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Olympus PEN E-P5 Review

Key Features

Features Touchscreen, 3D-Capable, HD Video recording, Articulating screen, Wi-Fi, GPS

Release Information

Release Date 5/2013
Release Price $1,000

Design

Camera Type Micro Four Thirds
Width 4.8"
Height 2.7"
Depth 1.46"
Weight .8 lbs
Color Black, White, Silver, Tan
Internal image stabilization Yes
3D capture Yes

Sensor

Sensor size 4/3
Sensor type Live MOS
Megapixels 16.1 megapixels

Exposure

Exposure compensation ±3 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable
Min. ISO sensitivity 100
Max. ISO sensitivity 25600
AF points 8000
White Balance Sunny, Shadow, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Underwater, Flash, Auto, Custom

Shutter

Shutter speed fastest 8,000 sec
Shutter speed slowest 60 sec
Self-Timer 12 sec, 2 sec, custom
Remote control support Yes

Display

Size 3"
Resolution 1,040,000 dots
Touch technology Capacitive
Built-in viewfinder No
Articulating/hinged screen Yes

Video

Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080p
Standard framerate(s) 30
NTSC/PAL recording NTSC, PAL
Continuous AF Yes

Software

Supported video formats MPEG-4, H.264, Motion JPEG (M-JPEG)
RAW support RAW

Lens

Interchangeable Yes
Support Mounts Four Thirds
Focal length (wide) 17mm
Widest aperture/f-stop 1.8
Optical zoom None
Digital zoom None
Combined zoom None

Storage

Internal size None
Removable storage SD, SDHC, SDXC

Flash

Flash LED (built-in)

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
GPS No (via smartphone)
Bluetooth No

Ports

Video out Yes
USB 1
HDMI mini 1
Proprietary No
Accessory shoe Yes
AV multi Yes

Battery

Model BLN-1
Removable Yes

Audio

Built-in speaker Yes
Built-in microphone Yes
Microphone input No