Reviews and Problems with Olympus FE-360 / C-570 / X-875
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Digital Photography Interface
7 September 2009
Conclusion: The Olympus FE360 is an 8 megapixel, stylishly designed entry-level digital camera; coming in your choice of five colors. Unlike many cameras in its class, the FE360 comes with a rechargeable battery and a charger (instead of bundled throw-away batteries on AA based cameras).
Pros: Slim and stylish design, available in five colors, Comes with a rechargeable battery and charger, Compatible with both xD-Picture card and microSD memory format, LCD viewable in various conditions (Especially with backlight boost), Perfect Shot Preview is very useful, Decent VGA movie mode for a ...
Cons: No manual controls; not even custom white balance, Below average battery life, Lack of continuous shooting feature, Below average performance; poor low-light focusing and slow processing, Tiny center 'OK' button, plastic tripod mount and compartment door, Plastic tripod mount and tiny zoom contro...
Summary: Clad in a choice of either sophisticated matt black or brushed silver with chrome detailing and with dimensions just a tad wider than a credit card, it's a surprise to find a price tag of just £119 attached to the attractive Olympus FE-360 camera.
Conclusion: As you would expect there are drawbacks to the Olympus FE-360 such as its shutter delay and start up times. If these factors are not so important to you then based on picture quality alone the FE-360 offers very good value for money.
Pros: General picture quality when compared against other cheaper cameras
Cons: Shutter lag and start up times are very poor