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Olympus EVOLT E-300
4.6 out of 10

Olympus EVOLT E-300

The EVOLT E-300 is a 100% digital SLR camera that eliminates any Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

love this camera

WJMG "WJMG", Amazon
8 October 2005
  • Summary: i did lots of researching, internet and stores, on most of the novice friendly slrs's out there. i really wanted the canon rebel xt because it's the lightest one out there and pretty sharp looking. when i was unwilling to pay the price i took a serious look at the olympus e300.
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Overall 8
8.0

Solid performer at a nice pricepoint (~800).

JAB "JAB", Amazon
5 August 2005
  • Summary: While I wouldn't consider the E-300 a direct competitor to the EOS20 (much more expensive)its performance is a little behind the REBELXT in some aspects (burst capacity & images@ISO800+) IT IS ALSO HUNDRED$ LESS.
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Overall 8
8.0

Nearly Perfect

Rolf Bertram "RolfBertramDotCom", Amazon
17 December 2004
  • Summary: I compare the Evolt to the E20, which I owned for several years. In comparison, the Evolt looks like this: 1) Very lightweight. 2) Much higher dynamic range (in RAW), contrast, sharpness, shot to shot speed. No Photoshop sharpening required.
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Overall 8
8.0

A preview rather than a review

Bryan, Amazon
11 November 2004
  • Summary: It's got a lot going for it, but no one has seen pictures from a production model yet. See full preview here - [...]
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 10
10
Durability 10
10
Overall quality 10
10

A joy to use and great results.

BanbiPilo..., Ciao
10 September 2007
  • Excerpt: It's a pity the E300 is no longer available, because I think it's a fantastic tool. I bought the E300 twin lens kit after my first digital camera, the discontinued Nikon Coolpix 4500 expired. Actually, that camera took some beautiful photographs and was incredibly versatile.
  • Pros: Lovely images images, superb construction .
  • Cons: Less convenient than a compact .   Auto - white balance and metering occassionally incorrect .
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 10
10
Durability 8
8.0
Overall quality 8
8.0

A very good reliable camera.

camsaq, Ciao
28 August 2006
  • Excerpt: I have had this camera for about a year now, and it is incredibly reliable. i would just like to start this review by saying that i have not had a single problem with this camera to this date. the camera has full manual mode, with aperture priority and shutter priority also.
  • Pros: Compact and fun to use, compatable with OM lenses with adapter .
  • Cons: quite a bit of noise at high isos .
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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 8
8.0
Overall quality 10
10

The wonder of digital

seanni201, Ciao
16 June 2006
  • Excerpt: The problem with digital cameras is that by the time you get used to them they have been superseded by the next generation of digital wonders. This is the case with the E-300 from Olympus, which is now being phased out for the E-500.
  • Pros: Good Images
  • Cons: Flash Connection
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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

SUPERB PACKAGE

jambuttyt..., Ciao
16 May 2006
  • Excerpt: My husband bought me this camera for my birthday, and I just can't believe how good it is. This is my first digital SLR and I was a bit nervous that I wouldn't be able to cope with the complexity of an SLR. But it is absolutely brilliant. If you want to use it as a point and shoot camera, you can.
  • Pros: EASY TO USE, EXCELLENT PACKAGE
  • Cons: Can't think of any
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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

I bought this camera and now I'm hooked

jonathanf..., Ciao
21 April 2006
  • Excerpt: The picture quaity of this camera is amazing. The colour reroduction is vibrant even under difficult lighting As for ease of use, the title says it all. I had always wanted to get in to more serious amatuer photography and stumped up the courage with the E-300.
  • Pros: Excellent Camera
  • Cons: None
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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 8
8.0
Overall quality 10
10

everyone say 'chheeeessssee'

mussonann..., Ciao
15 March 2006
  • Excerpt: I bought this camera on my honeymoon, on our first stop over which was in Singapore and at the time - this time last year, it was pretty snazzy, I can tell you. Well, a year on, and to be honest, although i'm sure you can pick up something that is just that little bit better, I cant really see how...
  • Pros: 8 mega pixels
  • Cons: if you use it at 8 mp all the time  -  you'll need a large memory card
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