Olympus PEN E-P5
Olympus PEN E-P5
Top 39%1,510 points
Top 39%
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Olympus PEN E-P5 review: 56 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

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 25.4mm

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 a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

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

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Olympus PEN E-P5
27% have it

6. 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.
25600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

7. 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

8. video recording (main camera)

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

9. weight

366g
HTC Re: 65.5g

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Olympus PEN E-P5
38% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

12. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Olympus PEN E-P5
50% have it

13. pixel density

500ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi

14. has a built-in HDR mode

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

15. 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
72% have it

16. resolution

1247 x 831px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px

17. 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
15% have it

18. battery power

1220mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

19. width

68.9mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

20. volume

313.46cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

21. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1036k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots

22. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Olympus PEN E-P5
24% have it

23. height

122.3mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

24. 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
18% have it

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
35% have it

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