Summary Olympus E-1

Prices Price
Body only
$958
With 14-45mm lens
$1,390
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 10
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 11
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Four thirds 18x13.5mm
Screen resolution
Help 134k dots
Megapixels
Help 4.9 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 1.8"
Light sensitivity
Help 800 ISO
see all specifications
Lenses Lenses
Browse Olympus E-1 lenses at LensHero

gallery

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus E-1.

Pros

The Olympus E-1 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Pentaprism
Longest exposure Very long exposures Help
60 seconds
Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
100%

Cons

The Olympus E-1 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Movie format No movies Help
None
Screen size Very small screen Help
1.8"
Viewfinder size Small viewfinder Help
0.48x
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
800 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Announced Old Help
June 2003
Light sensitivity (boost) Very low boost light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Lowest price Very expensive Help
$957.81
Weight Heavy Help
735 g
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
134k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
4.9 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Lens availability Very few lenses available Help
34 lenses
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Size Quite large Help
Professional size (141×104×81 mm)
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Thickness Thick Help
3.2"
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users

Discussion

Showing 0 comments