The X-940 is part of the highly efficient and user-friendly X series of compact digital cameras from Olympus. Featuring an array of advanced imaging technologies and functions, this camera is an ideal choice for beginners in photography and for those looking to effortlessly preserve all those unforgettable moments with picture perfect quality. The X-940 features a focal length of 4.7 – 18.6 mm and a 35 mm equivalent of 26 mm – 105 mm.
The X-940 offers considerable levels of zoom, with 4x optical zoom for clear and considerable magnification along with 4x digital zoom for further enlargement of the image. The CCD sensor in this Olympus camera allows you to capture images at an incredible 14 megapixel resolution. The X-940 also features a 2.7 inch TFT active matrix display with a display resolution of 230,000 dots.
This compact and light weight digital camera sports a neat and simple design that lets you operate and use all features and functions with relative ease. Adding to the user-friendly nature of the camera’s design is the placement of its menu control and navigation buttons that provide easy and trouble-free operation, even for a first time user. Weighing in at a considerably light 127 g along with compact dimensions, this Olympus digital camera is very portable and easy to carry around in the comfort of your pocket.
Battery and Storage
The Olympus compact digital camera is powered by an Olympus LI-70B rechargeable lithium-ion battery. All the images and videos captured by this camera are stored on an SD or an SDHC memory card. The captured files from the memory card can be easily transferred to a PC or a laptop through the USB port or by using an SD memory card reader.
The aperture control lets you adjust the amount of light that is allowed to fall on the image sensor. The aperture control on this Olympus ranges from f/2.6 to f/5. It also features an auto focus function with a range that spans from 4 cm to infinity on the macro mode. The light sensitivity of the camera ranges from ISO 64 to 1600, letting you take clear images even in low light situations. The camera also features a wide range of adjustable shutter speeds to helps you achieve your desired result. The shutter speed on the X-940 ranges from a maximum 1/2000 sec to a minimum of 4 sec.
A built-in flash with auto and manual adjustment modes lets you control the intensity of the flash, within the available range of 4.8 m. This gives you the option of capturing clear and sharp images even in insufficient lighting conditions.
The Olympus X-940 comes with a wide range of shooting modes that include self-portrait, sunset, landscape, indoor and more. These shooting modes are pre-set settings that help bring out the best results in very specific situations or conditions. This Olympus features electronic image stabilizing technology that makes sure that the captured images and videos are sharp and blur free. The self-timer feature on the X-940 lets you delay the shutter release by 2 or 10 seconds, so have enough time to set the frame and also be part of the photograph.
The Olympus camera features face detection technology, that identifies and locks on to the faces within the frame, so it can give priority to the clarity of the faces and not to the other low priority elements. A built-in microphone enables audio recording along with other additional features like red-eye fix, image resizing, image cropping and a series of white balancing options. Together with all the available features and functions, the Olympus X-940 lets you capture images and edit the images to produce very gratifying and high quality results.