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Olympus, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a global manufacturer of imaging products for consumers and industries.Though founded in 1919 as a business specializing in microscopes and thermometers, Olympus is probably best known for its cameras and lenses. Olympus produced its first camera back in 1936 and later won acclaim for its groundbreaking PEN half-frame cameras in the 1960s. With its development of the all-new Micro Four Thirds standard, Olympus continues to be at the forefront of new camera technology.

Olympus was an early entrant to the digital camera market. In 1996, the company rolled out its first consumer digital camera, the compact Camedia C-800L, to great fanfare. The C-800L was followed a year later by the C-1400L, the first digital SLR produced by Olympus. The C-1400L featured a fixed optical 3x zoom lens and 1.41 megapixel resolution. It also went on to become one of the early successes of the digital camera era.

Currently, Olympus digital cameras are spread across five different product lines. The Olympus E-Series features their lightweight DSLR models, which use the Four Thirds and now the Micro Four Thirds systems. The SP-Series covers their lineup of bridge cameras. Waterproof and shockproof cameras can be found in the Stylus Tough Series, while sleek compacts form the Stylus Series. Lastly, FE-Series models are targeted at price-conscious consumers.

Below you will find our entire library of Olympus digital camera reviews organized by date.  Alternatively, you can browse the Olympus camera reviews by model number to the left.
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Camera Olympus Air A01 Preview thumbnail
02-05-2015
16
Micro Four Thirds
N/A
Camera Olympus C-2000 Zoom thumbnail
06-15-1999
2.1
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus C-2020 Zoom thumbnail
12-14-1999
2.11
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus C-2500L thumbnail
11-18-1999
2,500,000 pixel 2/3 in. progressive scan RGB CCD
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus C-3020 Zoom Review thumbnail
02-06-2002
3.2
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus C-3030 Zoom thumbnail
04-14-2000
3.34
2.5x
1.8
Camera Olympus C-4000 Zoom Review thumbnail
10-04-2002
4
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus C-4040 Zoom Review thumbnail
07-02-2001
4
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus C-5000 Zoom Review thumbnail
11-17-2003
5
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus C-5050 Zoom Review thumbnail
10-26-2002
5.0
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus C-5060 Wide Zoom Review thumbnail
10-05-2003
5.1
4x
1.8
Camera Olympus C-50 Zoom Review thumbnail
10-29-2002
5
3x
1.5
Camera Olympus C-5500 Sport Zoom Review thumbnail
03-21-2005
5,1
5x
2
Camera Olympus C-60 Zoom Review thumbnail
04-15-2004
6.1
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus C-7000 Zoom Review thumbnail
11-01-2004
7.1
5x
2.0
Camera Olympus C-700 UltraZoom Review thumbnail
05-12-2001
2.11
1-2.7x
1.5
Camera Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom Review thumbnail
01-08-2005
7
4x
1.8
Camera Olympus C-720 UltraZoom Review thumbnail
06-16-2002
3
8x
1.5
Camera Olympus C-730 UltraZoom Review thumbnail
10-22-2002
3.2
10x
1.5
Camera Olympus C-740 UltraZoom Review thumbnail
05-13-2003
3.2
10x
1.5
Camera Olympus C-750 UltraZoom Review thumbnail
07-15-2003
4
10x
1.5
Camera Olympus C-765 UltraZoom Review thumbnail
04-23-2004
4
10x
1.8
Camera Olympus C-770 UltraZoom Review thumbnail
07-12-2004
4
10x
1.8
Camera Olympus C-8080 Wide Zoom Review thumbnail
02-12-2004
8
5x
1.8
Camera Olympus D-100 Review thumbnail
04-10-2001
1.3
2x
1.5
Camera Olympus D-150 Review thumbnail
06-24-2001
1.31
2x
1.5
Camera Olympus D-230 Review thumbnail
10-04-2001
2.0
2.5
1.5
Camera Olympus D-370 Review thumbnail
07-17-2001
1.23
2.0x
1.5
Camera Olympus D-380 Review thumbnail
03-18-2002
2
2.5x
1.5
Camera Olympus D-395 Review thumbnail
06-01-2004
3.34
33mm
1.5
Camera Olympus D-40 Zoom Review thumbnail
09-26-2001
4
2.8x
1.5
Camera Olympus D-510 Zoom Review thumbnail
06-10-2001
2.11
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus D-520 Zoom Review thumbnail
03-18-2002
2
3x
1.5
Camera Olympus D-540 Zoom Review thumbnail
06-01-2004
3.2
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus D-550 Zoom Review thumbnail
06-20-2002
3.0
2.8x
1.8
nopic image
03-29-2003
3.3
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus D-565 Zoom Review thumbnail
02-20-2004
4.07
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus D-580 Zoom Review thumbnail
05-28-2004
4.0
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus D-590 Zoom Review thumbnail
12-16-2004
4
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus D-595 Zoom Review thumbnail
07-21-2005
5
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus E-100RS Review thumbnail
02-26-2001
1.51
2.7x
1.8
Camera Olympus E-1 SLR Review thumbnail
06-24-2003
5
4/3 Systemx2
1.8
Camera Olympus E-20 SLR Review thumbnail
10-15-2001
5
4x fixedn/a
1.8
Camera Olympus E-300 SLR Review thumbnail
11-08-2004
8
4/3 Systemx2
1.8
Camera Olympus E-30 SLR Review thumbnail
02-27-2009
12
4/3
2.7
Camera Olympus E-330 SLR Review thumbnail
01-26-2006
8
4/3 Systemx2
2.5
Camera Olympus E-3 SLR Review thumbnail
12-27-2007
10
4/3 System
2.5
Camera Olympus E-410 SLR Review thumbnail
08-15-2007
10
4/3 System
2.5
Camera Olympus E-420 SLR Review thumbnail
10-10-2008
10
4/3
2.7
Camera Olympus E-500 SLR Review thumbnail
09-26-2005
8
4/3 Systemx2
2.5
Camera Olympus E-510 SLR Review thumbnail
08-02-2007
10
4/3 System
2.5
Camera Olympus E-520 SLR Review thumbnail
10-16-2008
10
4/3
2.7
Camera Olympus E-5 dSLR Review thumbnail
10-11-2010
12
4/3
3.0 Swivel
Camera Olympus E-620 SLR Review thumbnail
07-03-2009
12
4/3
2.7
Camera Olympus E-M5 Hands On First Look thumbnail
02-07-2012
16.1
Micro 4/3
3.0 Tilting Touch Screen
Camera Olympus E-P1 Review thumbnail
07-03-2009
12
Micro 4/3
3.0
Camera Olympus E-P2 Review thumbnail
11-04-2009
12
Micro 4/3
3.0
Camera Olympus E-P3 First Look thumbnail
06-29-2011
12
Micro 4/3
3.0 OLED
Camera Olympus E-PL1 Review thumbnail
02-03-2010
12.3
Micro 4/3
2.7
Camera Olympus E-PL2 Review thumbnail
02-15-2011
12
Micro 4/3
3.0
Camera Olympus FE-115 Zoom Review thumbnail
07-07-2006
5.0
2.8x
1.5
Camera Olympus FE-120 Zoom Review thumbnail
02-05-2006
6.0
3x
1.8
Camera Olympus FE-130 Zoom Review thumbnail
07-17-2006
5.1
3x
2.0
Camera Olympus FE-140 Zoom Review thumbnail
07-17-2006
6.0
3x
2.5
Camera Olympus FE-170 Zoom Review thumbnail
02-16-2007
6
3x
2.5
Camera Olympus FE-180 Zoom Review thumbnail
02-19-2007
6
3x
2.5
Camera Olympus FE-190 Zoom Review thumbnail
08-23-2006
6.0
3x
2.5
Camera Olympus FE-200 Zoom Review thumbnail
01-15-2007
6
5x
2.5
Camera Olympus FE-210 Zoom Review thumbnail
03-29-2007
7
3x
2.5
Camera Olympus FE-230 Zoom Review thumbnail
03-21-2007
7
3x
2.5
Camera Olympus FE-240 Zoom Review thumbnail
03-21-2007
7
5x
2.5
Camera Olympus FE-250 Zoom Review thumbnail
03-29-2007
8
3x
2.5
Camera Olympus FE-280 Zoom Review thumbnail
10-28-2007
8
3x
2.5
Camera Olympus FE-300 Zoom Review thumbnail
10-28-2007
12
3x
2.5
Camera Olympus FE-340 Zoom Review thumbnail
04-07-2008
8
5x
2.7
Camera Olympus FE-5010 Zoom Review thumbnail
03-11-2009
12
5x stabilized
2.7
Camera Olympus FE-5020 Review thumbnail
01-04-2010
12
5x
2.7
Camera Olympus Ferrari Digital 2004 Review thumbnail
08-11-2004
3.2
3x
2.5
Camera Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III ILC Preview thumbnail
08-31-2017
16
M4/3
3.0"
Camera Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Review thumbnail
09-23-2015
16
Micro 4/3
3.0" Tilting
Camera Olympus OM-D E-M10 Review thumbnail
07-09-2014
16
Micro 4/3
3.0" Touch
Camera Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Preview thumbnail
09-19-2016
20.4
Micro Four Thirds
3.0" Tilting Touchscreen
Camera Olympus OM-D E-M1 Review thumbnail
10-02-2013
16
Micro 4/3
3.0" Tilting Touch
Camera Olympus OM-D E-M1X Review thumbnail
01-23-2019
20.4
Micro 4/3
3.0" Vari-angle Touchscreen
Camera Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Review thumbnail
03-06-2015
16
Micro Four Thirds
3.0" Vari-angle
Camera Olympus PEN E-P5 Review thumbnail
10-22-2013
16
Micro 4/3
3.0" Tilting Touch
Camera Olympus PEN E-PL3 (PEN Lite) Preview thumbnail
06-29-2011
12.3
Micro 4/3
3.0
Camera Olympus PEN E-PL5 Review thumbnail
12-12-2012
16.1
Micro 4/3
3.0" Tilting Touch Screen
Camera Olympus PEN E-PL8 Full Review thumbnail
03-29-2017
16.1
M4/3
3.0" Tilting Touchscreen
Camera Olympus PEN E-PL9 Full Review thumbnail
09-10-2018
16
Micro 4/3rds
3.0" Tilting Touchscreen
Camera Olympus PEN E-PM1 (PEN Mini) Preview thumbnail
06-29-2011
12.3
Micro 4/3
3.0
Camera Olympus PEN E-PM2 Review thumbnail
02-26-2013
16.1
Micro 4/3
3.0"
Camera Olympus PEN-F Review thumbnail
03-03-2016
20
Micro Four Thirds
3.0" Vari-Angle Touchscreen
Camera Olympus PEN Lite E-PL7 Review thumbnail
11-12-2014
16
Micro Four Thirds
3.0" tilting
Camera Olympus SH-50 iHS Review thumbnail
08-08-2013
16
24x
3.0" Touch Screen
Camera Olympus SP-310 Review thumbnail
12-17-2005
7.0
3x
2.5
Camera Olympus SP-320 Review thumbnail
06-02-2006
7.1
3x
2.5
Camera Olympus SP-350 Review thumbnail
08-29-2005
8.0
3x
2.5
Camera Olympus SP-500 UZ Review thumbnail
02-03-2006
6.0
10x
2.5
Camera Olympus SP-560 UZ Review thumbnail
11-05-2007
8
18x
2.5