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Olympus FE-230 / X-790
3.8 out of 10

Olympus FE-230 / X-790

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Image Sensor
7.1 Megapixel (effective), 7.4 Megapixel gross, 1/2.5' CCD (1cm)
Focal Length/Lens Configuration
6.3 – 18.9mm (38 – 114mm equivalent in 35mm photography), 6 lenses in 5 groups
3x Optical + 4x Digital (Seamless to 12x)
Maximum Aperture
f3.1 – f5.9
2.5” (6.4cm) Color LCD, approx. 115,000 pixels
Focus System
Autofocus (CCD Contrast Detection, iESP, Single)
Focus Range (from lens surface)
Normal: (Wide) 23.6" (0.6m) – infinity;
Shutter Speed
Auto (1/2000 sec. – 4 sec.)
ISO Sensitivity (SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity)
Auto (50 – 1250)
White Balance Control
Auto (ESP)
Exposure Compensation
±2 EV steps in 1/3 EV steps
Image File Format
Still Image: Exif 2.21, JPEG, PIM3
Number of Recorded Pixels
3,072 x 2,304, SHQ / HQ
Shooting Modes
19 Shooting Modes: Auto, Scene Presets (Portrait, Landscape, Night & Portrait, Indoor, Candle, Self-Portrait, Sunset, Sport, Fireworks, Cuisine, Documents, Behind Glass, Auction, Underwater Wide 1, Underwater Wide 2, Underwater Macro), Digital Image Stabilization Mode, Movie
Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with OLYMPUS Master Software when using Olympus brand xD-Picture Card™
Movie Mode
AVI Motion JPEG with Audio: 640x480/30fps (SHQ); 320x240/30fps (HQ)
Image Processing
TruePic TURBO™ Image Processor
Pixel Mapping
Automatic Pixel Mapping (APM) available via menu setting
Noise Reduction
Set automatically in select Scene Modes
Image Playback
Still Image: Single, Index (4/9/16/25), Enlargement (up to 10x), Slideshow, My Favorites, Rotation Movie: Normal, Reverse, Frame-By-Frame
Playback Edit Effects
Still Image: Resize (640x480, 320x240), Digital Image Stabilization Edit
Direct Printing Options
PictBridge™, DPOF
Flash Modes
Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Fill-In, Off
Flash Working Range
Wide: 0.33 ft. (0.1m) – 12.8 ft. (3.9m)
12 Seconds
Setting Memorization
On/Off (Hold changes/Reset to default settings)
Date/Time Calendar
Simultaneous recording into image data, automatic up to 2099
20 MB internal memory
Removable Media Card
xD-Picture Card™(Std/Type H/M -16, 32, 64, 128, 256, 512MB, 1GB or 2GB)
Outer Connectors
Multi-terminal (USB, Audio/Video Output)
Auto-Connect USB
2.0 Full Speed (USB mass storage)
System Requirements
Auto-connect USB: Windows® 98SE / Windows ME / Windows 2000 Professional /Windows XP Professional / Windows XP Home / Windows Vista™ with USB port; Mac OS® 9.0-9.2x / OS X 10.1-10.4 with USB port.
Operating Temperature/Humidity
Operating Environment: Operation: 32° - 104°F (0° - 40°C), 30% - 90% humidity
Power Source
Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery (LI-42B)
3.6" W x 2.2" H x 0.65" D, Lens Part: 0.75" (90.5 x 55 x 16.5, Lens Part: 19.1 mm)
3.7oz. (105g) without batteries and media card
Release Date
First seen
24 February 2007