Review: Olympus PEN E-PL5 features great image quality and swift autofocus

Pros

  • Great image quality with 16.1 megapixel sensor
  • Fast, accurate autofocus
  • Flip-up 3-inch LCD allows for self portraits
  • 8 fps maximum burst mode
  • Easy to operate controls with good-looking metal accents and buttons
  • More than 30 lenses to choose from in the Micro Four Thirds family
  • Good movie mode with 6 file option choices

Cons

  • Requires an adapter for external mic (that uses up the accessory port)
  • No built-in flash (separate flash included in the box)
  • Not comfortable for larger hands
  • No built-in WiFi (relies instead on Toshiba FlashAir card)
 Compare

Subscribe to the Digital Photo Newsletter

Comments

Close

Rapid Review: Samsung Galaxy S5

Apr 14, 2014 4:00 AM

It's packed with features -- like a vastly improved camera and a new fingerprint scanner -- but how does Samsung's latest phone measure up to other Android phones?

READ THE RELATED ARTICLE:<

Rapid Review: Samsung Galaxy S5

Subscribe to the Digital Photo Newsletter

See All Newsletters »