Olympus Digital Cameras

The 10 Best Olympus Digital Cameras - July 2017

Every week we analyse the technical specs, reviews and prices of every Olympus digital camera on the market in the US to determine our top 10 list.
In total we compared over 1,430 digital cameras, 190,000 reviews and 8,120 prices. Last updated 25 July 2017.

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OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM‑D E‑M5

Trusted Reviews - RecommendedPhotographyBlog.com - EssentialEphotozine - Highly RecommendedWhat Digital Camera - Gold
A multi award winning 16.1 megapixel digital camera
Reviews
100
25 Awards
Value for Money
46
Mediocre
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
2 Years Old
Overall Score
54
Average
16.1MP
MILC
Apr 2015
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
TG‑5

Olympus TG‑5

A fully featured 12 megapixel digital camera
Reviews No Reviews
Value for Money
36
Mediocre
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
2 Months Old
Overall Score
37
Mediocre
12MP
Compact
May 2017
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
E-PM1

Olympus E‑PM1

A multi award winning and great value for money 12.3 megapixel digital camera
Reviews No Reviews
Value for Money
96
Excellent
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
4 Years Old
Overall Score
68
Good
12.3MP
MILC
Apr 2013
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
AIR A01

Olympus AIR A01

A highly rated and good value for money 16.05 megapixel digital camera
Reviews
89
128 Reviews
Value for Money
83
Excellent
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
1 Year Old
Overall Score
61
Good
16.05MP
Lens-Style
May 2016
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
  • $392.17
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OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM‑D E‑M1

Techradar - Editor's ChoiceTrusted Reviews - RecommendedPhotographyBlog.com - Highly RecommendedEphotozine - Highly Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 16.3 megapixel digital camera
Reviews
100
26 Awards
Value for Money
10
Mediocre
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
2 Years Old
Overall Score
44
Mediocre
16.3MP
SLR
Apr 2015
Megapixels
Camera Type
Release Date
XZ-2

Olympus XZ‑2

Camera Labs - Recommendedhardwarezone.com.ph - RecommendedPhotographyBlog.com - Highly Recommendedphotoreview.com.au - Editor's Choice
A multi award winning 12 megapixel 4 times zoom factor digital camera
Reviews
100
9 Awards
Value for Money
40
Mediocre
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
4 Years Old
Overall Score
53
Average
12MP
Compact
4x
Megapixels
Camera Type
Optical Zoom
Feb 2013
Release Date
  • $349.99
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Stylus SP-100EE

Olympus Stylus SP‑100EE

Ephotozine - Recommended01net.com - 4 StarPhotographyBlog.com - Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 16 megapixel 50 times zoom factor digital camera
Reviews
93
3 Awards
Value for Money
15
Mediocre
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
3 Years Old
Overall Score
44
Mediocre
16MP
Bridge
50x
Megapixels
Camera Type
Optical Zoom
Feb 2014
Release Date
  • $550.91
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Stylus SH-1

Olympus Stylus SH‑1

Reviews
80
25 Reviews
Value for Money
1
Mediocre
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
3 Years Old
Overall Score
36
Mediocre
16MP
Compact
24x
Megapixels
Camera Type
Optical Zoom
May 2014
Release Date
  • $275.95
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VR-340

Olympus VR‑340

A great value for money 16 megapixel 10 times zoom factor camera
Reviews
70
2 Reviews
Value for Money
95
Excellent
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
4 Years Old
Overall Score
59
Average
16MP
Compact
10x
Megapixels
Camera Type
Optical Zoom
Nov 2013
Release Date
  • $119.94
    Save $69.56 (37%)
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Stylus SH-2

Olympus Stylus SH‑2

optyczne.pl - Editor's Choice
Reviews
92
1 Award
Value for Money
26
Mediocre
Features
50
Average Features
Age
0
2 Years Old
Overall Score
46
Mediocre
16MP
Bridge
24x
Megapixels
Camera Type
Optical Zoom
Mar 2015
Release Date
  • $419.94
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Olympus Digital Cameras

Olympus Digital Camera Prices

The price range of Olympus cameras is from $103 to $1,999 and in total we found prices for 22 Olympus cameras. On average, a new Olympus camera costs $560 and 80% of Olympus cameras are priced between $130 and $1,199. The Olympus E-M1 Mark II is the most expensive Olympus digital camera that we found at $1,999, and the Olympus VG-170 is the cheapest at only $103.

Price Range of Olympus Digital Cameras

Olympus cameras start at $103 and the most expensive Olympus camera costs $1,999. The average price of Olympus cameras is $560 which is the 12th highest average price of all camera brands.

Average Rating of Olympus Cameras

We have checked 15,019 expert reviews and 116,740 user reviews for cameras and used these reviews to evaluate an average rating for cameras of 87%. This means that Olympus the 10th best rated digital camera brand.

When Are Most New Olympus Digital Cameras Released?

Over the last 3 years we couldn't see any clear pattern in the release month for new Olympus cameras. Three new Olympus cameras were released in April 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new Olympus camera releases. In 2015 most new Olympus digital cameras were released in April as well, with three new Olympus digital cameras released that month. January was the biggest month in 2014 for new Olympus digital cameras, with three new Olympus digital cameras released that month.

How Fast Do Olympus Digital Camera Prices Drop After Release?

New Olympus digital cameras drop in price by an average of 5% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of $34 on a typical $716 new Olympus camera by waiting 6 months before buying.

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