While the Olympus PEN E-P3 shoots out in front of its class for performance and holds its own on features and design, it's a bit expensive and you'll need to tweak its JPEG settings to get the most out of its images.
A great interchangeable-lens model if you're looking for better photo quality and/or a more advanced feature set than your current point-and-shoot offers, the Olympus PEN E-PL2 still doesn't satisfy for photographing active kids and pets.
This beauty-challenged Olympus offers unmatched build quality, snappy performance, and top resolution for its class, but low-light shooters and metering novices may prefer alternatives.
While there are some other enhancements to the camera, a grip may be the most notable.
If you're looking for a step-up model that's still pretty compact, the Olympus PEN E-PM1 is a solid, affordable choice.
Despite a sensor and LCD upgrade, this doesn't seem like a major change from its predecessor.
While it's a solid budget dSLR with good photo quality and a host of advanced features, the Olympus E-620 still falls behind the competition on most counts.
The Olympus C-5500 Sport Zoom, while not as adept at action photography as its name might lead you to expect, offers a lot of features and very good image quality for an affordable price.
Despite its decent features and handy Tap Control, there's no getting past the slow performance of the Olympus Stylus 1050 SW.
The Olympus SP-320 and the Olympus SP-310 are compact, feature-rich cameras that are nevertheless outclassed by competitors' speed and photo quality.
Olympus Stylus 600
For those who need a tough, waterproof, and ultracompact digital camera, the Olympus Stylus 720 SW's strengths outweigh some frustrating usability issues.