Canon EOS 60D vs Olympus E-30

Winner
Canon EOS 60D

68

Olympus E-30

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 60D

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus E-30

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 60D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus E-30.

competitors

Canon EOS 60D Competitors

Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$389 - $649 body only

$449 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Color depth Worse color depth
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$769 - $899 body only

$869 - $999 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$849 body only

$1,093 with 28-135mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

Olympus E-30 Competitors

Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3

Entry-level DSLR

$690 body only

$1,490 with 14-54mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$580 - $2,000 body only

$1,140 - $1,299 with 12-40mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Olympus E-5

Olympus E-5

Entry-level DSLR

$1,800 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Autofocus Video autofocus
Weight Heavier

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Canon EOS 60D
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Olympus E-30
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