Olympus PEN E-PL5 review

Full specification for Olympus PEN E-PL5

Colour Space sRGB, Adobe RGB
Drive Mode Single, Continuous (8fps), self-timer
Focusing Modes Single, Continuous, AF Tracking, Touch Target, MF
Shutter Speeds 60-1/4000th second, plus Bulb
Dimensions 110.5 x 63.7 x 38.2mm
File Format Raw (ORF), JPEG, Raw + JPEG
Power BLS-5 Rechargeable Li-ion battery
Weight 325g
Connectivity Accessory Port 2, HDMI, Hi-Speed USB/AV Out
Live Mode Yes
Exposure Modes P, S, A, M, Art Filter, Scene modes, i-Auto
Movie Mode Yes
Metering System 324 zones Multi-pattern sensing system
Built-in Image Stabilisation 2-axis sensor shift
Dust Reduction Yes
DoF Prview Yes
Focal Length Mag 2x
Max Flash Sync 1/250th / 1/4000th (Super FP Mode)
Sensor 16.1MP Micro Four Thirds Live MOS sensor
White Balance Bracket 3 exposures in 2, 4 or 6 steps
AF Points 35 selectable points
Colour Temp Control 2000-14,000K
Field of View 100%
LCD 3in (16:9), 460k-dot tiltable LCD II touchscreen display
Output Size 4608 x 3456px
PC Socket No
Viewfinder Type N/A
Cable Release No
Compression Fine & Normal
Exposure Comp -/+3 EV in 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps
Memory Card SD/SDHC/SDXC
Built-in Flash No (separate)
Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds
White Balance Auto White Balance, Fluorescent 1, Sunlight, Flash, Overcast, Shade, Underwater Fluorescent light, Flash, Custom
ISO 100-25,600
Video 1080 (30p) HD video

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Features 18/20
Design 18/20
Image Quality 18/20
Performance 17/20
Value 18/20
Overall Score 89%

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