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Olympus FE-340

alaTest has collected and analyzed 192 reviews of Olympus FE-340. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Views about the price and performance are overall positive. The image quality and portability also get good feedback. Opinions about the image stabilizer and lens are different. Many are less positive about the viewfinder and memory.

usability, portability, image quality, performance, price

low-light, memory, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus FE-340 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Olympus FE-340


alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Olympus FE-340 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Reviewers are impressed by the portability and screen. The performance and image quality are also appreciated. There are some critical comments about the usability.

zoom, image quality, performance, screen, portability


80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Consumer review ( review summary for Olympus FE-340


alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 user reviews of Olympus FE-340 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Reviewers really like the screen and performance. The portability and price also get good feedback, whereas there are some critical reviews about the lens.

usability, price, portability, performance, screen


90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : PCMag Staff (

Olympus FE-340


Preview of the Olympus FE-340.

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Jun, 2008

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (

Olympus FE-340 Zoom


Physical Views The FE-340 compared to an average CD disc. Continue on to Features & Controls FE-340 Zoom Specifications Imager 8.0 Megapixels (effective), 1/2.35" CCD (1.1cm) Lens 6.3 - 31.5 mm (36 - 180 mm equivalent in 35mm photography),8 Lenses in 6...

Apr, 2008

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (

Olympus D-560 Zoom


Specifications are as represented by the manufacturer. Continue on to Page Two Return To Steve's Reviews Index Jump to Page: D-560 Zoom Features & Controls Record Modes & Menu Options Playback Modes & Menu Options Steve's Conclusion Sample Pictures...

Mar, 2003

Expert review by : Stephanie Boozer (

Olympus FE-340 Digital Camera - Express Review - The Imaging Resource!


Joining in the trend to re-energize the staid, seemingly all-silver world of digital cameras, the Olympus FE-340 offers a fun selection of body colors (pink, red, and blue), though you can also choose more conservative silver and black styles if that's...

Small, slim size ; 5x optical zoom ; Enjoyable to use ; Light weight ; Smile Shot and Face Detection for good, in-focus pictures of kids ; Good selection of useful preset shooting modes ; Good overall color ; Large 2.7-inch LCD is usable in very bright...

High lens distortion at full wide angle ; Distracting image noise at ISOs 400 and up ; Some blurring in corners at both zoom settings, especially the lower left corner ; Slightly soft detail definition overall ; Slow shot-to-shot times

With an initial MSRP of US$199.99, the Olympus FE-340 is an excellent deal. You get a lot of resolution and a good zoom lens, plus a nice array of helpful exposure modes and creative options. The available exposure modes also accommodate a wide range...

May, 2008

Expert review by : Brad Soo (

Olympus FE340


In the slew of cameras released by Olympus this year, there's the FE340: 8 megapixels with 5X optical zoom. It also features Perfect Shot Preview, a high range of ISO sensitivities and playback image editing. Is it worth it to pick up the Olympus...

Compact design available in five colors and above average 5X zoom ; Easy to use - few buttons and built-in help ; LCD viewable in various conditions (Especially with backlight boost) ; Perfect Shot Preview ; Hands-free smile detection automatically...

No manual controls at all ; Lacks 'real' image stabilization ; Below average battery life ; Burst mode is missing ; Slow overall performance; poor low-light focusing ; Plastic tripod mount, no USB 2.0 High-speed

The Olympus FE340 is a simple 8 megapixel camera for casual point-and-shoot purposes. The camera is powered by a lithium-ion battery (thus the thin design) and packs more zoom than you'll typically find on a camera like this. That'll be 5X optical...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : Digital Camera Review (

Olympus FE-340 Review


The Olympus FE-340 is the current mid-range model of the entry-level FE line of digital cameras from Olympus. The FE-340 is an 8 megapixel camera, with a 5x optical zoom, 2.7-inch LCD, and a sturdy, slim metal body.

Solid metal body with nice styling, Plenty of resolution in LCD, Nice lens, Easy to use

Average image quality, Average overall performance, Smeared flash shots, and noise/noise reduction in general

Apr, 2008

Expert review by : jonathanb (

Olympus FE-340


The Olympus FE-340 (announced 22 January, 2008) is an 8 megapixel digital camera with a 5x optical zoom lens (36 mm - 180mm), 'smile shot' technology, face detection, expression edit (for editing facial expressions) and a 2.7 inch LCD. The … Continue...

Choosing the right compact digital camera has never been easier thanks to the new Olympus pocket-size FE-Series cameras that make capturing brilliant images as simple as point and shoot. The FE-310, FE-320, FE-340 and FE-350 deliver high-tech features...

Mar, 2008

Expert review by : Dc Resource (

Expert Review


TheOlympusD-560 Zoom ($299 street price) is a stylish new replacementof the popular D-550Z from last year. As you can see, it hasa new, sleeker, smaller body. It also uses the new xD PictureCard format, instead of Smartmedia.

Very good photo quality, Good value (3MP for $300), Robust performance, Camedia Master software much improved over earlier versions, Easy-to-use

Redeye, No manual controls of any kind, Poor movie mode, No AF illuminator, Bundle could be better

Mar, 2003

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Olympus FE-340

May, 2008

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Olympus FE-340


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