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Olympus E-620
5.5 out of 10

Olympus E-620

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Overall 6
6.0

electronics not perfect

Tim, Amazon
22 November 2012
  • Summary: The camera is wonderful, but the camera sent by KEH photo - second hand - did not have anything attached. The real problem was however - and this I realised in the field in Burma - that the graduation is fixed in either RAW or Super Fine, but the other graduations with lower resolution have been...
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Overall 6
6.0

Useful for a beginning DSLR

Christopher Irwin, Amazon
15 November 2012
  • Summary: I bought this in 2009 as my first DSLR. It wasn't my first digital camera, or first SLR camera, so I had some background to draw from. I have been using this camera for more than 3 years. I am currently planning to sell this and upgrade to a mid-range Nikon, probably the D7000.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good camera but with limits

James G. Hawkins "Jim54", Amazon
20 May 2011
  • Summary: I purchase this camera a year ago. It takes very good general pictures. However, I use my cameras for bird pictures. I can take better bird picture with my cheep 10Meg Kodak. The problem is the number of available lenses. Were a Nikon has many, many lenses available, this camera only has a few.
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Overall 6
6.0

A mid entry camera ready for a semi professional level photography

Abhijit Bhowmick "AB photography", Amazon
19 October 2010
  • Summary: I researched 4-5 cameras alongwith E620 before I purchased it. Pretty much every review that I read was pointing towards Olympus E620 as being a most bang for money product. So I purchased it and after using it for close to 9 months I realised that the reviews were not biased.
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Overall 6
6.0

Oly

Allan Hawkins V, Amazon
21 September 2010
  • Summary: I sold my E520 because only have the 4:3 format and prefer to take pictures with the 3:2 format. I got the E620 because read that is a multiformat, but ONLY with the live view. Who will buy a DSLR to take pictures in the Live View rather than the viewfinder? Certainly not me.
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Overall 6
6.0

a disappointment

J. Beckman, Amazon
9 September 2010
  • Summary: I had high hopes for this DSLR. It seemed to be just what I was looking for: a small, relatively lightweight DSLR with a good feature set that I could use on hiking trips (I wanted to keep the control I get with an SLR, but I wanted a smaller & lighter camera than my Nikon D300); plus the shoe-mount...
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Overall 6
6.0

A little disappointing

L. S. Reed, Amazon
3 November 2009
  • Summary: I've been an Olympus loyalist since I bought my first OM-1 in 1975 and I've worked my way through this series, starting with the 500. This is the first one that disappointed me a little bit.
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Overall 6
6.0

Noisy Little Bugger

Rosa A Agosto, Amazon
2 November 2009
  • Summary: O.k. so, with the kit lenses, the noise is pretty ugly as you bump up your ISO (I'm talking even ISO 400). If you're shooting a lot with flash or in daylight, you're fine. But if you're shooting with available artificial light or at night time, it's a nightmare.
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Overall 6
6.0

good, but with niggles

R Powell, Amazon
24 October 2009
  • Summary: Very well made, superb picture quality, good colours, very good if you are happy to spend time setting it up. Point and shoot it is not, more 'point and what the heck's wrong with it now?' Resets itself to the least useful setting every time you turn it off.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good in its day.

D. Burrows, Amazon
24 October 2009
  • Summary: A nice camera to use with very good results in bright light. However, as soon as light levels fall a lot of noise appears in the photos and it can't really compete with the current crop of DSLRs. If you want Olympus you would be better off getting the OMD EM5 or EM1.
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