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Olympus FE-370

alaTest has collected and analyzed 331 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the design and image quality are on the whole positive. The portability and value for money are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative opinions about the features. Opinions are divided on the low light performance.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus FE-370 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

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Olympus FE-370

 

In conclusion, the FE-370 is a great little point-and-shoot camera that can be taken almost anywhere. Olympus offers users a wealth of features in a convenient package that won't break the bank. If you are looking for a quality camera that won't...

5x optical zoom lensDual Image Stabilization2.7 in. LCD screenFace detectionIntelligent Auto mode

If you are in the market for a quality camera that you don't need to spend

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Olympus FE370 Review at DP Interface

 

No doubt the FE370 produces some pretty decent photos (some competition can do better though) but the camera still compromises other key areas of shooting such as performance and battery life.

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Olympus FE-370 Review at Cameras.co.uk

 

I have few complaints about the Olympus FE-370. If you are looking for a reasonably priced, compact digital camera this one is well worth considering.

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Olympus FE-370

 

Amonth before the Photokina 2008 show starts a new Olympus camera is introduced. Olympus introduces a sleek and stylish FE-Series point-and-shoot digital camera that combines easy operation and smart performance to capture brilliant images at the push...

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Olympus FE370

 

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Best for the Cost

 

For Minimum Budget it's too Good. Compact & effective picture quality in day light. Effective 5x Zoom will help to shot long distance object. Good Battery backup by the Lithium battery Li60B recharchable. Best for beginers. It's compact basic camera...

Good Picture Quality. Speed. 5x Zoom. Price

Bad low-light Picture Quality. Bad Video Quality

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Olympus FE-370

 

About J Ledbetter's comment on 18 Mar 09 - 'For some reason that I can't figure out, when you put it in Program mode, it only allows for 5 mega pixels.' - Obviously he has set Fine Zoom ON, if you set Fine Zoom OFF 8 mega pixels is available in P mode.

FE-370 is well-built, overall a good compact camera considering the price. The problem is noise reduction rather than noise itself. Picture is smudged in indoor shot at ISO 800 and it is very ugly. You'd better not exceed ISO 400

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Olympus FE-370

 

Overall, a good camera. Being an Olymopus fan, the menu has a small learning curve, as they are all very similiar as far as that goes. Nice compact size, good sized display and no AAA' s needed. Nice setup with the rechargeable Lithium-ion.

Camera has 8 million effective pixels...only in Auto mode. For some reason that I can't figure out, when you put it in Program mode, it only allows for 5 mega pixels. I am not really happy about that. I guess that they think that people that buy...

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Olympus FE-370

 

From the specs this looked a good camera, 5 x optical zoom, easy menu system, dual memory format and well constructed body. I bought this to compare against a similar spec point and shoot camera,the Fuji J50 and found the following... The main...

See above ; I was not expecting the Olympus to fair worse, the J50 had so many bad reviews I felt it would be a sure winner but sadly not

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Amazon review summary for Olympus FE-370

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 156 user reviews of Olympus FE-370 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

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81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Olympus FE370 8MP Digital Camera with 5x Optical Dual Image Stabilized Zoom (Black)Olympus FE370 8MP Digital Camera with 5x Optical Dual Image Stabilized Zoom (Silver)Olympus FE370 8MP Digital Camera with 5x Optical Dual Image Stabilized Zoom (Pink)

Product Specifications

The FE-370 delivers a surprising level of performance in a compact package. Its precision 5x zoom lens captures the exciting details of every scene. Thanks to dual image stabilization, a feature that combines both mechanical and digital image stabilization and is incorporated in an FE series model for the very first time, clear images are always ensured. In addition, intelligent auto mode makes it easy to take great images - it can automatically detect a range of common shooting scenes and then adjust settings accordingly. With Advanced Face Detection technology, the FE-370 is the ideal camera for perfect pictures of human subjects. It's able to recognize up to 16 distinct faces and select the ideal shooting parameters - and matched with the smile shot function, it will automatically take the picture when it detects your subject's smile. Like its fellow FE series cameras, its small and sleek metal body features 8 megapixels. Shots can be framed and reviewed on the large 6.9cm/2.7" LCD.

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Optical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
HDMI: No
HDMI Interface: No
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
Sensor Size:1/2.35''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:4
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Memory Type:Internal + External
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: No
Secure Digital Card: No
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: No
XD Card: Yes

Power Supply

Battery Model:Olympus LI-60 B
Battery Type:Olympus LI-60 B

Recording

Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face + Smile Detection
Movie / Voice Recording:Movie + Voice
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: No
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