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Olympus PEN E-P3

Olympus PEN E-P3

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81 Global Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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The E-P3 doesn't innovate enough from an image quality standpoint to justify an upgrade, and for newcomers, that $900 price point is awfully hard to swallow.

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81 Global Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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90
eddwarddo
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
90
othree
So many awesome new features. New screen is very pretty. New UI is much easier...read more
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90
eddwarddo
12.25.11
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
 
90
othree
07.15.11
So many awesome new features. New screen is very pretty. New UI is much easier to use. The shortage is the image sensor is almost the same as the old E-P2. Might be the red light problem, so they change the new E-PL2 sensor to old E-P2 sensor. The other shortage is it fails to start up at some point. Also, start up time is longer than E-P2.

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