Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 review

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Product Type
Mirrorless Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Green Compliant
Yes
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution
12.3 Megapixel
USB
Yes
Wide Angle
Yes
Product Family
PEN
Image Stabilization
Electronic, Optical
Colour
Black
Optical Zoom
3x
Brand Name
Olympus
Features
Face Detection, Live View, Continuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
Motion JPEG (AVI), AVCHD
Weight (Approximate)
265 g
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
WEEE
Minimum Focus Distance
250 mm
Maximum Image Resolution
4032 x 3024
Maximum Frame Rate
60 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
Live MOS
Total Camera Resolution
13.1 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
Camera Assembly
Body with Lens Kit
HD Movie Mode
Yes
Memory Card Supported
Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Eye-Fi Card
Height
63.7 mm
Width
109.5 mm
Depth
37.3 mm
Autofocus Points
35
Focal Length
14 mm to 42 mm (Lens 1)
Image Formats
JPEG, RAW
Audio Formats
WAV
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Olympus Corporation
Product Model
E-PL3
Product Name
PEN E-PL3 Mirrorless Camera
Product Line
PEN
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
V205031BE000
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.olympus.co.uk
Marketing Information

Over the last couple of years, Olympus PEN has made a name for itself with retro-styled, easy-to-use, compact system cameras that take very high-quality pictures. The new PEN Lite (E-PL3) does that and more. It gives you all the creativity and interchangeable lenses of an SLR camera, but with none of the hassle - and none of the bulk.

Battery Life
330 Shot
Package Contents
  • PEN E-PL3 Mirrorless Camera
  • 14-42mm Lens
  • Flash FL-LM1
  • BLS-1 or BLS-5 Battery
  • BCS-1 or BCS-5 Battery
  • Micro Four Thirds Body Cap (BC-2)
  • Shoulder Strap
  • USB Cable CB-USB6
  • Audio/Video Cable CB-AVC3
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Operating Instructions
  • Warranty Card
Display Resolution
460000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
2 Year
Built-in Devices
Microphone, Speaker
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