Olympus E-5

Announced Sep 14, 2010 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | Four Thirds sensor
Price
Body type
Body type Mid-size SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 4032 x 3024
Other resolutions 3200 x 2400, 2560 x 1920, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 960, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 16:9
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 13 megapixels
Sensor size Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor TruePic V+
Image
ISO Auto (200-6400), 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1600, 2000, 2500, 3200, 6400
White balance presets 8
Custom white balance Yes (4)
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Superfine, Fine, Normal, Basic
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 11
Lens mount Four Thirds
Focal length multiplier 2×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated
Screen size 3
Screen dots 920,000
Touch screen No
Screen type HyperCrystal transmissive LCD
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
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 18.00 m (at ISO 200)
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Fill-in
Continuous drive 5.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
AE Bracketing (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/7 EV, 1/5 EV, 1/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes (3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Format Motion JPEG
Microphone Stereo
Speaker None
Storage
Storage types Compact Flash (Type I or II)/SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage included None
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (Mini HDMI type-C)
Remote control Yes (Optional RM-1)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes (Weather and dust resistant)
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description BLM-5 Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery
Battery Life (CIPA) 870
Weight (inc. batteries) 800 g (1.76 lb / 28.22 oz)
Dimensions 143 x 117 x 75 mm (5.63 x 4.61 x 2.95)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
GPS None
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