Olympus Pen E-P1 In-depth Review
Olympus E-P1 Specifications
|• US: $749
• UK: £599
• EU: €749
|Prices (with 14-42mm)||• US: $799
• UK: £699
• EU: €749
|Prices (with 17mm pancake + viewfinder)||• US: $899
• UK: £749
• EU: €849
|Prices (with 17mm pancake, viewfinder & 14-42mm kit)||• US: TBC
• UK: £849
• EU: €949
|Sensor|| 4/3" Hi-Speed Live MOS sensor
17.3 x 13.0 mm active area
13.1 million total pixels
12.3 million effective pixels
RGB (Primary) color filter array
Fixed low pass filter (anti-alias filter)
|Dust suppression||Supersonic Wave Filter|
|Image stabilization|| "Supersonic Wave Drive" (in-body sensor shift)
Three modes: Horizontal+Vertical, Vertical only, Horizontal only
Up to 4 EV Compensation (claimed)
|Image processor||TruePic V|
|Image sizes (Still)||
4032 x 3024
|Image sizes (Movie)|| 1280 x 720 (HD)
640 x 480
|Aspect Ratio||4:3(Default), 3:2, 16:9, 6:6|
|File formats|| RAW
RAW + JPEG
JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
AVI Motion JPEG
|Lenses||• Micro Four Thirds Mount*
• Range of M.ZUIKO DIGITAL lenses available
• Multiply focal length by 2 for 35 mm equiv. FOV
* Compatible with standard Four Thirds lenses via adapter.
• Imager Contrast Detection AF system
|Focus Area Selectable||
|Focus modes||• Single shot AF (S-
• Continuous AF (C-AF)
• Manual focus (MF)
• Single + Continous (S-AF+ MF)
|Manual focus||Focus by wire|
|AF assist lamp||No|
|Art Filter||• Pop art
• Soft focus
• Pale & light color
• Light tone
• Grainy film
• Pin hole
• Auto : ISO 200 - 3200 (customizable, Default 200-800)
• TTL Image Sensor metering system
|Metering modes||• Digital ESP
• Center-Weighted Average
• Spot (2%)
• Highlight based spot
• Shadow based spot
|AE Lock||• AE lock available
• AF lock with shutter release half-press in Single AF mode
|AE Bracketing||• 3 frames
• 0.3, 0.5, 0.7 or 1.0 EV steps
|Exposure compen.||• -3.0 to +3.0 EV
• 1/3, 1/2 or 1.0 EV steps
|Shutter speed||• 60-1/4000 sec|
|Flash X-sync speed||• 1/30 - 1/180|
|White balance||• Auto
• Fluorescent 1
• Fluorescent 2
• Fluorescent 3
• 1 custom preset
• Kelvin (2000 - 14000 K)
|WB fine tuning||• Red - Blue: +/- 7 steps (2 mired each)
• Green - Magenta: +/- 7 steps (2 mired each)
|WB Bracketing||• 3 frames
• 2, 4 or 6 mired steps
|Color space||• sRGB
• Adobe RGB
|Image parameters||• Saturation - 5 levels (Vivid, Natural, Portrait, Muted)
• Sharpness - 5 levels (Vivid, Natural, Portrait, Muted, Monotone)
• Contrast- 5 levels (Vivid, Natural, Portrait, Muted, Monotone)
• B&W filter (Yellow, Orange, Red, Green)
• B&W/Sepia toning (Sepia, Blue, Purple or Green)
• Gradation (4 levels)
|Drive modes||• Single
|Continuous||• 3.0 fps
• RAW: 10 frames maximum
|Self-timer||• 2 sec
• 12 sec
|External Flash||• Hot-Shoe
• Compatible with E-system Flash (FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-50, FL-36, FL-20, FL-14)
• External Flash Control : TTL Auto, Auto, Manual, FP-TTL-Auto, FP-Manual
• Modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction slow sync., Slow sync at 1st curtain, Slow sync at 2nd curtain, Fill-in, Manual (1/4, 1/16, 1/64), Off.
• Flash power: Up to +/- 3EV in 1, 1/2, or 1/3 EV steps
|Super Control Panel information||
• Battery information
|LCD monitor||• 3.0" HyperCrystal LCD with Anti-Reflective Coating
• 230,000 pixels
• 100% frame coverage
• 15 step brightness adjustment
• 15 step Color Balance adjustment (R-B, G-M)
• 100% field of view
|Live View Modes||
• Normal Mode
|Live View Information||• Aperture value
• Shutter speed
• Auto Bracket
• AE Lock
• AF mode
• Shooting Mode
• Battery Check
• My Mode
• Internal Temperature Warning
• Face Detection
• Number of storable still pictures
• Record mode
• Sequential shooting
• White Balance
• Metering Mode
• AF confirmation mark
• Exposure Compensation Value
• Spot metering Area
• Only when E-system Flash attached : Flash Mode, Flash Status, Flash intensity Control, Super FP
|Playback functions||• Single-frame
• Information Display
• Index Display(4/9/16/25/49/100 frames, Calendar)
• Close-up (2 - 14X)
• Movie (w/sound, FF/REW/Pause)
• Picture rotation (auto mode available)
• Slideshow(Still/Movie/Still+Movie, Slide show w/BGM/BGM+Sound/Sound)
|Editing||• RAW development
• JPEG editing (B&W, Sepia, Red eye reduction, Color saturation, Resize, Shadow Adjustment Technology, Anti red-eye)
• USB 2.0 (Hi Speed)
• Remote cable RM-UC1
|Power||BLS-1 1150 mAh Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery (supplied & charger)|
|Dimensions||121mm (W) x 70mm (H) x 36mm (D) (excluding protrusions)
4.7" x 2.7" x 1.4"
|Weight (no batt)||335g (0.7 lb)|
|Box contents||E-P1 Body, Li-ion battery BLS-1, Li-ion battery charger BCS-1, USB/Video Multi cable, Shoulder strap, OLYMPUS Master CD-ROM, Instruction manual, Warranty card.|
- 1 Introduction
- 2 Lenses
- 3 What's New
- 4 Specifications
- 5 Body & Design
- 6 Body & Design
- 7 Operation & Controls
- 8 Operation & Controls
- 9 Operation (live view)
- 10 Displays
- 11 Menus
- 12 Menus
- 13 Performance
- 14 Video
- 15 Art Filters
- 16 Photographic tests (RAW)
- 17 Photographic tests (Noise)
- 18 Photographic tests (Noise)
- 19 Photographic tests (DR)
- 20 Photographic tests
- 21 Lens tests
- 22 Lens tests
- 23 Compared to
- 24 Compared to (JPEG)
- 25 Compared to (JPEG)
- 26 Compared to (JPEG)
- 27 Compared to (JPEG)
- 28 Compared to (JPEG)
- 29 Compared to (JPEG)
- 30 Compared to (RAW)
- 31 Compared to (RAW)
- 32 Compared to (RAW)
- 33 Compared to (RAW)
- 34 Compared to (RAW)
- 35 Compared to (Higher ISO)
- 36 Compared to (Resolution)
- 37 Conclusion
- 38 Samples
- 39 Movie Samples
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