Olympus PEN E-PL8
Olympus PEN E-PL8
Top 42%1,529 points
Top 42%
Top specs and features

Olympus PEN E-PL8: 51 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16MP
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.
81
Sony Alpha a9: 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-PL8
27% have it

6. weight

357g
HTC Re: 65.5g

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

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
350shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

9. video recording

1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Olympus PEN E-PL8
36% 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-PL8
49% have it

12. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s

13. width

117.1mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

14. height

68.3mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

16. thickness

38.4mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

17. battery power

1175mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

18. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Olympus PEN E-PL8
46% have it

19. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"

20. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Olympus PEN E-PL8
23% have it

21. 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-PL8
72% have it

22. 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-PL8
14% have it

23. 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-PL8
18% have it

24. 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-PL8
45% have it

25. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Olympus PEN E-PL8
20% have it

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