Summary Olympus E-20

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 10
Specifications Key specs
Help 4x
Screen size
Help 1.8"
Help f/2
Screen resolution
Help 118k dots
Wide angle
Help 35 mm
Movie format
Help None
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The Olympus E-20 vs other recent digicams

Aperture Very wide aperture Help
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Longest exposure Very long exposures Help
60 seconds
Supports RAW Shoots RAW Help
Better editing
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help

The Olympus E-20 vs other recent pro digicams

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard


The Olympus E-20 vs other recent digicams

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Macro focus Very poor macro Help
20.0 cm
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/640 of a second
Movie format No movies Help
Announced Old Help
September 2001
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users

The Olympus E-20 vs other recent pro digicams

Sensor size Small sensor Help
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
118k dots
Size Quite large Help
Large (129×161×104 mm)
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.5 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Screen type Screen type Help
Thickness Thick Help
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
35 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
320 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
4.9 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Weight Very heavy Help
1,190 g


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