Olympus E-520 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10

Winner
Olympus E-520

71

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10

55

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus E-520

Great battery life
Battery life
650 shots
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

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1000 ms startup delay
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentamirror
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
230 ms shutter lag

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

Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$515 body only

$949 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus E-510

Olympus E-510

Entry-level DSLR

$206 body only

Lowest price Much cheaper
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$218 body only

Movie format Shoots movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Viewfinder No viewfinder

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L10 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX850 (Lumix DC-GX800 / Lumix DC-GF9)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Pro digicam

$548 - $679

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1

Entry-level DSLR

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Thinner
True resolution Lower true resolution

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

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