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Olympus EVOLT E-20
2.9 out of 10

Olympus EVOLT E-20

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Overall 8
8.0

Most fun I've had with a camera, but get a real memory card.

drsquared "drsquared", Amazon
28 January 2004
  • Summary: This is the only digital SLR I have owned, and it is the only camera I have had that is actually fun to use. My film SLR left me gnashing my teeth outside the developer when I found out all too late I blew every shot on the roll. That said, I have two gripes.
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Overall 8
8.0

Heavy Duty

Amazon
4 November 2002
  • Summary: Have been using a Canon S100 for casual photography but was looking for something professional for serious work. After checking online reviews and current prices I decided to go with the E20N. Many reviews had remarked on the qualtiy constructions of this camera which I can only agree with.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great pics! Some performance issues.

MichiganTraveler, Amazon
2 September 2002
  • Summary: If you're looking for a great snapshot camera, look somewhere else. This isn't it. This Olympus is a workhorse of a camera good enough to replace your film cameras. After years of shooting 35mm, this is the camera I picked to test the digital frontier.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice Features, Excellent Images, Slow Performance

Mad Dog "maddog6969", Amazon
26 August 2002
  • Summary: The Olympus E20N replaced their E10 and now can capture 5 meg images. This is a key upgrade to what was already a very fine digital camera. The construction and materials of this camera put it into the upper echelon of consumer digital cameras and some would argue that this is a strictly...
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Overall 8
8.0

work of art

Amazon
22 June 2002
  • Summary: A beautiful camera to look at, as everybody does. The good points are; (in simple language) 1) Control, a lot. 2)Fast, under certain conditions. 3) Tilting view screen. 4) Remote cable access. 5) Outside buttons, a really good idea 6)Manual zoom control 7)Terrific flash.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent VeriPic compatible camera

Amazon
15 February 2002
  • Summary: We tested this camera for compatibility with VeriPic. We put it through its paces in all the modes including adjusting manual white balance, IS, PS and Noise Reduction mode, sharpness filter, all combinations of the 5 resolutions and 3 compression modes.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 10
10
Durability 10
10
Overall quality 10
10

My Olympus E20P

jimmytheo..., Ciao
18 June 2004
  • Excerpt: I have now owned my Olympus E20P for almost 3 years and have used it in extremely harsh conditions including several desert expeditions and diving trips. It has not let me down once and produces very high quality images.
  • Pros: High quality pictures
  • Cons: slow turn on time and slow processing time
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Ease of use 10
10
Picture quality 10
10
Durability 10
10
Overall quality 10
10

Silent, but deadly.

largehead, Ciao
5 May 2004
  • Excerpt: I have used film based cameras for many years now, and find it a drugde going to the local chemist or high street photo developers. So it was time to invest in a digital camera. having looked at several cameras the Olympus E20 caught my eye. Reading Olympus's own reviews, I tested one for myself.
  • Pros: No more waiting for the films to be devolped
  • Cons: Long time writing to memory
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Ease of use 6
6.0
Picture quality 10
10
Durability 10
10
Overall quality 10
10

A definite for photo lovers

Iowa677, Ciao
20 July 2003
  • Excerpt: I have always loved taking photos, maybe too many of the kids so I am told. I had a Sony 4 million pix but fancied something a bit more professional I chose this, I bought last year and found that it had so many features I was quite lost with shutter speed and aperture settings, I took this camera...
  • Pros: Very good pics, clarity great, qulaity fantastic
  • Cons: very big and heavy
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10
Picture quality 10
10
Durability 10
10
Overall quality 10
10

The best digi-cam on the block

geoffc, Ciao
4 March 2003
  • Excerpt: I have had my E20 for 14 months now, and love it. I amd delighted by the high quality of the pictures and the simplicity of use. This is very important when my wife and somn want to take a 'snapshot' with me in it.
  • Pros: Great picture quality, SLR features
  • Cons: A little heavy  -  can't interchange lenses
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