Olympus mju 1010 & 1020 Review - Test shots – Detail and lens perfomance Review

”A range of general test shots are shown over the next two pages. In some cases, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it to show the overall image quality. Some other pictures may be clicked to view the original full-size image.”


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Here’s the usual detail test shot of the West Window of Exeter Cathedral, for you to compare with other cameras. See below for a full res crop, or click to see the whole picture.


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The image is a bit soft and lacks the sort of fine detail normally seen from 10MP cameras.


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The lens produces no barrel distortion at wide angle, quite remarkable considering its long zoom range and compact size.


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Centre sharpness is not as good as some rival models.


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There is some blurring in the corners, but at least there’s no chromatic aberration.


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