Olympus PEN E-PL9 + 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ Brown

MPN: V205092NE000  |  EAN: 4545350051877  |  Model: PEN E-PL9 + 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ

Price Information

648.00

as at 24 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Olympus PEN E-PL9 + 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ Brown - V205092NE000 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Mirrorless Camera
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
4K Videos
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
Vlogging
Outstanding
High FPS Videos
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Sports Photography
Outstanding
Time-lapse Videos
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Travel
Outstanding
Wildlife Photography
Outstanding
Event Videos
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
Astronomy Photography
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Outstanding
Cute & Pretty Looks
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Camera Body with Lens
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding

Kind of Camera

By picking a Mirror-less camera, you'll be getting yourself a device that matches the capability of a DSLR while sporting a slightly smaller form factor. This is due the absence of the mirror and prism that drives the optical viewfinder of a typical DSLR.

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Olympus device works!

For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the PEN E-PL9 + 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 121  "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.

Video skill level

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Olympus PEN E-PL9 + 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The PEN E-PL9 + 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.

Video Scenarios

Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.

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-PL9 + 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ is a great companion to have.

For the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (17.3 x 13 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.

Other Video needs

Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Olympus's in-built intervalometer

Photo Scenarios

Whether its a simple photo of a star constellation or advanced shot of planet trails, you'll need a camera that supports a RAW file setting and the ability change lens to suit you situation. Fortunately, the Olympus PEN E-PL9 + 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ actually has both capabilities.

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-PL9 + 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ is a really good choice. 

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Olympus PEN E-PL9 + 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

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 mm(mm) sensor size, the Olympus PEN E-PL9 + 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ, also comes with a Tracking Focus mode which is great for photos were the subject is constantly moving.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Olympus, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

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-PL9 + 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ is a breeze.

In scenarios where animals are darting about, the burst mode on this camera comes in handy as well as it's Tracking Focus capability. The combination of these features and the 17.3 x 13 mm (mm) Image Sensor on this camera, provides you with a device that suits your wildlife photography needs - whether tranquil or dramatic.

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

Sometimes carrying cables about just so you can move your photos across the devices can be a pain. Good thing this particular model comes with Wi-Fi.

Style

When you want to stand out from the crowd, the PEN E-PL9 + 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ uses bright colours and funky designs to turn heads. This is not your average camera.

When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the PEN E-PL9 + 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ is a safe bet.

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Technical Specifications

Olympus PEN E-PL9 + 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ Brown - V205092NE000 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Camera Type Mirrorless
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Brown
Camera
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.5-5.6
Image Formats Supported JPEG, RAW
Panorama Mode Yes
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape + Portrait, Night + Portrait, Children, Night scene, Hand-held Starlight, Fireworks, Light trails, Sport, Panning, Landscape, Sunset, Beach & Snow, Backlight HDR, Panorama, Candlelight, Silent, Macro, Nature Macro, Document
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 12 s
Shooting Modes uto (Live Guide can be used), P: Programme AE (programme shift can be performed), A: Aperture Priority AE, S: Shutter Priority AE, M: Manual, Scene Select AE, Advanced Photo AE, Art Filter
White Balance Auto, Flash
Flash
Built-in Flash Yes
External Flash Connector Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation Yes
Flash Exposure Correction ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Flash Guide Number 7.6 m
Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in, Manual, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-speed 1/250 - 1/4000 s
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 121
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Continuous Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Focusing Distance 25
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 100, 200, 6400, 25600
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 100
Light Exposure Control Programme AE, aperture priority AE, shutter priority AE, manual
Light Exposure Correction ± 5EV (1/2EV; 1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Auto, Shutter priority AE
Light Metering Average, Center-Weighted Average, Spot
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed 60 - 1/16000 s
Camera Shutter Type Electronic
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/16000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 60 s
Video
4K Video Capable Yes
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
Full HD Yes
HD Type 4K Ultra HD
Max FPS @4K 30
Maximum Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
Speakers 1
Supported Aspect Ratios 4:3
Video Formats Supported AVI, MOV
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Audio
Audio Formats Supported LPCM, WAV
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Wind Filter Yes
Lens System
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) 28 - 84 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 14 - 42 mm
Interchangeable Lens Present 1
Lens Mount Interface Micro Four Thirds
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 84 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.5
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 28 mm
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Display
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3 "
Display Diagonal (metric) 7.6 cm
Display Resolution (numeric) 1040000 pixels
Flip-out Screen Yes
Live View Yes
Touchscreen Yes
Sensor
Image Sensor Size 4/3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 17.3 x 13 mm
Megapixel 16.1 MP
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 17.2 MP
Other Features
Interval Recording 1
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type D
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB 2.0 Connectors 1
USB Connector Micro-USB
USB Connector Type B
USB Version 2.0
Battery
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 350 shots
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type BLS‑50
Power Source Type Battery
Video Recording Time 80 min
Networking
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 4.0
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 39 mm
Height 68 mm
Weight 332 g
Width 117.1 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 4608 x 3456, 3200 x 2400, 1280 x 960
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 30 - 90 %