• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Olympus PEN E-PL5
  • Fujifilm X-A5
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Predecessor:   Fujifilm X-A3
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General
Model Number: E-PL5 X-A5
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $599.99 $599.99
Street Price: $329.00 $499.00
Date Available: 2012-10-15 2018-02-08
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 15.8 oz (448 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
17.5 oz (496 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.4 x 2.5 x 1.5 in.
(111 x 64 x 38 mm)
4.6 x 2.7 x 1.6 in.
(117 x 68 x 40 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony  
Effective Megapixels: 16.1 24.2
Sensor Format: 4/3 APS-C
Sensor size: 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm) 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.75 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 72  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.8  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.3  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 889  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4242 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4240 x 2384 (10.1 MP, 16:9),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2832 x 2832 (8.0 MP, 1:1),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1),
9600 x 1440 (13.8 MP, Other),
2160 x 9600 (20.7 MP, Other),
6400 x 1440 (9.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 6400 (13.8 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3), .RAF RAW, RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 8.1 5.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p (20 or 17Mbps))
1280x720 (30p (13 or 10Mbps))
640x480 (30p)
3840x2160 (15p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/24p/23.98p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/24p/23.98p)
1280x720 (100p)
Movie File Format: MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264), AVI (Motion JPEG); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio H.264 (MOV) with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds Fujifilm X
Lens: Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R MSC M.Zuiko Digital Zoom Lens FUJINON XC 15-45mmF3.5-5.6 OIS PZ
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 84mm 22.5 - 67.5mm
Focal Length (actual): 14 - 42mm 15 - 45mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22 f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
13 cm to Infinity
5.1 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 37.0mm 52.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes No
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 35-area multiple AF; All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target (normal), Single target (small) Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detection AF: Single point AF: 7x13 (Changeable size of AF frame among 5 types), Zone AF: 3x3 / 5x5 / 7x7 from 91 areas on 7x13 grid, Wide/Tracking AF: (up to 18 area)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional VF-2, VF-3 or VF-4 electronic viewfinders  
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 460,800 dots (153,600 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 14.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 200 200
ISO Settings: AUTO: ISO 200 - 25600 (customizable, Default 200-1600) / Manual ISO 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable 200-12800, Extended output sensitivity equivalent ISO 100, 25600 and 51200; AUTO, AUTO2, AUTO3
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunny, Shadow, Cloudy, Incandescent, , Fluorescent, Underwater, Flash, Custom (2), Kelvin Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom1-3, Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/32000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center weighted average metering, Spot metering, Spot metering with highlight control, Spot metering with shadow control TTL 256-zones metering: Multi, Spot, Average
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene (Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Sport, Night, Night + Portrait, Children, High Key, Low Key, DIS mode, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Fisheye Conv., Wide Conv., Macro Conv., 3D Still (using H-FT012 3D lens only); Art Filters (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, Water Color); Gradation (Auto, Normal, High Key, Low Key); Multiple Exposure (2 frames) Scene: Portrait Enhancer, Landscape, Sports, Night, Portrait, Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text, Multiple Exposures; Film Simulation (PROVIA/STANDARD, Velvia/VIVID, ASTIA/SOFT, CLASSIC CHROME, PRO Neg Hi, PRO Neg. Std, MONOCHROME, MONOCHROME+Ye FILTER, MONOCHROME+R FILTER, MONOCHROME+G FILTER, SEPIA); Dynamic range setting: AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%; HDR (Auto, 1.0EV, 1.5EV, 2.0EV, 2.5EV, 3.0EV); Advanced Filters (Toy camera, Miniature, Pop color, High-key, Low-key, Dynamic tone, Fish-eye, Soft focus, Cross screen, Partial color (Red / Orange / Yellow / Green / Blue / Purple), Fog Remove, HDR Art); Motion Panorama
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds 2, 10, Smile, Buddy, Group seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction slow sync., Slow sync at 1st curtain, Slow sync at 2nd curtain, Fill-in, Manual (Full, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, 1/64), Off Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchr, Rear-curtain Synchro, Commander; Red-eye reduction available
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 7.0 m / 23.0 ft. 4.0 m / 13.1 ft.
Flash Range Description: Bundled FL-LM1 flash has GN of 7m (ISO 100) or 10m (ISO 200) GN=4m (ISO 100) or 5.7m (ISO 200)
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Trigger Only
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG .RAF RAW, RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264), AVI (Motion JPEG); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio H.264 (MOV) with stereo sound
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Remote Cable RM-UC1 Wi-Fi or optional wired (RR-90 or 2.5mm jack)
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type-D), combined AV/USB/Remote connector, Accessory Port 2 Micro (Type D) HDMI, 2.5mm wired remote/external mic jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.56 1.33
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.56  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.55 1.22
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 8.1 5.8
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 15 22
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 8.0 5.7
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 16 6
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 8.0 5.7
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 14 6
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.22 seconds 0.33 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.100 seconds 0.154 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.33 seconds 0.46 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.064 seconds 0.043 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF shutter lag, wide-area AF mode = 0.255s  
Startup Time: 0.7 seconds 3.1 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.6 seconds 1.4 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.7 seconds 1.9 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 360 shots 450 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BLS-5 Proprietary NP-W126S
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BLS-5 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-W126S Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Olympus Viewer 2 CD-ROM Viewer software, RAW File Converter, etc. available via download
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: In-body image stabilization, FAST AF system, tilting touchscreen LCD, 8 fps burst mode, physical mode dial, UHS-I compliant, FlashAir compatible. Available in silver, black or white. Available in two-toned silver/black, silver/brown and silver/pink.