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Olympus FE-310 / C-530 / X-840
4.1 out of 10

Olympus FE-310 / C-530 / X-840

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Image Sensor
8.0 Megapixels (effective), 1/2.5” CCD (1.0cm)
Focal Length/Lens Configuration
6.2 – 31mm (37 – 185mm equivalent in 35mm photography, 9 Lenses in 7 Groups, 3 Aspherical Lenses
5x Optical Zoom + 4x Digital Zoom (Seamless to 20x)
Maximum Aperture
F3.2 - F4.8
2.5” (6.4cm) LCD, approx. 154,000 dots 2 Steps Brightness Adjustment
Focus System
CCD Contrast Detection
Focus Range (from lens surface)
Normal mode: Wide: 15.8" – infinity (0.4m – infinity) Tele: 27.6" – infinity (0.7m – infinity) Macro mode: Wide: 7.9” – infinity (0.2m – infinity) Super Macro mode: 2.0" – infinity (5cm – infinity)
Focus Mode
iESP Auto, 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, 80, 100, 200, 400, 640 (equivalent)
Exposure Metering
Digital ESP Metering, Face Detection AE (when Face Detection AF is selected)
White Balance Control
Exposure Compensation
±2 EV steps in 1/3 EV steps
Image File Format
Still Image: JPEG Movie: AVI Motion JPEG
Number of Recorded Pixels
8MP (3,264 x 2,448) 5MP (2,560 x 1,920) 3MP (2,048 x 1,536) 2MP (1,600 x 1,200) 1MP (1,280 x 960) VGA (640 x 480) 16:9 (1,920 x 1,080)
Shooting Modes
17 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), 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, Voice Recording
Movie Mode
AVI Movie with Sound; 640x480 (15fps) 320x240 (15fps)
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: Resize, Rotation, Cropping
Flash Modes
Auto (for low light and backlit conditions) Red-Eye Reduction Fill-in Off
Flash Working Range
Wide: 0.66ft (0.2m) – 15.4ft (4.7m) at ISO 640
12 Seconds
20.5MB 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 Full-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 Storage: -4° – 140°F (-20° – 60°C), 10% – 90% humidity
Power Source
2 AA Batteries
Battery Life (CIPA DC-002)
120 shots
3.7"W x 2.4"H x 1.2" D (93mm x 61.7mm x 30.5mm)
4.9oz (140g) without batteries and media card
Release Date
First seen
2 February 2008