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Olympus FE-26
4.7 out of 10

Olympus FE-26

Olympus FE-26 The Olympus FE-26 is a digital camera that Read more

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12 megapixels of picture-making magic with a high-quality, high-resolution CCD. Prints won’t lose a single pixel of detail when enlarged or cropped.
3x optical zoom lets you get in closer to your subject or the action without the need to actually get too close yourself.
The LCD Backlight Boost Button combined with a 2.7", High-Resolution LCD improves your ability to compose and share photos with confidence, even in bright light.
xD-Picture Card compatibility along with an optional adapter for microSD memory cards lets you take advantage of modern electronic storage options.
The Digital Image Stabilization feature uses higher ISO and faster shutter speeds to capture sharp, blur-free images, even when moving subjects are the subjects of choice.
Intelligent Auto + Shadow Adjustment Technology automatically detects the kind of scene you’re shooting and adjusts the settings to achieve the best results.
With AF Tracking, the FE-26 automatically tracks moving subjects and adjusts the focus and brightness settings to capture those sometimes uncertain situations in sharp detail.
Shoot fabulous, fun, family-and-friend portraits with as many as 16 people in the shot. The built-in Advanced Face Detection system keeps the faces as clear and sharp as possible.
Magic Filters enable you to add an impressive element of flexibility and creativity to your photo efforts by applying filter effects such as Pop Art, Pinhole or Wedding.
A series of user-friendly shooting modes allows you to optimize results for up to 20 different kinds of shots, including Sunsets, Indoor, Self-Portraits and Macro shots.
The high exposure capability—up to ISO 1600—minimizes blurry images caused by movement and brightens images captured in low light.
At the push of a button, the camera can briefly describe for you each of the functions and settings by conveniently displaying their description on the bright LCD.
Shoot AVI movies with ease so you capture every second of that special event.
Technical Specs
Image Sensor
12 Megapixels (effective), 1/2.3"
Focal Length/Lens Configuration
6.3 – 18.9mm (36– 108mm equivalent in 35mm photography), 6 Lenses in 5 Groups, 4 Aspherical Lenses, 6 surfaces
3x Optical Zoom + 4x Digital Zoom
Aperture Range
f3.1 (W) / f5.9 (T)
2.7" LCD with Backlight Boost, approx. 230,000 dots 2 Steps Brightness Adjustment
Focus System
CCD Contrast Detection
Focus Range (from lens surface)
Normal mode: 23.6" – infinity (0.6m – infinity)
Focus Mode
iESP Auto, Spot AF, Face Detection AF, AF Tracking
Shutter Speed
1/2000 sec. –1/2 sec. (up to 4 sec. in Candle Scene mode)
ISO Sensitivity (SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity)
Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Exposure Metering
Digital ESP Metering, Face Detection AE (when Face Detection AF is selected)
White Balance Control
Auto, Overcast, Sunlight, Tungsten, Flourescent 1,2,3
Exposure Compensation
±2 EV steps in 1/3 EV steps
Image File Format
Still Image: JPEG
Shooting Modes
20 Shooting Modes;
Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with OLYMPUS Master software
Continuous Shooting
Shooting Assist Functions
Frame Assist
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
Playback Edit Effects
Still Image: Red-Eye Fix, Lighting Fix, Resize, Cropping
Flash Modes
Auto (for low light and backlit conditions)
Flash Working Range
Wide: 0.66ft (0.2m) – 13.8ft (4.2m) at ISO 800
12 Seconds
19MB Internal Memory
Removable Media Card
xD-Picture Card™ (1GB, 2GB), microSD (MASD-1 is required)
Outer Connectors
USB Connector
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: 32° – 104°F (0° – 40°C), 30% - 90% humidity
Power Source
Battery Life (CIPA DC-002)
180 Shots
3.78"W x 2.44"H x 1.05"D (96.0 mm x 62.1 mm x 26.71 mm)
4.1oz (117g) without batteries and media card
Release Date
First seen
11 March 2009