Reviews & hands-on

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    Olympus E-620 DSLR camera review

    By 22 April 2009

    The E-620 is the latest addition to Olympus’ E-series of DSLRs and sits above the (bulkier) E-520 and below the recent E-30, with which it shares many features, including the 12.3MP Live-MOS sensor. In fact it’s hard to put your finger on exactly...

  • Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Olympus E-30 DSLR camera review

    By 18 March 2009

    Olympus’ first and newest pro-consumer DSLR, the E-30, sits beneath the E-3, sat at the top of the Olympus FourThirds System range and above the E-520 and more effectively bridges a gap for Olympus aficionados between the keen snappers and enthusiasts....

  • Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Olympus E-3 DSLR camera review

    By 16 September 2008

    Olympus’ E-3 is the company’s flagship DSLR and provides a professional level of build and specification at a semi-professional price point. The first thing about the camera you notice however is its bulk. The magnesium alloy body weighs in at 810g...

  • Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Olympus E-520 DSLR camera review

    By 5 August 2008

    The E-520 arrives packed full of clever kit the likes of which would make any enthusiast snapper salivate and some pros a little envious. Like the E-510 before it, the E-520 has a 10-megapixel resolution, Live MOS sensor equipped with Olympus’ excellent...

  • Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Olympus E-510 DSLR camera review

    By 14 November 2007

    The recent announcement of the new professional E-System Olympus E3 should not be allowed to overshadow the latest in Olympus enthusiast digital SLRs, the E-510. However, the new camera has a tough act to follow in the shape of the popular and extremely...

  • Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Olympus E410 Digital SLR camera review

    By 28 June 2007

    Barely 6 months on from the launch of the E400, Olympus announced an updated version of that camera which, while almost identical, has a couple of important differences. Overall, its design, build, and shooting options remain unchanged (also read my Olympus...

  • Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Olympus E400 DSLR digital camera review

    By 11 December 2006

    On its announcement in July 2006, the E400 entered the world of digital photography as the Worlds smallest and lightest DSLR; Nikon has introduced the also svelte D40 since then but it is light four million pixels compared to the E400. Other key kit includes...

  • Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Olympus E-500 DSLR digital camera review

    By 14 March 2006

    Olympus gave four features top priority when developing the E-500, maximum image quality, a sensor cleaning system that ousts dust from the CCD without the need to tinker under the bonnet (or taking the camera back to get it serviced), ease of use and...