Imaging: 10MP (effective). 12 bits/color in RAW format.
Storage: CF Type I/II or Microdrive, and xD-Picture Card. Stores JPEG, RAW, and RAW + JPEG with several compression settings.
Burst rate: Up to 12 Super high-quality JPEGs at 3 fps or 8 RAW (tested using a SanDisk Ultra II 8GB card, LCD turned off).
Image stabilization: Sensor-based, works with all lenses.
AF system: TTL phase contrast with 3 selectable AF zones. Sensitive down to EV -0 (ISO 100, f/1.4).
Shutter speeds: 1/4000 to 60 sec plus B (1/3-EV increments).
Metering: TTL full aperture, evaluative, centerweighted average, and 2% spotmeter. EV 1-20 (at ISO 100).
ISO range: 100-1600 (in 1-EV increments) with +/-5 EV compensation.
Flash: Built-in pop-up with TTL metering and GN 39 (ISO 100, feet). Flash sync at 1/180 sec. Dedicated hot-shoe.
Viewfinder: Fixed eye-level pentaprism.
LCD: 2.5-in. TFT with 230,000-pixel resolution and Live View mode.
Batteries: Rechargeable 1500mAh PS-BLM1 Li-ion; 650 shots per charge (CIPA rating).
Size/weight: 5.4x3.6x2.7 in.; 1.1 lb with card and battery (body only).
Street price: $800, body only).
For info: www.olympusamerica.com.