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Type Hybrid
Announced 06/01/2011  
Indicative price (USD) 599  
Sensor type Live MOS  
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  200 - 6400 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 3.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Micro 4/3  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-ion, BLS-5, 7.2V, 1150mAh 
Battery weight (gr) 44
Tropicalization  
Camera material  
Mount material  
View finder type Electronic (optional) VF-2 
View finder magnification 1.15 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter -3.0 to +1.0 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 460000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR) C-AF and AF tracking are not available with non-mFTs lenses. 
Number of autofocus points 11 
Exposure bracketing 2, 3, 5 frames in 0.3, 0.7, 1EV steps selectable, 7frames in 0.3, 0.5, 0.7EV steps selectable 
Exposure compensation  
Drive modes single, continuous, self-timer (12 sec., 2 sec.) 
Buffer size 10 (RAW) 
Recording medium SD, SDHC, SDXC 
Image format JPG, RAW (ORF) 
White balance bracketing 3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in each A-B/G-M axis. 
Connectivity USB 2.0 High Speed, Mini HDMI(HD/Mono or Stereo Sound), VIDEO-OUT(NTSC/PAL selectable; SD/Mono Sound), Accessory port AP2 (works with VF-2, SEMA-1, Macro Arm Light MAL-1 and Communication Unit Olympus PENPAL) 
Bluetooth PENPAL (extarnal, optional) 
3G  
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS  
Video  
Maximum format image video  
Full HD  
Live autofocus  
Video file format  
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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