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Olympus FE-280 / C-520 / X-820
4.2 out of 10

Olympus FE-280 / C-520 / X-820

Olympus FE-280 Digital Camera, SilverSuper-Slim 0.65 Body; 8.0 Read more

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Image Sensor
8.0 Megapixels (effective), 1/2.35” CCD (1.1cm)
Focal Length/Lens Configuration
6.3 – 18.9 mm (36 – 108 mm equivalent in 35mm photography), 6 Lenses in 5 Groups, 4 Aspherical Lenses
3x Optical Zoom + 4x Digital Zoom (Seamless to 12x)
Maximum Aperture
F3.1 - F5.9
2.5” (6.4cm) LCD with Backlight Boost Button, approx. 230,000 pixels
Focus System
CCD Contrast Detection
Focus Range (from lens surface)
Normal mode: Wide: 23.6" – infinity (0.6m – infinity)
Focus Mode
iESP Auto, Spot AF, Face Detection AF
Shutter Speed
1/2000 sec. –1/2 sec. (up to 4 sec. in Night Scene mode)
ISO Sensitivity (SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity)
Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 (equivalent)
Exposure Metering
Digital ESP Metering, Face Detection AE (when Face Detection AF is selected)
White Balance Control
iESP2 Auto, Presets (Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten, and 3 Fluorescents)
Exposure Compensation
±2 EV steps in 1/3 EV steps
Image File Format
Still Image: JPEG
Number of Recorded Pixels
3,264 x 2,448 (SHQ / HQ)
Shooting Modes
21 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. CUISINE, 11. BEHIND GLASS, 12. DOCUMENTS, 13.AUCTION, 14. SMILE SHOT, 15. UNDERWATER WIDE 1, 16. UNDERWATER WIDE 2, 17. UNDERWATER MACRO), Movie
Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with OLYMPUS Master software when using Olympus brand xD-Picture Card™ media
Continuous Shooting
Shooting Assist Functions
Shooting Guide, Perfect Shot Preview, Panorama
Movie Mode
AVI Movie with Sound;
Image Processing
TruePic III™ Image Processor
Noise Reduction
Set automatically at shutter speeds of 0.5 second or longer in specific scenes
Image Playback
Still Image: Single, Index Display (4/9/16/25), Enlargement (Up to 10x), Slideshow, Rotation, My Favorite
Playback Edit Effects
Still Image: Perfect Fix (Digital Image Stabilization Edit, Lighting Fix, Redeye Fix), Resize, Rotation, Crop
Flash Modes
Auto (for low light and backlit conditions)
Flash Working Range
Wide: 0.33ft (0.1m) – 18.0ft. (5.5m) at ISO 800
12 Seconds
48MB Internal Memory
Removable Media Card
xD-Picture Card™ (1GB, 2GB)
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/Windows XP Professional/Windows XP Home Edition/Windows VISTA with USB port; Mac OS X v10.3 or later with USB port
Operating Temperature/Humidity
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 (91.8mm x 55.7mm x 16.5mm)
3.8oz (108g) without battery and memory card
Release Date
First seen
3 September 2007