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Olympus mju 790 SW

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Olympus mju 790 SW. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Comments about the design and durability are generally positive. The optics and portability are also appreciated. The zoom and performance get critical opinions.

usability, portability, optics, durability, design

performance, zoom

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus mju 790 SW is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Doug Harman (

Olympus Mju 790SW digital camera


Unlike the recently tested and ruggedised Mju 770 SW the new Mju 790 SW has a slightly lower level of toughness and a lower price at £200, a hundred quid less than the launch price of the 770. Its depth capability of 3 metres is 7m less than that of...

Build, image quality, easy to use, handling Face Detection AF

Noise at higher ISO settings, full manual on CD, purple fringing at wide end of zoom, 30fps movie’s limited to 10-second clips, frame rate, lacks manual/creative control

Image softness and sluggish focusing hamper an otherwise accomplished package, as does the lack of a proper manual.

Sep, 2007

Expert review by : staff (

Olympus mju790SW review


A camera built for the great outdoors

Ease of use ; Picture quality

Fiddly buttons ; Could do with a more rugged finish

Small, easy to use and with good picture quality this is ideal for the great outdoors

Oct, 2007


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Olympus Mju 790 SW Digital camera review


The Olympus Mju 790 SW digital compact camera has been available for a few months now, so high time to interrogate this new member of the Mju family. The Olympus Mju 790 is a camera belonging to the successful series of cameras Olympus once entered the...

The Olympus Mju 790 SW is a handy camera to always carry with you. The camera's shockproof and waterproof features make the camera stand out from the crowd. When you are aware of these features you tend to use the camera in a casual manner. Place it on...

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