LCD and Viewfinder
Olympus E-600 has a Fully Articulated 2.7" LCD screen with a resolution of 230k dots. At only 2.7", the screen is on the smaller side and 230kdot resolution is lower than most of the recent models in this class.
For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Olympus E-600 will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
E-600 has a built-in Optical (pentamirror) viewfinder. The viewfinder has a coverage of 95% and a magnification ratio of 0.48x. 95% coverage means that what you see in your viewfinder while shooting will slightly be different from the actual image.
Max Shutter speed
Olympus E-600 can shoot continuously at max speed of 4 fps
and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec
E-600 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Olympus E-600 features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 7 points to choose from. Olympus E-600 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
Unfortunately Olympus E-600 doesn't have Video recording ability.
Connectivity and Storage
Olympus E-600 has a USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port to connect your camera to other devices.
Olympus E-600 is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 500 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of DSLR type cameras is 886 shots, Olympus E-600 has a short battery life for its class so we strongly recommend E-600 owners to buy some extra batteries.
Battery Life Comparison in Entry-Level DSLR Cameras
Pentax K-x with its 1900shots is the model with longest battery life among Entry-Level DSLR cameras. Check the comparison of Olympus E-600 vs Pentax K-x or take a look at Longest Battery Life DSLR cameras list.
Olympus E-600 Features Compared to Main Competitors