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Olympus FE-5020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 181 reviews of Olympus FE-5020. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Views about the performance and lens are generally positive. The price and portability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the viewfinder and memory, while there are some mixed opinions about the battery.

usability, portability, price, lens, performance

image quality, durability, energy, memory, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus FE-5020 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Olympus FE-5020

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Olympus FE-5020 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the design. The portability is also appreciated. There are some mixed opinions about the usability, and some have doubts about the battery and flash.

portability, design

image quality, flash, battery

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Olympus FE-5020

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 user reviews of Olympus FE-5020 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the price and lens. The image quality and portability are also mentioned favorably. The viewfinder and durability get negative comments.

usability, portability, image quality, lens, price

durability, viewfinder

71% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Olympus FE-5020

 

A budget compact with a super-wide zoom lens

Feb, 2011

Expert review by (gadgetheaven.co.uk)

Olympus FE-5020

 

Olympus FE 5020 is a gorgeous 12 megapixel digital camera, with a focal range of 24-120mm. And its 5x super wide-angle zoom and with auto focus tracking system is competent enough to capture long range shots and panoramic views. And mind you, its...

To be precise, Olympus FE 5020 is an amazingly gorgeous and ultra portable digital camera which is especially designed for the people who love travelling and want their cameras to look as good as them. And while offering all such features, FE 5020 is...

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : Russell Barnes (digicambuyer.co.uk)

Olympus FE-5020

 

Olympus attempts to make feature-rich 12MP compacts more accessible than ever...

Despite its shortcomings the FE-5020 boasts a wide-angle lens and sound 5x optical zoom not usually associated with a camera in its price range

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Cliff Smith (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Olympus FE-5020 review

 

A low-cost camera with a wideangle 5x zoom, the Olympus FE-5020 also boasts 12MP and comes in a range of colours. WDC's Olympus FE-5020 review reveals how it performs

Price, appearance

Build quality, image quality, handling

The Olympus FE-5020 costs little and offers less. Design, build quality, features and image quality are all very disappointing, especially considering this camera comes from the same company that makes the E-620 and Pen E-P1. If you want something that...

Feb, 2010

Expert review by (cameras.co.uk)

Olympus FE-5020

 

The Olympus FE-5020 does a decent job for a cheaper, pocket sized digital camera. As you would expect there are a couple of issues, but on the whole I like this camera.

Ease of use - price for a small, compact camera

Photos could be brighter in places - shutter delay

On the whole the Olympus FE-5020 does the job it sets out to do. Picture quality is suitable for snapshots and ease of use is a major strength. There are one of two compromises made to keep the price down. These include a couple of picture quality...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : William Chambers (steves-digicams.com)

Olympus FE-5020 Review

 

The Olympus FE-5020 is anentry-level compact model that is simple to operate, with a low endprice tag. On the down side it lacks inperformance. If you need a quick camera for sporting events, quick snapshots, etc., you may wish to look elsewhere. Image...

Easy to use with Auto Scene Selection; Compact and easy to carry; 2.7-Inch LCD; Manages available light well ; Cons ; Slow performance; Noise at all ISO settings; Short battery life; Image quality is not up to par with competition, with no real "Pop"...

Slow performance; Noise at all ISO settings; Short battery life; Image quality is not up to par with competition, with no real "Pop" in our photos ; Bottom Line ; The Olympus FE-5020 is anentry-level compact model that is simple to operate, with a low...

The Olympus FE-5020 is anentry-level compact model that is simple to operate, with a low endprice tag. On the down side it lacks inperformance. If you need a quick camera for sporting events, quick snapshots, etc., you may wish to look elsewhere. Image...

Jan, 2010

Good!

Expert review by (letsgodigital.org)

Olympus FE-5020 review

 

The Olympus FE-series digital compact cameras provide an alternative to the ever growing amount of camera phones for the consumer that is looking for an entry-level camera with an affordable price tag. The differences on paper between the average...

Sometimes, against the odds, you find yourself expecting too much from certain entry-level digital cameras. The Olympus FE-5020 is one of those cameras. Olympus has a long history when it comes to photography. Their know-how and experience in the field...

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (photographyblog.com)

Olympus FE-5020 Review

 

The Olympus FE-5020 is a new 12 megapixel compact camera with a 5x super wide-angle optical zoom lens in an ultra-slim body. Providing a versatile focal length of 24-120mm, Digital Image Stabilisation is also available to help prevent blur caused by...

Those looking to get a better quality of image than their current camera phone will allow, whilst retaining a capture device with a small form factor, could do worse than further investigate the 12 megapixel Olympus FE-5020. However, a better overall...

Aug, 2009

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Olympus FE-5020

 

good all round

Aug, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Olympus FE-5020

 

Easy to use good quality pics.

Build quality could be better not sturdy or solid enough which lets it down.

Apr, 2011

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