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Olympus E-5 review

Does this DSLR have enough to tempt Four Thirds photographers?

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Product Type
Digital SLR Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution
1280 x 720
Effective Camera Resolution
12.3 Megapixel
USB
Yes
Wide Angle
No
PictBridge
Yes
Product Family
E
Image Stabilization
Optical
Digital Zoom
No
Brand Name
Olympus
Durability
Dust Proof, Water Proof
Features
Live View, External Flash Shoe, Face Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Manual White Balance, Aperture Priority
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
Motion JPEG (AVI)
Viewfinder Type
SLR
Weight (Approximate)
800 g
Maximum Image Resolution
4032 x 3024
Maximum Frame Rate
30 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 Only
Memory Card Supported
CompactFlash (CF) Card, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Height
116.5 mm
Width
142.5 mm
Depth
74.5 mm
Autofocus Points
11
Product Series
E
Image Formats
RAW, JPEG
Audio Formats
WAV
Flash Modes
Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction, Rear Curtain Sync, Slow Sync
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Olympus Corporation
Product Model
E-5
Product Name
E-5 Digital SLR Camera
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
N4279292
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.olympus.co.uk
Marketing Information

Built on our revolutionary E-System technology, the new Olympus E-5 adds powerful new features that let you do more than ever before. Designed to maximize the award-winning performance of Zuiko Digital lenses, the E-5 achieves the highest image quality of any Olympus camera-with astonishing detail, blazing speed, and true-to-life color. New options like user control in Art Filters and 720p HD Video give you more freedom to explore creative effects. And with its weatherproof design, the rugged E-5 can go anywhere.

Battery Life
870 Shot
Package Contents
  • E-5 Digital SLR Camera
  • Body Cap
  • CB-USB4 (USB Cable)
  • CB-VC2 (Video Cable)
  • BLM-5 Battery
  • BCM-5 Charger
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Instruction Manual
  • Warranty Card
  • BC-1 (Body Cap)
  • EP-7 Eyecup
  • CD-ROM
Display Resolution
920000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
2 Year

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