Olympus E-P5

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The E-P5 is the fourth generation of the original Olympus m4/3 camera. Basically take an E-P3 body and add the newer OM-D DNA in the sensor and operational ergonomics and you have the E-P5. The E-P5 also adds a couple of new bits: faster autofocus and focus peaking. Note that the E-P5 is not weather sealed like the OM-D E-M5.

  • Sensor: 16mp Sony CMOS sensor, 17.3 x 13mm (2x crop), five-axis sensor stabilization
  • Mount: Micro 4/3 (m4/3)
  • Images:  4608x3456 pixel JPEG or 12-bit ORF maximum, 9 fps max (without IS), 18 frame minimum raw buffer
  • Video: 1080P/30 20Mbps AVCHD max .MOV file, also 720P/30, 480P/30, plus Motion-JPEG .AVI file, stereo 48kHz sampled 16-bit PCM audio
  • Shutter: mechanical 60 sec to 1/8000 sec, bulb (+1 to 30 minute settings)
  • Exposure: matrix, center-weighted, spot metering, -3 to +3EV exposure compensation, 6 white balance settings (plus Preset K's, Auto and Custom), ISO 200-25,600, AUTO ISO
  • Focus: 800 point, 35 area contrast detect, single point, multi-area, face detect, tracking, manual focus override
  • Display: 3" 1.037m dot tilt touchscreen LCD, optional 2.36m dot VF-4 EVF (1.48x magnification, 18mm eyepoint, -4 to +1 diopter correction) 
  • Flash: built-in flash (7GN m@100 ISO), hot shoe, 1/320 flash sync with internal flash (otherwise 1/250 or Super FP to 1/4000), red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync, three-level manual
  • Remote: optional RM-UC1
  • Other Notable Features: WiFi, optional accessory slot, interval timer
  • Cards: SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-I, Eye-Fi compatible)
  • Battery: BLN-1 (400 shots CIPA)
  • Size: 4.8 x 2.7 x 1.5" (122.3 x 69 x 37.2) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 12.9 ounces (366g) body only
  • Colors: Black, Silver, White
  • Price: US$1000 body only, US$1450 with 17mm lens and VF-4 EVF
  • Current Firmware: version 1.5 (May 2014)
  • Announced: May 10th 2013, shipped mid June 2013

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