If you're looking for something a lot better, faster, and more sophisticated than a point-and-shoot that can stand up to your adventures, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 is a great choice.
As the name implies, here's where you find the best of the best, our top digital cameras across the board.
The Olympus FE-3010 is a good-looking ultracompact camera that takes pictures--eventually.
The Olympus FE-300 stands out as a surprisingly small, inexpensive 12-megapixel shooter, though its pictures aren't as impressive as its price.
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If you really want a camera that does the thinking for you, this is a good choice. Otherwise, look for faster, more reliable models.
With poor indoor white balance, soft images, and sluggish performance, it's best to give this camera a pass.
The Olympus FE-250 is a little slow and has few manual settings, but at least it takes good pictures.
The Olympus FE-240 is slow and doesn't have any manual settings, but at least it takes good pictures.
The GoPro Digital Hero 3 is a cool idea that could be fun if you're swimming, but it's not useful for much else.
This extremely sluggish shooter is a poor choice when compared to less expensive alternatives.
If you don't mind the lack of features, Olympus's FE-190 offers pretty pictures and a slim body at a low price.