A camera that delivers DSLR-quality imaging and still able to fit in your jacket pocket.
Imaging: 12.3MP effective, Four Thirds sized live MOS sensor captures images at 4032x3024 pixels with 12 bits/color
Storage: SD and SDHC. Stores JPEG, ORF RAW, and RAW + JPEG files.
Video: Up to 1280x720, 30-fps AVI motion JPEG; built-in mono mic with optional mic input; continuous AF.
Burst Rate: Full-sized JPEGs (normal mode), up to 18 at 3 fps with SanDisk Extreme III Class 6 SDHC card. RAW, up to 10 shots at 3 fps (12 bit).
AF System: TTL contrast detection with 11 focus areas. Single-shot and continuous. shutter Speeds: 1/2000 to 60 sec, plus B (1/3-, 1/2-, or 1-EV increments).
Metering: TTL metering using 324-area multipattern evaluative, centerweighted, and spotmetering (approx. 1% of LCD screen). EV 0–18 (at ISO 100).
ISO range: ISO 100–3200 (in 1/3- or 1-EV increments).
Flash: Built-in pop-up with TTL autoflash and wireless triggering of optional flash units, gn 23 (ISO 100, feet). Flash sync to 1/160 sec. Dedicated Olympus e-system hot-shoe.
LCD: 2.7-inch TFT with 230,000-dot resolution.
Output: hi-Speed USB 2.0, mini HDMI video, composite video.
Battery: Rechargeable PS-BlS-1 li-ion, 1150 mah. CIPA rating, 290 shots.
Size/weight: 4.5x2.8x1.6 in., 0.76 lb with card and battery (without lens).
Price: $600 with 14–42mm f/3.5–5.6.
For info: olympusamerica.com
Hands On: Olympus PEN E-PL1