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Olympus E-5


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Manufacturer Olympus
Model name E-5
Date announced 2010-09-14
MSRP $1699
Street price $1699  See all prices
Official site Olympus E-5 Homepage
 
Camera type Digital SLR
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)
Four Thirds
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
2.0x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash yes
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses Yes
Supports underwater case Yes
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 920,000 pixels
LCD position Rotating
Viewfinder Optical
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
1.15x
Viewfinder coverage 100%
 
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/SDXC + CompactFlash (no card included)
Shop for memory cards
Storage capacity
(out of the box)
 
Battery used BLM-5 (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
870 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
5.6 x 4.6 x 2.9 in (142.2 x 116.8 x 73.7 mm)
Weight (empty) 28.2 oz (800 g)
 
Included software Olympus Viewer 2
 
Misc. notes Dust and splash proof magnesium alloy body. Stereo microphone input. Built-in wireless flash support.
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