Olympus PEN E-P5
Top 33%1,018 points
Top 33%
Megapixels
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747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Olympus PEN E-P5: 56 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16.10MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
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
247
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.
35
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
191
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
9fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
176
0

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Olympus PEN E-P5
26% have it
152
0

6. weight

366g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
0

7. 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.
25600ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

8. video recording

1080 x 29fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
0

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
330shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Olympus PEN E-P5
34% have it
100
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-P5
48% have it
86
0

12. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
81
0

13. pixel density

500ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
77
0

14. width

68.90mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

15. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Olympus PEN E-P5
26% have it
73
0

16. volume

313.46cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

17. height

122.30mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

18. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1036k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
71
0

19. thickness

37.20mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

20. resolution

1247 x 831px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

21. battery power

1220mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX: 4360mAh
69
0

22. Has timelapse function

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
Olympus PEN E-P5
12% have it
60
0

23. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Olympus PEN E-P5
22% have it
59
0

24. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
0

25. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Olympus PEN E-P5
36% have it
59
0

26. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Olympus PEN E-P5
14% have it
58
0

27. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Olympus PEN E-P5
17% have it
57
0

28. 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-P5
73% have it
57
0

29. 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-P5
43% have it
54
0

30. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Olympus PEN E-P5
18% have it
52
0

31. 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-P5
52% have it
52
0

32. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Olympus PEN E-P5
88% have it
51
0

33. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Olympus PEN E-P5
66% have it
49
0

34. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Olympus PEN E-P5
45% have it
48
0

35. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Olympus PEN E-P5
19% have it
47
0

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