Photokina 2010 press : Olympus announces the new Olympus FE-5050, a compact digital camera featuring 5x optical zoom lens from wide-angle 26mm in a slim, high quality metal camera body, offered in stylish colors. The "Fashionable & Elegant" FE series digital cameras incorporate an impressive array of advanced functions in a slim, stylish body. User-friendly functions include easy-to-understand descriptions of digital camera modes and other functions on the LCD monitor and an iAUTO function that automatically optimizes the camera settings by analyzing the scene.
Olympus FE-5050 features
The new Olympus FE-5050 digital camera is equipped with True Picture 3 image processing engine, which is originally developed for Interchangeable lens digital camera, delivering color fidelity and wide dynamic range. Shooting functions evolved with an expanded range of 6 Magic Filters including two new camera filters. These new functions make usual scenes a quick change into exciting images filled with fun and pleasurable surprise.
Olympus FE-5050 specifications
14 megapixel camera
5x Optical zoom
26mm Wide-angle lens
2.7-inch TFT colour LCD (230,000 dots)
VGA Motion JPEG Video recording
Olympus FE-5050 includes Magic Filters
The new Olympus FE-5050 compact camera features an expanded range of 6 Magic Filters, Pop, Pin Hole, Fisheye and Drawing inherited from the previous model, and newly added Punk and Soft Focus.
Pop : Enhances colors, making them more vivid and bright
Pin Hole : Creates images with a retro feel, reducing brightness
Fisheye : Makes a picture mysterious like shooting with a fisheye lens
Drawing : Transforms your photos into an intriguing line drawing
Soft Focus : Creates a surreal, dreamy, romantic atmosphere
Punk : Makes photos like a block print in pink and black.
Olympus camera availability
The new Olympus FE-5050 digital camera will be available from September 2010. The Olympus FE camera is available in the colours silver, gold, pink, blue and black.