Olympus PEN E-P5

Announced May 10, 2013 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | Four Thirds sensor
dpreview conclusion

The E-P5 is the most substantial re-working of the original PEN model, and it's the most impressive yet. It produces the same excellent image quality as the E-M5 and has a proper two-dial control system. This, combined with a better touch screen and arguably the prettiest PEN body, make it a more attractive and more complete camera than the series has seen before.

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Silver Award
78%
dpreview score
Good for

Out-and-about shooting. Making the most of Olympus's range of prime lenses.

Not so good for

Sports shooting or videography.

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Other reviews
Olympus PEN E-P5 Review
By: Eamon Hickey, Imaging Resource (11 months ago)

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Olympus PEN E-P5 review

The Olympus PEN E-P5 is a flagship model worthy of the name. It does exactly what manufacturers and retailers expect of a premium product - makes you yearn for it, regardless of whether you need or can afford it. It offers a truly compelling range of features in a form that combines half a century of design legacy with the latest that imaging technology has to offer. While the E-P5 has a...

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