Well here we go with the big pixel counts. The FE-300 packs 12 miliion of them and ISO settings up to 6400 - albeit with the assistance of pixel-binning so you won't be gettng the sensor's full resolution, ISO 1600 is the limit at 12 MP. The rest of the specs are pretty standard with a 2.5" LCD, 3x zoom starting at 35mm equivalent and the Face-Detection with added Smile Shot mode.
The feature-packed alternative with 12.0 Megapixels
The Olympus FE-300: High-spec at a low price
London, 23 August 2007 – Get all the ease, flexibility and performance you could ever want from an entry-class camera. The Olympus FE-300 is equipped with an astounding 12.0 Megapixels to let you capture every bit of detail while retaining the ability to crop and resize images later on a computer. Face Detection Technology works intelligently to ensure the accurate depiction of people, while high ISO settings help to prevent blur caused by camera shake.
The Olympus FE-300 will be available from September 2007 at around £200. For further information call 0800 0720070 or visit www.olympus.co.uk.
Want more for less? With a giant 12.0 Megapixels, the Olympus FE-300 is the solution. Encased in a slim, metal body, this model doesn’t compromise functionality for simplicity. A bright 3x optical zoom together with a large 6.4cm LCD make framing shots a breeze. Meanwhile, BrightCapture Technology works to improve results in low-light conditions. The integration of the powerful TruePic III image processor puts unprecedented power and image quality at your fingertips.
To keep things nice and easy, the FE-300 features the “One button, one function” design principle. Together with a built-in guide function, it ensures the greatest of photographic ease and flexibility. With 17 scene modes including Candle, Fireworks or Portrait, you may never have to manually adjust a setting again. And using the integrated Face Detection Technology, the inventive Smile Shot mode even recognises faces in a scene and then automatically releases the shutter when subjects smile. Meanwhile, an eight-step mode dial means you’re never more than a few clicks away from the appropriate camera mode and high ISO settings minimise the chance of blur caused by camera shake.
Equipped with both internal memory and an xD-Picture Card slot, the FE-300 is ready to capture both still shots and movies with sound up to memory capacity. And the Olympus Master software including the Muvee Pack trial version makes it a cinch to transfer, edit and archive images on a personal computer.
The Olympus FE-300 – main features:
- Maximum detail with 12.0 Megapixel resolution
- Bright 3x optical zoom (equiv. to 35-105mm on a 35mm camera) 1:2.8-4.7
- High ISO setting for less blur (ISO 1600, or up to 6400 in reduced pixel mode)
- See and share more on the 6.4cm/2.5” LCD (230,000 pixel resolution)
- Face Detection Technology for perfectly focused and exposed faces plus correct exposure of other image areas
- 17 scene modes for best results in different situations (e.g. Candle, Fireworks and Smile Shot)
- “One button, one function” design principle plus Guide Function for easy operation
- Better low light shooting thanks to BrightCapture Technology
- Liven up memories with movie recording with sound
- TruePic III image processor for faster image handling and higher image quality
- Perfect Shot Preview
- Super Macro mode (as close as 10cm)
- Stylish metal body
- Internal memory plus xD-Picture Card slot
- Supplied with Olympus Master software 2.03 including Muvee Pack trial version plus LI-42B lithium ion battery
1/1.72" Type CCD
4000 x 3000
|Movie clips|| 640 x 480 @ 30fps
320 x 240 @ 15fps
|Maximum clip length|| 640 x 480: 10 sec
320 x 240: 29 min
|File formats|| JPEG Exif v2.21
AVI (Motion JPEG) with WAV audio
|Lens|| 3x optical zoom
35-105 mm (35 mm equiv)
F2.8 - F4.7
|Digital zoom||up to 4x|
|AF area modes||
TTL iESP auto focus with contrast detection
|Focus modes||Standard, Macro, Super Macro|
|Focus distance|| Standard: 60 cm-infinity (wide), 60 cm-infinity (tele)
Macro: 30 cm - infinity (wide), 50 cm - infinity (tele)
Super Macro: 10 cm closest focus distance
|Metering||ESP light metering|
|ISO sensitivity|| Auto (64 - 3200)
* in reduced pixel mode
|Exposure compensation||+/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps|
|Shutter speed|| 1/2 - 1/1000 sec
Up to 4 sec in Night Scene mode
|White balance|| Auto
Range (Wide, ISO 400): 0.3 - 6.1 m (11.8 in - 20.0 ft)
|LCD monitor|| 2.5-inch LCD
Combined USB 2.0 Hi-speed and AV output
|Print compliance|| PictBridge
Print Image Matching III
|Storage|| xD-Picture Card (Panorama mode available when using Olympus branded cards)
48 MB internal storage
|Power|| Li-ion battery pack LI-42B|
|Weight (no batt)||115 g (4.1 oz)|
94 x 56.5 x 22.1 mm (3.7 x 2.2 x 0.9 in)
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