Olympus PEN E-PL9 (Body) Silver

MPN: V205090BE000  |  EAN: 4545350051792  |  Model: PEN E-PL9

Price Information

508.00

as at 24 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET

-

-

Choosist's Ratings

Olympus PEN E-PL9 (Body) Silver - V205090BE000 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
Live Streaming
Outstanding
Event Videos
Outstanding
Wildlife Photography
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Vlogging
Outstanding
4K Videos
Outstanding
Sports Photography
Outstanding
Time-lapse Videos
Outstanding
High FPS Videos
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Low-light Videos
Outstanding
Travel
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Outstanding
Professional Looks
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding
Camera Body Only
Outstanding

Kind of Camera

Selecting the Mirror-less Camera, is a great boon to you photography gear. It has what it takes to produce great shots as beginner or professional grade photos as a seasoned photographer.

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 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 video camera should be sufficient for your needs.

.

Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Olympus provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

The Olympus PEN E-PL9, 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-PL9 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

Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.

Photo Scenarios

As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Olympus PEN E-PL9 makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous. 

While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the PEN E-PL9 for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.

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.

Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.

When taking photos of the beautiful creatures of the wild, you'll need to have Tracking Focus mode activated so as not to miss any great moments while they are active in their habitat. Burst shots help as well, which this camera happens to have making it a very good option for your needs.

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

Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the PEN E-PL9 showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the PEN E-PL9 is a safe bet.

Want a personalised camera recommendation?

1

Tell us about your needs and lifestyle

2

We find the best match that suits you

3

We show you the best deals

Get Started

Technical Specifications

Olympus PEN E-PL9 (Body) Silver - V205090BE000 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Camera Type MILC Body
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Camera
Image Formats Supported JPEG, RAW
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Beach, Candlelight, Children, Close-up (macro), Documents, Fireworks, Landscape (scenery), Night, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 12 s
Shooting Modes Aperture priority, Manual, Shutter priority
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
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 100, 25600
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 100
Light Exposure Correction ± 5EV (1/2EV; 1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Auto, Shutter priority AE
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Highlight-weighted, Spot
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter
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
HD Type 4K Ultra HD
Live stream capable 1
Max FPS @4K 30
Maximum Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 pixels
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
Lens Mount Interface Micro Four Thirds
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
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Sensor
Image Sensor Size 4/3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 17.3 x 13 mm
Megapixel 16.1 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
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 Micro
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB Connector Micro-USB
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 %