Olympus is the fourth camera in digital PEN series. It features a new sensors (also used on E-M5, E-PL5 and E-M2) and 5-axis image stabilization of E-M5.
|Camera series||Olympus E-P|
|Available kit lenses|
|Sensor size||17.20 MPx|
|Sensor effective size||16.10 MPx|
|ISO range||100 - 35600|
|Maximal image size||4608 x 3456|
|Display diagonal||3.0 inches|
|Has EVF (Electronic ViewFinder)||No|
|Flash sync||1 / 320|
|Has builtin flash||Yes|
|Is weather sealed||No|
|Is being produced||No|
|Lowest price on Amazon|
- Hands-on: Olympus PEN E-P5 review - Pocket-lint
The E-P5 is distinctive and stylish. It's a nudge forward for the E-P-series, and looks as though it's pushing into the OM-D's territory. But this is fairly specialist kit based on its build quality alone - it's hovering around in the mid-level DSLR spectrum both in terms of features and price too. Pricey yet designer-esque - the E-P5 seems to us to be the strongest Olympus Micro Four Thirds release to date, particularly with that VF-4 electronic viewfinder attached. But at over a grand it's got nowhere to hide.
- Olympus E-P5 Review: First Impressions
For the designers at Olympus, though, the success of that camera must have presented a challenge: just how do you follow it up? The answer, a little under two years later, is a comprehensive inside-and-out revamp to create the Olympus PEN E-P5, a camera that couples the best of its predecessor with many features borrowed from the much-loved OM-D E-M5, plus a generous sprinkling of features unique to the new camera.
- Hands on: Olympus PEN E-P5 review | Digital slrs/hybrids Reviews | TechRadar
The Olympus PEN E-P5 is a very exciting camera, and with 2013 being a comparatively quiet year for launches compared with 2012, we think it could possibly be an early contender for best camera of the year.
- Working preview: The OIympus PEN E-P5 – Ming Thein | Photographer
It’s both a little more compact and feels nicer in the hand (I personally also think the all-black is a very stealthily handsome camera, but that of course shouldn’t enter into a real photographer’s purchasing decisions), and has additional technology (wifi, peaking, higher resolution LCD) over the OM-D.