Olympus 150-400mm PRO lens officially announced! Olympus E-500 weighs 479 g (1.06 lb / 16.90 oz) and has external dimensions of 130 x 95 x 66 mm (5.12 x 3.74 x 2.6″). Considering that the average weight of DSLR type cameras is 773g, Olympus E-500 is a remarkably light camera for its class.Is the opolympus E-500 good for photography?
Olympus E-500 has an Overall Score of 40/100 and ranked #186 out of 206 in DSLR cameras ( Top 10 DSLR ), and ranked #733 out of 1210 in all Cameras ( Top 10 Overall ).Does Olympus E-500 have weather sealings?
Olympus E-500 doesn't have any environmental sealings on its body so you got to be extra careful to protect it against water and dust. If you shoot under these conditions very often, consider checking Top DSLR Cameras with Weather Sealing page. Olympus E-500 has a 8.0MP Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm ) sized CCD sensor .What makes the Olympus EVOLT E500 so special?
Olympus dedicated digital optics coupled with the Evolt E500 render sharpness and contrast more consistently at any given f-stop. The lenses are matched to the Four Thirds System standard image sensor for the optimal balance between image quality, camera, and lens size, and expandability.