Olympus PEN E-PL5 Price in Singapore & Specifications

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Olympus PEN E-PL5 Specs

Release Date in Singapore
ModelE-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm
DateOct 2012
Compatible memory cardsSD,SDHC,SDXC
Display diagonal7.62 cm (3")
Display resolution (numeric)460000 pixels
Field of view100%
Built-in microphoneYes
Audio formats supportedPCM
Ports & interfaces
USB version2.0
Lens system
Optical zoom3x
Digital zoom14x
Focal length range14 - 42 mm
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)28 mm
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)84 mm
Minimum aperture number3.5
Maximum aperture number22
Lens structure (elements/groups)8/7
Filter size3.7 cm
Number of aspheric elements3
Number of diaphragm blades7
Lens mount interfaceMicro Four Thirds
Weight & dimensions
Width110.5 mm
Depth38.2 mm
Height63.7 mm
Weight279 g
Weight (including battery)325 g
ISO sensitivity (min)200
ISO sensitivity (max)25600
ISO sensitivity200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, Auto
Light exposure modesAperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light exposure correction± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light meteringCentre-weighted, Spot
Auto Exposure (AE) lockYes
Picture quality
Camera typeMILC
Megapixel16.1 MP
Sensor typeLive MOS
Maximum image resolution4608 x 3456 pixels
Image sensor size4/3"
Still image resolution(s)1024 x 768,2560 x 1920,4608 x 3456
Image stabilizerYes
Supported aspect ratios3:2,3:4,4:3,16:9
Total megapixels17.2 MP
Image sensor size (W x H)17.3 x 13 mm
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
Analog signal format systemNTSC,PAL
Video formats supportedAVI,H.264,M-JPEG,MOV,MPEG4
Auto focusing (AF) modesContinuous Auto Focus, Face tracking, Single Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) points35
Auto Focus (AF) lockYes
Auto Focus (AF) assist beamYes
Flash modesAuto, Fill-in, Flash off, Manual, Red-eye reduction, Second curtain synchro, Slow synchronization
Flash guide number10 m
External flash connectorYes
Flash sync-speed1/250 s
White balanceAuto, Cloudy, Flash, Fluorescent, Manual, Shade, Sunny, Tungsten, Underwater
Scene modesBeach, Candlelight, Children, Close-up (macro), Documents, Fireworks, Night, Night portrait, Panorama, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Underwater, Landscape
Photo effectsArt, Black&White, Muted, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
Self-timer delay2,12 s
Camera playbackMovie, Single image, Slide show
Live viewYes
Image editingResizing, Trimming
Camera file systemDCF 2.0,DPOF 1.1,Exif 2.2
Image quality adjustmentContrast, Saturation, Sharpness
Battery technologyLithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery typeBLS-5
Fastest camera shutter speed1/4000 s
Slowest camera shutter speed60 s
Product colourBlack

Reviews of Olympus PEN E-PL5

Reviewed on 2013-05-14
The Olympus E-PL5 retains the tilting 3-inch LCD screen, though the new design tilts upward 170 degrees to face forward for self-portraits. Note the deeper notch in the top of the LCD to better fit over the hot shoe. All the rest of the buttons are the sa...
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Reviewed on 2013-04-08
An express review of the Olympus PEN E-PL5 review was just published at Neocamera. This compact mirrorless camera is the mid-level model among Micro Four-Thirds cameras at features a high-speed CMOS sensor with 16 megapixels and capable of...
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Reviewed on 2013-03-05
Stick till the end, there's also a link for a competition that can make you win this camera. The video is in Arabic, but you can turn subtitles on (press CC on the YouTube window)...
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Reviewed on 2013-02-17
Fast autofocusing system, Takes very good photos, Tilting screen for angled shots or self-portraits, Special effects and filters allow you to take fun pictures
Requires playing around to learn features and settings, Lens is a bit big on what is otherwise a compact camera, Higher price tag when there's a comparable Olympus camera with similar features
For users upgrading from a simple point-and-shoot to an interchangeable lens camera, the Olympus PEN Lite E-PL5 is a very good model to transition to. Out of the box, the E-PL5 takes great photos. It does take time, however, to learn some of the features ...
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Reviewed on 2013-01-01
There’s one thing that Olympus has mostly got right: stylish camera designs, with clearly labelled functions and layout. However it seems like decades have been spent as the company has fumbled around with its viewfinder menu layout … and the PL5 is no...
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Reviewed on 2012-12-12
During the fall of 2012, Olympus announced two new Micro Four Thirds PEN series cameras, the "Mini" E-PM2 and the "Lite" E-PL5. Spec-wise, both cameras are virtually identical -- both are advanced Micro Four Thirds camera systems that offer DSLR-qualit...
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Reviewed on 2012-12-05
Great image quality up to ISO 1600, Fast focusing, Excellent feel in the hands thanks in part to the large tilting LCD screen, Removeable/Interchangeable grips, Excellent battery life
No popup flash, High ISO pixel smudging
The E-PL5 retains a very high end point-and-shoot-eqsue style of camera body but adds a touch of retro appeal to its exterior. It makes maximum use of the real estate by including direct control buttons where it can but without adding too many to overwhe...
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Reviewed on 2012-12-05
16 megapixel sensor from EM5, Excellent image quality, Screen tilts forwards, ISO noise performance, 2 year warranty, HDR Bracketing, Live Bulb/Live Time feature, Kit lens performs well, Inbody Image Stabilisation, Art Filters massively upgraded, 8fps con...
Lacks panoramic mode, HDR doesn't auto merge, software provided doesn't merge, Advanced menus can seem daunting initially
The Olympus PEN Lite E-PL5 is the latest compact Micro Four Thirds camera from Olympus, sitting above the , it features the 16 megapixel sensor from the top of the range released earlier this year, as well as a tilting 3 inch touch screen.Olympus PEN ...
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Reviewed on 2012-11-19
Olympus has seen great success in the mirrorless camera world with its PEN series. The line's latest iteration is the E-PL5, a micro 4/3 camera that shares a few details with its more expensive brother, the OMD-EM5. It shoots beautifully—what's the catch...
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Reviewed on 2012-11-15
Tilting rear display. Optional EVF available. Removable front grip. In-camera art filters. Sharp kit lens. Good high ISO performance. Fast shot-to-shot and focus times.
No built-in flash
The Olympus PEN Lite E-PL5 ($699.99 direct with lens) is the mid-level entry in the company's line of compact Micro Four Thirds cameras. It's a bit bigger than the PEN E-PM2, but doesn't quite have the advanced control layout found in the PEN E-P3. Under ...
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Reviewed on 2012-11-01
3 inch articulated touch-screen, Excellent 16 Megapixel image quality, 1080p30 movies with manual exposure, High degree of customisation, Built-in stabilisation, Access to large native lens catalogue.
IS not as good as some optical systems, AF hesitant in movie modes, 16:9 screen ill-suited to 4:3 stills, No WiFi or GPS accessories.
Olympus PEN E-PL5 review The Olympus PEN E-PL5 is a mid-range mirror-less compact system camera (CSC) with a 16 Megapixel sensor and a 3in articulated touch screen. Like all Olympus CSCs, the PEN E-PL5 employs the Micro Four Thirds standard and this m...
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Reviewed on 2012-10-29
The Olympus E-PL5 (also known as the Olympus PEN Lite) is a new mid-range compact system camera. Featuring the same 16-megapixel “Live MOS” sensor and TruePic VI image processor as the flagship Olympus OM-D E-M5, the EPL5 offers the world's fastest auto-f...
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Reviewed on 2012-09-17
Very low image noise, Reliable metering, Good whitebalance, Quick shottoshot speed, Fast contrastdetect AF, Short shutterlag, Generally responsive, Effective builtin stabilization, Excellent automatic Manual Focus Assist, High level of customization, Olym...
Poor color accuracy, Focus hunts in low light, Long blackout, Display not always ExposurePriority, Low contrast LCD, Modal EC interface, ½s Video record delay, Uncomfortable strap eyelets, Flimsy battery and memory door
The Olympus PEN E-PL5, also known as the PEN Lite, is an entry-level Micro Four-Thirds mirrorless from Olympus. This digital camera is built around a 16 megapixels Four-Thirds sensor with a maximum ISO of 25600, fast 8 FPS full-resolution drive and 1080p ...
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Reviewed on 2006-01-01
Olympus was one of the instigators of the mirrorless uprising, having formulated the Micro Four Thirds standard with Panasonic...
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Reviewed on 2014-05-26
If you were more in love with the E-M5's mind than its body, now you can have much the same set of capabilities repackaged in a compact-style camera. So much has happened since Olympus kicked off the whole mirrorless thing with the E-P1, it's easy to f...
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Reviewed on 2013-09-17
Focusing, Screen, In-camera filters
Won't know until we test it
Olympus has just announced an upgrade to its PEN series of cameras, introducing the PEN Lite E-PL5, which is a direct replacement for the PEN Lite E-PL3 ....
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Reviewed on 2012-11-23
Olympus has seen great success in the mirrorless camera world with its PEN series. The line's latest iteration is the E-PL5, a micro four thirds camera that shares a few details with its more expensive brother, the OMD-EM5. It shoots beautifully — what's...
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Reviewed on 2012-10-11
Buy this camera if: - You want a smart-looking mirrorless camera with interchangeable lenses, raw file capture plus in-camera image stabilisation and effective dust reduction technology. - You'd like Full HD video recording with stereophonic sound. - Yo...
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