Olympus PEN E-PM1
Top 55%682 points
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Megapixels
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674 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Olympus PEN E-PM1: 51 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12.30MP
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 38mm

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 a6500: 425

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
499ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
5.50fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

6. weight

216.87g
HTC Re: 65.50g

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
52
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98

8. 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.
12800ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO

9. video recording

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

10. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
330shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
21bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits

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. pixel density

326ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi

14. width

64mm
DxO One: 26.20mm

15. 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.
10.30Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.80Evs

16. height

110mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

17. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
460k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots

18. volume

239.36cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³

19. resolution

783 x 587px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px

20. battery power

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

21. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"

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-PM1
72% have it

23. 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-PM1
44% have it

24. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Olympus PEN E-PM1
25% have it

25. 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-PM1
53% have it

26. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Olympus PEN E-PM1
44% have it

27. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Olympus PEN E-PM1
65% have it

28. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Canon EOS M6: 2

29. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Olympus PEN E-PM1
68% have it

30. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Olympus PEN E-PM1
88% have it

31. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Olympus PEN E-PM1
56% have it

32. Has a hot shoe

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
Olympus PEN E-PM1
52% have it

33. flash sync speed

Flash synchronization is defined as the firing of a photographic flash coinciding with the shutter admitting light to the image sensor. In general, faster flash sync speeds are better if the photographer needs to flash-fill subjects that are backlit and wants to avoid motion blur, or wants to increase depth of field by using a high aperture.
0.01s
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 + Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-32mm F/3.5-5.6 ASPH: 0s

34. lenses

A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
26
Nikon D5: 400

35. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
60s
Hasselblad H5D-50c: 720s

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