OIS Mode 1
OIS Mode 2
It's clear that Samsung's OIS is providing some real benefit here: about two stops in Mode 1, and one stop in Mode 2.
OIS is also incorporated into fixed-lens digital cameras, first seen on the Olympus C-2100UZ, now on Canon Powershot A710 IS, S1 IS, S2 IS, S3 IS, SD700 IS and SD800 IS and most all of the Panasonic Lumix models (Panasonic calls it MegaOIS).
6 ED OIS II Tele Zoom ($300)
There isn't a specific lens currently in the small Samsung MILC lens lineup that is optimized for portraiture, but the 50-200mm (77-308mm 35mm equivalent) could get you there.
Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) - Most commonly found in higher-end dSLR telephoto and tele-zoom lenses.
"Unlike some of the larger flagships we've reviewed lately, the iPhone 5s doesn't ship with optical image stabilization (OIS). We've seen devices from HTC, LG and Nokia all ship with OIS, and have generally been pleased with the results.
Fortunately, most DSLRs these days also offer some form of image stabilisation (IS, OIS, VR) which allows users to shoot sharp hand-held shots at slower shutter speeds - around two to four steps slower than normal.
Samsung NX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS
Samsung NX 20-50mm f/3.5-5.6
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However, there are some really great Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Sony, Samsung and other brands out there that give this same help (doesn't matter what they call it, VR OIS, etc..) to the photographer.
' Panasonic names this feature with the term 'Mega OIS,' Canon with the term 'Image Stabilizer/IS,' Pentax with 'Anti Shake/AS,' Nikon with 'Vibration Reduction/VR,' and Sony with 'Super Steady Shot.
An advantage though with Olympus's IBIS system, is that adding a lens without OIS will result in the lens gaining a stability system in the Olympus range.
The standard kit lens is an 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 with Samsung's own Optical Image Stabilizaton system, but there's also a 50-200mm f4-5.6 OIS telephoto zoom and a 30mm f2 fixed focal length 'pancake' lens available separately.
This is the curse of camera shake - sometimes even the smallest hand movements can affect the picture. To minimise camera shake electronically, find cameras with optical image stabilisation (OIS), by reading our digital camera and DSLR reviews.
2 MP Digital SLR Camera with Super SteadyShot INSIDE Image Stabilization and 18-55mm Lens
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2 12.1 MP Live MOS Interchangeable Lens Camera with 3-Inch Touch Screen LCD and 14-42mm Lumix G VARIO f/3.5-5.6 MEGA OIS Lens (Black) ...
Canon IS technology is built into the lens, like the Mega Optical Image Stabilizer (Mega OIS) system used by Panasonic.
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