Thursday, April 3, 2008

Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera

Olympus FE-280The Olympus FE-280 is stylishly designed in a slimline body. Ideal for pubbing, clubbing and general people snaps, the FE-280 from Olympus is a budget-price camera designed to make photography fun and easy. It includes Face Detection for the precise focus and exposure of faces as well as 20 pre-set scene modes.

Olympus FE-280 Specifications

* Sensor: CCD - 8.0Mp
* Zoom: 3x optical
* Image Size: 3264 x 2448px
* Lens: 36-180mm f/3.1-5.9 (3x zoom)
* Focus: TTL Auto – 5 cm Macro
* Exposure: Prog. AE/ 20 Scene
* Metering: ESP
* ISO Sensitivity: 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
* White Balance: Auto, Sunlight, Overcast, Tungsten, Flourescent 1, 2 and 3
* Scene Modes: Night Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Candle, Self Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Behind Glass, Cuisine, Documents, Auction, Smile Shot plus three Underwater modes.
* Macro: 5cm
* Monitor: 2.5in TFT LCD
* Movie Mode: Yes
* Storage: 48Mb Internal, xD Card
* Batteries: Lithium-ion
* Video Output: Yes
* Transfer: USB

At £119, the FE-280 includes an 8Mp sensor, Face Detection technology and 20 scene modes. At the same price is the Fuji FinePix Z10FD with 7.2Mp and 3x optical zoom and the Nikon Coolpix L14 with 7.1Mp and 3x optical zoom . For £10 less you can get the Canon PowerShot A560 which has 7.1Mp, 4x optical zoom and also includes Face Detection technology.

Source @ ephotozine

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