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Olympus C-2040 Zoom

alaTest has collected and analyzed 202 reviews of Olympus C-2040 Zoom. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the image quality and portability. The performance and price also get good opinions, whereas there are some mixed views about the optics and reliability. The focus and storage get negative reviews.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus C-2040 Zoom is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Olympus C-2040 Zoom

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Olympus C-2040 Zoom from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the portability and image quality. The price and performance are also appreciated. There are some critical opinions about the reliability and durability, and there are some mixed opinions about the optics.

usability, performance, price, image quality, portability

durability, reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Olympus C-2040 Zoom

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 168 user reviews of Olympus C-2040 Zoom from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviews about the image quality and portability are overall positive. The performance and price also get good opinions. There are some mixed views about the reliability and durability. The optics and focus get negative comments.

usability, price, performance, portability, image quality

zoom, shutter, storage, focus, optics

96% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : Carla Thornton (pcworld.com)

Olympus Camedia C-2040 Zoom

 
Oct, 2001

Expert review by : Carla Thornton (pcworld.com)

Olympus C-2040 ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA Camera Review - PCWorld

 

The C-2040 is a solid, general-purpose digital camera that allows fully automatic or manual operation for more creative license. But photographers who like enlargements and are picky about fine details should opt for the C-3040.

Oct, 2001

Expert review by (steves-digicams.com)

Olympus C-2040 Zoom

 

The Olympus CAMEDIA C-2040 Zoom is an updated C-2020 Zoom and offers all the functions of the earlier model combined with new Super Bright F1.8-2.6 3x (40-120mm 35mm equivalent) optical zoom lens. This large aperture lens extends the flash working range f

The bottom line is image quality, ease of use and value and I'd have to rate the C-2040 Zoom as very good to excellent in all of these categories. Most digicam users will find that the two-megapixel resolution of the C-2040 Zoom will be more than adequate

Jan, 2001

Expert review by : Ben Long (creativepro.com)

Olympus C-2040 Zoom: The 2-Megapixel Camera That Could

 

Olympus' latest mid-range camera shows off a great new lens, expanded shooting options, and improved optics, making it a worthy contender.

Finally, the camera's flash performance was very impressive, producing evenly-exposed images at a range of distances

May, 2001

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (dcresource.com)

Olympus C-2040Z

 

So if you take an already very good camera and add these features, you'd expect this camera to be even better -- and that's just how it turned out

Fast startup, shot-to-shot speed ; Full manual controls ; Impressive white balance controls ; Support for external flash ; Uncompressed TIFF format

Clunky, unorganized menus ; No sound recording in movie mode ; Seems a bit pricey at with $699 list price

Aside from all that, though, the C-2040Z is a nice upgrade to an already excellent camera. I have few issues with it, and most of them are minor. If your old digital camera is looking for an upgrade but you're not quite ready for the big leagues of 3...

Feb, 2001

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