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Olympus FE-4030

Olympus FE-4030
alaScore 82

54 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the design and image quality. The portability and usability also get good feedback.

value for money, usability, portability, image quality, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus FE-4030 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Olympus FE-4030


Another run-of-the-millslimline point-and-shoot for 2010. Nothing about this camera stands outto us, though it is relatively slim for a $150 model. The onlydifferences between this and the FE-4020 -- another new model at thesame price -- are a...

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For many years now, the trend on this website has been to review the more expensive, cutting-edge cameras. Not only do those cameras capture my interest -- they are what the majority of DCRP readers are curious about, as well. Recently, I was reminded...

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Amazon review summary for Olympus FE-4030


alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Olympus FE-4030 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

portability, usability, image quality, responsiveness, value for money


73% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.


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Olympus FE-4030 - slate grey


This camera takes fantastic photos, easy to use, lightweight, slim and compact.

Compact, lightweght, easy to use

Seperate plug to convert to UK socket

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Olympus FE-4030 - slate grey


Everything about it is great light,compact,easy to set up and definately easy to use its great would recommend it for anyone who wants a camera for thier pocket :-))



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Good price


It's a good price but it does not have auto-focus which is really annoying.

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just awful picture quality


I bought this camera think "oh what a great price for the amount of megapixels and features" and when i actualy got to use it the pictures turned out awful. I would not recomend it for anyone that dosnt know how to properly adjust settings each time...

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Good Price...but


Very pixel pictures, horrible for night time photos. Actually returned it before my 14 days were up. Need I say more, you get what you pay for.

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Love It!


i purchased this camera not to long ago and i immeidiatly loved it! This camerea is very easy to use and has many features. I also love the outer design of the camera. One thing i do reccomend about this camere is to take pictures in iAUTO to get the...

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I just went to Germany for a week. It was working great and was taking amazing pictures. It wasnt until my 3rd day there that I started to notice lines across the LCD screen and they're just getting worse. The employee who helped me at best buy highly...


Product Specifications


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


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

General Features

3D: No
Bridge Camera: No
Chip Type:CCD
Product Type:Compact Camera
Sensor Size:1/2.33''
SLR / Compact:Compact Camera


Longest Shutter Speed in s:2
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000


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: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Olympus LI-42 B
Battery Type:Olympus LI-42 B


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