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Olympus C-5050Z

We have collected and analyzed 1 expert reviews from international sources. The average review date is Jan 22, 2003. We have compared these reviews to 780610 reviews from other Digital Compact Cameras. Last update: Apr 20, 2014.

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Olympus C-5050 Zoom

 

Jump to the end of 2002, and my, how times have changed. The body is still reminiscent of the original C-2000Z, but the similarities end there. The C-5050Z packs a 5 Megapixel CCD, super fast F1.8 lens, three memory card slots, a hot shoe, and a host...

Fast F1.8, 3X zoom lens (though it's quite noisy) ; Full manual controls, including white balance which you can fine tune ; Can store eight sets of your settings ; Supports three types of memory cards ; Hot shoe ; Movie mode, with sound, until memory...

Chromatic aberrations (purple fringing) a problem ; Noise levels higher than they should be ; User interface is complex, confusing ; Flip-out LCD would've been better if it could rotate ; Shutter lag when shutter speed isn't fast ; Manual is on CD

While it has its share of annoyances, I ended up liking the Olympus C-5050Z more than I thought I would. It offers very good photo quality, though the noise and purple fringing levels were higher than I would've liked to see. The feature set of the...

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