Olympus were showing their current Digital SLR range at Focus on Imaging, the E-410, E-510 and E-3. The new top of the range E-3 professional Olympus Digital SLR camera features a 10 megapixel LiveMOS / Live view sensor, “World’s fastest autofocus* for quick and precise image capture”, 5fps sequential shooting with 19 image RAW buffer, built-in image stabiliser, 2.5″ swivel screen, Shadow Adjustment Technology, dust reduction system (Supersonic Wave Filter), Splashproof body and lens system, High sensitivity (ISO 100-3200), and 11 point AF. The E-3 is available for £1089.
The Olympus EVOLT E-3 features a clear LCD on the top:
The Olympus 7-14mm Zuiko lens:
Live view mode:
Live view swivel screen:
Size comparison with the Olympus E-510. Whilst it doesn’t look much bigger in these photos, in use the camera feels noticably larger and heavier:
Size comparison with the Olympus E-510 back view: