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Olympus PEN E-PL2

Olympus PEN E-PL2
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Olympus PEN E-PL2 review: specs and price

Olympus PEN E-PL2
Olympus PEN E-PL2

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL2 better than the average?

  • Sensor size
    17.3 x 13mmvs158.3mm
  • Weight
    317gvs372.76g
  • Fastest shutter speed
    1/4000svs1/2816s
  • Volume
    352.36cm³vs9397.54cm³
  • Screen size
    3"vs2.96"
  • Shutter lag
    0.43svs10.71s
  • Height
    72.7mmvs95.97mm
  • Exposure time
    60svs26.69s

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Design

1.pixel density

326ppi

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

2160ppi

2.resolution

783 x 587px

Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5184 x 3888px

3. higher resolution (screen)

460k 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

4.weight

317g

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

5.Has a hot shoe
Olympus PEN E-PL2

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

6.screen size

3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Light L16

5"

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Optics

1.focus points

11

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

2.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

3.has AF tracking
Olympus PEN E-PL2

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.megapixels

12.3MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

5.maximum light sensitivity

6400 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

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

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Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

720 x 30fps

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-PL2

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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Battery

1. longer battery life

290shots

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-PL2

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

4.has a rechargeable battery
Olympus PEN E-PL2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Olympus PEN E-PL2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.noise

573ISO

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

Best

Sony Alpha a7 III

3730ISO

2.image quality

55

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

Best

Nikon D850

100

3.color depth

21.4bits

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

Best

HP Photosmart R927

42bits

4.dynamic range

10.2Evs

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-PL2

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.USB version

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Fujifilm X-T3

3.1

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