Compare Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 and  Olympus E-520 DSLR








Compare and review the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 to the Olympus E-520 EVOLT DSLR


The Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 and the Olympus E-520 are the digital SLR camera models that match up the closest from these respective companies. They have the same dust protection systems and sensor size, but a closer comparison will reveal many differences.

Review of the Olympus show the advantages include :

  • slightly faster 3.5fps continuous shooting
  • the Olympus has built-in Image Stabilization which will work with all lens you attach
  • a more “traditional” optical viewfinder

The advantages of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1 include :

  • the more detailed and larger flip-out screen
  • small, compact, and lightweight
  • two additional megapixels of resolution
  • 23 point auto focus
  • better face detection
  • a much larger viewfinder image with graphics and full 100% coverage
  • fast Live View auto focus

When compared to the Olympus, the Panasonic has more features but the E-520 is cheaper, and is a solid choice if you do not want to spend the extra money.






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