Olympus 12MP Digital Camera

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Olympus 12MP Digital Camera [New] - $74.99 + $5 shipping

1 * Olympus FE-3010 12MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom and 2.7” LCD Monitor

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Is it only available in orange?

[Mod: Yes, only orange as shown]

Here’s some educational video


15 reviews at Amazon give it 3.5 stars.

Not bad.

If you get this as your first digital camera, make sure you get a good quality memory card. The last thing you want to happen is to have a slow or too small memory card keep you from getting that one in a million shot.

I have had several Olympus point and shoots and loved them all. I actually purchased their nicest one on the market and was extremely happy!! I have been so happy with them my 1st DSLR was also an Olympus.

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“fe”? Olympus Iron? Ironman is Red and Gold…

Nice camera, but the “fe” on the front may lend itself towards the female photographers IMO, But nice value for a point and shoot.

[MOD: //eye roll ]

Does the pumpkin coloring mean that it works best around Halloween?


The price for this is pretty “notsogood”… unless you’ve been waiting for this specific camera in this specific color I think you’re better off getting something else…

These go for $95 on newegg http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16830111389

FreshChickenEmbryo has it for $20 more:

Six good reviews and one bad, and in the bad review it doesn’t seem like the reviewer had even tried the camera.

I wouldn’t expect DSLR quality at this price but it’s not bad for a 12MP point-and-shoot, my main problem is that I have no xD cards, only SDHC and μSDHC. That and I just bought a similar Fuji point-and-shoot last year.

The Olympus website offers a wide variety of accessories for this camera including Underwater housing so you can take pictures of the fish on your next under water adventure.

I have the Olympus FE-4000. Terrible camera. I should have never bought it. Worst quality even at highest resolution. If this camera is anything like its sister camera, then stay clear.

I used to be a fan of Olympus and still have several, good for outdoors but only the high end ones have optical image stabilization (not this one either!). Personally I wouldn’t buy a camera without this even though it might be tough to find one for under $100. I’d check out the low end Panasonic models.

here’s that review,

it’s newer but still only gets 3 stars

[MOD: Thank you]

The underwater housing is no longer available according to the website.

figures theyd offer this after I got this camera from Meijer two days ago for $10 more w/ free shipping anyway…

Specs: http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/specs/Olympus/oly_fe3010.asp