Olympus E-PM1 Price in Singapore & Specifications

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Olympus E-PM1 Specs

Release Date in Singapore
ModelE-PM1 + M.Zuiko 14-42mm II
DateSep 2011
Compatible memory cardsSD,SDHC,SDXC
Memory slots1
Display diagonal7.62 cm (3")
Display resolution (numeric)460000 pixels
Built-in microphoneYes
Audio systemStereo
Ports & interfaces
USB version2.0
Weight & dimensions
Width109.5 mm
Depth34 mm
Height63.7 mm
Weight217 g
Weight (including battery)265 g
ISO sensitivity (min)200
ISO sensitivity (max)12800
ISO sensitivity200,1600,12800
Light exposure modesAperture priority AE,Auto,Manual,Shutter priority AE
Light exposure correction± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light meteringCentre-weighted,Spot
Light exposure controlProgram AE
Picture quality
Camera typeMILC
Megapixel12.3 MP
Sensor typeLive MOS
Maximum image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
Image sensor size4/3"
Still image resolution(s)1024 x 768,2560 x 1920,4032 x 3024
Image stabilizerYes
Supported aspect ratios3:2,3:4,4:3,16:9
Total megapixels13.1 MP
Network readyNo
Video recordingYes
Maximum video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
HD typeFull HD
Video resolutions640 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG frame rate30 fps
Video formats supportedAVCHD,AVI,M-JPEG
Auto focusing (AF) modesContinuous Auto Focus,Face tracking,Multi Point Auto Focus,Single Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lockYes
Flash modesAuto,Fill-in,Flash off,Manual,Red-eye reduction,Slow synchronization
Flash guide number10 m
External flash connectorYes
Flash sync-speed1/160 s
Flash exposure compensationYes
White balanceAuto,Flash,Fluorescent,Shade,Sunny,Tungsten
Scene modesBeach, Candlelight, Children, Close-up (macro), Documents, Fireworks, Night, Night portrait, Panorama, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Landscape
Photo effectsBlack&White,Sepia
Self-timer delay2,12 s
Saturation adjustmentYes
Camera playbackMovie,Single image,Slide show
Live viewYes
Image editingResizing,Trimming
On Screen Display (OSD) languagesCzech, Danish, German, Dutch, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, SER, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Battery technologyLithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery life (CIPA standard)330 shots
Number of batteries supported1
Fastest camera shutter speed1/4000 s
Slowest camera shutter speed60 s
Product colourBlack

Reviews of Olympus E-PM1

Reviewed on 2012-01-30
The Nikon 1 series challenges current small mirrorless cameras such as the Micro Four Thirds cameras, so we thought it would be worth comparing the with one of the smallest mirrorless cameras with a large sensor, the . Nikon 1 J1 vs Olympus PEN Mini E...
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Reviewed on 2012-01-23
Good performance, * Above average image quality, * Solid features with advanced and basic options,
Confusing menu system, beyond the basics, * Minimal external controls, Price when rated: 500
The baby of the Olympus PEN family, the 12-megapixel E-PM1, actually represents a new line of the company’s interchangeable lens cameras. Also known as the PEN Mini, this $500 entry-level model and s E-P3 and the E-PL3 sibling, is the least expensive o...
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Reviewed on 2012-01-04
You're ready for a camera upgrade. You've outgrown the best point-and-shoot cameras, but a DSLR is a little excessive. Luckily for you, there's a middle ground. Mirrorless, interchangeable lens cameras—even affordable ones—are getting really, really good....
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Reviewed on 2011-12-01
Built-in stabilisation works with any lens, 1080i60 movie mode with PASM, Standard hotshoe with an accessory port, Fast start-up and quick AF response.
Lacks a touch or tilting screen, Movie stabilisation artifacts, Incorrect control labels when customised, Single-use accessory port.
Olympus PEN Mini E-PM1 review The Olympus PEN Mini E-PM1 is one of the most affordable mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras (ILCs) to date. It was announced in June 2011 alongside the mid-range E-PL3 and flagship E-P3, and like all Olympus PEN came...
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Reviewed on 2011-12-01
Cute as pie. Cheap as chips. Well, on the latter count: nearly.I’m still figuring out why Olympus has launched virtually the same camera in three different guises that this Micro Four Thirds system gear encloses. Beats me!Look around the DPS site and ...
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Reviewed on 2011-11-15
The Olympus PEN E-PM1 is the ideal camera for those who are ready to take the leap from standard digital compact cameras, but just aren't quite ready for a D/SLR yet. Similar in concept to the Sony Nex-3, the Olympus PEN E-PM1 is also a interchangeable le...
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Reviewed on 2011-10-21
With good still image quality and excellent HD video capability, Olympus positions the E-PM1 as a worthy competitor in the entry-level Micro Four Thirds class. Along with two new stable mates (E-P3, E-PL3) the (PM1) is the latest addition to the ...
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Reviewed on 2011-10-05
The Olympus E-PM1 is one of the smallest, lightest and arguably sexiest compact system cameras currently on the market. Also known as the PEN Mini, the svelte EPM1 boasts the World's fastest autofocus system, a 3 inch LCD display, new 12.3 megapixel L...
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Reviewed on 2011-09-27
Good photo quality, Responsive (but turn Review off!), Compact, solid, nice design
Interface not completely intuitive, Forget ISO 12,800
Mirrorless interchangeable cameras are making headlines with new models arriving almost weekly. We test the Olympus PEN E-PM1 which is the newest, smallest and cheapest one currently available to see if it’s your next dream camera.Features and DesignOl...
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Reviewed on 2011-09-23
Two year warranty, Good build quality, Excellent image quality, In camera antishake (works with ALL lenses), Customisable video, right and down buttons, 5.5 fps shooting (fastest M43 yet), Compact, stylish design, Rear thumb grip, Art filters, Great colou...
Lacks built in flash, Advanced menus can seem daunting, Slow pop up menus, Small scroll wheel, No front grip (flipbac? why not give the option Olympus?), Lacks a mode dial / zoom buttons shared, Some images are blurred with IS on at closer focus lengths (...
The Olympus PEN Mini E-PM1 is the smallest Olympus PEN released, and introduces a whole new range of "Mini" PENs, assuming Olympus go on to release the E-PM2, and E-PM3 in coming years. To enable the smallest PEN yet, Olympus has developed a new smal...
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Reviewed on 2011-09-21
Nikon 1 J1 next to Nikon 1 V1The new Nikon 1 J1 and V1 are introduced and offer similar specifications, and key features, however it's clear from the price difference, design, and expandability that these two models are aimed at different markets, so t...
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Reviewed on 2011-09-16
Fast autofocus system, Extremely compact, Accessory port for optional EVF, In-camera art filters,
High noise at ISO 1600 and above, No built-in flash, Fixed rear LCD,
The Olympus PEN E-PM1 ($499.99 direct with 14-42mm kit lens), nicknamed the PEN Mini, is the smallest, lightest and least-expensive entry in the current Olympus Micro Four Thirds lineup. This compact interchangeable-lens camera is designed to be easy f...
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Reviewed on 2011-09-13
Fast autofocus system and 5fps burst shooting mode are enough to keep up with some of the world's best tennis players. Crisp 1080i HD movies with stereo sound available at the touch of a button. 2x magnification factor from Micro Four Thirds sensor turns...
Attach a zoom lens and the Mini becomes decidedly less mini. Very slow startup time might cause you to miss shots of famous celebrities. Images above ISO 1600 are noisy. Menu navigation involves too many button pushes and knob turns. No builtin flash
Camera manufacturers have been slugging it out in an entirely new product category this year: the micro sharpshooter.Much as the revived Mini Cooper helped change the compact car category in the last decade by offering style and performance in a small ...
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Reviewed on 2011-09-08
One of my favorite events of the year is the one where Olympus invites me to New York to document the U.S. Open tennis tournament with one of their brand new Micro Four Thirds PEN cameras. This year, I happened to be snapping away in the press dugouts wit...
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Reviewed on 2011-06-30
Low image noise, Conservative metering, Fast contrastdetect AF, Short shutterlag, Almost instant video recording, Generally quick and responsive, Effective builtin stabilization, Excellent automatic Manual Focus Assist, High level of customization, Excell...
Poor color accuracy, Below average AWB, Useless ISO 12800, Low contrast LCD, Poor video framing preview accuracy, Histogram disappears during EC, Not always ExposurePriority, Uncomfortable strap eyelets, Low battery life
The Olympus PEN E-PM1, also known as the PEN Mini, is an entry-level Micro Four-Thirds SLD from Olympus. This digital camera is built around a 12 megapixels Four-Thirds sensor with a maximum ISO of 12800, unlimited 4.1 FPS full-resolution drive and 1080p ...
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Reviewed on 2006-01-01
1. Introduction2. Specifications3. Body and Design4. Operation and Controls5. Displays6. Menus7. Menus8. Handling9. Performance10. Image Stabilization11. Noise12. Resolution13. Dynamic Range14. Photographic Tests15. Art Filters16. Features17. Video18. C...
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Reviewed on 2012-02-21
Clear image quality, Good high ISO performance, WYSIWYG LCD screen
Flash not built in, Video capture is "wobbly"
Olympus PEN cameras are lovely little things that combine the benefits of digital SLR functionality with the portability of a compact camera, and they also feature striking good looks. The PEN E-PM1 Mini is a little smaller than a regular Olympus PEN d...
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Reviewed on 2011-12-29
This is the smallest and least expensive of the Olympus Pen micro four thirds cameras. It has the same 12.3-megapixel sensor and 14mm-42mm kit lens as the E-PL3 and E-P3 but is aimed at customers wanting better quality than a compact but with the same point-and-shoot full automation...
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Reviewed on 2011-12-28
Read later This is the smallest and least expensive of the Olympus Pen micro four thirds cameras. It has the same 12.3-megapixel sensor and 14mm-42mm kit lens as the E-PL3 and E-P3 but is aimed at customers wanting better quality than a compact but...
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Reviewed on 2011-11-01
To cater for the varying tastes of the target market for the E-PM1, Olympus is offering it in six different colours. In addition to the traditional black and silver, users can choose from white, brown, pale pink and a rather eye-catching purple. The lense...
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