Nov 29, 2004

Olympus announces Stylus 500 digital camera

Olympus America has today announced a new weatherproof digital camera model for its Stylus series.

The Olympus Stylus 500 is a five megapixel camera with a 3x optical zoom lens. The new model forgoes any optical viewfinder in favor of fitting in a fairly large 2.5" LCD display. Other features include an ISO range from 64 - 500, shutter speeds from 1/1000 to 4 seconds, multi-pattern or spot metering, xD-Picture Card storage, USB connectivity, and power from a proprietary Lithium Ion battery.

The Olympus Stylus 500 digital camera will ship in January of next year, with pricing set at $399.99.
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The Stylus 500 will be available in January 2005. It includes: 32MB xD-Picture Card, Wrist Strap, Camera WIN/Mac USB Cable, Audio/Video cable, Li-12B Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery and Charger, Quick Start Guide, Basic Instruction Manual, Warranty Card, CD-ROM with OLYMPUS Master Software, and Camera reference manual.