Summary Olympus E-PM2

Prices Price
Body only
$400
With 14-42mm lens
$275
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Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Four thirds 17.3x13.3mm
Screen resolution
Help 460k 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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Pros

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The Olympus E-PM2 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Startup delay Short startup delay Help
700 ms startup delay
Lens availability More lenses available Help
108 lenses
Size Quite small Help
Compact (110×64×34 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
1.3"
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
60 seconds
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$275.00
Weight Light Help
269 g

Cons

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The Olympus E-PM2 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
15.9 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Announced Old Help
September 2012
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
35
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Joel (2:39 PM, December 30, 2013)
How do you shoot a panorama foto with the E-PM2 so that the fotos are stiched together?