Olympus Unveils Four New Compact Digital Cameras

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Olympus Stylus 7010

Olympus unveiled four new compact point-and-shoot digital cameras this morning including a new 12-megapixel Stylus model with an ultra-slim body. Olympus also launched three new colorful FE series cameras – the FE-5020, FE-4000 and FE-46.

Here are some details on the new cameras:

Olympus Stylus-7010 ($199.99)
• Ultra-compact 7x optical wide-angle zoom (28mm-196mm equivalent in 35mm photography) retracts to less than one inch thick.
• Big and bright 2.7-inch HyperCrystal II LCD screen for reviewing images in sunlight
• TruPic III image processor designed to deliver more accurate colors, true-to-life skin tones, and faster processing speeds
• 12-Megapixel image sensor
• Dual Image Stabilization to reduce blur
• AF Tracking to keep subjects sharp when in motion
• Intelligent Auto to make the picture-taking decisions for you
• In-Camera Panorama to create a super-wide composition
• In-camera Magic Filters for giving your photos special effects.

Olympus says of the new Stylus-7010:
“Today’s point-and-shoot photographers want power and portability without compromises, and the STYLUS-7010 delivers. The wide-angle zoom lens is perfect for capturing large groups of people and bringing faraway subjects close. Additionally, we’ve made it easy to use so you don’t have to work hard to get great images.”

Olympus FE-5020, FE-4000 and FE-46 ($99-$159)
• 12-Megapixel image sensor
• In-camera Magic Filters like Pop Art and Pin Hole that make your images stand out,
• AF Tracking that keeps kids, pets, tossed wedding bouquets and other fast-moving objects in focus.
• The FE-5020 and FE-4000 also have wide-angle zoom lenses inside their slim bodies
• Intelligent Auto to make the picture-taking decisions for you
• Available in multiple colors
• TruPic III image processor

Olympus says of the new FE series cameras:
“Life’s great moments happen in an instant, so these new FE cameras ensure that you won’t miss a shot thanks to AF Tracking. Intelligent Auto takes the guesswork out of photography by automatically choosing the right mode for your subject, and Perfect Fix In-Camera Editing will enable you to crop and adjust your photos on the fly.”

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