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Advantages: Solid, good weight, easy access to advanced features
Disadvantages: Lenses not interchangable, only 8 megapixel

Unlikely as it may seem, in over ten years membership of CIAO and 227 reviews I’ve I have somehow managed to avoid reviewing what is my most frequently used ‘serious’ camera – I should be ashamed of myself! (Especially as reviewing optics is one of the th ...

dobieg 10.06.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Olympus CAMEDIA C-8080 Wide Zoom

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Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom

Advantages: Durable magnesium case, excellent lens.
Disadvantages: Auto focus sometimes fails on long distance shots, manual focus fiddly.

I chose this option as cheaper than a full blown DSLR and because of the online reviews. In practise the camera is an excellent bridge camera - part way between point and shoot and the DSLRs. The camera is substantial. It is reasonably heavy and feels sol ...

datawise 22.02.2006 · Read full review
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Olympus C8080 review

Advantages: Build and picture quality, feature set.
Disadvantages: size.

I finally got around to upgrading my digital camera as we have a new baby on its way. I was trying to decide if I should go compact camera and a seperate digicam - but in the end my choice of the c8080 seems to have covered all the angles. It does great ...

briank5400 17.08.2004 · Read full review
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Excellent camera - especially underwater !

Advantages: Great images - ability to customise controls
Disadvantages: Too large to carry in a pocket

...the 8080WZ for 7 months and been very pleased. I chose between it and the Sony 828 - and prefered the shape and customisable options on this. A significant use for me is underwater - I got the olympus housing for it and had a sea&sea YS9 ...

Tubbataha 10.04.2005 · Read full review
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8 Mega Pixels of Excellence - Olympus C-8080

Advantages: Very fast, reliable, and great quality.
Disadvantages: In low light areas the auto focus take a bit longer than usual.

Three months after Olympus release the C-8080 (8 mega pixel) digital camera, I was drooling to get my hands on it. I decided to sell my Olympus C-4000 Zoom and buy the C-8080. I got this Camera online after I found the cheapest vendor on epinions.com and ...

revstar1 28.11.2005 · Read full review
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