Olympus mju 500 Digital vs Olympus E-420

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Olympus E-420

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Reasons to buy the Olympus mju 500 Digital

Really small
Size
Compact (99×55×31 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.2"
Light-weight
Weight
200 g
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus E-420

Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
95%
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus E-420.

competitors

Olympus mju 500 Digital Competitors

Sony NEX 7n

Sony NEX 7n

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Weight Heavier

Olympus E-420 Competitors

Nikon D40

Nikon D40

Entry-level DSLR

$975 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen size Smaller screen
Olympus E-510

Olympus E-510

Entry-level DSLR

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen size Smaller screen
Nikon D3000

Nikon D3000

Entry-level DSLR

$637 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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