Olympus Evolt E-620 DSLR Camera

12 Megapixels12 MegapixelsSingle Lens ReflexSingle Lens ReflexStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveManual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Accepts Compact Flash memory.Accepts Compact Flash memory.Accepts xD memory.Accepts xD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed reviewDiscontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Olympus Evolt E-620 is a Entry-Level DSLR with a Four-Thirds sensor and a Four-Thirds lens mount. Its 12 Megapixels CMOS sensor offers an ISO 100-3200 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-3200. With 12 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to 17" x 12" at 240 DPI.

A builtin 2-Axis Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Olympus Evolt E-620 to compensate for camera shake up to 4-Stops beyond hand-holding with any mounted lens.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/4000 to 1m. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/4000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability. This camera model offers Full Manual Controls.

Olympus Evolt E-620

The Olympus Evolt E-620 features a 7-point Phase-Detect AF system. Autofocus can continuously adjust according to subject distance. Manual Focus is also available.

A single control-dial on this camera makes it easy to use semi-automatic modes by adjusting the current exposure parameter directly This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. Framing on the Olympus Evolt E-620 is performed via a small reflex optical viewfinder with 0.96X magnification and 95% coverage. This magnification is equivalent to 0.46X on a Full-Frame camera.

Model Specifications

BrandOlympus ModelEvolt E-620
Sensor 12 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 17 x 13mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization 2-Axis , 4-Stops Dust-ReductionYes
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 3200 Shutter-Speed 1/4000 - 60s
Lens MountFour-Thirds MountCrop Factor2X
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System 7-point Phase-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type Reflex OVF Viewfinder Size 0.96X - 95% Coverage
Display Attachment Rotating Display Size 230K Pixels 2.7" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes13Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sport, Night Portrait, Children, High Key, Low Key, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Fireworks, Documents
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weight, Spot, Highlight-Spot, Shadow-Spot Bracketing 3 Shots ±1 EV
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV, 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV Flash Compensation ±3 EV, 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning 2 Axis, 15 steps
Continuous Drive 4 FPS, Unlimited JPEG, 5 RAW Self Timer Yes *2s, 12s, 1-30s MLU
Command Dials 1 DOF Preview Yes
Protection Dust Reduction Yes
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Infrared Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure Yes
Image Formats JPEG RAW Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash Yes (GN 12) Flash Sync 1/180s
Video Capture Sound Input
Video Format WiFi No
Memory Compact Flash, xD GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 500 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
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Size 130 x 94 x 60mm (W x H x D) Weight 521g

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Olympus E-620 Highlights


SLR digital camera

Sensor-Size: 17 x 13mm

Four-Thirds Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

12 Megapixels DSLRISO 100-3200
Four-Thirds Mount
2X FLM
Shutter 1/4000-60s
2-Axis Built-in Stabilization, 4-Stop ImprovementFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
95% Coverage
Small Viewfinder
Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
Built-in Dust ReductionSpot-Metering
4 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesHot-Shoe
2.7" LCD 230K PixelsLithium-Ion Battery
Compact Flash
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