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Olympus FE-3000 / X-890
4.2 out of 10

Olympus FE-3000 / X-890

10 megapixel, 3x optical zoom, 4x digital zoom, USB, Internal, Read more

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Image Sensor
10 Megapixels (effective), 1/2.33" CCD
Focal Length/Lens Configuration
6.3 – 18.9mm (36 – 108mm equivalent in 35mm photography) 6 Lenses in 5 Groups, 4 Aspherical Lenses
3x Optical Zoom + 4x Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
F3.1 (W) / F5.9 (T)
2.7" (6.9cm) LCD with Backlight Boost, approx. 230,000 dots 2 Steps Brightness Adjustment
Focus System
CCD Contrast Detection
Focus Range (from lens surface)
Normal mode: Wide: 23.6" – infinity (0.6m – infinity) Tele: 39.4" – infinity (1.0m – infinity)
Focus Mode
iESP Auto, Face Detection AF
Shutter Speed
1/2000 sec.–1/2 sec. (up to 4 sec. in Candle mode)
ISO Sensitivity (SOS: Standard Output Sensitivity)
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
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 EV steps in 1/3 EV steps
Image File Format
Still Image: JPEG
Number of Recorded Pixels
10MP (3,648 x 2,736)
Motion Blur Suppression
Digital Image Stabilization
Shooting Modes
16 Shooting Modes;
Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with OLYMPUS Master software
Shooting Assist Functions
Frame Assist, Voice Recording, Exposure Compensation Preview
Movie Mode
AVI Movie with Sound;
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: Resize, Cropping
Flash Modes
Auto (for low light and backlit conditions)
Flash Working Range
Wide: 0.33ft (0.1m) – 13.8ft (4.2m) at ISO 800
12 seconds
19 MB 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 ("Panther") or later with USB port
Operating Temperature/Humidity
Operation: 32° – 104°F (0° – 40°C)
Power Source
Li-ion Rechargeable Battery (LI-42B)
Battery Life (CIPA DC-002)
170 shots
3.7"W x 2.2"H x 0.77"D, with lens 0.83"D
3.8oz (108g) without batteries and memory card
Release Date
First seen
11 January 2009