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Olympus FE-20 / X-15
4.6 out of 10

Olympus FE-20 / X-15

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Image Sensor
8.0 Megapixels (effective), 1/2.35” CCD
Focal Length/Lens Configuration
6.3 – 18.9 mm (36 – 108 mm equivalent in 35mm photography)
3x Optical Zoom + 4x Digital Zoom (Seamless to 12x)
Aperture Range
f3.1 (W) / f5.9 (T)
2.5” (6.4cm) LCD with Backlight Boost Button, approx. 154,000 dots
Focus System
CCD Contrast Detection
Focus Range (from lens surface)
Normal mode: Wide: 23.6" – infinity (0.6m – infinity)
Focus Mode
iESP Auto, Face Detection AF
Shutter Speed
1/2000 sec. –1/2 sec. (up to 4 sec. in Sunset mode)
ISO Sensitivity (SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity)
Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1000 (equivalent)
Exposure Metering
Digital ESP Metering, Face Detection AE (when Face Detection AF is selected)
White Balance Control
Auto, Presets (Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, and 3 Fluorescents)
Exposure Compensation
±2 EVA steps in 1/3 EVA steps
Image File Format
Still Image: JPEG
Number of Recorded Pixels
8MP (3,264 x 2,448)
Motion Blur Suppression
Digital Image Stabilization
Shooting Modes
17 Shooting Modes; Auto, Program Auto, Digital Image Stabilization, Scene Modes (1. PORTRAIT, 2. LANDSCAPE, 3. NIGHT+PORTRAIT, 4. SPORT, 5. INDOOR, 6. CANDLE, 7. SELF PORTRAIT, 8. SUNSET, 9. FIREWORKS, 10. BEHIND GLASS, 11. CUISINE, 12. DOCUMENTS, 13. AUCTION), Movie
Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with OLYMPUS Master software when using Olympus brand xD-Picture Card™
Continuous Shooting
Shooting Assist Functions
Perfect Shot Preview, Frame Assist, Voice Recording
Movie Mode
AVI Movie with Sound;
Image Processing
Noise Reduction
Set automatically at shutter speeds of 0.5 second or longer in specific scene modes
Image Playback
Still Image: Single, Index Display (4/9/16/25), Up to 10x Enlargement, Slideshow, Rotation, My Favorites
Playback Edit Effects
Still Image: Resize, Cropping
Flash Modes
Auto (for low light and backlit conditions)
Flash Working Range
Wide: 0.33ft (0.1m) – 13.1ft (4.0m)at ISO 800
12 Seconds
20.5MB Internal Memory
Removable Media Card
xD-Picture Card™ (1GB, 2GB), microSD (MASD-1 is required)
Outer Connectors
Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output)
Auto-Connect USB
USB 2.0 High-Speed (USB Mass Storage)
System Requirements
Auto-Connect USB: Windows® 2000/XP/VISTA with USB port, Mac OS X 10.3 or later with USB port
Operating Temperature/Humidity
Operation Temperature: 32° – 104°F (0° – 40°C)
Power Source
Li-ion Rechargeable Battery (LI-42B)
Battery Life (CIPA DC-002)
160 shots
3.8"W x 2.3"H x 0.75"D, lens part: 0.85" D
3.6oz (103g) without batteries and media card
Release Date
First seen
16 January 2005