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Specs

General

  • Depth
    1.5 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Live MOS
  • Total Pixels
    17200000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    Four Thirds (13.0 x 17.3 mm)
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Supersonic Wave Filter (SWF)
  • Image Processor
    TruePic VII
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    800
  • AE/AF Control
    Eye detection AF, Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF
  • Face Detection Detalis
    eye Detect AF
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, H.264, MJPEG, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPO, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Olympus

Display

  • Type
    3" LCD display

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    30 - 90%

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO auto (100-25600)
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, highlight spot, multi-segment, shadow spot, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    324
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Special Effects
    Cross Process, Custom Effect, Diorama, Dramatic Tone, Gentle Sepia, Grainy Film, Key Line, Light Tone, Monotone, Muted, Natural, Neutral, Pale & Light Color, Pin Hole, Pop Art, Sepia, Soft Focus, Vintage, Vivid, Water Color, partial color
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2000K - 14000K, cloudy, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade, sunlight, underwater
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    60 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    7 steps in 1/3 or 2/3 EV steps
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes
  • X-sync Speed
    1/125 sec, 1/4000 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV -2-20 - wide lens (ISO 100)

Camera Flash

  • Type
    detachable flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    10
  • External Flash Name
    Olympus FL-LM1
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, wireless off-camera control

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 3x zoom - 14 - 42 mm - f/3.5-5.6 II R - zoom
  • Lens Construction
    7 groups / 8 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Series
    II R
  • Special Functions
    zoom
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    14 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    42 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    9.8 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Max View Angle
    75 degrees
  • Group Qty
    7
  • Element Qty
    8
  • Filter Size
    37 mm
  • Lens Included
    M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm II R lens
  • Features
    MSC technology, aspherical lens

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black, silver
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, battery charger, body cap, dust cap, lens cap, shoulder strap

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Video Capture
    MOV - 1920 x 1080 p - 30 fps - 24Mbps
    MOV - 1920 x 1080 p - 30 fps - 16Mbps
    MOV - 1280 x 720 p - 30 fps - 12Mbps
    MOV - 1280 x 720 p - 30 fps - 8Mbps
    MJPEG - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    MJPEG - 640 x 480 - 30 fps

Additional Features

  • Self-Timer Delay
    12 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    Eye-Fi Card Ready, Full-time Live View, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Touch Shutter technology, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, shadow point display

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    60 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/125 sec, 1/4000 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    sensitivity control, wind noise reduction

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Olympus Viewer 3

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Olympus BLS-50 lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
  • Details
    1 x Olympus BLS-50 Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)

Header

  • Brand
    Olympus
  • Product Line
    Olympus PEN
  • Model
    E-PL8
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    mirrorless system
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    3.7 frames per second, 7.4 frames per second, 8.5 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100-25600, ISO auto (100-25600)
  • ISO (Max)
    25600
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, H.264, MJPEG, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, MPO, RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Frame Rate (Max Resolution)
    30 fps
  • High-Definition Video Support
    1080p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    TruePic VII
  • Special Effects
    Cross Process, Custom Effect, Diorama, Dramatic Tone, Gentle Sepia, Grainy Film, Key Line, Light Tone, Monotone, Muted, Natural, Neutral, Pale & Light Color, Pin Hole, Pop Art, Sepia, Soft Focus, Vintage, Vivid, Water Color, partial color
  • HDR Mode
    Auto HDR mode, HDR post-processing
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    eye Detect AF
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    12 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (3-axis image sensor shift mechanism)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Lens Mounting Type
    Micro Four Thirds
  • Features
    Eye-Fi Card Ready, Full-time Live View, Intelligent AUTO (iAUTO), Touch Shutter technology, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera RAW processing, shadow point display

Dimensions & Weight Details

  • Details
    camera body only, camera with battery and memory card, camera with battery, memory card and M.Zuiko 14-42mm II R lens
  • Weight
    11.5 oz, 13.2 oz, 17.3 oz

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, highlight spot, multi-segment, shadow spot, spot
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    324
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±5 EV range, in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, bulb, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    7 steps in 1/3 or 2/3 EV steps
  • Bracketing Modes
    Art Filter bracketing, ISO sensitivity bracketing, focus bracketing, white balance bracketing

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV -2-20
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 100
  • Lens Type
    wide lens

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    2000K - 14000K, cloudy, flash, fluorescent, incandescent, shade, sunlight, underwater
  • White Balance Bracketing
    Yes

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    800
  • AE/AF Control
    Eye detection AF, Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    16.1 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    Live MOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    Four Thirds (13.0 x 17.3 mm)
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    13.0 x 17.3 mm
  • Total Pixels
    17200000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16100000 pixels
  • Sensor Dust Reduction
    Yes
  • Sensor Features
    Supersonic Wave Filter (SWF)

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    folding
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    1,037,000 pixels
  • Touch Screen
    Yes
  • Features
    display brightness control, display color control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Wireless Interface
    IEEE 802.11b/g/n
  • Connectivity Features
    remote control via mobile devices, remote live view
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PRINT Image Matching

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.6 in
  • Depth
    1.5 in
  • Height
    2.7 in
  • Weight
    11.5 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Olympus