• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 12.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 3200
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 18.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400

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Differences

Olympus E-620 advantages over Canon T6

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • More cross-type AF points
    5 vs 1
    Cross-type AF points improve autofocus performance
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    3.9 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Canon T6 advantages over Olympus E-620

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Fast startup
    ~0.50 vs 1.3 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Newer
    17 months vs 8 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    18.0 vs 12.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    15 vs 5 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 3200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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Review Excerpt

  • Good image quality overall; Good value for money; In-camera Wi-Fi and NFC make light work of image sharing; Decent kit lens; Friendly, approachable design; Good ergonomics; Lots of room to grow in Canon's ecosystem

  • Slow burst shooting with very limited raw buffer; Resolution, dynamic range and high ISO performance trail current rivals; Mediocre autofocus performance; Limited feature set; Very basic movie capture features

The Competition

Compared to Olympus E-420

Olympus E-620
Olympus E-420
  • $800
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $400
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
Canon T6
Olympus E-420
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $400
  • 4/3
  • Thinner
  • Less shutter lag

Compared to Olympus E-520

Olympus E-620
Olympus E-520
  • $800
  • 4/3
  • Tiltable Screen
  • More cross-type AF points
  • $700
  • 4/3
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Less shutter lag
Canon T6
Olympus E-520
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $700
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Olympus E-600

Olympus E-620
Olympus E-600
  • $800
  • 4/3
  • $600
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
Canon T6
Olympus E-600
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $600
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Canon T5

Olympus E-620
Canon T5
  • $800
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $414
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Canon T6
Canon T5
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $414
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive

Compared to Nikon D3400

Olympus E-620
Nikon D3400
  • $800
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $497
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Canon T6
Nikon D3400
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • NFC
  • $497
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Built-in Bluetooth
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