Olympus E-5 Brief Review

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Specifications

  • 12.3 megapixels
  • 4/3-type Live MOS sensor
  • In-body optical image stabilization
  • 3-inch swivel LCD monitor
  • 720p HD video
  • ISO 100-6400
  • 5 fps continuous shooting
  • Optical viewfinder, 100% coverage
  • 4/3 lens mount
  • TruePic V+ image processor
  • RAW + JPEG format
  • Captures to SD/SDHC/SDXC/CF media cards
  • Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Release Date: 2010-10-20
  • Final Grade: 88 B+

B+

Olympus E-5
12.3 megapixels; 4/3-type Live MOS sensor; In-body optical image stabilization; 3-inch swivel LCD monitor; 720p HD video; ISO 100-6400; 5 fps continuous shooting; Optical viewfinder, 100% coverage; 4/3 lens mount; TruePic V+ image processor; RAW + JPEG format; Captures to SD/SDHC/SDXC/CF media cards; Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
By , Last updated on: 5/18/2014

The E-5 is Olympus' new flagship dSLR. It's a professional-level Four Thirds (not micro) format camera that builds on the high points of the E-3, and adds the flare and function of the PEN series. It's also weatherproof, which is always useful out in the field.

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