Olympus FE-170

Announced Aug 24, 2006 •
6 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 38 – 114 mm (3×)
Lenard
 
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Poor.Image washed out.no recorded sound on video mode. Problems: Lots of noise,biggest problem is that when shooting video there was no recorded sound..this camera is made to take pictures ,not videos.Got rid of it and got a sony DSC-W70...Great camera

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jenseib
 
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My daughter got this for Christmas and it is jsut great. I love it. It takes good pictures and is really easy to use. I think it is better than the cannon camera I got for myself for Christmas. I am going to buy my son one for his birhtday. The pictures are nice and clear. it is a great beginner camera, yet has a few extra features as well. It has a feature to take pictures of yourself, which is my daughters favorite thing to do. Problems: Slight delay between taking pictures, but really ...

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pooky125
 
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I bought this camera a few weeks ago when I was visit San Francisco. I have owned several other point and shoot cameras, all but one by Nikon. I decided to step out of the box, and give the Olympus a shot. I wanted a cheap camera I could throw in my purse and take with me. My Nikon 5700 wasn't travel friendly and there was alot of walking around in the rain in my near future. There were a couple things about this camera I really loved. It was small, and lightweight. I could store it just ...

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clubsport911
 
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I'm amazed.... This is a Poor camera and not a patch on my 3 yr old Canon Powershot 3.2Mp. Image quality is very noisy, the shutter is stupidly slow, the flash is poor in range, the colour balance when indoors and no flash is far to saturated. In short, I agree with the previous opinion. In point of fact, I'm planning to return this camera after only 3 days of usage (thanks to cameras2u for flexibility) Problems: Poor Shutter response. Poor image quality - especially under low light. ...

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thorntop
 
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Just purchased a FE170 for my daughter and have been testing it out for the past week. It is a very tidy little camera with good large LCD and appears to be well put together. Simple to operate with good menus and help. However I am very disappointed with the picture quality. In anything other than bright sunlight the pictures are very grainy. The lens is so slow that camera shake is a real problem and the flash is only good over a few meters. There is an image stabilisation option which ...

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