Nikon D90 vs Olympus E-30

Winner
Nikon D90

68

Olympus E-30

29

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D90

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
930k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.63x
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
208 ms shutter lag
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus E-30

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
98%
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second

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-30.

competitors

Nikon D90 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$460 body only

$369 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$789 - $997 body only

$1,076 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$440 body only

$1,220 with 18-105mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Autofocus Video autofocus
Shutter lag More shutter lag

Olympus E-30 Competitors

Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3

Entry-level DSLR

$790 body only

$1,490 with 14-54mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus E-5

Olympus E-5

Entry-level DSLR

$1,800 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Olympus E-520

Olympus E-520

Entry-level DSLR

$333 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Size Much smaller
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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Nikon D90
D90
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Olympus E-30
E-30
Olympus

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