Updated on 15 September 2013 by

The best Olympus professional DSLR cameras are the advanced interchangeable lens cameras under the E-system product line. The below listed top-rated DSLRs are body-only models from Olympus which use the entirely digital proprietary Four Thirds standard for the interchangeability of lens from various manufacturers. These advanced digital SLR cameras can be affordable at a price of at least $1500.


#1

#2

#3

#4

#5

Olympus E-30
Olympus E-30
Olympus E30
Olympus E30
Olympus E-3
Olympus E-30 Black SLR Digital Camera Body Only  12 3MP  CompactFlash Microdrive xD-Picture Card Slot
Olympus E-30 12 3 Megapixel Digital SLR Camera Body with 2 7  HyperCrystal II LCD Screen and 12-60mm f 2 8-4 0 Digital ED SWD Zoom Lens
Olympus E30 12.3MP Digital SLR with Image Stabilization with 14-42mm f 3 5-5 6 Lens
Olympus E30 Digital Camera
Olympus E-3 (Body Only) Digital Camera
$1,299 - $1,599
$1,299 - $1,599
$1,599
$1,599
$1,499 - $3,599
[?]
ReviewGist
Score
[?]
ReviewGist
Score
[?]
ReviewGist
Score
[?]
ReviewGist
Score
[?]
ReviewGist
Score
Release Date
Feb 2009
Feb 2009
Jan 2009
Jan 2009
Nov 2007
Camera Type
SLR/Professional
SLR/Professional
SLR/Professional
SLR/Professional
SLR/Professional
Optical Zoom
3.0 x
3.0 x
3.0 x
Resolution
12.3 Megapixel
12.3 Megapixel
12.3 Megapixel
13.1 Megapixel
11.8 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
CMOS
CCD
Live MOS
Live MOS
LCD Screen Size
2.7 in.
2.7 in.
2.7 in.
2.7 in.
2.5 in.
Image Quality
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
68% Positive
32% Negative
Flash
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
54% Positive
46% Negative
Focus
60% Positive
40% Negative
60% Positive
40% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
85% Positive
15% Negative
Exposure
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
60% Positive
40% Negative
Look and Feel
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
75% Positive
25% Negative
Battery
33% Positive
67% Negative
33% Positive
67% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
66% Positive
34% Negative
Performance
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
87% Positive
13% Negative
Display
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
70% Positive
30% Negative
Ease of Use
50% Positive
50% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
44% Positive
56% Negative
Price
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
Video
100% Negative
100% Negative
Audio
100% Negative
100% Negative
Low Light
100% Positive
100% Positive
22% Positive
78% Negative
Modes
100% Negative
100% Negative
100% Negative
100% Negative

Sponsors