|With Zuiko Digital 25mm f/2.8|
image by Hidenori Hayashi (Image rights)
The Olympus E-620 is a digital four thirds camera from Olympus. It was announced for PMA 2009 on February 24, 2009. Sharing many of it's features with the larger Olympus E-30 the E-620 is the smallest DSLR in the world with built in image stabilization (as of March 2009).
The Olympus E-600 was announced on August 30 2009 as lower cost version of the E-620. The differences between the two are minor and include lack of illuminated buttons, fewer art filters and fewer aspect ratios.
image by Ron Zack (Image rights)
Some brief specifications:
- 13.1 Megapixel NMOS ‘Live MOS’ sensor — image dimensions up to 4032 x 3024 pixels (12.3mp effective)
- In-body sensor shift image stabilization
- Pentamirror type viewfinder with 95% field of view and 0.96x magnification (50mm lens focused at infinity)
- 2.7” Vari-angle rear LCD panel (220,000 pixels; 100% frame coverage in Live View)
- Live View using main sensor
- Olympus' patented 'Supersonic Wave Filter' anti-dust system
- Metering: 49 area ESP, Centre-weighted average, Spot, Highlight and Shadow-based Spot
|E-620 with Zuiko 14-42mm zoom lens|
image by Uwe Kulick (Image rights)
- 7-point auto focus (5 cross-type); Single AF, continuous AF and manual focusing with all Four-Thirds lenses
- Sequential shooting at 4fps up to 5 frames in RAW or card-limited in JPEG (high quality).
- ISO range 100–3200.
- Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Manual, 23 'scene' modes and 6 'Art Filters' (3 in the E-600)
- Dual memory card slots for CompactFlash (Type I/II or MD) or xD type memory cards
- Inbuilt TTL-auto flash with a guide number of 12; sync up to 1/180 sec.
- Illuminated rear controls (E-620 only)
- Optional vertical grip (Olympus HLD-5)
- Weight: 475g (body only)
- Size: 130 x 94 x 60 mm