At A Glance

A good value for the price, but a few more bucks buys you better performance in low light

Manufacturer’s Description

In-Body Image Stabilization is a state-of-the-art technology, preventing camera shake for blur free photography. Built into the camera body using the SWD motors, this image stabilization works with all Four Thirds and Zuiko Digital lenses from the 8mm fisheye (16mm equivalent in 35mm photography) to the 300mm super telephoto (600mm equivalent) for handheld shots. Shoot in low light and slower shutter speeds without worry.

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Life 650 Shot
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.70 "
Effective Camera Resolution 10.0 Megapixels
Image Sensor Size 4/3" (0.68" x 0.51")
Image Sensor Type Live MOS
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 60 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync
General Information
Manufacturer Olympus Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number 262086
UPC Code 050332163973
Brand Name Olympus
Product Name EVOLT E-520 Digital SLR Camera
Marketing Information

In-Body Image Stabilization is a state-of-the-art technology, preventing camera shake for blur free photography. Built into the camera body using the SWD motors, this image stabilization works with all Four Thirds and Zuiko Digital lenses from the 8mm fisheye (16mm equivalent in 35mm photography) to the 300mm super telephoto (600mm equivalent) for handheld shots. Shoot in low light and slower shutter speeds without worry.

Product Model E-520
Product Type Digital SLR Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.0 x
Aperture Range f/3.5 to 5.6
Image Stabilization Optical, Electronic
Autofocus Points 11
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 9.84
Memory
Memory Card Supported CompactFlash (CF) Card, Microdrive, xD-Picture Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • EVOLT E-520 Digital SLR Camera
  • ED 14-42mm Zoom lens
  • Li-ion Battery BLM-1
  • Li-ion Battery Charger BCM-2
  • USB 2.0 Cable
  • Video Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • CD-ROM
  • Instruction Manual
  • Registration Card
  • Eyepiece Cap EP-4
  • Lens and Body Caps
  • Lens Hood
Features Face Detection, Manual White Balance, Aperture Priority, External Flash Shoe
Physical Characteristics
Camera Assembly Body with Lens Kit
Height 3.6"
Width 5.4"
Depth 2.7"
Weight (Approximate) 16.8 oz
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type SLR
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year

Performance

Performance (New)
Exposure Fair
Color Fair
Sharpness Good
Distortion Good
Performance
Image Quality, Distortion--Noise 65.6
Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 46.4
Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 39.7
Number of Shots 500.0
Battery Life (minutes) 273.5
Image Quality Score Good
Image Quality, Distortion 70.8
Image Quality, Distortion--Sharp Interpolation 74.6
Image Quality, Exposure 41.7
Image Quality, Sharpness 48.7
Number of Batteries 1
Image Quality, Color--Auto 42.3
Image Quality, Overall 44.2
Image Quality, Color--Adjusted 61.5
Image Quality, Color 51.9
Image Quality, Distortion--Noise Reduction 70.2