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Olympus Compact System Cameras Reviews

Updated: Apr 20, 2014 02:00
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#1
alaScore 100

Olympus OM-D E-M1

The new Olympus flagship, the OM-D E-M1, is a very good 16-megapixel Micro Four Thirds camera, but its price tag is too high when you consider other high-end cameras out there.

45 expert reviews | 16 user reviews

#2
alaScore 97

Olympus PEN E-P5

The Olympus E-P5 is an outstanding ILC combining Rangefinder styling, top of the line components, outstanding image quality and amazing performance into a compact package. It also features the largest collection of available lenses for an ILC. Read...

45 expert reviews | 33 user reviews

#3
alaScore 94

Olympus OM-D E-M5

You can pick this device up for $1000 with the body only or for $1300 as a kit with the 12-50mm 1:3.5-6.3 zoom lens, that being the setup you’re seeing above (with all photos being taken with that lens as well. Grab if from your favorite retailer today!

100 expert reviews | 363 user reviews

#4
alaScore 87

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless compact cameras are worth considering if you want DSLR-like photo quality without the bulk. There are many options out there, with the most basic models priced almost the same as entry-level DSLR cameras, which is close to Rs.28,000. Olympus...

58 expert reviews | 240 user reviews

#5
alaScore 86

Olympus PEN E-PM2

The PEN E-PM2 costs less than the similar PEN E-PL5. Performance and features are near identical minus a few things.

26 expert reviews | 56 user reviews

#6
alaScore 84

Olympus Pen E-PL1

The Olympus E-PL1 sells at a market operating price of Rs. 22,999. While this may be a decent camera in terms of image quality; this is definitely not the newest. Olympus recently launched the E-PL2 which has a larger screen with more controls. On the...

126 expert reviews | 1195 user reviews

#7
alaScore 84

Olympus PEN E-PL2

The Olympus E-PL2 is the least-expensive compact interchangeable-lens camera you can buy. And while it offers very good image quality, some same-price cameras use even larger image sensors and deliver better low-light performance.

82 expert reviews | 230 user reviews

#8
alaScore 80

Olympus OM-D EM-1 Compact System Camera - Black (16.3MP, Live MOS, M.Zuiko 12...

I'm a (very) keen amateur photographer. Up until recently I was a Canon user (10D, 40D, currently have the 7D). When the Panasonic DMC-GX1 came out, a friend of mine persuaded me to try it, and I haven't looked back. The EM-1 is a simply sublime,...

35 user reviews

#9
alaScore 79

Olympus PEN E-P2

The shot-to-shot timing of the EP-2 varied quite a bit depending on the mode used, with it being faster on all the regular shooting modes and a lot slower on the Art modes. In fact, the camera disables the continuous shooting mode in all the Art modes....

92 expert reviews | 190 user reviews

#10
alaScore 78

Olympus Pen E-P1

Normally, I am a Canon Man, and my preferred kit is my EOS-400D C/W 17-85mm IS lens, backed up with a Canon G10 compact whose lens' focal length just happens to exactly match that of my DSLR - perfect! Well, not quite. The only cloud on the horizon is...

135 expert reviews | 464 user reviews

#11
alaScore 77

Olympus Pen E-PM2 Compact System Camera - Silver (inc. M.ZUIKO Digital 14...

It's a little bit tiny. But it's ok. It takes good pics. It arrives on schedule, but in the last day! I was ansious to try it.

14 user reviews

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#12
alaScore 77

Olympus E-P5 Systemkamera inkl. 14-42mm Objektiv (16 Megapixel MOS-Sensor...

I spent months looking at the specs of this, reading reviews and wondering if I could justify the price. I already have a couple of other cameras - one's too big to carry around, the other is an older Olympus Pen epl1 model. I wanted something that...

25 user reviews

#13
alaAverage 5

Olympus PEN E-P5 Micro Four Thirds Interchangeable Lens Camera - Silver (16...

I spent months looking at the specs of this, reading reviews and wondering if I could justify the price. I already have a couple of other cameras - one's too big to carry around, the other is an older Olympus Pen epl1 model. I wanted something that...

5 user reviews

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