Olympus adds to its FE-series three new models, including FE-5020, FE-4000 and FE-46. All these cameras are budget-priced. They all feature the Magic Filters that allows users to enhance and customize their photos by applying filter effects such as Pop Art, Pinhole, FishEye or Wedding.
All three have a 12 Megapixel CCD image sensor, a 2.7-inch LCD display, ISO 1600, digital image stabilization, Face Detection, AF Tracking, Intelligent Auto mode and Perfect Fix In-Camera Editing. The FE-5020 gets a 5X zoom lens with 24mm wide angle while the FE-4000 has a 4X zoom lens. The FE-46 comes with a 5X zoom lens.
They include also the Shadow Adjustment Technology to maintains visible detail in both the shadow and highlight areas of the scene. Olympus’ FE-5020 features the TruePic III Image Processor as well for enhanced image quality. Both microSD and xD cards can be used on these new cameras.
These cameras will be released in September 2009. Color choice and pricing:
- FE-5020 – Wine Red, Dark Gray and Royal Blue - $159.99
- FE-4000 – Dark Gray, Pearl White and Magenta - $149.99
- FE-46 – Light Blue, Light Pink, Pearl Black and Pearl White. - $999.99