General

Olympus PEN E-PL5 Olympus Pen E-P5
Brand
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Olympus Olympus
Lowest price
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$406.52 $799.00
Announced
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September, 2012 May, 2013

Sensor

Type
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LIVEMOS LIVEMOS
Size
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Four thirds 17.3x13.0mm Four thirds 17.3x13.0mm
Crop factor
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2.1x 2.1x
Megapixels
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15.9 MP 15.9 MP
Light sensitivity
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25,600 ISO 25,600 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown Unknown
Sensor cleaning
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Yes Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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15.9 MP 15.9 MP
Native resolution
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4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456
Pixel size
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14.1 µm² 14.1 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3.0" 3.0"
Resolution
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460k dots 1,036k dots
Touch screen
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Yes Yes
Flips out
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Yes Yes
Live view
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Yes Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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40 lenses 40 lenses
Lens mount
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Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds

Form factor

Size
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111x64x38 mm 122x69x37 mm
Depth
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1.5" 1.5"
Weight
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325 g 420 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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No No
Built-in focus motor
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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None None

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps 1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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No No
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Continuous focus
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Yes Yes
All formats
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480p @ 30fps
1080p @ 30fps
720p @ 30fps
1080p @ 30fps
720p @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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Yes Yes
HDR
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No No
3D
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Yes Yes
Image stabilization
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Sensor shift Sensor shift
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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600 ms 900 ms
Shutter lag
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221 ms 196 ms
Battery life
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360 shots 330 shots
Continuous shooting
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8 fps 9 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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35 35
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s 1/8000s
Min
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60s 60s

Flash

Built-in flash
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No Yes
Popup
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n/a Yes
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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SDXC
SD
SDHC
SDHC
SD
SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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72.0 72.0
Color depth
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22.8 bits 22.8 bits
Dynamic range
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12.3 EV 12.4 EV
Low light performance
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889 ISO 895 ISO
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