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Simple Is Best Sometimes

Advantages: High Quality Lens and Small Size
Disadvantages: Lens Cover Closes Too Easily

I owned one of these fine cameras until quite recently, when I somewhat reluctantly replaced it with a (significantly bigger) digital compact. The reason I bought one of these Mju 2 compacts in the first place was the lens. There are several compact ...

Nige7Whit 16.10.2002 Read full review
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A great little camera

Advantages: Small size, weatherproof, quality lens.
Disadvantages: Could be hard to use if you have big hands!

...bought this little camera about a year ago, to replace an earlier Olympus compact which was stolen. The first thing that people comment on when they see this camera is its size - it's dinky! (Dimensions are: W 108 x H 59 x D 37 mm). Small is beautiful t ...

GoodShop 10.01.2001 Read full review
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Still prefer it to my digi in 2008!

Advantages: Lens is tack sharp, Focus is fast and acurate.
Disadvantages: Would be nice to have more control, It is 100% auto 100% of the time.

When I say unsurpassed, I mean by digital cameras of the same or similar size. The simple reason for this is because in a digital compact the sensor that records the image is tiny 7x5mm and in a film compact of the same size takes film which covers a ...

AJUK 21.12.2005 Read full review
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Brilliant......I will always own one of these!

Advantages: Size, lens quality, features, price, waterproof, sturdy
Disadvantages: none

Basically, anyone wanting the best compact 35mm Camera you can buy (image quality & size) for under 150...believe me when I say 'don't look at any other Camera than this one!!! You won't better it. I also have a Ricoh R1 which is around the 200 mark, ...

boooon 19.03.2004 Read full review
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A little old now but still excellent! and only 80

Advantages: Stylish, compact, lightweight, excellent results
Disadvantages: Slightly dated now

This camera is now very old - I bought mine back in 1997. The camera has never let me down. I recently had the misfortune of dropping it whilst the lens was taking a photo. The result was that the camera went dead with the lens poking out. Using the slide ...

Ghaz 08.09.2003 Read full review
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