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Olympus FE-300 / X-830
3.3 out of 10

Olympus FE-300 / X-830

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Image Sensor
12.0 Megapixel (effective), 1/1.72” CCD (1.5cm)
Focal Length/Lens Configuration
7.4 – 22.2mm (35 – 105mm equivalent in 35mm photography),
3x Optical zoom + 4x Digital zoom (Seamless to 12x)
Maximum Aperture
F2.8 - F4.7
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
1/1000 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, 3200, 6400 (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
4,000 x 3,000 (SHQ / HQ)
Shooting Modes
18 shooting modes; Auto, Program Auto, Digital Image Stabilization, Scene Preset (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, 14. SMILE SHOT), Movie
Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with OLYMPUS Master software when using Olympus brand xD-Picture Card™
Shooting Assist Functions
Shooting Guide, Perfect Shot Preview
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 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: Red-eye Fix, Lighting Fix, Digital Image Stabilization Edit, Resize, Rotation, Trimming
Flash Modes
Auto (for low light and backlit conditions)
Flash Working Range
Wide: 0.98ft (0.3m) – 20.0ft. (6.1m) 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/XP/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)
3.7"W x 2.2"H x 0.87" D (94mm x 56.5mm x 22.1mm)
4.1oz (115g) without battery and media card
Release Date
First seen
10 January 2007