updated 08:00 pm EDT, Tue August 19, 2008
Olympus FE360 and FE370
Olympus today quickly followed up on European announcements with two new FE series cameras that will be available for US customers. The FE-360 and FE-370 both have 8 megapixels and face detection. The FE-360 offers 3x optical zoom while the FE-370 has a more powerful 5x lens. Both feature digital image stabilization, with additional optical stabilization on the FE-370.
The FE-370 offers "intelligent auto mode" that can correspond to a sports mode, while the FE-370 offers the normal auto mode. Other listed features included "Smile Shot" and "Expression Edit", a capability allowing the user to modify the subjects' facial expressions after the picture has been saved. The US price for the FE-360 will be $150, moving up to $200 for the FE-370.
[FE-360 image via LAPTOP]
[FE-370 image via LAPTOP]