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Olympus E-500

Olympus E-500
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A good spec and multi award winning SLR camera
SLR 8MP Apr 2016
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Used - Olympus E-500 8MP Digital SLR Camera Body E500 (Used)
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Used - Olympus E-500 Evolt 4/3rds Digital SLR camera body, ony 6k actuations (Used)
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Refurbished - Olympus Evolt E500 8MP Digital SLR with 14-45mm f/3.5-5.6 & 40-150mm f/3.5-4.5 Zuiko Lenses
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Olympus E-500 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Olympus E-500 number 766 across all digital cameras.
94
Reviews
32 Reviews + 9 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 83%, based on 32 reviews.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Very low megapixels sensor

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Olympus E-500 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Very Low Megapixels Sensor

The Olympus E-500's sensor megapixels of only 8MP is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 93% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This Olympus camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus 262064

Barcodes:

00050332156555, 00050332299405, 04046628139063, 04545350004279

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