Olympus PEN F + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm 1:1.8 (Kit) Silver

MPN: V204063SE000  |  EAN: 4545350049775  |  Model: PEN F + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm 1:1.8

Price Information

1,359.00

as at 24 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Olympus PEN F + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm 1:1.8 (Kit) Silver - V204063SE000 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Mirrorless Camera
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Vlogging
Outstanding
High FPS Videos
Outstanding
Travel
Outstanding
Time-lapse Videos
Outstanding
Low-light Videos
Outstanding
Astronomy Photography
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
Live Streaming
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Event Videos
Outstanding
Wildlife Photography
Outstanding
Sports Photography
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Outstanding
Dust-proof
Outstanding
Professional Looks
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding
Camera Body with Lens
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 F + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm 1:1.8 is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 81  "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.

Video skill level

Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Olympus PEN F + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm 1:1.8 will satisfy your needs..

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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 F + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm 1:1.8, 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 F + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm 1:1.8 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 (17.4 x 13 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.

Other Video needs

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

The Olympus PEN F + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm 1:1.8 has a sensor size of 17.4 x 13 mm (mm) which is crucial for capturing as much light information as possible when taking photographs of the cosmos. The ability to shoot and store images as RAW files and not just JPEG is important for this kind of photography. This model delivers on that!

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 F + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm 1:1.8 is a really good choice. 

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 F + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm 1:1.8 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.

Since this camera is certified as dust-proof, it does gives it at an added advantage over regular cameras. This way you can be rest assured the PEN F + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm 1:1.8 will cater for your outdoor needs.

Style

Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the PEN F + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm 1:1.8 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 F + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm 1:1.8 is a safe bet.

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Technical Specifications

Olympus PEN F + M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm 1:1.8 (Kit) Silver - V204063SE000 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Camera Type MILC
Dustproof Yes
Material Aluminium
Operating Temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black, Silver
Camera
Anti-dust Function Yes
Brightness Adjustment Yes
Camera File System DCF, DPOF, Exif 2.2, PRINT Image Matching III
Custom Colour Yes
Image Formats Supported JPEG, MPO, RAW
Languages Support Multi
Photo Effects 1
Saturation Adjustment Yes
Scene Modes Beach, Candlelight, Children, Documents, Fireworks, Night, Panorama, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Landscape (scenery)
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 12 s
White Balance Flash, Fluorescent, Shade, Sunny, Tungsten, Underwater
Flash
External Flash Connector Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation Yes
Flash Exposure Correction ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Flash Guide Number 12.9 m
Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Manual, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-speed 1/8000 s
Shoe Mounting Point Yes
Shoe Mounting Point Type Hot
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 81
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Continuous Auto Focus, Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance 0.25 m
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock Yes
ISO Sensitivity 80, 25600, Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 80
Light Exposure Control Program AE
Light Exposure Correction ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, 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 1/8000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 60 s
Video
Analog Signal Format System NTSC, PAL
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
HD Type Full HD
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60 fps
Resolution At Capture Speed [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Supported Aspect Ratios 1:1, 3:2, 3:4, 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported AVC, AVI, H.264, M-JPEG, MOV, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio
Audio Formats Supported LPCM
Audio Noise Reduction Yes
Audio System Stereo
Built-in Microphone Yes
Built-in Speaker(s) Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Voice Recording Yes
Lens System
Filter Size 46 mm
Fixed Focal Length 17 mm
Interchangeable Lens Present 1
Lens Mount Interface Micro Four Thirds
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 9/6
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 34 mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 34 mm
Number Of Diaphragm Blades 7
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Display
Display LCD
Display Aspect Ratio 3:2
Display Diagonal 3 "
Display Resolution (numeric) 1037000 pixels
Field Of View 100 %
Live View Yes
Touchscreen Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Viewfinder
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) -4 - 2
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Magnification 1.23 x
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Sensor
Image Sensor Size 4/3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 17.4 x 13 mm
Megapixel 20.3 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 21.8 MP
Technical Details
Image Processor TruePic VII
Self-timer Yes
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 Type-A Ports Quantity 1
USB Port Yes
USB Version 2.0
Battery
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 330 shots
Battery Life (max) 1.33 h
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type BLN‑1
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Power Source Type Battery
Networking
Wi-Fi Yes
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 37.3 mm
Height 72.1 mm
Lens Length 35.5 mm
Weight 373 g
Weight (including Battery) 427 g
Width 124.8 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 5184 x 3888
Memory
Memory Slots 1
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 30 - 90 %