Olympus FE-4030 Review

Overall Score

28

Main Features

  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 26-105 mm (4x) F2.6-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 64 - 1600 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 640 x 480 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 93 x 56 x 22 mm, 146g.
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Olympus FE-4030 Overview


First introduced in January, 2010, Olympus FE-4030 is a 14 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.08 x 4.56 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Olympus FE-4030 comes with a 6.08 x 4.56 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.6 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Olympus FE-4030

Sensor resolution of Olympus FE-4030 ~ 4315 x 3244 pixels.

Olympus FE-4030 has Crop Factor: 5.69

The sensor has a surface area of 27.7 mm².

There are approximate 13,997,860 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Olympus FE-4030


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Olympus FE-4030 with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
26 mm Wide Angle Lens
2.6 Lens at Wide
146g Light Body
2 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Image Stabilization
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Slow Lens at Tele: F5.9
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No AF Face Detection
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.6
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Olympus FE-4030 has an Overall Score of 28/100 and ranked #729 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #1148 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Olympus FE-4030 Scores
Imaging score
20
Features score
19
Value for money score
46
Portability score
98
Overall score
28
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Olympus FE-4030


Olympus FE-4030 weighs 146g and has external dimensions of 93 x 56 x 22mm (3.66 x 2.2 x 0.87"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Olympus FE-4030 is 29 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Olympus FE-4030 is less by 5mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Olympus FE-4030
146g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Olympus FE-4030
22mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Olympus FE-4030 with the dimensions:

Olympus FE-4030

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight FE-4030 Dimensions FE-4030
Olympus PEN E-P3 Olympus E-P3 369 g 146 g 122 x 69 x 34 mm 93 x 56 x 22 mm
Olympus PEN E-P5 Olympus E-P5 420 g 146 g 122 x 69 x 37 mm 93 x 56 x 22 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 146 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 93 x 56 x 22 mm
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 283 g 146 g 133 x 71 x 19 mm 93 x 56 x 22 mm
Olympus PEN E-PL2 Olympus E-PL2 362 g 146 g 114 x 72 x 42 mm 93 x 56 x 22 mm
Canon PowerShot S110 Canon S110 198 g 146 g 99 x 59 x 27 mm 93 x 56 x 22 mm
Ricoh WG-4 Ricoh WG-4 230 g 146 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 93 x 56 x 22 mm

Specifications of Olympus FE-4030


General
Brand Olympus
Model FE-4030
Announced January, 2010
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 4
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 5.80
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Fill-in
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP
Max Image Resolution 4288 x 3216
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 64
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 640 x 480
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 146 g
Physical Dimensions 93 x 56 x 22 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC, Internal
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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