Best budget camera: 6 top options under £350 / $450

Away from the cutting edge, there are bargains aplenty to choose from. In this group test we assess the most tempting camera body and kit lens combinations for less than £350 / $450 to find the best budget camera for your money.

Away from the cutting edge, there are bargains aplenty to choose from. In this group test we assess the most tempting camera body and kit lens combinations for less than £350 / $450 to find the best budget camera for your money.

Olympus E-PL5 review

Olympus unveils PEN E-PL5 and PEN Mini E-PM2 with OM-D sensor

The Olympus PEN E-PL5 shares the same 16.1-megapixel sensor as the Olympus OM-D. Amy Davies of our testing team investigates whether the similarities end there, or if this new PEN camera is in fact the best PEN camera on the market. Watch her Olympus E-PL5 review video to see how it fared.

Olympus unveils PEN E-PL5 and PEN Mini E-PM2 with OM-D sensor

Olympus unveils PEN E-PL5 and PEN Mini E-PM2 with OM-D sensor

Olympus has introduced two new cameras to sit in its range of PEN cameras – the Olympus PEN E-PL5 and the Olympus PEN Mini E-PM2.

Both of the new Olympus cameras use the 16.1 million pixel sensor from the Olympus OM-D from the Olympus OM-D and will sit in the middle and bottom of Olympus’ PEN lineup.