Olympus PEN E-PL7 prices and specs
The Olympus PEN E-PL7 was produced on Aug 28, 2014 and is on sale in USA for $665.00.
The Olympus PEN E-PL7 belongs to the category of rangefinder style mirrorless cameras. It means that the PEN E-PL7 is smaller than DSLR cameras but however takes high quality pictures and has different kinds of shooting options.
The device can make photos at 16 megapixels max resolution. But for better picture quality the more important specification is a sensor size. This model has a Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm) sensor. The camera with such sensor size will become the best choice if you want to shoot photos of a good quality but don't want to use big inconvenient DSLRs. But if you want to make photos of the professional quality pay attention to Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246).
The camera has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec. It is an average shutter speed that is rather good for making action photos of a very good quality. The camera has tilting LCD that will let the owner to capture photos from any odd perspective easily. The camera shoots high quality videos in Full HD resolution.
The Olympus PEN E-PL7 is an interchangeable and uses Micro Four Thirds lens mount. If the event demands special photography conditions, the camera owner can change lens to a more suitable to capture the best quality images.
Also this model has Wi-Fi which means that the PEN E-PL7 owner can use the phone or tablet for remote control for example. The Olympus PEN E-PL7 battery life will be enough to capture approximately 350 photos.
Screen & Viewfinder
Lens & Focus
Physical & Battery
Image ratio w:h
Sensor photo detectors
Boosted ISO (minimum)
White balance presets
Custom white balance
Image stabilization notes
JPEG quality levels
Minimum shutter speed
Maximum shutter speed
Manual exposure mode
Subject / scene modes
Number of focus points
Focal length multiplier
Weight (inc. batteries)
Battery Life (CIPA)
- Aug 28, 2014
- Rangefinder-style mirrorless
- 16 megapixels
- 4608 x 3456
- Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
- TruePic VII
- 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
- 3200 x 2400, 1280 x 960
- 17 megapixels
- Auto, 200 - 25600
- Yes (4 slots)
- 3.5 stops
- Super fine, fine, normal, basic)
- 60 sec
- 1/4000 sec
- No (small external flash included)
- Yes (GN7 @ ISO 100)
- 8.0 fps
- Yes (2 or 12 sec, custom)
- ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
- ±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
- Yes (3 frames in 2/4/6 stops in A-B/G-M axis)
- 1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
- H.264, Motion JPEG
- Contrast Detect (sensor)
- Selective single-point
- Face Detection
- Live View
- Micro Four Thirds
- 357 g (0.79 lb / 12.59 oz)
- 115 x 67 x 38 mm (4.53 x 2.64 x 1.5″)
- Battery Pack
- BLS-50 lithium-ion battery & charger
- SD/SDHC/SDXC card
- USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
- Yes (micro-HDMI)
- Yes (wired or via smartphone)
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