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Olympus PEN E-PL2 review

Retro styled and easy to use

Olympus Pen E-PL2: Sample images

Sensitivity range: JPEGS

Full iso 200 image

ISO 200 jpeg crop

ISO 200 JPEG, full image

ISO 400 jpeg crop

ISO 400 JPEG, full image

ISO 800 jpeg crop

ISO 800 JPEG, full image

ISO 1600 jpeg crop

ISO 1600 JPEG, full image

ISO 3200 jpeg crop

ISO 3200 JPEG, full image

ISO 6400 jpeg crop

ISO 6400 JPEG, full image

Sensitivity range: raw files

ISO 200 raw crop

ISO 200 raw, full image

ISO 400 raw crop

ISO 400 raw, full image

ISO 800 raw crop

ISO 800 raw, full image

ISO 1600 raw crop

ISO 1600 raw, full image

ISO 3200 raw crop

ISO 3200 raw, full image

ISO 6400 raw crop

ISO 6400 raw, full image

Magnolia image

Daffodiles from low level

Pinhole image

Pop art image

Tech Specs

Product TypeMirrorless Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution12.3 Megapixel
Wide AngleNo
Product FamilyPEN
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationOptical, Electronic
Optical Zoom3x
Brand NameOlympus
FeaturesFace Detection, Aperture Priority, Manual White Balance, Live View, Continuous Shooting Mode
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMotion JPEG (AVI)
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)317 g
Minimum Focus Distance250 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4032 x 3024
Maximum Frame Rate30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeLive MOS
Total Camera Resolution13.1 Megapixel
Camera AssemblyBody with Lens Kit
Height72.7 mm
Width115.4 mm
Depth42 mm
Autofocus Points11
Focal Length14 mm to 42 mm (Lens 1)
Image FormatsRAW, JPEG
Audio FormatsWAV
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerOlympus Corporation
Product ModelE-PL2
Product NamePEN E-PL2 Mirrorless Camera
Product LinePEN
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberN4288092
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information

The new PEN E-PL2 boosts your photography to the next level. Packed with simple, intuitive settings such as the Live Guide for stills and movies and the Live Wheel for making instant adjustments, the E-PL2 helps you to take incredible pictures.

Battery Life280 Shot
Package Contents
  • PEN E-PL2 Mirrorless Camera
  • M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 II Lens
  • BLS-5 Battery
  • BCS-5 Battery Charger
  • Micro Four Thirds Body Cap (BC-2)
  • Shoulder Strap
  • CB-USB6 USB Cable
  • CB-VC2 Video Cable
  • Operating Instructions
  • Warranty Card
  • CD-ROM
Display Resolution460000 Pixel
Limited Warranty2 Year
Built-in DevicesMicrophone