as backlight
  • Using a live, multi-frame window on the LCD, you can preview the effects of various settings, select and capture the perfect shot!
  • Correct shooting mistakes instantly with Perfect Fix. With the touch of a button, lighten up shadows and remove red-eye, so a less-than-perfect shot can still turn out perfect!
  • In-Camera Panorama mode captures three images and stitches them together to create one amazing panoramic picture. Simply press the shutter button and slowly pan across a panoramic scene
  • Developed for the professional Digital SLR, the TruePic III Image Processor delivers superior images with true-to-life color, sharper detail and less noise
  • Don't miss the moment. A new Pre-Capture Movie scene mode lets you capture two seconds of the movie before the shutter release, as well as five seconds of the movie after the shutter release

Olympus Specifications

8.0 Megapixels (effective), 1/2.35" CCD (1.1cm)
Body Color
6.4 - 32.0 mm (36 - 180 mm equivalent in 35mm photography),
8 Lenses in 6 Groups, 4 Aspherical Lenses
5x Optical Zoom + 5.6x Digital Zoom (Seamless to 28x)
Aperture Range
f/3.3 - f/5.0
2.7" (6.9cm) HyperCrystal LCD with Backlight Boost Button, approx. 230,000 pixels
5 Steps Brightness Adjustment
Focus System
CCD Contrast Detection
Focus Range
Normal mode: 27.6" - infinity (0.7m - infinity)
Macro mode: Wide: 7.9" - infinity (0.2m - infinity), Tele: 23.6" - infinity (0.6m - infinity)
Super Macro mode: 1.2" - 27.6" (3cm - 70cm)
Focus Mode
iESP Auto, Spot AF, Face Detection AF
Shutter Speed
1/2000 sec. -1/2 sec. (up to 4 sec. in Night Scene mode)
Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 (equivalent)
Metering Mode
Digital ESP Metering, Spot Metering, Face Detection AE (when Face Detection AF is selected)
White Balance
Auto, Presets (Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten and 3 Fluorescents)
Exposure Compensation
±2 EV steps in 1/3 EV steps
Recording Modes
Still Image: JPEG
Movie: AVI Motion JPEG
Adjustment Resolutions
8MP (3,248 x 2,436)
5MP (2,560 x 1,920)
4MP (2,304 x 1,728)
3MP (2,048 x 1,536)
2MP (1,600 x 1,200)
1MP (1,280 x 960)
VGA (640 x 480)
16:9 (1,920 x 1,080)
Shooting Modes
24 Shooting Modes;
Auto, Program Auto, Sensor-Shift Stabilization, Scene Modes (1. Portrait, 2. Landscape, 3. Landscape+Portrait, 4. Night Scene, 5. Night+Portrait, 6. Sport, 7. Indoor, 8. Candle, 9. Self Portrait, 10. Available Light Portrait, 11. Sunset, 12. Fireworks, 13. Cuisine, 14. Behind Glass, 15. Documents, 16.Auction, 17.Shoot & Select1, 18. Shoot & Select2, 19. Beach&Snow, 20. Pre-Capture Movie), Movie
Panorama Modes
Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with OLYMPUS Master software when using Olympus brand xD-Picture Card
Sequential Shooting
High speed: 6.9 frames per second, 10 frames (3MP)
Normal speed: 1.0 frames per second, 6 frames (8MP)
Shooting Assist Functions
Shooting Guide, Perfect Shot Preview, Histogram, Frame Assist, Voice Recording
Movie Mode
AVI Movie with Sound;
640x480 (30/15fps)
320x240 (30/15fps)
Image Processing
TruePic III Image Processor
Noise Reduction
Set automatically at shutter speeds of 0.5 second or longer in specific scene modes
Image Playback
Still Image: Single, Index Display (4/9/16/25), Up to 10x Enlargement, Slideshow, Rotation, Calendar, My Favorites, Histogram
Movie: Normal, FAst-Forward, Reverse, Frame-by-Frame
Flash Modes
Auto (for low light and backlit conditions)
Red-Eye Reduction
Flash Working Range
Wide: 0.66ft (0.2m) - 11.8ft. (3.6m) at ISO Auto
Tele: 2.0ft (0.6m) - 7.9ft. (2.4m) at ISO Auto
12 Seconds
14.8 MB Internal Memory
Removable Media Card
xD-Picture Card (1GB, 2GB), microSD (MASD-1 is required)
Outer Connectors
Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output, DC Input)
Optional DC Coupler (CB-MA1) is required
Auto-connect USB
2.0 High Speed (USB Mass Storage)
System Requirements
Auto-Connect USB: Windows 2000/XP/VISTA with USB port, Mac OS X v10.3 or later with USB port
Software: Windows 2000PRO/XP/VISTA, Mac OS X v10.3 or later
Operating Environment
Operation: 32° - 104°F (0° - 40°C), 30% - 90% humidity
Storage: -4° - 140°F (-20° - 60°C), 10% - 90% humidity
Power Supply
Li-ion Rechargeable Battery (LI-42B), AC Adapter (D-7AC) with the optional DC Coupler (CB-MA1)
Battery Life
190 Shots
3.8" W x 2.2" H x 0.94" D (96.4mm x 56.5mm x 24mm)
4.6oz (130g) without battery and media card
Olympus 1 year limited warranty
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