Olympus PEN EPM1 : Tests and Reviews

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Type Hybrid
Announced 30/06/2011  
Indicative price (USD) 499  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 4080 x 3040  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 12.4  
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 - 12800 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 5.5  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Micro 4/3  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type BLS-1 Li-ion 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization  
Camera material Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type No 
View finder magnification
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
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) / Manual Focus (MF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR) C-AF and AF tracking are not available with non-Micro Four Thirds lenses. This is can be set in both recording mode, still and movie, separately. 
Number of autofocus points 35 
Exposure bracketing 2, 3, 5frames in 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1EV steps selectable, 7frames in 0.3, 0.5, 0.7EV steps selectable 
Exposure compensation  
Drive modes Single, Sequential, Self-timer (2 or 12 sec) 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD Memory Card(SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I compatible), Eye-Fi, Class 6 is recommended for Movie shooting 
Image format JPEG, RAW (ORF) 
White balance bracketing 3 frames, 2, 4 or 6 steps 
Connectivity USB/Mini HDMI/Video Out/Accessory Port AP2 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording AVCHD Format: Dolby Digital, Motion JPEG Format / Picture with Sound: Wave Format Base (Stereo PCM/16bit, 48kHz), Max Recording Time 9Picture with Sound) 30 sec, Mic / Speaker: Stereo / Mono 
External micro  
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920x1080, 60i 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format AVCHD 
Video codec  
Video stabilisation  

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