Olympus PEN E-PM2
Top 41%887 points
Top 41%
Megapixels
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Top 95%
746 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
16.1
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Olympus PEN E-PM2: 52 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
288
0

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
245
0

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
185
0

4. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
932ISO
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO
176
0

5. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
171
0

6. weight

269g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
72
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
131
0

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.
25600ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

9. 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
114
0

10. video recording

1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
113
0

11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Olympus PEN E-PM2
33% have it
100
0

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
22.7bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
87
0

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Olympus PEN E-PM2
48% have it
84
0

14. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

15. pixel density

326ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
77
0

16. width

64mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

17. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Olympus PEN E-PM2
26% have it
73
0

18. 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.
12.2Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
72
0

19. 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
71
0

20. height

110mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

21. volume

239.36cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

22. battery power

1150mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
69
0

23. resolution

783 x 587px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

24. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
58
0

25. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Olympus PEN E-PM2
22% have it
58
0

26. 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-PM2
73% have it
56
0

27. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Olympus PEN E-PM2
18% have it
52
0

28. 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-PM2
52% have it
52
0

29. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Olympus PEN E-PM2
29% have it
49
0

30. 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-PM2
44% have it
48
0

31. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Olympus PEN E-PM2
66% have it
48
0

32. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Olympus PEN E-PM2
44% have it
47
0

33. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Nikon D800E: 2
43
0

34. 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-PM2
67% have it
41
0

35. 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-PM2
55% have it
41
0

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