Olympus Updates Its Retro Stylus with SH-2

March 11, 2015

By Greg Scoblete

Olympus will ship an updated model of its retro-themed Stylus SH camera in April. 

The SH-2 boasts a 16-megapixel backside illuminated CMOS image sensor and a 24x optical zoom lens with a 5-axis stabilization system that’s active during both still and video recording. The lens is fixed and offers an aperture range of f/3.0-20.

The SH-2 can record 1920×1080 video up to 60 frames per second as well 720p video at 120 fps and 432×324 video at 240 fps. There’s also a time-lapse movie mode that will compress up to five hours of recorded video into a 20 second time-lapse clip.

You’ll enjoy a native ISO range of 125 to 6400, Wi-Fi connectivity, RAW shooting and manual exposure modes. Shutter speeds top out at 1/2000 sec. and the camera sports a 3-inch touch screen display.

The SH-2 is capable of shooting at 11.5 fps for up to 16 images and has a battery rated for 380 shots or up to 108 minutes of continuous video recording.

The Sh-2 will be available in silver or all black for $400.