|The Olympus Camedia C-150 offers a good quality for the starting user of a digital camera. It is easy to operate the camera, besides the automatic exposure it has the possibility to use a few pre-set scenes and delivers a good result printing a 10x15 size photo. The back of the camera contains a large LCD monitor, a surplus value that hardly ever occurs in the price range of these digital cameras. The USB connection and the possibility to connect the camera through the video interface on a television make this camera versatile in use.
The color reproduction is alright, the sharpness of the image looks good and the end result is satisfying. The images are stored on a xD-Picture card that, at the moment, has a higher price level than other rival type memory cards. It’s a matter of time until more manufacturers will produce this type of memory card as well, so prices will be competed too!
The camera is delivered standard with two AA Alkaline batteries but it is advisable to purchase rechargeable NiMH AA batteries and an appropriate battery charger. These batteries are now available with a max. capacity of 2300mAh and offer sufficient capacity to take hundreds of pictures.
The value of the Olympus Camedia C-150 lies around ?175 and for this money the user possesses a versatile camera with a good quality. One, who starts with digital photography and doesn’t want to spend a lot of money, will be alright to have a close look at this entry level model at the local dealer.
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