Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 review

Full specification for Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

Colour Space sRGB, Adobe RGB
Drive Mode Single, Burst (High to 5.5fps/Low), Self-timer (2/12sec)
Focusing Modes S-AF (Single), C-AF (Continuous), MF (Manual), S-AF+MF (Single with Manual override), C-AF+TR (Continuous Subject Tracking)
Shutter Speeds 60 – 1/4000th second
Dimensions 109.5mm (W) x 63.7mm (H) x 37.3mm (D)
File Format JPEG, RAW (ORF), RAW + JPEG
Power Rechargeable li-ion battery
Weight 313g approx
Connectivity USB 2.0, mini HDMI, A/V out, Accessory Port 2
Live Mode Yes
Exposure Modes iAuto, P, S, A, M, Art Filters, Scene modes
Movie Mode Yes, 1080i60 AVCHD (17Mbps); M-JPEG (AVI) also available (lower data rate)
Metering System 324-zone multi-pattern system
Built-in Image Stabilisation Yes, sensor-based
Dust Reduction Yes
Other Metal body
DoF Prview No
Focal Length Mag 2x
Max Flash Sync 1/160th sec
Sensor 12.3MP LiveMOS (Micro Four Thirds)
White Balance Bracket 3 frames at 2/4/6 steps
AF Points 35-point system
Colour Temp Control 2000K - 14000K
Field of View 100% approx (LCD)
LCD 3in, 16:9 ratio, 460k-dot, tilt-angle LCD
Output Size 4032 x 3024
PC Socket No
Viewfinder Type N/A
Cable Release No
Compression Fine / Normal (JPEG)
Exposure Comp +/- 3 EV
Memory Card SD (HC/XC)
Built-in Flash No
Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds
White Balance Auto / Sunny / Shadow / Cloudy / Incandescent / Fluorescent / Underwater / WB Flash / Capture WB 1 & 2, Manual
ISO 200 - 12,800

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Features 17/20
Design 18/20
Image Quality 18/20
Performance 18/20
Value 17/20
Overall Score 88%

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