Olympus started Olympus µ 790 SW Lime Green edition with only 5000 cameras to be sold around the Europe. Like all µ series, it is 7.1 shockproof, waterproof and freezeproof. It has a 3x optical zoom (equiv. to 38-114mm), Face Detection Technology, multiple scene modes including four specifically made for underwater use, 2.5″ HyperCrystal LCD (230,000 pixel resolution) and TruePic III image processor.

In stores from mid October 2007. Main features are inside this article.

- Stylish lime green colored metal exterior
- Shockproof up to 1.5m
- Waterproof to 3m
- Face Detection Technology for perfectly focused and exposed faces plus correct exposure for other image areas
- 6.4cm/2.5″ HyperCrystal LCD (230,000 pixel resolution) with a bright display even in brilliant sunlight
- High ISO settings for less blur
- 7.1 Megapixels to make poster-sized prints
- 3x optical zoom (equiv. to 38-114mm on a 35mm camera) 1:3.5-5.0 for stunning portraits, with optical folded light path and water-repellent lens coating
- Better low-light shooting thanks to BrightCapture Technology
- 23 scene modes for the best results in different situations
- Liven up your memories with movie recording plus sound
- TruePic III image processor for faster image handling and higher image quality
- Underwater shooting up to water pressure equivalent of 40m possible in combination with optional underwater case PT-041
- Shadow Adjustment Technology to brighten shadowy areas in a composition
- Perfect Fix function for correction e.g. backlight and red-eye
- One-touch light and LED Macro Illuminator
- Internal memory plus xD-Picture Card slot
- 25 languages on board
- Supplied with Olympus Master software 2.03 and Muvee Pack trial version, LI-42B battery and charger

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