Olympus E-3

Announced Oct 16, 2007 •
10 megapixels | 2.5 screen | Four Thirds sensor
Price
Body type
Body type Mid-size SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 3648 x 2736
Other resolutions 3200 x 2400, 2560 x 1920, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 4:3
Effective pixels 10 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 12 megapixels
Sensor size Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor TruePic III
Image
ISO Auto, 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200
White balance presets 8
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Standard, High, Super High
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes (lens focus by wire, direct Focus with SWD Lens)
Number of focus points 11
Lens mount Four Thirds
Focal length multiplier 2×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated
Screen size 2.5
Screen dots 230,000
Touch screen No
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder magnification 1.15×
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Built-in flash Yes (pop-up)
Flash range 13.00 m
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Flash modes Auto, Auto FP, Manual, Red-Eye
Continuous drive 5.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
Videography features
Microphone None
Storage
Storage types Compact Flash (Type I or II), xD Picture Card
Storage included None
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI No
Remote control Yes (Wire/ InfraRed)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion rechargeable
Weight (inc. batteries) 890 g (1.96 lb / 31.39 oz)
Dimensions 142 x 116 x 75 mm (5.59 x 4.57 x 2.95)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No
GPS None
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