Olympus SH-21

Olympus SH-21 is a new digital compact camera that has 16-megapixel Backlit CMOS Images sensor to provide high-sensitivity shooting with a 24-300mm equivalent zoom lens. It also has features a super-wide 12.5x optical zoom, DUAL IS, Full HD movies recording with stereo sound, Magic Filter Movie, and also equipped with a 3.0-inch TFT LCD screen which has high resolution of 460,000 dots. The Olympus SH-21 measures (W x H x D) 105.4 x 59.4 x 30.6 mm with weight Approx. 184g.

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Olympus SH-21 Features

16-megapixel Backlit CMOS Images sensor

The Olympus SH-21 has a 16-megapixel Backlit CMOS Images sensor which handle efficient light and lowers noise produces an exceptional image quality even on low-light shooting with high-speed image processing. It also has 12.5x optical zoom lens lets you get a wide shooting range with focal length ranging from 24mm wide-angle to 300mm telephoto so you’ll get distance from far subjects. Moreover, the camera comes with a DUAL IS that use a CMOS-shift image stabilization system and high-sensitivity image to reduce the picture blur.


Full HD movie recording

The camera also allows you to record a Full HD movie in 1920 x 1080 pixels and save the movie in MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 format. With movie REC button, it allows you to manipulate the movie recording and also comes with a high-quality stereo sound to provide high quality sound of your movie. Olympus SH-21 also lets you to capture 3D photos in any mode from macro to landscape that can be recorded at the same time with JPEG files.


In addition, SH-21 offers High-speed continuous shooting of up to 7fps and an Auto Split Shooting Mode automatically split images recorded while the shutter button. And with a 3.0-inch TFT LCD screen which has high resolution of 460,000 dots, the camera offers an ease viewing of all your images and movie with bright and clear.

Magic Filters Movie

Olympus SH-21 offers a Magic Filters Movie that consist of 10 Magic Filters such as Pop, Pin Hole, Fisheye, Drawing, Soft Focus, Punk, Watercolor, Reflection, and Miniature to provide artistic effects of your images, so it will makes a beautiful images. Another features of this camera are Smart Panorama which allows you to capture the dynamic panoramas of 360-degree at maximum, Hand-Held Starlight Mode lets you get beautiful night shots without blur and less noise, and Pet Mode allows the camera automatically detects dogs’ and cats’ faces.

Additional Features

+ Beauty Mode to touch up human faces for more attractive results.
+ Scene Modes.
+ HDMI output control.
+ Face Detection AF.
+ iAUTO function.
+ AF Tracking to keep a moving subject in focus by tracking it automatically



+ Resolution: 16.00 Mpixel
+ Maximum resolution: unknown
+ Minimum resolution: 640×480
+ Sensor size: unknown
+ Sensor type: CMOS


+ Optical zoom: Yes
+ Focal length multiplier: n/a
+ Zoom wide (mm): 24
+ Zoom tele (mm): 300
+ Digital zoom: Yes


+ Auto focus: Yes
+ Manual focus: Yes
+ Focus range (cm): unknown
+ Macro focus range (cm): 1
+ Flash modes: anti red-eye, auto, fill in, off, slow flash

Storage types SDHC, SDXC, Secure Digital

ISO ratings auto


+ Aperture priority: Unknown
+ Min. aperture wide: f3
+ Max. aperture wide: unknown
+ Min. aperture tele: f5.9
+ Max. aperture tele: unknown


+ Shutter priority: Unknown
+ Min. shutter (sec): unknown
+ Max.shutter (sec): unknown
+ Sequence (fps): 7


+ Built-in flash: Yes
+ External flash type: n/a


+ Exposure compensation: -2EV – +2EV with 1/3EV steps
+ White balance: Auto
+ Video function: Yes
+ Video sound: Yes
+ Max. video resolution: 1920×1080
+ Min. video resolution: 320×240
+ Frames per second (fps): 30
+ Voice recording: Yes

LCD Monitor

+ LCD display Yes
+ LCD size 3-inch
+ LCD resolution (pixels) 460,000
+ Self-timer Yes

USB USB 2.0 Hi-Speed

Video out Yes

File format: JPEG

Energy Li-Ion

Weight: 184g.
Sizes (mm): 105.4 x 59.4 x 30.6





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