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Olympus E-PL5


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Manufacturer Olympus
Model name E-PL5
Date announced 2012-09-17
MSRP $649
Street price $596  See all prices
Official site Olympus E-PL5 Homepage
 
Camera type Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera
Sensor size (type) 17.3 x 13.0 mm (Live MOS)
Max still resolution 4608 x 3456 (16 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)
2.0x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash No
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses No
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 460,000 pixels
LCD position Tilting
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 200 - 25600
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (H.264)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes (Stereo)
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method SD/SDHC/SDXC card (no card included)
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used BLS-5 (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
360 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.4 x 2.5 x 1.5 in (111.8 x 63.5 x 38.1 mm)
Weight (empty) 9.8 oz (279 g)
 
Included software Olympus Viewer 2
 
Misc. notes Comes in silver, black, and white. Touchscreen LCD can flip upward 170 degrees to face your subject. Built-in support for Toshiba FlashAir wireless SDHC cards. Includes a compact external flash. Optional electronic viewfinder. Add a 14 - 42 mm lens for $50 more.
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