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Olympus PEN E-PL5 Review

Key Features

Features Touchscreen, HD Video Recording, Wi-Fi, Articulating Screen

Release Information

Release Date 10/1/2012
Release Price $699.99

Design

Camera Type Micro Four-Thirds/Mirrorless
Width 4.3"
Height 2.5"
Depth 1.5"
Weight .71 lbs
Color Red, White, Black Silver
Internal image stabilization Yes
3D capture No

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 200
Max. ISO sensitivity 25600
AF Points 35
White Balance Sunny(5300K), Shadow(7500K), Cloudy(6000K), Incandescent(3000K), Fluorescent(4000K), Underwater, WB Flash(5500K)

Shutter

Shutter speed fastest 1/4000 sec
Shutter speed slowest 2 sec
Self-Timer Yes
Remote Control support No

Display

Size 3"
Resolution 460,000 dots
Touch technology Yes
Built-in Viewfinder No
Articulating/hinged screen Yes

Video

Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080i
NTSC/PAL recording Yes
Continuous AF Yes

Software

Supported video formats MOV, Motion-JPEG
RAW support RAW

Group Name

Support Mounts (DSLR) Micro Four Thirds
Focal length (wide) 14 mm
Focal length (telephoto) 42 mm
Widest aperture / f-stop 3.5
Optical zoom None

Storage

Internal size None
Removable storage SD, SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I, Flash Air, Eye-Fi Card

Camera Flash

Flash Yes (Built-in)

Connectivity

Wi-Fi No
GPS No
Bluetooth No

Ports

Video out Yes
USB 1
HDMI mini 1
Accessory shoe 1

Battery

Model BLS-5 Li-ion
Removable Yes

Audio

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