Olympus FE-20 Digital Camera, 8 Megapixel, 3x Optical Zoom, 4x Digital Zoom, 2.5" LCD Screen, Black

SKU: IOMFE20B MFR: 226500
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Capture the world and put it in your pocket. Super-slim and easy to use, the Olympus FE-20 offers the features consumers crave at an affordable price for the ultimate value in a pocket-size point and shoot. Powered by a lithium-ion rechargeable battery, this highly portable camera is the ideal travel companion. Less than an inch-thick means this camera fits practically anywhere. Easy to use and easy to carry so you can capture memories wherever you go.

The FE-20 features Face detection which helps track faces and automatically focus and optimizes exposures for sharp, brilliant portrait pictures. With high ISO sensitivity and faster shutter speeds, you can freeze the action to capture sharp, blur-free images even if you or your subject is moving. The Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery provides long-lasting economical shooting power so you'll never miss that important shot.

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Key Features

  • Amazingly slim at slightly over 1/2-inch thick. Fits practically anywhere so you can capture memories wherever you go
  • Tracks faces and automatically focuses and optimizes exposure for sharp, brilliant portrait pictures
  • With high ISO sensitivity and faster shutter speeds, Digital Image Stabilization lets you freeze the action to capture sharp, blur-free images even if you or your subject is moving
  • Long-lasting economical shooting power so you'll never miss that important shot
  • Capture and share your fondest memories in full motion using Movie with sound.
  • Always get the best shot with 17 easy-to-use Shooting Modes. These preset Modes optimize your camera's settings for ideal results. Modes include Portrait, Sunset, Night Scene, Underwater, Sport, Landscape and many more
  • Get superior image quality with this high-resolution CCD. Create large-format prints without losing a single detail
  • Brings you closer to the subject without taking a step
  • Provides easy shooting and sharing of your images with friends and family
  • In addition to xD-Picture Card compatibility, the FE-360 comes with an adapter for a microSDHC memory card, an emerging electronic storage media for mobile phones, PDAs and HDTVs
  • Preview the effects of various settings such as exposure compensation before you shoot using a live, multi-frame window on the LCD
  • Learn as you go! The In-camera Help Guides provide a brief description of camera settings and features, conveniently displayed on the LCD, at the push of a button
  • Quickly and easily access your favorite images. This in-camera album stores your favorite images so you can easily share them with friends and family

Technical Specs

Image Sensor 8.0 Megapixels (effective), 1/2.35" CCD
Focal Length/Lens Configuration 6.3 - 18.9 mm (36 - 108 mm equivalent in 35mm photography)
6 Lenses in 5 Groups, 4 Aspherical Lenses
Zoom 3x Optical Zoom + 4x Digital Zoom (Seamless to 12x)
Aperture Range f3.1 (W) / f5.9 (T)
Display 2.5" (6.4cm) LCD with Backlight Boost Button, approx. 154,000 dots
2 Steps Brightness Adjustment
Viewfinder N/A
Focus System CCD Contrast Detection
Focus Range (from lens surface) Normal mode: Wide: 23.6" - infinity (0.6m - infinity)
Tele: 39.4" - infinity (1.0m - infinity)
Macro mode: Wide: 3.9" - infinity (0.1m - infinity)
Tele: 23.6" - infinity (0.6m - infinity)
Super Macro mode: 2.0" - infinity (5cm - infinity)
Focus Mode iESP Auto, Face Detection AF
Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec. -1/2 sec. (up to 4 sec. in Sunset mode)
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1000 (equivalent) (Standard Output Sensitivity)
Exposure Metering Digital ESP Metering, Face Detection AE (when Face Detection AF is selected)
White Balance Control Auto, Presets (Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten and 3 Fluorescents)
Exposure Compensation ±2 EVA steps in 1/3 EVA steps
Image File Format Still Image: JPEG
Movie: AVI Motion JPEG
Number of Recorded Pixels 8MP (3,264 x 2,448)
5MP (2,560 x 1,920)
3MP (2,048 x 1,536)
2MP (1,600 x 1,200)
1MP (1,280 x 960)
VGA (640 x 480)
16:9 (1,920 x 1,080)
Motion Blur Suppression Digital Image Stabilization
Shooting Modes 17 Shooting Modes; Auto, Program Auto, Digital Image Stabilization, Scene Modes (1. PORTRAIT, 2. LANDSCAPE, 3. NIGHT+PORTRAIT, 4. SPORT, 5. INDOOR, 6. CANDLE, 7. SELF PORTRAIT, 8. SUNSET, 9. FIREWORKS, 10. BEHIND GLASS, 11. CUISINE, 12. DOCUMENTS, 13. AUCTION), Movie
Panorama Up to 10 frames automatically stitchable with OLYMPUS Master software when using Olympus brand xD-Picture Card
Continuous Shooting N/A
Shooting Assist Functions Perfect Shot Preview, Frame Assist, Voice Recording
Movie Mode AVI Movie with Sound
640x480 (30/15fps)
320x240 (30/15fps)
Image Processing N/A
Noise Reduction Set automatically at shutter speeds of 0.5 second or longer in specific scene modes
Image Playback Still Image: Single, Index Display (4/9/16/25), Up to 10x Enlargement, Slideshow, Rotation, My Favorites
Movie: Normal, Fast-Forward, Reverse, Frame-by-Frame
Playback Edit Effects Still Image: Resize, Cropping
Movie: N/A
Flash Built-in
Flash Modes Auto (for low light and backlit conditions)
Red-Eye Reduction
Flash Working Range Wide: 0.33ft (0.1m) - 13.1ft (4.0m)at ISO 800
Tele: 2.0ft (0.6m) - 6.6ft (2.0m)at ISO 800
Self-Timer 12 Seconds
Memory 20.5MB Internal Memory
Removable Media Card xD-Picture Card (1GB, 2GB), microSD (MASD-1 is required)
Outer Connectors Multi-Terminal (USB Connector, Audio/Video Output)
Auto-Connect USB USB 2.0 High-Speed (USB Mass Storage)
System Requirements Auto-Connect USB: Windows 2000/XP/VISTA with USB port, Mac OS X 10.3 or later with USB port
Software: Windows 2000PRO/XP/VISTA, Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.5
Operation Temperature 32° - 104°F (0° - 40°C)
Storage Temperature -4° - 140°F (-20° - 60°C)
Operation Humidity 30% - 90%
Storage Humidity 10% - 90%
Power Source Li-ion Rechargeable Battery (LI-42B)
Battery Life (CIPA DC-002) 160 shots
Dimension 3.8"W x 2.3"H x 0.75"D, lens part: 0.85" D
(95.9mm x 57.2mm x 19mm, with lens: 21.5mm)
Weight 3.6oz (103g) without batteries and media card
Warranty Olympus 1 year warranty
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