Olympus E-P2 Review

 
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General
Model Number: E-P2
Camera Format: Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $1099.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2009-12-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 19.0 oz (539 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 4.7 x 2.8 x 1.4 in.
(121 x 70 x 35 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic
Total Megapixels: 13.1
Effective Megapixels: 12.3
Sensor Format: 4/3
Sensor Size (dia.): 0.85"
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor-shift Stabilized: Yes
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4032 x 3042 (12.3 MP, Other),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), RAW (.ORF)
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG)
Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds
Kit Lens: Olympus 14-42mm f3.5/5.6 ED M.Zuiko Digital Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 84 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: 41mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 11-point contrast detection w/ tracking
Face Detection: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: External shoe-mount electronic viewfinder
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto (200 - 6400), 100 - 6400 (1/3, 1 EV steps)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Lamp, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Daylight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Custom WB, One-touch WB
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 324-zone Digital ESP, Center Weighted Average, Spot (with Highlight/Shadow mode)
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: 19 Scene Mode, 8 Art Filters
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction slow sync., Slow sync at 1st curtain, Slow sync at 2nd curtain, Fill-in, Manual (1/4, 1/16, 1/64), Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: Depends on lens aperture
Max Flash Sync: 1/180
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Memory Included (MB):  
File System: FAT32
DCF Compliant: Yes
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: No
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Other Connection: Accessory port, Multi Connector (USB/AV), Mini HDMI
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BLS-1
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BLS-1 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 300
Software
Included Software: OLYMPUS Master 2 Software CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS
Miscellaneous
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