Olympus E5 : Tests and Reviews

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Type SemiProDSLR, Professional
Announced 14/09/2010  
Indicative price (USD) 1699  
Sensor type NMOS  
Resolution 4096 x 3084  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 12.63  
Sensor size (mm) 13 x 17.3 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 12.0
Focal length multiplier
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  100 - 6400 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/8000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 5  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Four Thirds  
Weight (gr) 800
Battery type Li-ion battery BLM-5 1620mAh 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization -10- 40 / 14 F - 104 F 
Camera material  
Mount material  
View finder type Optical 
View finder magnification
View finder coverage
Mirror lockup NA 
View finder diopter -3 to +1 
Monitor type  
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 920000 
Articulated screen Yes  
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes  
Number of autofocus points 11 
Exposure bracketing (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/7 EV, 1/5 EV, 1/3 EV, 1 EV steps) 
Exposure compensation +/- 3 
Drive modes Single-frame shooting, Sequential shooting, Self-timer, Remote control. Approx. 5 frames/sec. 
Buffer size  
Recording medium Compact Flash (Type I or II)/SD/SDHC/SDXC 
Image format JPG, ORF 
White balance bracketing 3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in each A-B/G-M axis. 
Connectivity USB/HDMI/AV 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro AC-1 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1280 x 720 / 30 fps 
Full HD HD 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MPEG4 
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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