• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Olympus PEN E-PL8
  • Fujifilm X100F
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Predecessor: Olympus E-PL7
E-PL7 vs E-PL8
Fujifilm X100T
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Successor: Olympus E-PL9
E-PL8 vs E-PL9
 
General
Model Number: E-PL8 X100F
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $649.99 $1299.95
Street Price: $599.00 $1,199.00
Date Available: 2016-10-15 2017-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 17.2 oz (487 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
16.5 oz (469 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.6 x 2.7 x 1.5 in.
(117 x 68 x 38 mm)
5.0 x 2.9 x 2.1 in.
(127 x 75 x 52 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony  
Effective Megapixels: 16.1 24.3
Sensor Format: 4/3 APS-C
Sensor size: 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm) 368.16mm2 (23.60mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.75 microns 3.93 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG X-Trans 3
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Not needed
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3200 x 2400 (7.7 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 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),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
4240 x 2384 (10.1 MP, 16:9),
2832 x 2832 (8.0 MP, 1:1),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
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, MPO JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit .RAF RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 8.5 8.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p (24 or 16Mbps))
1280x720 (30p (12 or 8Mbps))
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
Movie File Format: MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264), AVI (Motion JPEG); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM 48KHz 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 n/a
Lens: Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R MSC M.Zuiko Digital Zoom Lens Fixed Fujinon Apsherical lens; 8 elements in 6 groups, Super EBC coating
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 84mm 35mm
Focal Length (actual): 14 - 42mm 23mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22 f/2 - f/16 (9 blade aperture diaphram with built-in 3-stop ND filter)
Integrated ND Filter: No Yes
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
80 cm to Infinity
31.5 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   10 - 200 cm
3.9 - 78.7 in
Filter Thread: 37.0mm 49.0mm
Thread Type: n/a body threads w/ adapter
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x Digital teleconverter: 50mm and 70mm equivalent
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 81-area multiple AF; All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target (normal/small); Eye detection with left/right/nearest priority Intelligent Hybrid AF (Contrast Detect AF/Phase Detect AF): Single point AF? EVF/LCD/OVF: 13 x 7 / 25 x 13 [Changeable size of AF frame among 5 types]; Zone AF? 3 x 3 / 5 x 5 / 7 x 7 from 91 areas on 13 x 7 grid; Wide/Tracking AF? Up to 9 area; Single AF / Continuous AF / MF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD Hybrid / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional VF-4 electronic viewfinder Advanced Hybrid Optical/Electronic. Optical: Reverse Galilean viewfinder with electronic bright frame display, 0.5x magnification, ~92% coverage; EVF: 0.48-inch, 2360K-dot LCD, ~100% coverage; 0.65x magnification, electronic rangefinder, 15mm eyepoint, -2 to +1 diopter, built-in eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.50x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,036,800 dots 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
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: 100 (Low) - 25600 (Customizable, Default 100-1600); Manual ISO: 100 (Low), 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable Auto, 200-12800, expandable to 100, 25600 and 51200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunny, Shadow, Cloudy, Incandescent, , Fluorescent, Underwater, Flash, Custom (4), Kelvin Auto, Daylight, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight, Warm White, Cool White), Incandescent light, Underwater, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/32000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV 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-zone metering: Multi, Spot, Average, Center Weighted
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*, Underwater wide/macro, Custom Mysets 1-4 *3D lens(H-FT012 by Panasonic) only, still 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, Vintage, Partial Color); Gradation (Auto, Normal, High Key, Low Key); Multiple Exposure (2 frames); HDR1/2 (4 frames) Film Simulation (PROVIA/Standard?Velvia/Vivid?ASTIA/Soft?Classic Chrome?PRO Neg.Hi?PRO Neg.Std?Black&White?Black&White+Ye Filter?Black&White+R Filter?Black&White+G Filter?Sepia?ACROS?ACROS+Ye Filter?ACROS+R Filter?ACROS+G Filter), Advanced Filter (Pop Color, Toy Camera, Miniature, Dynamic Tone, Partial Color, High Key, Low Key, Soft Focus), Multiple Exposure, Motion Panorama.
Self Timer: 2, 12, custom seconds 10 or 2 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 TTL (Flash Auto / Standard / Slow Sync.), Manual, Commander, Off; Sync: 1st Curtain, 2nd Curtain; Red-eye Reduction pre-flash & Red-eye removal, Red-eye Reduction pre-flash Only, Red-eye removal Only, Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 7.0 m / 23.0 ft. 4.6
Flash Range Description: Bundled FL-LM1 flash has GN of 7m (ISO 100) or 10m (ISO 200) ISO 1600: 50cm - 9m / 1.6 ft to 29.5 ft
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/2000
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: Full TTL exposure 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, MPO 14-bit .RAF RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264), AVI (Motion JPEG); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio MOV (MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM 48KHz stereo sound)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Wi-Fi or Optional Remote Cable RM-UC1 Wi-Fi, optional wired remote, mechanical shutter release cable
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type-D), combined AV/USB/Remote connector, Accessory Port 2, Built-in Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11b/g/n) Micro (Type D) HDMI; WiFi IEEE 802.11b/g/n; 2.5mm stereo mini jack for external mic or remote; Screw-in mechanical shutter release cable socket
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 8.5 8.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   60
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   8.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   25
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:   0.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 350 shots 270 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   390 shots
Battery Life, Video: 90 minutes 60 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BLS-50 Proprietary NP-W126
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BLS-50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-W126 lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: OLYMPUS Viewer 3 CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black, white or brown. Available in silver or black.