Jan 07 2010
Other similar cameras
Released Jan 07 2010 | 14MP resolution
Released Jan 07 2009 | 12MP resolution
Released Jan 07 2009 | 12MP resolution
Overview of the FE-47
When it comes to capturing the perfect shot, having a reliable and efficient camera is essential. While there are plenty of high-end options, not everyone is prepared to fork out thousands of dollars for a camera. This is where Olympus FE-47 comes in - a budget camera that offers top quality features and results without breaking the bank. Olympus has always been known for producing cameras that are easy-to-use and deliver exceptional visual results, and the FE-47 is no exception. With 14-megapixel resolution, 5x optical zoom, and a 2.7-inch LCD screen, you can take pictures that match the quality of photos taken by more expensive cameras. In this blog, we’ll dive into why the Olympus FE-47 is an excellent choice for amateur photographers and casual users, its most significant features, and how it can help make capturing memories a breeze. Let's get started!
Olympus FE-47 Pros and Cons
Now, we will look more closely at our review of the Olympus FE-47 camera. We will see what it can do and compare it to other cameras like it. We will tell you what's good about it and what's not so good. This way, you'll know if it's the camera for you!
Build and Construction
Body and dimensions
|Dimensions||98 x 61 x 27mm|
The Olympus FE-47 is not sealed against water and dust, so it's important to be careful when using it in such conditions. If you often shoot in environments with water or dust, it's recommended to check out another camera with weather sealing.
Design and Handling
Main design features
|Screen Type||Fixed Type|
|Screen Resolution||230k dots|
This camera has a fixed type 2.70" screen, with a display resolution of 230k dots. This makes the Olympus FE-47 not as suitable for those looking for a vlogging camera as you cannot view yourself while shooting selfies easily. Unfortunately, the camera does not have a touch screen, which may make it less user-friendly.
Olympus FE-47 does not include a viewfinder. The lack of a viewfinder on the FE-47 camera may make it less suitable for outdoor photography in bright conditions.
Olympus FE-47 has a 14MP sized CCD sensor. You can shoot at maximum resolution of 14 pixels. Olympus FE-47 has a native ISO range of 100 - 1600 which can be boosted to null - null.
Jan 07 2010
100 - 1600
|Extended ISO||null - null|
|Max resolution||4288 x 3216 pixels|
DXO Sensor Scores
Low Light ISO
DXO mark sensor scores
The DXOmark rankings indicate that the Olympus FE-47 camera has excellent color depth performance, which refers to the number of colors the sensor can distinguish. Additionally, its dynamic range is also excellent, allowing it to retain high amounts of details in both bright and dark areas of a scene. The camera's low light ISO performance is excellent, which is an important factor to consider if you plan to use it in dimly lit indoor environments or at night. Overall the image quality of the FE-47 is excellent
Camera crop factor (or focal length multiplier) refers to how a camera's sensor size affects the apparent field of view of a lens. Crop factor is determined by comparing the size of a camera's sensor to that of a full-frame sensor, which is a standard reference size for camera sensors.
Crop factor calculator
Full frame equivalent
This camera: 1/2.3-inch
Connectivity, storage, battery
|Battery Model||2 x AA|
The Olympus FE-47 supports SD/SDHC, Internal with 1 slots for storage. This may suffice for everyday use. However, for professional applications such as wedding photography, it is not recommended as a memory card malfunction could lead to the loss of all footage.
The Olympus FE-47 uses the 2 x AA model of undefined. This is rated for undefined shots which is high. If you intend to take photos or record videos for an extended period, it might be a good idea to bring along additional batteries.
The Olympus FE-47 has built in flash which is great for event photography and in low light situations. However it lacks an external flash shoe, which limits you to using the built-in flash.
The Olympus FE-47 boasts a maximum mechanical shutter speed of 1/2000s, which is ideal for shooting fast-moving subjects in bright environments, such as in sports photography. Faster shutter speeds enable you to freeze the action and capture every detail, making it easier to get the perfect shot.
With a continuous mechanical shutter speed of n/a or an electronic shutter speed of n/a, this camera is not capable of capturing the perfect moment more easily, making it not as suited for wedding, sports, and wildlife photography. Higher shutter speeds make it easier to capture fast-paced action, ensuring that you never miss the perfect shot.
The Olympus FE-47 includes contrast detection autofocus (AF), with null number of focus points.
While contrast detection is generally more accurate and precise, phase detection autofocus is faster and more effective in most situations, particularly when photographing moving subjects.
Phase detection autofocus works by dividing the incoming light into pairs and then analyzing how they intersect on the camera's sensor. This method allows the camera to determine not only if a subject is in focus but also the direction and distance needed to adjust the focus to achieve perfect sharpness.
On the other hand, contrast detection autofocus works by analyzing the contrast of an image and adjusting the focus until the highest contrast is detected. While this method is very accurate, it can be slow, especially in low light conditions or when photographing moving subjects.
The Olympus FE-47 features a CCD sensor
No the FE-47 does not have weather sealing.
The Olympus FE-47 was announced on Jan 07 2010
No the FE-47 does not have in-body image stabilization that can compensate for camera shake, making it easier to shoot handheld in low light conditions.
The FE-47 has a native ISO range of 100-1600, which can be expanded to ISO null-null for even greater sensitivity in low light conditions.
Similar Camera Reviews
Olympus FE-4030: A Reliable Camera for Your Photography Needs
If you're looking for a trusted camera for your photography needs, consider the Olympus FE-4030. With advanced features, impressive image quality, and ease of use, this camera is perfect for beginners and enthusiasts alike. Read on as we explore the benefits and key specifications of the Olympus FE-4030 camera.
Ultimate Guide to the Olympus FE-3010: Features, Benefits, and Reviews
In this comprehensive guide, we'll take a deep dive into the Olympus FE-3010, a compact camera packed with incredible features that make it an ideal choice for photography enthusiasts. From its 12-megapixel CCD sensor and 3x optical zoom lens to its user-friendly interface, this camera is perfect for capturing stunning images and videos. We'll also explore the benefits of this camera and review its performance to help you decide if it's the right choice for your photography needs.
Olympus FE-5010 Review: A Camera That Delivers High-Quality Images
Olympus FE-5010 is a compact camera that packs a lot of features into a small body. This camera is perfect for anyone who is looking for an easy-to-use point-and-shoot camera that can deliver high-quality images. In this blog post, we will provide you with a comprehensive review of the Olympus FE-5010 and explain why it is one of the best compact cameras on the market.