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Re: Upgrade from E 420?

Originally Posted by IainMacD View Post
E-30 has better stabilisation and weather sealing than E-620 but is a lot bigger, the E-620 is only slightly bigger than the E-420. They both have flip out screens and the same sensor but I doubt whether they offer a huge step forward in dynamic range.
I had a 620 but found the small improvement over the dynamic range of the 510 balanced by 'less sharp' results.
If your budget stretches to it, think about an E-5, even bigger than the 30 but the best dynamic range and sharpness in the E series by some distance.
Just a small correction Iain, the E-30 isn't weather sealed but still a nice camera while the E-5 is & even better in IQ (as you have said). The E-30 is aprox 725gm (& fairly loud shutter) & the E-5 is heavier again too at 892gm (both with battery & CF card).
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