Olympus E-420 Body Only Digital Camera


What does the 17% ReviewGist Score mean?

Olympus E-420 is a not recommended buy as per the ReviewGist score of 17%. This is because even though the Olympus E-420 has garnered good reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Good ratings from over 23 review sources with an average rating of 3.5 stars. Top review sources include Imaging-Resource.com, CNet.com, DigitalCameraReview.com and DcResource.com.
  • Released 6 years 9 months ago (Apr 2008) which makes it one of the very old digital cameras in the market.


Key Features
Camera Type SLR/Professional
Image Sensor Type Live MOS
Optical Zoom 3.0 x
Resolution 11.8 Megapixel
LCD Screen Size 2.7 in.
Focal Length 14 - 42 mm
Focus Type Autofocus,Manual Focus
Interchangeable Lens Interchangeable Lens
Image Quality
Camera Resolution 11.8 Megapixel
Image Resolutions 640 x 480, 3648 x 2736
Exposure Control
Frames Per Second 3.5 Frames
Shutter Speed 1/2 - 1/4000 sec
White Balance Auto, Daylight / Sunny (Preset), Cloudy (Preset), Fluorescent (Preset), Shade (Preset)
Compression Modes Uncompressed
Compression Type JPEG, Raw Image, EXIF, DCF, DPOF
File Size (High Res.) 11 MB (12 images on 128MB card)
File Size (Low Res.) 0.1 MB (about 1,280 images on 128MB card)
Memory Type CompactFlash Card Type I, CompactFlash Card Type II, IBM Microdrive, xD Picture Card
Flash Functions Flash Off, Auto Flash, Fill-in Flash, Red-eye Reduction Flash, Slow Sync, Manual
Flash Type Built-In
ISO Speeds Auto, 100, 1600
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Viewfinder / Display
LCD Panel LCD Panel
LCD Panel Size 2.7 in.
LCD Protected Position LCD Protected Position
LCD Screen Resolution 230000.0 pixels
Viewfinder Optical (Through-the-lens)
Interface Type USB 2.0
Video Interface Video Out
Power Supply
Battery Life 500.0 Images
Battery Type Proprietary Li-Ion
Included Features
Self Timer 2 Sec,12 Sec
Tripod Mount Tripod Mount
Depth 2.1 in.
Height 3.6 in.
Weight 0.84 lb.
Width 5.1 in.
Warranty 1 Year
Exterior Color Black
Family Line Olympus E
Included Accessories USB Cable, Video Cable, Shoulder Strap, Lithium Battery, Battery Charger
MPN 262080
Product ID 51328081
Release Date May, 2008
UPC 4545350015978
Waterproof Not Waterproof
ReviewGist ID 12623,51328080

Manufacturer Description

11.8 Megapixel, SLR Camera, 2.7 in. LCD Screen, Weight: 0.84 lb.
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