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Olympus Camedia C-70 Zoom

Olympus Camedia C-70 Zoom
alaScore 83

135 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 135 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the lens and image quality are on the whole positive. The portability and screen are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed comments about the shutter.

usability, screen, portability, image quality, lens

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus Camedia C-70 Zoom is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

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Olympus C-70 ZOOM Digital Camera Review

 

Compact and light, robust titanium-coloured, metal body digital camera Olympus C-70 ZOOM offers Super Macro mode, which enables shots from an incredibly close 2cm away. This digital Point and Shoot camera is based on TruePic TURBO image processor,...

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Olympus C-70 Zoom

 

Compact and light enough to easily take on trips or to events, the Olympus C-70 Zoom is nevertheless a heavyweight in the resolution category. Perfect for ambitious, quality-conscious users, it produces 7.1 million pixel results that are fit for...

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Olympus Camedia C-70 zoom

 

A dab on the power button next to the shutter button offers a delight which doesn't diminish with age: the lens zips out in just over a second and the camera is ready to shoot almost immediately. By default, the LCD screen is live and displays not only...

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Olympus C-70 ZOOM review

 

The Olympus Camedia C-70 ZOOM comes across as unsure of its station inlife. It presents itself as a simple point-and-shoot digital stillscamera, but hidden in its innards are a hefty 7MP sensor

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Olympus - C-70 Zoom

 

In the crowded digital camera market, the products that are likely to get the edge are the ones aiming at superior quality of image allied to flexibility for the serious camera enthusiast and as many 'extras' ...

This is a camera that has much to recommend it in terms of picture quality and range of programmable features, but some people may find the price a little steep for a machine that also has a few design flaws.

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Olympus Camedia C-70 Zoom

 

With its smart, 'titanium' coloured metal body, 7.1-megapixel sensor, 5x optical zoom lens and pop-up flash, the Olympus Camedia C-70 Zoom is an attractive package. It's small enough to slip in a coat pocket and the large (2.0-inch) 'sunshine' LCD...

Excellent colour reproduction ; Live histogram displays over- and under-exposed areas ; LCD monitor usable in outdoor lighting

Auto white balance unsatisfactory in incandescent light ; Highlights can be lost in bright conditions [BG05

With its smart, 'titanium' coloured metal body, 7.1-megapixel sensor, 5x optical zoom lens and pop-up flash, the Olympus Camedia C-70 Zoom is an attractive package. It's small enough to slip in a coat pocket and the large (2.0-inch) 'sunshine' LCD...

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Review of the Olympus C 70 Zoom - Digital SLR Reviews

 

The latest 7 megapixel semi pro compact from Olympus has an excellent range of features and is well made...

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Amazon review summary for Olympus Camedia C-70 Zoom

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 27 user reviews of Olympus Camedia C-70 Zoom from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, image quality, lens, portability, screen

89% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Olympus C-70Z Digital Camera [7MP, 5x Optical Zoom]Olympus C-70Z Digital Camera [7MP, 5x Optical Zoom]

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flawed camera

 

When it works this Olympus C-70Z digital camera produces very fine images. However it is reluctant to autofocus in anything other ...

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Excellent camera with lots of features

 

This Olympus C-70Z is a great digital camera with bags of features, and is capable of taking wonderful photographs - it's what you...

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Product Specifications

If perfection is your aspiration, then take a good look at the C-70 ZOOM. It has a 5x optical zoom, opens up many photographic options and produces 7.1 million pixel results that are fit for commercial use. Compact enough to take on trips or to events, you can shoot and enjoy your photos on the large 2.0 inch sunshine LCD, even in bright sunlight.

Audio Input

Microphone Operation Mode:Mono
Microphone Technology:Electret condenser
Type:Microphone

Battery

Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific
Manufacturer Battery Name:Olympus Li-12B

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Pop-up flash

Digital Camera

Supported Flash Memory:xD-Picture Card / xD-Picture Card Type H / xD-Picture Card Type M

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:1.7in
Height:2.3in
Weight:0.4lbs
Width:4in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2in
Diagonal Size (metric):5.1cm
Display Form Factor:Rotating
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Landscape / Landscape-portrait / Night scene / Portrait mode / Sports mode

Flash Memory

Form Factor:xD-Picture Card
Storage Capacity:32MB

Header

Manufacturer:Olympus
Model:70 Zoom
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Olympus CAMEDIA C

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/2.8-4.8
Max Focal Length:39.5mm
Min Focal Length:7.9mm
Optical Zoom:5
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Color:Titanium

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/1.8"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):14.1 mm ( 1/1.8 ) / 14.1 mm ( 1/1.8" )
Optical Sensor Type:CCD
Sensor Resolution:7.1Megapixel

Optical Viewfinder

Type:Real-image zoom

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Format:QuickTime
Digital Zoom:6
ISO (Max):400
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 80/ISO 100 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 80 / ISO auto (80-400)
Shooting Modes:Frame movie mode
Special Effects:Black & White / Sepia
Still Image Format:JPEG / RAW / TIFF
Type:Digital camera

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type:Optical
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