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Olympus FE-270

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Olympus FE-270. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and size. The screen and price also get good reviews. There are some mixed comments about the image quality, and many are critical about the lens and performance.

usability, price, screen, size, portability

battery, durability, performance, lens

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus FE-270 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 26 reviews)

3 expert reviews

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Olympus FE-270

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Olympus FE-270 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The usability also gets good feedback, whereas many are negative about the image quality.

usability, design

image quality

25% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by (goodgearguide.com.au)

Olympus FE-270

 
May, 2008

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Terrible

 

Dont waste your money. ON the Olympus FE range. Poor quality pictures and cost a fortune in batteries. Totally unhappy with Olympus

Batteries don't last long. Firmware failed. Eventually replaced under warranty. Got a FE-310. Not any better

May, 2010

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Olympus FE-270

 

The feature of this camera, is such as: Model Type Compact Sensor Resolution 7.1 Megapixel Sensor Size and Type 1/2.5" Type CCD Effective Pixels 7.100.000 pixel Max. Image Resolution 3072 X 2304 File Format Still Image : JPEG Video : AVI Lens Focal...

good

none

Jan, 2009

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Excellent

 

I brought this camera simply cause I found it painful to carry a camera bag for my SLR around when going out with friends. Much to my suprise since owing this camera I don't use my SLR at all. This camera fits easily into a small handbag, takes...

Size, Quality, Price, Functions, Simple to use. 7.1 Mega Pixels, 3x Optical Zoom, 2.5" LCD screen. AA batteries - you know you can pick up anywhere unlike camera batteries.

There aren't any.

Dec, 2008

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Olympus FE 270

 

At school, we borrow this Olympus camera. I have my own but you can never have enough camera when there are lots of moments that you want to capture. We use her camera mostly for the still shots and mine for the video because my camera just has a...

Very easy to use

Can be a little slow when you try to view single images you took with it

Dec, 2008

Consumer review (ciao.com)

features macro photography good enough

 

Olympus said it needs with their latest camera, FE-270. Buttons, each representing one function only (one button, one function) facilitate users to quickly identify and access. While shooting automatic configuration (Scene-SCN) to help users anticipate...

features macro photography good enough

No settings Diaphragm

Dec, 2008

Consumer review (ciao.com)

FE 270 Olympus camera

 

I bought a FE-270 digital camera around 6 months back. To tell you about positive things about this camera, its gives good pictures outdoor. It is small and light weight. Screen is pretty good and big. It has many options like indoor, portrait,...

Small compact

Batteries drain easily.

Oct, 2008

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Olympus

 

I have bought this camera since March 2008 as my birthday gift for myself. It's really a good deal and actually I bought it on sale. They even gave me a good deal with the memory card. I loved the wide screen and clear picture it takes. I have been...

easy to use, takes clear pictures and videos

battery wont last long

Oct, 2008

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Olympus FE-270

 

I have this camera since February 2008 and I LOVE it. I always bring this camera where ever I go. There are lots of function in this camera that I like. Example : * Macro : I can make great macro shots with this thing. * Landscape : it makes my shots...

Great and clear make shots

Battery easy low

Oct, 2008

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Once again, Olympus goes cheap!

 

The Olympus FE-270 Digital camera should be a good camera, but it just isn't. The picture quality is fine - not fantastic - but fine. The LCD is large and clear. The camera even has my favorite feature (using AA batteries.) Add to that the many ...

Lots of features, uses standard batteries, compact size

Plastic, fragile lens, plastic, fragile LCD, did I mention Plastic?

Jun, 2008
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