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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.

Faster, more accurate AF system
Brilliant new OLED screen
Built-in flash with adjustable strength
Beautiful color range
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)