Olympus PEN E-PL3 + Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R MSC M.Zuiko Digital Zoom
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Olympus PEN E-PL3 + Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R MSC M.Zuiko Digital Zoom: 75 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

2. sensor size

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

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.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. noise

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

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Olympus PEN E-PL3 + Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R MSC M.Zuiko Digital Zoom
26% have it

7. weight

8. image quality

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

9. 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.

10. video recording

11. longer battery life

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

12. color depth

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

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Olympus PEN E-PL3 + Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R MSC M.Zuiko Digital Zoom
49% have it

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

15. pixel density

16. width

17. higher resolution (screen)

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

19. 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.

23. 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-PL3 + Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R MSC M.Zuiko Digital Zoom
72% have it

24. screen size

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

25. 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-PL3 + Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R MSC M.Zuiko Digital Zoom
18% have it

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