Olympus PEN E-P1 (Kit) Silver

MPN: 262811  |  EAN: 0050332171435  |  Model: PEN E-P1

Price Information

$349.00

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Olympus PEN E-P1 (Kit) Silver - 262811 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Mirrorless Camera
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Events Photography
Very Good
Underwater Photography
Very Good
Travel
Just Right
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
Live Streaming
Very Good
Event Videos
Outstanding
Astronomy Photography
Just Right
Home Videos
Very Good
Everyday Life Photography
Very Good
Vlogging
Just Right
Professional Looks
Just Right
Regular Looks
Very Good
Camera Body with Lens
Very Good
Bluetooth Connectivity
Very Good

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-P1 is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 225  "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 E-P1 will satisfy 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-P1, 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-P1 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.

Photo Scenarios

The Olympus PEN E-P1 has a sensor size of 17.3 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 E-P1 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.

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.

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.

Style

Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the PEN E-P1 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-P1 is a safe bet.

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Technical Specifications

Olympus PEN E-P1 (Kit) Silver - 262811 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Product Colour Black, Silver
Camera
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.5-5.6
Image Formats Supported JPEG, RAW
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Present Yes
Flash
External Flash Connector Yes
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 225
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Face Detection Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity (max) 6400
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Video
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Video Formats Supported AVI, MJPEG
Audio
Built-in Microphone Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Lens System
Interchangeable Lens Present 1
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 84 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 3.5
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 28 mm
Display
Built-in Display Yes
Sensor
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 17.3 x 13 mm
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Other Features
PictBridge Yes
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Mini) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity 1
Weight & Dimensions
Weight 335 g