Olympus PEN E-PL3
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Launch SRP S$998

Olympus PEN E-PL3


Overall rating 8.5/10

Equipped with a 3.0-inch flip-out widescreen HyperCrystal LCD monitor, a 12.3 megapixel High Speed Live MOS Sensor with 1080i HD movie compatibility and the new TruePic VI image processing engine, the E-PL3 offers six most popular Art Filters plus variations and Art Effect functions.


Performance:
8.5
Design:
9
Features:
9
User-Friendliness:
8.5
Value:
9
THE GOOD
Sleek and slim design
Fast and accurate AF system
Vivid color production
Tiltable LCD screen
THE BAD
Image noise starts to show above ISO800
No built-in flash (but add-on is provided)
No hand grip

Product Specification

Effective pixels 12.3 megapixels
Sensor High speed Live MOS Sensor, Primary color filter (RGB)
ISO rating AUTO : ISO 200 - 12800(customizable, Default 200-1600) / Manual : ISO 200 - 12800, 1/3 or 1 EV steps
Image Stabilization
  • Built in (Imager shift image stabilizer)
  • Movie: Shifting electronic image
Shutter speed 60 - 1/4000 sec.
Auto Focus Imager Contrast Detection AF system
Exposure Control Program AE
Exposure Compensation ±3 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable
Recording Formats
  • Still: DCF, DPOF compatible/Exif, PRINT Image Matching III
  • Movie: AVCHD / AVI Motion JPEG
  • Audio: [AVCHD] Dolby Digital [AVI Motion JPEG / Picture with Sound] Wave Format Base (Stereo PCM/16bit, 48kHz)
Display 3.0-inch, 460,000 dots, LCD, Anti-Reflection coating, Tilt function
Storage type SD Memory Cards (SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I compatible)
Connectivity USB 2.0 High Speed, HDMI (HD/Mono or Stereo Sound), Video-out (SD/Mono Sound), Dedicated multi-connector (Video: NTSC/PAL selectable, Optional Remote cable RM-UC1, USB cable is available), Mini HDMI type-D(1080i/720p/576p/480p)
Battery BLS-1/BLS-5 Li-ion battery
Dimensions 109.5 x 63.7 x 37.3mm
Weight 313g (including battery and memory card)