Nikon D90 vs Olympus E-30

Winner
Nikon D90

100

Olympus E-30

42

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
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
208 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus E-30

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

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 D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$1,275 with 18-200mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$358 body only

$438 with 18-55mm lens

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

Olympus E-30 Competitors

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$400 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3

Entry-level DSLR

$3,599 with 12-60mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Storage slots Has more storage slots
Screen size Much smaller screen
Placeholder

Olympus E-500

Entry-level DSLR

Size Much smaller
Thickness Much thinner
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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Nikon D90
D90
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Olympus E-30
E-30
Olympus

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