Olympus E-420

Announced Mar 5, 2008 •
10 megapixels | 2.7 screen | Four Thirds sensor
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Olympus E-420 review
By: Matt Golowczynski, What Digital Camera (Jun 9, 2008)

It’s rare to come across a camera that both pleases and irritates you in roughly the same proportions, and here I have found two. There is a lot to like about each; the E-420 for providing masses of features and a good standard of images in such a cheap and compact package, and the E-520 for its handling and effective image stabilisation and equally good image quality.

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DCRP Review: Olympus E-420
By: Jeff Keller, Digital Camera Resource Page (May 28, 2008)

With the new E-420, Olympus has created a true "go anywhere" digital SLR -- especially when paired with the new 25 mm "pancake lens". The E-420 offers great photo quality, snappy performance (in most respects), live view, and both auto and manual controls, all in a compact, well-built body. That doesn't mean that the E-420 is perfect, though. Its design isn't for everyone, images are slightly...

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Olympus E-420 review

When Olympus launched the original E-400 to the European market in September 2006, it was a breath of fresh air. Inspired by classic 35mm film SLRs of the Eighties, the E-400 could boast the tag of World’s smallest and lightest DSLR, without compromising on comfort or handling. It may not have had much of a grip to speak of, but then neither did those older film cameras and no-one...

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