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Olympus PEN E-PL8

  • Type: Rangefinder-style mirrorless
  • Pixels: 16 megapixels
  • Resolution: 4608 x 3456
  • Screen: 3″
  • Storage: SD/SDHC/SDXC card
  • Sensor: CMOS

Olympus PEN E-PL8 - Specs

Details

  • Model
    Olympus PEN E-PL8
  • Announce
    Sep 19, 2016
  • Type
    Rangefinder-style mirrorless
  • Price
    $649.00

Sensor

  • Max. Resolution
    4608 x 3456
  • Resolution
    3200 x 2400, 1280 x 960
  • Aspect Ratio
    1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
  • Effective Pixels
    16 megapixels
  • Photo detectors
    17 megapixels
  • Sensor size
    Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
  • Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Processor
    TruePic VII
  • Orientation sensor
    Yes

Image

  • ISO Sensitivity
    Auto, 200 - 25600
  • White Balance
    presets: 7
  • Image Stabilization
    Sensor-shift
  • JPEG quality
    Super fine, fine, normal, basic

Focus

  • Auto Focus
    Contrast Detect (sensor)
    Multi-area
    Center
    Selective single-point
    Tracking
    Single
    Continuous
    Touch
    Face Detection
    Live View
  • Manual Focus
    Yes
  • Focus Points
    81
  • Lens Mount
    Micro Four Thirds

Screen / Viewfinder

  • LCD
    Tilting
  • Screen Size
    3″
  • Touchscreen
  • Screen dots
    1,037,000
  • Live view
    Yes
  • Viewfinder
    None

Features

  • Shutter Speed
    Minimum shutter speed: 60 sec
    Maximum shutter speed: 1/4000 sec
  • Aperture Priority
    Yes
  • Exposure Control
    Yes
  • Shutter priority
    Yes
  • Manual Exposure
    Yes
  • Scene Modes
    Yes
  • Built-in Flash
    No (small external flash included)
  • External Flash
    Yes (GN7 @ ISO 100)
  • Continuous Drive
    8.0 fps
  • Self Timer
    Yes (2 or 12 sec, custom)
  • Metering System
    Multi
    Center-weighted
    Spot
  • Compensation
    ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
  • AE Bracketing
    ±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
  • WB Bracketing
    Yes (3 frames in 2/4/6 stops in A-B/G-M axis)
  • Storage Media
    SD/SDHC/SDXC card

Video

  • Resolution
    1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
  • File Formats
    H.264, Motion JPEG
  • Audio
    Stereo
  • Speakers
    Mono

Connectivity

  • USB
    USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
  • HDMI
    Yes (micro-HDMI)
  • Microphone Port
    No
  • Headphone port
    No
  • Wifi
    Built-In
  • Remote Control
    Yes (wired or via smartphone)
  • GPS
    None

Power

  • Battery
    Battery Pack
    BLS-50 lithium-ion battery
  • Battery Life
    (CIPA) 350

Dimensions & Weight

  • Dimensions (WxHxD)
    115 x 67 x 38 mm (4.53 x 2.64 x 1.5″)
  • Weight
    357 g (0.79 lb / 12.59 oz)

Olympus PEN E-PL8 - Reviews

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  • Build Quality 8 / 10
  • Connectivity 9 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Features 8 / 10
  • Performance 7 / 10
  • Picture Quality 8 / 10
  • Video Mode 8 / 10
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