Sometimes, your smartphone camera just isn't enough for taking great photos and you need a legitimate point and shoot digital camera. It's okay to admit it – that little lens isn't always the best at detecting light, zooming in, or snapping clear pictures, no matter how good it may be at making selfies. If you need to take pictures that your smartphone just can't handle, you need a digital camera – but you probably don't want to pay too much for one.
- Fast Shutter Response. Never miss a shot again with the E-PM1's Fast Shutter Response time of less than 60 milliseconds.
- The TruePic VI feature allows for reduced shot-to-shot time by shortening the black-out time between shots.
- Professional Audio Sound Capture. Take Videos that are able to capture uncompressed CD-quality 16bit/44.1kHz Linear PCM stereo recording or AC3 Dolby Digital audio. 12.3 MP with 3.0" LCD Screen
- Face Detection with Eye Detect Full 1080 HD Video Shoot up to 29 minutes of 1080 60i HD Video and stereo sound in either AVCHD or AVI formats.
- A Direct HD Movie Button switches you from still to movie mode with just the press of a button.
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We've got your latest list of items that fall under the best tech Deals of the Day for you, separated out into laptops, desktops, monitors, gaming, and home entertainment. The laptop deals are right here, but be sure to click through to get a look at all the rest of what we determined to be today's top 10 deals in tech, including that lovely Xbox 360 Kinect bundle up there!
The Top Two
- Olympus PEN E-PL1 Digital Camera w/ 14-42mm and 40-150mm Lens for $599 with free shipping (normally $699)
- Fujifilm FinePix S4000 for @229.95 with free shipping (normally $279.95)
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eBay is featuring a huge 54% discount on the Olympus FE-4030 14 megapixel digital camera for the next 3 hours. The FE-4030 typically sells for $129, and it's a very decent point-and-shoot even at full price for people on a budget. It's also got a 2.7-inch display, 5x wide optical zoom, and weighs 4.1 ounces. They've got limited stock, so the may run out before the three hours is up, so if you're interested, head on over:
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For those of you who have a dSLR camera on their wish list, or know someone who wants one, then you might want to consider the Olympus E-600. The E-600 has essentially the same features that the E-620 has, offering 12.3 megapixel CMOS, ISO 100-3200 sensitivity range, continuous shooting at 4fps, and a 2.7-inch LCD. It should be available for purchase in November for $599.99
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Olympus never does anything simply but you always know they will be innovative. Their E-P1 combines the simplicity of a point and shoot and the optics of an SLR. It has the A/V quality of an HD camcorder and high-end audio recording. The cam features a 12.3-mexapixel interchangeable lens system with a virtual imaging studio inside. The silver and black Olympus PEN E-P1 is available for pre-order starting at $799.99.
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We are back with another list of the latest Newegg deals, and this time the list is heavily skewed towards digital cameras and photo frames. If you are in the market for one of those, be sure to check out the list below:
- Fuji FinePix F60fd Silver Digital Camera - $149.99 (Promo code “CAMERA21610”) - Expires 3/15
- Bravo DPF-104 10.4” Digital Photo Frame- $119.99 - (Promo code “FRAME216FS”) -Expires 2/28
- Olympus SP-565UZ Black Digital Camera -$264.99 (Promo code “CAMERA211015”) - Expires 2/28
- Buffalo WHR-HP-G54 Broadband Router and Access Point -$64.99 - Expires 2/28
Heading for a trip w-a-a-a-y up north? Olympus has updated their 1030 with the Stylus 1050 SW. It is not only waterproof, shockproof, and freeze-proof, it can handle depths of 10 ft. of water. It has Tap Control, which means that you can shoot with your thickest gloves on. Touch the side, back, or front to make adjustments. It also has a 2.7-inch LCD screen, a 3x optical zoom, a 1/2.33-inch 10.1 Mpix CCD sensor, face detection, and a True Pic III image processor. Look for an October launch for $299.99.
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Whatever happened to basic black? Olympus’ new FE-360 point-and-shoot in blue has a 2.5-inch LCD and 3x zoom lens, while the FE-370, in what they say is red, has a 2.7-inch LCD and 5x zoom at a price of $149.99. In addition, the 370 cam includes intelligent auto mode, Smile Shot, and Expression Edit, to put a smile on the only one in the crowd who has none. It retails for $199.99. Look for both sometime this month.
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Olympus has two digital compacts to add to their Stylus line, the 1030 SW and 850 SW (shock and water-proof.) The 850 features an 8 MP sensor, a 2.5-inch HyperCrystal II LCD display, and a 3x optical zoom. Drop it up to 5 feet and it bounces back, figuratively speaking. The camera can go down 10 feet in temperatures of about 14ºF. The 1030 has a 10.1 MP sensor, a 2.7-inch HyperCrystal II LCD display, and a 3.6x optical zoom. Olympus claims that it will handle a depth of 33 feet and a temperature as low as 14ºF. The 850 should be available later this month for at a price of ~$300.00 while the 1030 makes its debut in March for an extra $100.00.
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