Olympus PEN E-PL5
Olympus PEN E-PL5
Top 56%1,090 points
Top 56%
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Olympus PEN E-PL5: 49 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.
8fps
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-PL5
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.
360shots
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 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

9. weight

325g
HTC Re: 65.5g

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
37% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
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-PL5
50% have it

13. pixel density

326ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 1437.5ppi

14. resolution

783 x 587px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px

15. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Olympus PEN E-PL5
26% have it

16. 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

17. battery power

1150mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

18. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
460k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots

19. width

64mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

20. volume

NaNcm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

21. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
24% have it

22. height

111mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

23. 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-PL5
54% 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
19% 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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