Ilse Jurriën : July 23th 2009 - 22:30 CET
Olympus FE26 digital camera : The high-tech and user friendly Olympus FE series is back with a new digital camera, the Olympus FE-26. This affordable digital camera is sure to be a hit with users who want high image quality regardless of their budget. The 12 Megapixel FE-26 digital camera boasts up to 5x super wide optical zoom for great panorama shots or close-ups of distant subjects. In addition, the Olympus FE26 offers a new practical AF tracking feature which ensures that moving subjects are in focus at all times. Available in a range of attractive colours, the Olympus FE-26 will hit the stores in August 2009.|
Olympus FE-26 budget camera offers Face Detection
Also on board are Advanced Face Detection Technology and the new i-Auto mode, which automatically identifies five commonly-encountered types of scenes and adjusts settings accordingly. The Olympus FE-26 even offers innovative Magic Filters for a new level of creativity. All these practical features are rounded out by xD-Picture Card and microSD compatibility.
12 Megapixel Olympus FE26 entry-level camera
With a 12 Megapixel CCD and a 3x optical zoom (36-108mm), the Olympus FE-26 is a trusty companion for any occasion. The generous 6.9cm/2.7" display allows for convenient framing and reviewing every crucial moment. Furthermore the new Olympus camera features Digital Image Stabilisation and Advanced Face Detection. A number of other functions such as AF tracking and i-Auto come in handy to perfectly capture life on-the-go. Standard AA battery power ensures the Olympus FE26 will never leave you out in the dark.
Olympus FE26 features
• 12 Megapixels to make poster-size prints if you want to
• Precision 3x optical zoom (36-108mm) in a compact body
• The easy way to perfect images - Intelligent Auto Mode (i-Auto) detects the five most commonly used scenes and adjusts settings, focus and exposure automatically
• Advanced Face Detection of up to 16 persons for perfectly focused and exposed faces
• Digital Image Stabilisation for less blur
• See and share images on the 6.9cm/ 2.7” LCD
• Sharp photos wherever your subject moves thanks to AF tracking
• Liven up your memories with movie recording (up to VGA resolution at 30fps)
• xD-Picture Card and microSD Card compatible
Olympus FE-26 price & availability
To ensure easy operation straight out of the box, the new Olympus FE26 follows an ‘one button, one function’ design principle. The Olympus FE-26 comes in charming Flamingo Pink, Cornflower Blue, and Cosmic Black and will become available in August 2009.
Olympus FE-26 review
As soon as we receive a full production Olympus FE-26 test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Olympus FE-26 review.