Nikon D90 vs Olympus E-3

Winner
Nikon D90

100

Olympus E-3

60

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
930k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.63x
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
300 ms startup delay
Really small
Size
Professional size (132×103×77 mm)
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus E-3

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%

galleries

Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Nikon D90.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus E-3.

competitors

Nikon D90 Competitors

Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$474 body only

$459 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D300S

Nikon D300S

Pro DSLR

$1,755 body only

$2,299 with 18-200mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Size Much larger
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

Olympus E-3 Competitors

Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D

Pro DSLR

$532 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,099 body only

$2,098 with 14-150mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Nikon D700

Nikon D700

Pro DSLR

$1,591 body only

$2,277 with 24-85mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion

Nikon D90
D90
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Olympus E-3
E-3
Olympus

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