Olympus E-5 Review

4.5
December 22, 2010 | Zoltan Arva-Toth |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Olympus E-5.

Canon EOS 60D

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The EOS 60D is a new kind of DSLR camera from Canon, blending features from the cheaper 550D / / Rebel T2i and the more expensive 7D to exactly occupy the middle ground between the two. Aimed at the well-heeled amateur with a penchant for video, the 60D is the first EOS camera to offer an articulated LCD screen, making it easier to shoot both stills and importantly video. Read our expert Canon EOS 60D Review to find out if Canon's new prosumer DSLR is a worthy addition to the EOS range.

Canon EOS 7D

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The Canon EOS 7D is a brand new 18 megapixel DSLR camera, complete with 8fps continuous shooting, high-res 3 inch LCD screen, Live View and Full HD movies. The Canon 7D also features a number of significant improvements to its auto-focusing, metering, viewfinder and flash systems, which all add up to make this one of the best-ever specified EOS cameras. Find out if the Canon EOS 7D can also take great pictures by reading the World's first expert review...

Nikon D7000

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The D7000 is a new prosumer DSLR camera from Nikon, blending features from the cheaper D90 and the more expensive D300s and adding some new ideas of its own. Taking on the Canon EOS 60D, the D7000 is the first Nikon DSLR camera to offer continuous auto-focus during video recording, and the first to feature a 16 megapixel DX image sensor. Read our expert Nikon D7000 Review to find out if it's the right DSLR camera for you.

Pentax K-5

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The K-5 is the second DSLR camera from Pentax for 2010, inheriting the existing K-7's proven control layout and incorporating a new 16.3 megapixel APS-C sensor. The Pentax K-5 offers an incredible ISO range of 80-51200 plus Full 1080p HD movies, 7fps burst shooting and a large high-resolution LCD screen. Read our Pentax K-5 review to discover if this mid-range DSLR can compete with the competition from Nikon and Canon.

Sony A850

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The Sony A850 is the most "affordable" full-frame DSLR camera, featuring a 24.6 megapixel sensor, 3 inch LCD screen and an anti-shake function integrated into the body. Retailing for around $1999 / 1999 Euros / £1700, does the Sony A850 have what it takes to compete with its main rivals? Read our in-depth Sony A850 Review to find out...

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