Olympus FE-280 Review

 
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Model Name: Olympus FE-280 
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General
Model Number: FE-280 
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $199.99
Street Price: $168.55
Date Available: 2007-08-31
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 3.8 oz (108 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 3.6 x 2.2 x 0.6 in.
(92 x 56 x 17 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1980 x 1080 (2.1 MP, Other),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second:  
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240, 160x120
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 15, 15
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.00
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.35" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 8.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 36 - 108 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x, seamless to 12x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light?  
Manual Focus:  
Normal Focus Range: 60 cm to Infinity
23.6 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/3.1 (wide) / f/5.9 (tele) - ??? 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder:  
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 50 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, and 3 Fluorescents 
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP, Face Detection AE (when Face Detection AF is selected) 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Night+Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Candle, Self Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Behind Glass, Documents, Auction, Smile Shot, Underwater Wide 1, Underwater Wide 2, Underwater Macro 
Self Timer: 12 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.33ft (0.1m) 18.0ft. (5.5m) at ISO 800; Tele: 2.0ft. (0.6m) 9.2ft. (2.8m) at ISO 800 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: xD 
Memory Included (MB): 48.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output) 
Included Software: Olympus Master 2 
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000PRO/XP/VISTA, Mac OS 10.3 and higher  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LI-42B 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LI-42B Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: Unknown
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