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Model Name: Olympus FE-370 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: FE-370
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $199.99
Street Price: $136.22
Date Available: 2008-08-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 4.5 oz (128 g)
Size: 3.7 x 2.2 x 1.0 in.
(95 x 57 x 25 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 8.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.35 inch
Sensor size: 27.2556mm2 (6.03mm x 4.52mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.85 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type:  
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30/15)
320x240 (30/15)
Movie File Format: AVI Motion JPEG
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: Olympus lens, 8 elements in 6 groups, 4 aspherical elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 36 - 180 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - ???
Normal Focus Range: 60 cm to Infinity
23.6 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: CCD contrast detection; ESP Auto, Spot AF, Face Detection AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 * (* 3-megapixels)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: iESP2 Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Fluorescent 3
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP Metering, Face Detection AE (when Face Detection AF is selected)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Night+Portrait, Night Scene, Sport, Indoor, Candle, Self-Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Behind Glass, Cuisine, Documents, Auction, Smile Shot
Self Timer: 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.33ft. (0.1m) - 12.5ft. (3.8m); Tele: 2.0ft. (0.6m) - 8.5ft. (2.5m) at ISO 800
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: xD
UHS Support:  
Other Memory: microSD (MASD-1 is required)
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
RAW Capture Support: No
Movie File Format: AVI Motion JPEG
Included Memory: 48.0 MB
Included Memory Type: Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):  
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Flash cycle time, full power (seconds): 0.0
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LI-60B
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LI-60B Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 200
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: OLYMPUS Master 2 Software CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000PRO/XP/VISTA, Mac OS X 10.3 -10.5
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Shooting Guide, Perfect Shot Preview, Frame Assist, Voice Recording, Dual Image Stabilization, Face Detection, TruePic III Image Processor.

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