Summary Olympus C-5050 Zoom

Prices Price
Camera only
$698
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 8
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 10
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 3x
Screen size
Help 1.8"
Aperture
Help f/1.8
Screen resolution
Help 114k dots
Wide angle
Help 35 mm
Movie format
Help 320 x 240 @ 15fps
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Pros

The Olympus C-5050 Zoom vs other recent digicams

Aperture Very wide aperture Help
f/1.8
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Help
Better editing
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Tunnel

The Olympus C-5050 Zoom vs other recent pro digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard

Cons

The Olympus C-5050 Zoom vs other recent digicams

Zoom Below average zoom Help
3x
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Macro focus Very poor macro Help
20.0 cm
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1000 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
320 x 240 @ 15fps
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Announced Old Help
August 2002
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
16 seconds

The Olympus C-5050 Zoom vs other recent pro digicams

Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/1.8" 7.18x5.32mm
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
114k dots
Size Slightly large Help
Standard size (114×80×70 mm)
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
400 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
4.9 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Weight Heavy Help
480 g
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
35 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
1.8"
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3.3 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Screen type Screen type Help
LCD
Thickness Thick Help
2.8"

Discussion

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Alex (5:11 PM, May 07, 2012)
The Olympus 5050Z lens appears to be sharper than the one on the Olympus XZ-1. I own both.