Olympus FE-190 vs Samsung Digimax A55W

Full Comparison

Sensor

Olympus FE-190Olympus FE-190Samsung Digimax A55WSamsung Digimax A55W
Sensor type
CCD
CCD
Sensor size
5.744 x 4.308 mm
5.744 x 4.308 mm
Sensor photo detectors
6 megapixels
5 megapixels
Effective pixels
6 Mpx
5 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
4:3
4:3
Max resolution
2816, 2112
2592, 1944
Other resolutions
2048x1536, 640x480
2272x1704, 2048x1704, 1600x1200, 1024x768, 640x480

Image

Olympus FE-190Olympus FE-190Samsung Digimax A55WSamsung Digimax A55W
ISO Auto
yesYes
yesYes
ISO minimum
80
50
ISO maximum
1000
400
White balance presets
5
6
Custom white balance
noNo
noNo
Image stabilization
noNo
noNo

Optics & Focus

Olympus FE-190Olympus FE-190Samsung Digimax A55WSamsung Digimax A55W
Optical zoom
3 x
4.8 x
Digital zoom
4 x
5 x
Maximum aperture
5.9
4.8
Minimum aperture
3.1
3.3
Focal length equiv
38–114 mm
28–135 mm
Autofocus
Contrast Detect (sensor), Single, Live View
Contrast Detect (sensor), Single, Live View
Manual focus
noNo
yesYes

Screen / viewfinder

Olympus FE-190Olympus FE-190Samsung Digimax A55WSamsung Digimax A55W
Screen size
2.5 in
2.5 in
Screen dots
110000
201000
Touch screen
noNo
noNo
Live view
yesYes
yesYes
Viewfinder
None, Screen (LCD/OLED)
None

Photography features

Olympus FE-190Olympus FE-190Samsung Digimax A55WSamsung Digimax A55W
Minimum shutter speed
1/2 sec
2 sec
Maximum shutter speed
1/2000 sec
1/1000 sec
Shutter priority
noNo
noNo
Aperture priority
noNo
noNo
Exposure compensation plus
2
2
Exposure compensation minus
-2
-2
Expousure compensation steps
1/3
1/2
Built-in flash
yesYes
yesYes
Flash range
106.30 in
118.11 in
External flash
noNo
noNo
Self-timer
yesYes
yesYes
Flash modes
Auto, Redeye Reduction, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Slow Sync, Forced Flash
Auto, Redeye Reduction, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Slow Sync

Videography features

Olympus FE-190Olympus FE-190Samsung Digimax A55WSamsung Digimax A55W
Maximum resolution
320, 240
640, 480

Dimensions

Olympus FE-190Olympus FE-190Samsung Digimax A55WSamsung Digimax A55W
Body type
Compact
Compact
Weight
0.33 lb
0.41 lb
Width
3.58 in
4.17 in
Height
2.32 in
2.20 in
Length
0.75 in
1.06 in
Environmentally sealed
noNo
noNo

Storage

Olympus FE-190Olympus FE-190Samsung Digimax A55WSamsung Digimax A55W
Storage types
xD Picture Card, Internal
SD, MMC, Internal
Internal storage
22 mB
32 mB

Connectivity

Olympus FE-190Olympus FE-190Samsung Digimax A55WSamsung Digimax A55W
USB version
1.0
1.0
HDMI
noNo
noNo
Remote control
noNo
noNo

Other features

Olympus FE-190Olympus FE-190Samsung Digimax A55WSamsung Digimax A55W
Orientation sensor
noNo
noNo
Timelapse recording
noNo
noNo