Reviews and Problems with Olympus MJU 1040 / Stylus 1040
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Olympus Mju 1040 Digital Camera Review
19 November 2008
Conclusion: This camera also comes with the Olympus TruePic III image-processing engine, which was originally designed for their DSLR range. So like most good technology it eventually ends up in their junior counterparts.
Conclusion: If you've always been dreaming for an ultra-thin camera, that your friends all seem to have, that you can bring to parties and such, then the Olympus Stylus 1040 may be your dream finally coming true.
Pros: Affordable price, Stylish, thin and looks more expensive than it really is, Compatible with both xD-Picture and microSD cards, Very usable LCD outdoors and indoors, with backlighted buttons, Intuitive shooting with Intelligent Auto and Face Detection, Helpful built-in guide and help system, Perfe...
Cons: No manual controls, Long exposure mode is nowhere to be found, Lack of full-resolution continuous shooting, Lacks autofocus assist lamp; bad low-light AF, No optical image stabilization, Below average battery life, Plastic tripod mount and tiny zoom controller, Redeye (removable via playback tool...