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Olympus D-595

alaTest has collected and analyzed 133 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the performance and portability are on the whole positive. The image quality and price also get good feedback. Reviews are divided on the size. There are some negative reviews about the energy efficiency and flash.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus D-595 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Olympus Camedia C-500 / D-595


The Olympus Camedia C-500, also known as the Olympus D-595, is available from £151 including VAT - the C500 is a fairly compact 5 megapixel digital camera, with a 3x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 38-114mm on a 35mm camera), and a 1.8" TFT screen....

Excellent super macro mode ; Very good picture quality (colour, saturation) ; Good detail ; Full manual controls (shutter, aperture, custom white balance) ; 30fps video mode with sound ; Takes AA batteries ; 2 year warranty ; Relatively low noise ;...

The Olympus Camedia C-500 is a very good digital camera, it produces very good images, is very good value for money and has a wide range of controls that would suit a beginner or an expert. The camera has a very good macro mode. The camera has very...

Apr, 2005

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Olympus D 595 Zoom - Digital camera reviews


Expert review by : Andrew Kliem (

Olympus C-500 Zoom


To get noticed in the digital camera market, you really have to do something to stand out from the pack. Unfortunately, the Olympus C-500 doesn't mana...

High-quality images, very fast data writing, close-up macro function

Awkward design, some blurring at the base of images

This camera would serve most people's needs, but is not exceptional. We would only really recommend it if you do a lot of macro photography.

Aug, 2005

Expert review by : Terry Sullivan (

Olympus D-595 Zoom


The Olympus D-595 Zoom offers good image quality at a good price, but that's about it.

Good image quality. Low price.

Small LCD. Slow bootup. Some distortion on both ends of the zoom range.

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Aug, 2005

Expert review by : Terry Sullivan (

Olympus Camedia D-595


Good image quality. Low price.

Small LCD. Slow bootup. Some distortion on both ends of the zoom range.

The Olympus D-595 Zoom offers good image quality at a good price, but that's about it. If you want extras, you'll have to look elsewhere.

Aug, 2005

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (

Olympus D-595 Zoom


Physical Views The Camedia D-595 Zoom compared in size to a CD. The Stylus Verve S and the D-595 Zoom. Continue on to Features & Controls D-595 Zoom Specifications CCD Imager 5.0 megapixel effective, 5.0 megapixel gross, 1/2.5" CCD Lens 6.3 - 18.9mm...

Jul, 2005

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Olympus C-500 Zoom Review


The Olympus C-500 Zoom (called the Olympus D-595 Zoom in the USA) is a 5 megapixel compact digital camera that was first announced at the PMA show back in February 2005. Aimed firmly at the beginner market, the Olympus C-500 Zoom...

The Olympus C-500 Zoom is an easy-to-use, well-made entry level digital camera that ultimately is difficult to get too excited about. With the exception of the Manual exposure mode, which gives you some control over aperture and shutter speed, it...

May, 2005

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Olympus C-211 Zoom Digital Camera Review: Intro and Highlights


An undisputed leader in the digicam marketplace, Olympus America Inc. offers the broadest lineup of consumer/prosumer digital cameras of any manufacturer. Recently, the company teamed up with Polaroid Corporation, the leader in instant photography...

Finally, the C-211 Zoom allows you to dial-in color and tonal adjustments and apply them to your prints. Combined with the camera's automatic white-balance feature, you can obtain far better prints from the C-211 than you'd normally expect from...

Sep, 2000

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Olympus Camedia D-595 Zoom


The Olympus Camedia D-595 (also known as the Olympus C-500) is a 5 megapixel digital camera with a 3x Optical Zoom lens. It features 19 shooting modes, 1.8inch LCD, a boxy design, macro mode of up to 2cm and will be available in the next month at...

For photographers looking for a digital camera designed to do more, the new 5.0-megapixel D-595 Zoom combines the power of manual control with the convenience of an easy-to-use design for incredible results. Featuring manual control of shutter speed...

Feb, 2005

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Olympus C-500


Great colour reproduction. Nice style and finsih to camera. Easy to use.

Shutter lag.

May, 2006

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