Summary Olympus PEN E-PL8

Prices Price
Body only
$499
With 14-42mm lens
$400 - $599
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 2
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 24
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Four thirds 17.3x13mm
Screen resolution
Help 1,037k dots
Megapixels
Help 15.9 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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Pros

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The Olympus PEN E-PL8 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Lens availability More lenses available Help
108 lenses
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$399.99
Weight Light Help
357 g
Size Quite small Help
Mid size (115×67×38 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
1.5"
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
60 seconds

Cons

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The Olympus PEN E-PL8 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
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
Announced Old Help
September 2016
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
25,600 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
15.9 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
81
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional

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