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 former trailblazer now tags along on the trailing edge of technology.
A basic camera, the Olympus Stylus 500 Digital is a good option for outdoorsy snapshot photographers who don't want to worry about the weather or fuss with camera settings.
The compact D-550 Zoom merits serious consideration from novices and second-time digicam buyers.
If you really want a camera that does the thinking for you, this is a good choice. Otherwise, look for faster, more reliable models.
Despite some performance problems, the C-720 is a solid 8X optical zoom digital camera that's worth considering.
A solidly designed, relatively compact camera whose claim to fame is a 10X zoom lens.
With a 24x optical zoom and ridiculous 15 frames per second continuous shooting speed, the SZ-30 is a promising superzoom.
Olympus' 8-megapixel ultrazoom generally improves over the SP-550UZ, but suffers from many of the same problems.
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.
A 10X zoom lens adds some kick to an otherwise average camera.
Although its images lack punch, the D-510 Zoom is a solid camera with good features.