Olympus E-520 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10

Winner
Olympus E-520

36

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10

28

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus E-520

Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
135 ms shutter lag
More storage slots
Storage slots
2
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentamirror
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
230 ms shutter lag
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus E-520.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10.

competitors

Olympus E-520 Competitors

Olympus E-510

Olympus E-510

Entry-level DSLR

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Startup delay Less startup delay
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Olympus E-420

Olympus E-420

Entry-level DSLR

$999 body only

$300 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Color depth Better color depth
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus E-30

Olympus E-30

Entry-level DSLR

$1,299 body only

$1,599 with 14-42mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder Has a pentaprism viewfinder
Size Much larger

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1

Entry-level DSLR

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Thinner
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Pro digicam

$798

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ50

Pro digicam

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen size Much smaller screen

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Olympus E-520
E-520
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10
Lumix DMC-L10
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