Compare the Olympus EVOLT E-520 to the Canon EOS 450D Rebel XSi DSLR
The Canon EOS 450D and the Olympus E-520 both feature contrast-based auto focus and 3.5fps continuous shooting. But to its advantage, the Canon also features :
- Two extra Megapixels,
- a larger 3in LCD screen
- a bigger viewfinder
- 14-bit image processing
- PC remote control software which comes with live on-screen preview
The Olympus E-520’s main selling points include :
- its built-in image stabilization which will work with any lens you attach. This is the primary selling point of the Olympus.
- reviews show the the E-520's anti-dust system is very effective, although it is only slightly better compared to the Canon
- the E-520 is cheaper, but with anything, prices can change
In summary, reviews show the two models are very similar with the Canon having a slight edge. Each has its pros and cons. It can come down to which feels and looks better to you.