Olympus PEN E-PL5
Top 46%814 points
Top 46%
Top specs and features

Olympus PEN E-PL5: 49 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. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
26% have it

6. weight

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.

8. video recording

9. longer battery life

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

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
35% have it

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
49% have it

12. fastest shutter speed

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

13. pixel density

14. width

15. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Olympus PEN E-PL5
25% have it

17. higher resolution (screen)

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

21. screen size

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

22. 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-PL5
72% have it

23. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
22% have it

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-PL5
18% have it

25. 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-PL5
45% have it

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