General

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Brand
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Olympus
Lowest price
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Unknown
Announced
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January 2009
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Sensor

Type
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CCD
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Sensor size
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1/2.3" 6.13x4.6mm
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Megapixels
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11.8 MP
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Light sensitivity
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1,600 ISO
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Light sensitivity (boost)
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None

Sensor (Advanced)

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True resolution
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9.8 MP
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Native resolution
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3968 × 2976
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Pixel size
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2.4 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD
Size
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2.7"
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Resolution
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230k dots
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Touch screen
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No
Flips out
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No

Lens

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Zoom
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3.6x
Wide angle
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28 mm
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Telephoto
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102 mm
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Aperture (wide angle)
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f/3.5
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Aperture (telephoto)
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f/5.1
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Macro focus
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2.0 cm

Form factor

Size
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95×62×22 mm
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Depth
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0.9"
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Weight
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182 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No
Waterproof
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Yes
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Viewfinder

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Type
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None

Movies

Format
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480p @ 30fps
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Supports 24p
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No
High-speed framerate
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None
External mic jack
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No
Autofocus
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Unknown
All formats
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  1. 320 x 240 @ 15fps
  2. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  3. 480p @ 15fps
  4. 480p @ 30fps

Features

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Panorama
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No
HDR
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No
3D
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No
Image stabilization
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  1. Lens
  2. Sensor shift
Supports RAW
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No
GPS
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No

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown
Shutter lag
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Unknown
Battery life
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Unknown
Continuous shooting
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Unknown

Focus system

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Autofocus
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Contrast detection
Focus points
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Unknown
Cross type focus points
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Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/2000s
Min
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1/4s
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Flash

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Built-in flash
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Yes
Popup
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No
External connection
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No

Storage

Storage slots
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1
Supported formats
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  1. Micro SD
  2. XD