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Olympus C-8080
3.9 out of 10

Olympus C-8080

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Overall 8
Value for money 8
Features 8
Ease of use 8
Picture quality 9
Construction 10

Expert Review

DP Review
20 April 2004
  • Conclusion: My first impression of the C-8080 Wide Zoom was, "at last a prosumer camera that feels as though it is worth its price tag". The C-8080 is built to a higher standard than any of the other eight megapixel digital cameras (save maybe the Sony DSC-F828), with a thick, high grade metal body simple...
  • Pros: Very good resolution, joint best of group, Fastest startup time of any prosumer digital camera, Superb build quality, professional feel, Wide angle five times zoom lens, fast at wide, Probably the highest quality new lens designed for 8mp, Low high ISO noise, employs noise reduction, Fast Auto Fo...
  • Cons: Least zoom of current eight megapixel prosumer digital cameras, Camera locked while writing RAW images, Further than average minimum focus distance (0.8 m), LCD only tilts upwards, does not twist out, Only five steps of zoom from wide to telephoto, CF card sometimes difficult to grip when removin...
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Overall 8

Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom

PC Magazine
19 April 2004
  • Conclusion: The Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom is a top choice for serious shooters
  • Pros: Excellent picture quality; good feature depth
  • Cons: Minor usability issues
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Overall 7

Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom

28 June 2004
  • Conclusion: Cet appareil photo 8 mégapixels aux multiples fonctionnalités, s'adresse en priorité à des photographes exigeants qui veulent pouvoir profiter des multiples réglages sophistiqués.
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