Olympus FE-250 Series Specifications

Olympus FE-250

Olympus FE-250

Part Number: 225945 (Reviewed)

General

  • Depth
    0.9 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    8.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    8300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    8000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 14 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 10000 (3MP), ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 64, ISO 6400 (3MP), ISO 800
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    auction, candle, portrait mode, self-portrait, sports mode, sunset, cuisine, documents, fireworks, indoor, landscape, night portrait, panorama assist, pet
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    4 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Lens System

  • Lens Construction
    4 groups / 6 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-4.7
  • Min Focal Length
    7.4 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    22.2 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    23.6 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    4 in - 23.6 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    4
  • Element Qty
    6

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Memory / Storage

  • Installed Size
    20 MB
  • Supported Memory Cards
    xD-Picture Card, xD-Picture Card Type H
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 3264 x 2448
    JPEG 2048 x 1536
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec
  • Features
    Automatic Pixel Mapping (APM), Bright Capture Technology, audio recording, auto power save, built-in help guide, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, resizing an image

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    xD-Picture Card
  • Type
    USB, composite video/audio input
  • Qty
    1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    4 sec

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Olympus LI-42B
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Olympus LI-42B

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Olympus Master

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS 9.0 - 9.2, Apple Mac OS X 10.1 or later, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows ME, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Olympus
  • Product Line
    Olympus
  • Model
    FE-250
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    5 frames per second for 12 frames (3MP)
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 10000 (3MP), ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 64, ISO 6400 (3MP), ISO 800
  • ISO (Max)
    10000
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec
  • Features
    Automatic Pixel Mapping (APM), Bright Capture Technology, audio recording, auto power save, built-in help guide, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, resizing an image

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    auction, candle, portrait mode, self-portrait, sports mode, sunset, cuisine, documents, fireworks, indoor, landscape, night portrait, panorama assist, pet

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.7 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    4.06 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    8 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    14.1 mm ( 1/1.8" )
  • Total Pixels
    8300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    8000000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels

Camera Memory

  • RAM
    20 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    xD-Picture Card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    xD-Picture Card, xD-Picture Card Type H

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PRINT Image Matching, PictBridge support, direct print

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    14 ft

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1920 x 1080, 2048 x 1536, 3264 x 2448, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Resolution
    320 x 240, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    15 frames per second, 30 frames per second

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • Labs information
    All values are expressed in seconds. Please visit our <ref type="link" url="http://reviews.cnet.com/Labs/4520-6603 7-1014358-1.html">labs information page</ref> for information on how digital cameras are tested.
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.7
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    2.5
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    5.3
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    4.8

General

  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

Where to Buy

Olympus FE-250

Part Number: 225945

MSRP: $349.99

Visit manufacturer site for details.