As part of our image quality testing for the Olympus SH-21 we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 100 the SH-21 is capable of resolving up to around 20 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

See a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them please click here.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

Olympus SH21 review: Resolution ISO 100
Olympus SH21 review: Resolution ISO 100

JPEG images

Olympus SH21 review: Resolution ISO 80
Olympus SH21 review: Resolution ISO 80

ISO 80, score: 22 (see full image)

Olympus SH21 review: Resolution ISO 100
Olympus SH21 review: Resolution ISO 100

ISO 100, score: 20 (see full image)

Olympus SH21 review: Resolution ISO 200
Olympus SH21 review: Resolution ISO 200

ISO 200, score: 20 (see full image)

Olympus SH21 review: Resolution ISO 400
Olympus SH21 review: Resolution ISO 400

ISO 400, score: 18 (see full image)

Olympus SH21 review: Resolution ISO 800
Olympus SH21 review: Resolution ISO 800

ISO 800, score: 16 (see full image)

Olympus SH21 review: Resolution ISO 1600
Olympus SH21 review: Resolution ISO 1600

ISO 1600, score: 16 (see full image)

Olympus SH21 review: Resolution ISO 3200
Olympus SH21 review: Resolution ISO 3200

ISO 3200, score: 14 (see full image)