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Olympus PEN E-P3

Olympus PEN E-P3
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Olympus PEN E-P3 review: specs and price

Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus PEN E-P3
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Why is Olympus PEN E-P3 better than the average?

  • Sensor size
    17.3 x 13mmvs158.3mm
  • Video recording (main camera)
    1080 x 60fpsvs39471.46fps
  • Weight
    320.92gvs372.76g
  • Fastest shutter speed
    1/4000svs1/2816s
  • Pixel density
    377ppivs361.98ppi
  • Resolution
    905 x 679pxvs540594.04px
  • Volume
    286.21cm³vs9397.54cm³
  • Screen size
    3"vs2.96"

Top specs and features

Design

1.pixel density

377ppi

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

2160ppi

2.resolution

905 x 679px

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5184 x 3888px

3.Has a hot shoe
Olympus PEN E-P3

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

4.weight

320.92g

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

5.Is a system camera
Olympus PEN E-P3

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

6. higher resolution (screen)

614k dots

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

Best

Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS

1040000k dots

Optics

1.sensor size

17.3 x 13mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

2.focus points

35

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.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

3.has AF tracking
Olympus PEN E-P3

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.

4.maximum light sensitivity

12800 ISO

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.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

5.megapixels

12.3MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

6.continuous shooting at high resolution

3fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Best

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

60fps

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

2160 x 60fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Olympus PEN E-P3

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

3.supports AVCHD format
Olympus PEN E-P3

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Olympus PEN E-P3

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.has a microphone in
Olympus PEN E-P3

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

3.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Canon EOS 200D

2

Battery

1. longer battery life

330shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

2.battery power

1150mAh

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

3.has a removable battery
Olympus PEN E-P3

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Olympus PEN E-P3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Olympus PEN E-P3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Features

1.image quality

51

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Nikon D850

100

2.noise

539ISO

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.

Best

Sony Alpha a7 III

3730ISO

3.color depth

20.8bits

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.

Best

HP Photosmart R927

42bits

4.dynamic range

10.1Evs

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.

Best

Nikon D810A

14.8Evs

5.has an external memory slot
Olympus PEN E-P3

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

6.has an accelerometer
Olympus PEN E-P3

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

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