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Olympus PEN E-P3
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Olympus PEN E-P3


Overall rating 9/10

The Olympus PEN E-P3 introduces a OLED touch-screen to the PEN series, and offers an improved and faster AF system, with a new 12-megapixel high-speed Live MOS sensor and dual-core TruePic VI image engine.


Performance:
8.5
Design:
9
Features:
9
User-Friendliness:
9
Value:
9
THE GOOD
Faster, more accurate AF system
Brilliant new OLED screen
Built-in flash with adjustable strength
Beautiful color range
THE BAD
Image noise starts to show above ISO800
JPEGs in iAuto mode tend to be overly vivid

Product Specification

Effective pixels 12.3 megapixels
Sensor 4/3" Hi-Speed Live MOS sensor
Focal Length Multiplier 2x
ISO rating AUTO: ISO 200 - 12800 (customizable, Default 200-1600); Manual: ISO 200 - 12800 (in 1/3 or 1 EV steps)
Image Stabilization Built-in imager-shift image stabilizer
Shutter speed 60 - 1/4000 sec.
Auto Focus 35-area multiple AF with the contrast detection system (Auto, selectable in option)
Exposure Control Digital ESP (324-area multi pattern metering), Center weighted average, Spot metering (approx. 1% for the viewfinder screen. Highlight / shadow bases are available)
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable
Metering TTL Image Sensor metering system
Flash Modes TTL-Auto, Manual (Full, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, 1/64)
Recording Formats Still: RAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW+JPEG, MPO (3D still); Movie: AVCHD, AVI Motion JPEG
Display 3.0-inch, 614,000-dot OLED touch panel
Storage type SD Memory Card (SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I compatible), Eye-Fi, Class 6 is recommended for Movie shooting
Connectivity USB 2.0, mini HDMI, Video-Out, Accessory port (AP2)
Battery BLS-1 Li-ion battery (330 shots according to CIPA standard)
Dimensions 122 x 69.1 x 34.2mm (W x H x D, excluding protrusions)
Weight 321g (without battery)

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