Olympus PEN E-PL8 White

MPN: PENEPL8LKWHT  |  EAN: 4545350050344  |  Model: PEN E-PL8

Price Information

390.00

as at 24 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Olympus PEN E-PL8 White - PENEPL8LKWHT Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Compact Cameras
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Event Videos
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Vlogging
Outstanding
Sports Photography
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Wildlife Photography
Outstanding
Travel
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Outstanding
Cute & Pretty Looks
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding

Kind of Camera

Compact cameras keeps things simple and is a good companion while capturing memories.

Photography Skillset

Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Olympus PEN E-PL8 camera would suit you adequately.

For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the PEN E-PL8 is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 800  "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Olympus PEN E-PL8 video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

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Video Scenarios

The Olympus PEN E-PL8, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Olympus PEN E-PL8 is a great companion to have.

Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 17.3 x 13.0 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. It's also got Wi-Fi so if you can still make your transfers even if you're not with your cables.

Photo Scenarios

There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the PEN E-PL8 is a really good choice. 

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the PEN E-PL8.

As lots of sports happen at night or in-doors, the image sensor size plays an important role in image quality during low light conditions. In addition to its 17.3 x 13.0 mm(mm) sensor size, the Olympus PEN E-PL8, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.

Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.

Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Olympus is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the PEN E-PL8 is a breeze.

From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 17.3 x 13.0 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly. 

If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Olympus has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. In addition, this model has the ability to select what parts of your frame you would like to focus on before you take the shot.

Other considerations

Transferring your shots from your camera to another device is made even more convenient with the in-built Wi-FI capability of this camera.

Style

When you want to stand out from the crowd, the PEN E-PL8 uses bright colours and funky designs to turn heads. This is not your average camera.

It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.

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Product Description

Ever dreamed of a camera that merges sophisticated style with top-notch capabilities? Look no further than the Olympus PEN E-PL8. Equipped with a Four Thirds 16MP Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII image processor, this compact camera captures exceptional photographs with rich detail and vivid colour. Needing to catch that perfect moment? The high-speed burst rate captures up to 8.5 images per second, so you'll also end up with the shot you want. Whether you're a new parent or an aspiring filmmaker, capture video in Full HD 1080p at the flick of a button. Between reviewing playback and adjusting settings, the 3-inch LCD screen makes everything look great, whereas advanced touch capabilities provide a more intuitive navigation experience. Topped off with rich leather grain, a brushed aluminum finish and textured knobs, the vintage design is simple and refined. Not only is the camera stylish, but it's able to fit into any small bag thanks to its small and lightweight body frame that weighs a mere 326g. Turn the ordinary into extraordinary with the Olympus PEN E-PL8.

Technical Specifications

Olympus PEN E-PL8 White - PENEPL8LKWHT Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Camera Type Compact
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour White
Camera
3D Photo Yes
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) f3.5 - f5.6
Brightness Adjustment Yes
Image Formats Supported JPEG, MPO, RAW
Languages Support Multi
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages BUL, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CRO, CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, IND, ITA, LAT, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SER, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR
Panorama Mode Yes
Photo Effects 1
Playback Modes Next, Pause, Previous, Slideshow, Zoom
Saturation Adjustment Yes
Scene Modes Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Sport, Hand-held Starlight[1], Night scene, Night + Portrait, Children, High Key, Low Key, DIS mode, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Fisheye Conv., W
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 12 s
Shooting Modes Auto, Manual
White Balance Auto
Flash
Built-in Flash Yes
External Flash Connector Yes
Flash Exposure Lock Yes
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 800
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 200
Light Exposure Control Program AE
Light Exposure Correction ± 5EV (1/2EV; 1/3EV step)
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Video
Analog Signal Format System NTSC, PAL
Full HD Yes
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30 fps
Resolution At Capture Speed [email protected]
Video Formats Supported MOV(MPEG-4AVC/H.264) , AVI(Motion JPEG)
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 1280 x 1720, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio
Audio Formats Supported LPCM
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Voice Recording Yes
Lens System
Filter Size 37 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 14 - 42 mm
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 84 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.5
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 14 mm
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Display
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3 "
Display Diagonal (metric) 7.6 cm
Flip-out Screen Yes
Touchscreen Yes
Viewfinder
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Sensor
Image Sensor Size 4/3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 17.3 x 13.0 mm
Megapixel 16.1 MP
Sensor Type Live MOS
Other Features
PictBridge Yes
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 Connectors 1
USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity 1
USB Version 2.0
Battery
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type BLS‑50
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Networking
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 38.4 mm
Height 68.3 mm
Weight 326 g
Width 117.1 mm
Memory
Memory Slots 1
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 30 - 90 %
Picture Quality
Still Image Resolution(s) 4608 x 3456, 3200 x 2400, 1280 x 960, 1280x720, 640 x 480