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Olympus EVOLT E-500

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Camera Labs Recommended Pocket Lint Hot Product Trusted Reviews Recommended DP Review Highly Recommended
A multi award winning 8 megapixel digital camera
SLR 8MP Apr 2016
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Olympus EVOLT E-500 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Olympus EVOLT E-500 number 15 across all digital cameras.
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32 Reviews + 9 Awards
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16 Months Old
Overall Score
40
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 83%, based on 32 reviews. This digital camera has received nine awards including a "Highly Recommended" award from Digicamreview.co.uk plus one other site and a "Recommended" award from Camera Labs plus one other site. Canon digital cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
It is missing some features:
Very low megapixel

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Olympus EVOLT E-500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Nine Industry Awards

The experts at websites Digicamreview.co.uk and DP Review both concluded that this Olympus camera was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The authors at websites Camera Labs and Trusted Reviews both concluded that concluded that they would recommend this digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

In addition, this digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from website CNET.com.au and it received a Best4reviews.com "Best Buy" award.

This Olympus camera received an "Excellent" award from both Letsgodigital.org/es/ and Letsgodigital.org/nl/ and Pocket Lint gave it a "Hot Product" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This digital camera has an average expert rating of 83 out of 100 based on 32 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Camera Labs.

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Olympus Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 6,180 user and expert reviews (including 1,319 verified purchases) for Olympus cameras and found that on average Olympus has very good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Olympus has very good reviews specifically within its cameras range. 89% of those that bought a Olympus camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money.

  • The oddball design and slightly plastic construction didn't win a great deal of fans…
  • Most importantly, its low price compared to competing models makes it an excellent value…
    Neocamera.com December 2006

Features

Very Low Megapixel

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP. With a megapixel of only 8 megapixels, the EVOLT E-500 has a fairly low megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

This Olympus camera was released in April 2016.


Value for Money

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Olympus EVOLT E-500 Review Sources

To prepare this Olympus EVOLT E-500 review we compared this digital camera to 100 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 304,011 product attributes, 188,300 digital camera reviews and 2,892,800 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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Barcodes 04046628139063, 04545350004279

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