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Olympus E-P1


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Manufacturer Olympus
Model name E-P1
Date announced 2009-06-16
MSRP $750
Street price N/A
Official site Olympus E-P1 Homepage
 
Camera type Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera
Sensor size (type) 17.3 x 13.0 mm (Live MOS)
Max still resolution 4032 x 3024 (12 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability N/A
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
N/A
Max aperture N/A
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
Micro Four Thirds
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
2x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp No
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash No
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses N/A
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 230,000 pixels
LCD position Fixed
Viewfinder Optional
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
N/A
Viewfinder coverage N/A
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 100 - 6400
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (AVI)
Max movie resolution 1280 x 720
Sound in movies Yes
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method SD/SDHC card (no card included)
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used BLS-1 (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
300 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.7 x 2.8 x 1.4 in (119.4 x 71.1 x 35.6 mm)
Weight (empty) 11.8 oz (335 g)
 
Included software Olympus Master
 
Misc. notes Compact interchangeable lens camera uses the Micro Four Thirds standard. Add a 14 - 42 mm lens for $50 more, or a 17mm lens and optical viewfinder for $150 more. Camera body comes in silver and white, lenses in silver and black.
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