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Olympus PEN E-P5

The mirrorless category is all about packing the most punch in the smallest package, reaching for dSLR-quality from a much smaller shooter. The Olympus PEN E-P5 pushes the boundaries with a snappy 1/8000 maximum shutter speed, a bright f1.8 lens w...

Grade: A Price: $1,299.00

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Olympus Stylus 1

A few years ago, the advanced compact wowed with large sensors and manual modes allowing for big images from tiny cameras. But there's been one thing sorely lacking from the advanced compact category—zoom.Well, it's not missing any l...

Grade: A Price: $579.00

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Olympus TG-3

Olympus makes a minor upgrade to the already excellent TG-2 with the TG-3, expected on shelves in June 2014. The TG-3 keeps our favorite features about the TG-2, including a bright f2.0 lens and excellent macro mode for stunning close-ups, but add...

Grade: A Price: $319.00

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Olympus OM-D E-M1

Sitting at the top of Olympus' mirrorless line, the OM-D E-M1 takes one more step towards bridging the gap between mirrorless and DSLR cameras. With both dual phase and contrast autofocus, the E-M1 is compatible with older Four Thirds lenses a...

Grade: A Price: $1,130.00

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Olympus Stylus TG-2 iHS

The top choice for all-weather models in 2013, the Olympus Stylus TG-2 blends a tough exterior with the capability to take high quality images. One of the key perks of the TG-2 is it's fast, f2.0 lens--but when that isn't enough, the TG-2 ...

Grade: A Price: $380.00

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Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus joins the retro fad with the OM-D E-M5, an elegant micro 4/3 camera reminiscent of their film OM line. Highlights include a 16 megapixel CMOS sensor, weather sealing, 5-axis optical stabilization, a 3-inch swivel OLED touchscreen, 1080p HD...

Grade: A Price: $75.00

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Olympus PEN Lite E-PL5

Olympus, along with Panasonic, helped to create the Micro Four Thirds standard and now they’ve attempted to perfect it with their new model that improves both on the predecessors and other cameras in their lineup—it even includes the s...

Grade: A Price: $499.00

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Olympus PEN E-PL7

We enjoyed reviewing the Olympus E-PL5 and gave it high marks for image quality--its replacement keeps a lot of the solid interior while giving the exterior a much welcomed makeover. The Olympus PEN E-PL7 includes advanced features like interchang...

Grade: A- Price: $699.00

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Olympus PEN E-PL1

It's been two years since the Micro Four Thirds format debuted, and the mirrorless genre is finally maturing.For those that are still unfamiliar, mirrorless cameras like the Olympus PEN E-PL1 take the most important part of a dSLR (its big sensor)...

Grade: A- Price: $0.00

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Olympus SH-1

The Olympus SH-1 sits somewhere in between a point-and-shoot and an advanced compact, with specs that could make it swing either way. It has two out of the four typical manual modes, but doesn't have RAW or the larger sensor and faster apertur...

Grade: A- Price: $399.00

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Olympus PEN Mini E-PM2

The E-PM2 was announced alongside the more expensive E-PL5, both of which include the excellent 16 megapixel CMOS sensor found within the OM-D E-M5. Basic operation and features between the two cameras are very similar, but the E-PL5 does have a s...

Grade: A- Price: $329.00

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Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus' mirrorless cameras are gaining ground as more photographers pick up on their excellent Micro Four Thirds line. The OM-D E-M10 is the manufacturer's more budget-freindly option and looks to still offer a lot of features. The E-M10 ...

Grade: A- Price: $749.00

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Olympus TG-1 iHS

The TG-1 iHS is the first waterproof camera that offers something to be excited about. Rather than focus solely on durability and neglect image quality as many underwater cameras do, the TG-1 offers a fast f2.0-4.9 4x lens that will make a real di...

Grade: B+ Price: $580.00

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Olympus VG-160

A budget model, the VG-160 has pretty impressive specifications for $100. You'll find a 14 megapixel CCD sensor, 5x zoom that starts at a bright f2.8, 3-inch LCD, and 720p HD video. It's also highly pocketable.

Grade: B+ Price: $93.00

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Olympus Stylus SP-100 IHS

Super zoom cameras offer some of the biggest versatility, thanks to lenses that top out at 50x and even 60x optical zooms but can still perform up close. The Olympus Stylus SP-100 is one of a dozen or so such cameras. And while the SP-100 offers s...

Grade: B+ Price: $383.00

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Olympus XZ-1

The XZ-1 is Olympus' first attempt at an advanced compact camera in quite some time and they’ve really put together a solid shooter. It looks and acts like a PEN-ified Canon S95 or Panasonic LX5; the dimensions are more compact than an Olympus mir...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Olympus TG-320

The TG-320 is an incremental upgrade to the TG-310. The zoom remains the same at 3.6x and the sensor is still 14 megapixels. It seems the only real improvement is the lens speed, which has increased half a stop. As with the previous iteration, the...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Olympus E-520

The Evolt E-520 represents the cream of Olympus's entry-level digital SLR crop, putting it in direct competition with the Nikon D40X, the Canon XSi, the Sony Alpha A200, and the Pentax K200D. This market segment has become increasingly crowded in ...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Olympus E-5

The E-5 is Olympus' new flagship dSLR. It's a professional-level Four Thirds (not micro) format camera that builds on the high points of the E-3, and adds the flare and function of the PEN series. It's also weatherproof, which is always useful ou...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Olympus SP-610UZ

The SP-610UZ is Olympus' latest budget-concious superzoom, following up the able-bodied but uninspiring SP-600UZ. The megapixel count has been upped to 14 and the zoom to 22x, but we expect the middling image quality and performance to stay roughl...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Olympus PEN E-PL3

Olympus has announced the PEN E-PL3, the latest iteration of the PEN Lite line of Micro Four Thirds cameras. This mirrorless system camera is aimed at casual photographers who want a camera that offers more power and control than a point-and-shoot...

Grade: B+ Price: $0.00

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Olympus Stylus TG-850 IHS

Olympus has been one of our favorite manufacturers for rugged cameras. Now, they're the first ones to offer an all weather digital camera with a tilting LCD screen. The TG-850 utilizes a 16 megapixel 1/2.3" back-lit sensor, which is prett...

Grade: B+ Price: $229.00

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Olympus SZ-31MR

Announced alongside the SZ-12, the SZ-31MR has the same body and lens range but contains a CMOS sensor rather than CCD. A bit bulkier than your pocket, the SZ-31MR fits an impressive 24x zoom in a relatively small body. For an extra $200 the SZ-31...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Olympus SP-800UZ

The Olympus SP-800UZ is a 2010 model-year superzoom -- it does have an enormous 30x zoom factor, though the rest of its specs are a bit out-moded by this year's standards. Image quality is a big flat, and the body has a bit of a plastic-y, too-lig...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Olympus SZ-30MR

The SZ-30MR is the latest Olympus superzoom, packing a 24x zoom and simultaneous 1080p video/16mp photo recording. It's a significant redesign from their SP line of past years, and looks like it might be one of the thinnest superzooms ever (though...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Olympus TG-610

The TG-610 is Olympus latest iteration of the TOUGH series, though the TOUGH moniker has been dropped in favor of a generic TG tag. The 610 is the tougher of Olympus' two TG models this year, and appropriately indestructible: waterproof to 16 feet...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Olympus SP-600UZ

Build QualityThe SP-600UZ is a surprisingly well-built camera for the price. Despite an almost entirely plastic build, the body doesn't creak when attempting to bend it. The grip is comfortable as well; I have pretty large hands and they very comf...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Olympus PEN E-PM1

The PM1 is getting on in years, but still isn't a bad choice for the price. Here's what we had to say about it back in 2011:Olympus has announced the PEN E-PM1, their smallest Micro Four Thirds shooter to date. Also known as the PEN Mini, this mir...

Grade: B Price: $210.00

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Olympus SZ-10

The SZ-10 joins the ranks of compact zooms with over-the-top 18x zoom ranges. That's tied for the most powerful zoom factor in a camera this size, so that counts for something. Other than that, it's built around a standard CCD sensor (eschewing th...

Grade: B Price: $0.00

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Olympus SP-810UZ

Olympus jumped headfirst into the superzoom arms race of 2011 with the SP-810UZ. It packs a humongous 24-864mm (36x) zoom lens -- that’s the longest telephoto setting on any fixed-lens camera anywhere, and it’s tied with the Nikon P500 for the lon...

Grade: B Price: $0.00