Summary Olympus E-PL7

Prices Price
Body only
With 12-42mm, 40-150mm lenses
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 5
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 24
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Four thirds 17.3x13mm
Screen resolution
Help 1,037k dots
Help 16.1 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 25,600 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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The Olympus E-PL7 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Startup delay Incredible startup delay Help
500 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Weight Light Help
309 g
Lens availability More lenses available Help
108 lenses
Size Quite small Help
Mid size (115×67×38 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
60 seconds


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The Olympus E-PL7 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
16.1 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
Announced Old Help
August 2014
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
25,600 ISO
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
158 ms shutter lag
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Olympus PEN E-PL7

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