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Olympus FE-170 / C-505 / X-760
4.5 out of 10

Olympus FE-170 / C-505 / X-760

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What do Olympus' 6-megapixel "Easy & Fun" compacts offer and which is the best?

30 November 2011
  • Excerpt: Let's say you want to spend under US$200 for a new digital camera and have always liked Olympus. You're in luck because this past summer the company announced four new FE-Series point-and-shoot digital cameras.
  • Pros: Very low price for a good 6.0 megapixel camera, Higher-res screen than its pricier siblings, Uses standard AA batteries, Jack for optional A/C adapter, Comes with rechargeable AAs and charger, Has 640 x 480 movies with sound and zoom, TruePic TURBO processor and image stabilization combine for gr...
  • Cons: No audio, Doesn't come with rechargeable batteries or charger, 320 x 240 video without sound or zoom, Lack of TruePic TURBO processor visible in lesser picture quality, Limited ISO range (400 max), Only 10MB onboard meemory, No audio clips or voice recording, Heavier and bulkier than FE-190, No a...
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Overall 8

Olympus FE-170

25 April 2011
  • Summary: It may not look like much, but this keenly priced camera from Olympus will deliver much better images than current camera phones - and all you have to do is point and shoot
  • Pros: Some of the sharpest and most naturalistic coloured images seen from a pocket snapshot camera at this price
  • Cons: Boring, boxy design, plastic feel, no removable media included (so budget extra for a card)
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Expert Review

Steve's Digicams
16 February 2007
  • Summary: The FE-170 is one of several additions to Olympus' FE series of entry-level point-n-shoot models. An entry-level camera, which enables new users to shoot clear, crisp images with ease.
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Overall 8

Olympus FE-170

30 June 2009
  • Excerpt: With so many options available in the budget digicam market, it's perhaps the biggest segment of the entire consumer digital camera range in India. It can get very confusing for a consumer who wants to pick up a digital camera as he will have to end up questioning himself on his exact technical...
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Overall 7
Value for money 8
Features 6
Ease of use 9
Photo quality 7
Build quality 8
Color and saturation 8

Olympus FE-170

16 October 2006
  • Conclusion: The Olympus FE-170 is priced about right. It can take decent pictures when the light is good, but struggles more in lowlight. Shutter lag is also an issue with the camera. If you can pay more there are better cameras to be found, but if this camera fits into your budget then I would say go ahead and...
  • Pros: Ease of use, Low price
  • Cons: Shutter lag, Indoors in lowlight
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Olympus FE-170: nenáročný kompakt v praxi

3 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Olympus FE-170 představuje nenáročný a jednoduchý kompakt pro začátečníky v oboru digitální fotografie. Nabízí rozlišení 6 MPix, 3x optický zoom, kompaktní rozměry, velký - kontrastní displej a jednoduché ovládání. Zajímá vás, jak se s tímto přístrojem fotografuje? Potom čtěte dál.
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Expert Review

21 September 2006
  • Excerpt: La Olympus Fe 170 è una fotocamera digitale con risoluzione fino a 6 megapixel, dotata di zoom ottico 3x, automatica, con espansione di memoria XD e monitor da 2.5 pollici. 21-09-2006
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