Olympus PEN E-P2
Top 58%639 points
Top 58%
Megapixels
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Top 95%
746 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
12.3
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Olympus PEN E-P2: 50 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
288
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
17.3 x 13mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
245
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
11
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
505ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
176
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
3fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
171
0

6. weight

335g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
56
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
131
0

8. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

9. video recording

720 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
113
0

10. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
21.5bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Olympus PEN E-P2
48% have it
84
0

12. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

13. pixel density

230ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
77
0

14. width

70mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

15. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
10.4Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
72
0

16. height

120.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

17. volume

295.23cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

18. thickness

36mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

19. resolution

553 x 415px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

20. battery power

1150mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
69
0

21. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
58
0

22. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Olympus PEN E-P2
73% have it
56
0

23. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Olympus PEN E-P2
43% have it
54
0

24. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Olympus PEN E-P2
52% have it
52
0

25. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Olympus PEN E-P2
66% have it
48
0

26. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Nikon D800E: 2
43
0

27. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Olympus PEN E-P2
55% have it
41
0

28. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Olympus PEN E-P2
67% have it
41
0

29. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Olympus PEN E-P2
88% have it
40
0

30. Has a hot shoe

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
Olympus PEN E-P2
51% have it
40
0

31. flash sync speed

Flash synchronization is defined as the firing of a photographic flash coinciding with the shutter admitting light to the image sensor. In general, faster flash sync speeds are better if the photographer needs to flash-fill subjects that are backlit and wants to avoid motion blur, or wants to increase depth of field by using a high aperture.
0.00555556s
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 + Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-32mm F/3.5-5.6 ASPH: 0.00006s
40
0

32. lenses

A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
26
Nikon D5: 400
38
0

33. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Olympus PEN E-P2
63% have it
37
0

34. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
60s
Hasselblad X1D-50c: 3600s
37
0

35. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Olympus PEN E-P2
61% have it
36
0

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