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It's not often we post a gallery without a review, but the Olympus E-400 is in the unique position of not being available to around 60% of our visitors (those in North America). Because we have limited resources we have prioritize cameras which are available to all rather than a few (I have enough of those to last me until well into the New Year). So in this instance instead of a review we have provided a 46 image gallery taken in Japan.
Phil: I found the E-400 to be a very nice, capable DSLR in use. It focuses quickly and has a short viewfinder blackout which combine to give a responsive feel. The body is light and well designed and despite the lack of a full hand grip is still comfortable to use. Image quality was a mixed bag, clean if lacking that crisp bite we look for at lower sensitivities, noisier at higher sensitivities. Overall the E-400 was a perfect 'carry around' vacation-type camera and we hope it (or something similarly) will one day be available in North America.
There are a total of 46 images in the sample galleries. Please do not reproduce any of these images on a website or any newsletter / magazine without prior permission (see our copyright page). We make the originals available for private users to download to their own machines for personal examination or printing (in conjunction with this review), we do so in good faith, please don't abuse it.
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|Olympus E-400 Samples Gallery - Posted 29 October 2006|