Olympus has added five compacts to its digital range, promising hassle-free photography, as each utilises a u2018one button, one functionu2019 design.

Olympus has added five compacts to its digital range, promising hassle-free photography, as each utilises a ?one button, one function? design.

You can access most of the controls on each of the cameras by hitting a single button on the body, while the menu system includes logical symbols for easy operation.

With a depth of 24.5mm, the FE-160 features a 6MP CCD, 35-98mm (35mm equivalent) 2.8x optical zoom and bright 2.5in LCD, composed of 230,00 pixels.

Super Macro mode can focus as close as 6cm from the subject, and the FE-160 has five scene modes including: portrait, landscape and night scene.

Available exclusively in April from Dixons, Currys and PC World, its other features include: 12MB internal memory, 30fps QVGA movie recording with sound, and a lithium-ion battery.

Sporting a similar design, the FE-150 has a 5MP CCD and 32-96mm (35mm equivalent) 3x optical zoom. Its 2.5in LCD is composed of 230,000 pixels and it has five scene modes, each one pre-optimised for different shooting conditions. The FE-150 also includes 30fps QVGA movie mode and 9MB internal memory. It will hit the shops in April for £160.

With a price tag of £120, the 5MP Olympus FE-115 includes a 38-106mm (35mm equiv) 2.8x optical zoom and 1.5in LCD. Powered by 2x AA batteries, it includes 28Mb internal memory, 2cm Super Macro mode and five scene modes.

The FE-130 has 5.1MP and the FE-140 boasts 6MP. Both cameras have 38-114mm (35mm equ) 3x optical zoom lenses. Twenty scene modes are found on each camera, including: Sports, Sunset and Night scene, while pictures can be stored on the 22MB internal memory.

The £140 FE-130 has a 2in LCD and the £170 FE-140 a 2.5in LCD. Powered using 2x AA batteries, they both include a 5cm Super Macro mode.

Both will be available in March. Find out more at www.olympus.co.uk or by calling 0800 072 0070.