Olympus PEN E-PL2

Announced Jan 6, 2011 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | Four Thirds sensor
Price
Body type
Body type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor
Max resolution 4032 x 3024
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 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 ISO (200 - 6400), Manual ISO (100 - 6400), 1/3 or 1 EV steps
White balance presets 8
Custom white balance Yes (1)
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
Uncompressed format RAW
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 11
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
Focal length multiplier 2×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 460,000
Touch screen No
Screen type HyperCrystal LCD AR(Anti-Reflective) coating
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic (optional)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 10.00 m
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync, Manual (3 levels)
Continuous drive 3.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
AE Bracketing (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes (3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Videography features
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Format Motion JPEG
Microphone Stereo
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (Mini HDMI type-C)
Remote control Yes (Optional RM-UC1)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion BLS-5 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 280
Weight (inc. batteries) 362 g (0.80 lb / 12.77 oz)
Dimensions 114 x 72 x 42 mm (4.49 x 2.83 x 1.65)
Other features
Orientation sensor No
Timelapse recording No
GPS None
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